Derivatives and Commodity Market

Derivatives and commodity Market is an important constituent of the economy of any country. Financial Derivatives as well as...


Content Provider

40 hrs



Mode Of Delivery

Valid for 6 months post activation

Course Validity




Certification By

This is a paid course.

Course Fee

  • 1,800/-/- 599/-/-


Derivatives and commodity Market is an important constituent of the economy of any country. Financial Derivatives as well as Commodity Derivatives have become a fundamental tool in many trading strategies now a days.


Module 1: Introduction to Derivatives

Meaning of Derivatives, Types of Derivative Contracts, History of Financial Derivatives Markets, Exchange-traded Markets and OTC Markets, Participants in a Derivative Market: Hedgers, Speculators, and Arbitrageurs, Economic Function of Derivative Market, Overview of Indian Derivative Market

Module 2: Forwards and Futures

Forward Contracts-Meaning, Features, and Pricing; Limitations of forward markets, Introduction to Futures, Distinction between Futures and Forwards Contracts, Futures Terminology, Futures Payoffs, Pricing Stock Futures, Applications of Stock Futures

Module 3: Options Contracts, Mechanism and Applications

Option Terminology, Comparison between Futures and Options, Options Payoffs, Applications of Options, affecting Option Pricing, The Black Scholes Merton Model for Option Pricing, The Greeks: Delta, Theta, Gamma, Vega, and Rho

Module 4: Commodity Derivatives

Introduction, Meaning and Definitions of Commodity Derivatives, Financial Derivatives V/s Commodity Derivatives, Commodity Exchange, Role of Commodity Exchanges, Commodities Permitted for Trading.

Module 5:  The Commodity Derivative Exchanges in India

NCDEX--Introduction, Meaning, and Structure, Spot Pricing Polling, Exchange Membership, Commodities Traded on the NCDEX Platform, Trading and Instruments of Trading, Clearing and Settlement System; MCX--Introduction, Meaning, and Structure.

Learning Outcomes

  • Outline the concept of derivatives
  • State the concept of Derivative Market
  • List out the features of Forward Contract
  • Summarise the concept of Futures Contract
  • Identify the terminologies used in option contract

Who Should Attend?

  • Management Students
  • Graduates with Management background

Job Prospects

  • Equity Dealer
  • Business Development
  • Commodities C Technical Architect
  • Business Analyst
  • Sales Associate


After completing this course and successfully passing the certification examination, the student will be awarded the “Derivatives and commodity Market” certification.

If a learner chooses not to take up the examination, they will still get a 'Participation Certificate'.