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Derivatives and Commodity Market
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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'.

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