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Derivatives and Risk Management

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Programme Introduction

Financial derivatives are used by institutions as well as investors, to hedge unwanted risks and sometimes to even take an additional risk, motivated by views regarding future market movements. This programme is structured to provide knowledge and skill required to manage the financial risk using derivative instruments. Though futures and options are risky, a methodical and an outright knowledge protect from financial losses and deliver the opportunity to book profits. Hence, this three-days programme intends to provide the understanding of futures and options strategies with practical hands-on using excel and case studies. The program also intends to cover risk management models in minimizing losses. 

Programme Objectives

Through this programme, the participants will be able to frame their own strategies with refined approaches to protect their losses and build capital. The learning will help to manage risk for their investments regardless of the stock market directions.  

Programme Content

  • Understanding Futures
  • Understanding Options
  • Practising risk models

Programme Methodology

  1. Discussions on futures, options and risk models
  2. Using excel to understand key strategies
  3. Use of NSE website, myfno software

Who May Attend

The programme will benefit faculty members, Doctoral scholars and students from finance and non-finance streams, having key interest to understand derivatives in managing their financial risk.

Dates & Duration of the Programme

June 27-28, 2024  (10 AM-115PM on each day)

Professional Fee of the Programme


        Fees for Online

Faculty Members


Students/Research Scholars


Corporate Executives


Gst@18% included in fee amount, as applicable.

Programme Director

Prof. Vandana  Bhama 

Prof. Vandana is working as an Associate Professor in the area of finance & accounting at FORE School of Management. She is an alumni of IIT Delhi. She has taken sessions in MDPs on ‘Finance for Non-Finance’ and successfully conducted FDP on ‘Derivatives and Risk Management’. She has published her research work in some leading journals like International Journal of Managerial Finance (Emerald), IIMB Management Review (Elsevier) and Journal of Emerging Market Finance (Sage). She has also presented her research work in international and national conferences. A few named are Economics and Finance Conference, London, UK and Fourth India Finance Conference, IIM Bangalore. She has attended MDP on ‘Executive Development Program on Applied Financial Risk Management’ from IIM Kashipur and another online program on Equity Valuation and Financial Modelling. She has been awarded scholarships and certificates for securing high positions in her academic background.

For registration/enquiries, please mail to or call at +91 9810875278 /+91-11-41242477


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FORE School of Management has been designing, developing and conducting innovative Executive Education (EE)/ Management Development Programmes (MDPs) for working executives in India for over three decades.