Option basics - Workshop 2019

This workshop aims to provide you with an understanding of the fundamentals of options.

My Offerings


This workshop aims to provide you with the knowledge in understanding the option basics. It discusses the fundamental concepts of options, different types of options, defining elements of an option contract, option contract specifications and basic option strategies. It also briefly discusses the embedded options in notes/bonds and structured products.

Key topics covered:

  • Fundamental concepts in options
  • Different types of options
  • Defining elements of an option contract
  • Option contract specifications
  • Basic option strategies
  • Embedded options

Trainer profile:

Dr M. K. Lai, Principal Consultant, Executive Training and Management Consultancy Company Limited

Since 2000, Dr Lai has been offering professional consulting services and quality training programs to many financial institutions, business firms, professional bodies and academic organizations. Dr Lai obtained a doctorate in finance at the London Business School. He is a CFA and he has published a number of professional books and articles.


  • Understand the basics of options
  • Examine option contract specifications
  • Discuss on basic option strategies through illustrative examples


This workshop is suitable for accountants, auditors, finance professionals and anyone who is interested in analysing company research reports.



3 hours

System is currently experiencing issues and we are working on a solution. If you encounter an error, please come back shortly and try again.