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Derivatives for beginners

  • Accountant
  • CPA/ABV
  • CGFM
  • CMA
  • CPA (US)
  • CVA
  • CFA
  • ChFC
  • FSCP
  • CASL
  • ChSNC
  • RICP
  • WMCP
  • CIPM
  • CBA/MCBA
  • FPAC
  • CFIRS
  • CWS
  • Course Description
  • Course Qualification
  • Presenter
  • FAQ

Course Description

Course Description

Derivatives continue to serve as a very effective method for entities to hedge their business risks. Entities use it to reduce their exposure to interest rates, currency exchange, and general market risks that they encounter in running their businesses. Derivatives have become popular tools for "hedging" (i.e. reducing) financial risk; they have also become an increasingly standard item on big companies' balance sheets.

This CPE course introduces participants to derivatives and their markets, both on exchanges and over the counter. It will be set at an introductory level although some knowledge of financial services is assumed

Following are the major topics covered in this CPE Finance webinar:

  • Meaning of Derivatives
  • History of Derivatives
  • Types of Derivatives
  • Hedging and Speculation
  • Terms of Derivatives
  • Examples for better understanding

This CPE course concludes with deeper dive into the history of derivatives experiencing a meteoric rise to prominence over the years and lastly getting the hang of interest rate swaps.

Learning Objectives

  • To discuss the basics of derivatives and how they work.
  • To explore the history of derivatives and the current regulatory landscape.
  • To explain the fundamental components of a derivative and how they are traded.
  • To analyze the difference between cleared and over-the-counter derivatives.
  • To discuss the basics of swaps: characteristics, examples, and use.

Recommended For

  • This basic level online CPE course is recommended for CPA (US), CVA, CBA/MCBA, ABV, CMA, CFA, CIPM, FPAC, ChFCA, CASL, ChSNC, RICP, WMCP, FSCP, CGFM, CFIRS, CWS, and Other Financial Professionals who want to learn about the basics of a derivative instrument.

Who Should Attend?

  • Certificate in Investment Performance Management
  • Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Certified Valuation Analysts
  • Chartered Financial Analyst
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • Entrepreneurial CPA

Course Qualification

Webinar Qualifies For

  • 1 General Credit of Finance for Accountant/Bookkeeper/Tax Professionals
  • 1 CPD Credit of Finance for Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV)
  • 1 CPE Credit of Finance for Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM)
  • 1 CPE Credit of Corporate Finance for Certified Management Accountants (CMA)
  • 1 CPE Credit of Finance for Certified Public Accountants (CPA-US)
  • 1 CPE Credit of Finance for Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)
  • 1 PL Credit of Finance for Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
  • 1 CPE Credit of Finance for Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC)
  • 1 CPE Credit of Finance for Financial Services Certified Professional (FSCP)
  • 1 CPE Credit of Finance for Chartered Advisor in Senior Living (CASL)
  • 1 CPE Credit of Finance for Chartered Special Needs Consultant (ChSNC)
  • 1 CPE Credit of Finance for Retirement Income Certified Professional (RICP)
  • 1 CPE Credit of Finance for Wealth Management Certified Professional (WMCP)
  • 1 PL Credit of Finance for Certificate In Investment Performance Measurement (CIPM)
  • 1 CPE Credit of Finance for Certified Business Appraiser/Master Certified Business Appraiser (CBA/MCBA)
  • 1 CRE Credit of General finance principles and financial concepts for Certified Corporate FP&A Professional (FPAC)
  • 1 CE Credit for Certified Fiduciary & Investment Risk Specialist (CFIRS)
  • 1 CE Credit for Certified Wealth Strategist (CWS)

Additional details

  • Course Level :
    Basic
  • Credits :
    1
  • Instructional Method :
    Group Internet Based
  • Pre-requisites :
    None
  • Advance Preparation :
    None

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Presenter

About Presenter

Craig Haymaker

Chief Operating Officer, HedgeStar

Mr. Haymaker is Chief Operating Officer of HedgeStar where he oversees the risk management consulting, hedge accounting and valuation groups.  He is a subject matter expert in financial reporting and accounting for debt, equities, derivatives and other financial instruments. Mr. Haymaker has over 11 years of audit, professional accounting, and risk management experience.  Mr. Haymaker has held positions with top companies including Deloitte & Touche LLP (Boston), Liberty Mutual Group (Boston) and U.S. Bank (Minneapolis) with a focus on treasury departments, capital markets and risk functions. 

 Mr. Haymaker is also an Events Committee Chair and Steering Committee Member for the Professional Risk Managers’ International Association (PRMIA) in Minneapolis.

 Mr. Haymaker holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from Stonehill College, and earned his CPA accreditation in 2010.


About Company

HedgeStar

www.hedgestar.com

Founded in 2004, HedgeStar delivers risk management consulting, derivative valuation and hedge accounting services, with a focus on providing transparency for financial reporting and hedge performance optimization. We are experts in FASB, GASB and IFRS standards related to accounting for derivatives and fair value measurements. Our global clients include public and private corporations, real estate trusts, accounting firms, law firms, healthcare organizations, educational institutions, and governmental entities. 

The HedgeStar team is comprised of valuation experts, Certified Public Accountants (CPAs), and hedging program professionals. We deliver our services with a personal touch. We understand our clients and their portfolios and are an extension of their risk, finance and accounting departments. We strive to live by our core values everyday. 

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Ratings and Review

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Ken Laraway, CPA (US)

Sep 16th, 2022

Finally someone explained thus stuff in English. And was easy to follow.

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Bansari Kinkhabwala, CPA (US)

Sep 26th, 2022

Good learning experience

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Brian Vanderlee, CPA (US)

Sep 19th, 2022

I like this topic

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Brian Shade, CPA (US)

Sep 16th, 2022

Good for cpe

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James Painter, Accountant, CPA (US)

Sep 16th, 2022

Good.

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