Derivatives & Hedging for AccountantsCode: 16-DERIV

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105 pages

Course description and objectives:

A derivative is a financial product that derives its value based on an underlying asset, liability or other variable (such as an interest rate, foreign currency or commodity price). Derivatives have become very popular tools for “hedging” (i.e. reducing) financial risk; they have also become an increasingly standard item on big companies' balance sheets. Yet understanding how they work, what they are used for and how they can affect the bottom line of a business has proven to be a significant challenge for the accounting and auditing industries.

 

This course provides an “accountant-friendly” overview of financial risk management and derivative instruments. This overview focuses on the various types of risk that impact financial markets today, as well as the four major categories of derivatives commonly used to hedge these risks (i.e. forwards, futures, swaps and options).  

Course Objective:

  •  Provide an understanding of financial risk management and derivative instruments.

Learning Objective:

  • After completing this course, participants should be able to  

             Define the various types of risk that impact financial markets.

    ·         Describe the unique characteristics of forwards, futures, swaps and options.

    ·         Recognize appropriate hedging practices using derivative instruments

 

Presentation Method:   QAS Self-Study

 

Category:  Finance

CPE credit:  6 Hours

Program Level:  Update

Prerequisites:  None

Advance Preparation:  None

Exam expiration date:  Participants must submit exams for grading within one year from the date of purchase

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