Wealth Management

[Webinar] Certified Private Wealth Professional (CPWP) Module 1 Refresher Programme: Topic 2 - Derivatives and Structured Products


This course is designed to cover the important concepts and practices of derivative trading in Hong Kong and around the world, along with the important concepts and practices of structured products.


On completing this course, you should be able to:
a. Understand the nature of financial derivatives and structured products;
b. Understand the functions and risks associated with derivatives trading;
c. Explain the basic features, benefits and risks of the major categories of derivatives (including forward, futures, options and swaps) and structured products category;
d. Understand the concepts behind the pricing of the major categories of derivatives including the factors impacting their valuation;
e. Design a derivative strategy and a structured product strategy based on customer's needs and risk appetite; and
f. Understand the major categories of financial derivatives (exchange-traded vs. over-the-counter (“OTC”)) and structured products (capital protected vs. yield enhancement, various asset linked structured products).

Content Highlight

1. Introduction on Derivatives and Structured Products
2. Derivative Markets
3. Futures and Forwards
4. Options
5. Structured Products

Who Should Attend

It is primarily targeted to CPWP candidates who wish to take the CPWP Module 1 Paper 1 Examination. It is also relevant to those PWM practitioners who would like to enhance their knowledge and skills in wealth management products.

Instructor / Speaker


Jason Scott specialises in training in financial markets, treasury, derivatives, hedge funds, operational risk, market risk, conduct risk and compliance, clearing, and capital markets products.

Jason has had a 20-year banking career in the APAC region. Before starting training, he was as Managing Director and Head of Listed Derivatives and OTC Clearing for Deutsche Bank in APAC. Jason has rich hands-on experience at a senior level, having been responsible for the management of the sales teams and the regulatory and compliance performance of the business across APAC.

He holds CISI Global Securities Operations and CISI Extended Certificate in Investment Operations (International Securities & Investment, Operational Risk, Derivatives Operations) qualifications. He also holds qualifications with the Singapore Institute of Banking and Finance. He was educated in the UK at the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst.

Administrative Details

Date & Time
Friday, 20 Nov 2020 (06:30 PM - 09:00 PM)
Virtual Platform
Relevant Subject
Type 1 - Dealing in securities
Type 2 - Dealing in futures contracts
Type 4 - Advising on securities
Type 5 - Advising on futures contracts
Type 9 - Asset management
SFC:2.50, PWMA:2.50