Calendar of Events

As a nonprofit educational foundation, we offer a variety of live courses, customized, in-house programs and Web-courses. Our clients include global investment banks, broker-dealers, FCMs, hedge funds, portfolio and money managers, traders, investors, public-policy makers, regulators and exchanges. Courses range from basic and intermediate to expert levels and are designed to meet the varied educational needs of those seeking a strong foundation to more experienced professionals seeking to enhance their skill set and performance. All IFM courses are led by qualified, well-rounded educators who blend theory with industry practice and realistic application.

Date Location All Events Early-bird Deadline Fee
Feb.22, 2017
9:00AM-5:00PM
New York NY Making Sense of OTC Swaps, SEFs and Central Clearing
Credits: Financial Risk Managers and Energy Risk Professionals earn 6.5 CPD credits in accordance with the standards of the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP).
Generous in-kind support of Katten Muchin Rosenman (KMR) helps the IFM provide this course and keep the fee low.
$695 / Jan.25 $750
Feb.23, 2017
9:00AM-5:00PM
Chicago IL Collateral Management Operations
Generous in-kind support of the Katten Muchin Rosenman (KMR) helps the IFM provide this course and keep the fee low.
$695 / Jan.26 $750
Mar.15, 2017
9:00AM-5:00PM
New York NY Understanding Technical Analysis
Generous in-kind support of the NFA helps the IFM provide this course and keep the fee low.
$695 / Feb.15 $750
Mar.21-22, 2017
9:00AM-5:00PM
Chicago IL Fundamentals of Futures and Options/Series 3 Exam Course
Credits: Certified Public Accountants earn 13.0 CPE credits in accordance with the standards of the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy. (NASBA). Field of study: Finance 6.5 credits and Specialized Knowledge & Applications 6.5 credits (total 13.0).
Generous in-kind support of the NFA helps the IFM provide this course and keep the fee low.
$725 / Feb.21 $795
Mar.23, 2017
9:00AM-5:00PM
Chicago IL Making Sense of OTC Swaps, SEFs and Central Clearing
Credits: Financial Risk Managers and Energy Risk Professionals earn 6.5 CPD credits in accordance with the standards of the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP).
Generous in-kind support of the CME (NYMEX) helps the IFM provide this course and keep the fee low.
$695 / Feb.23 $750
Apr.4-5, 2017
9:00AM-5:00PM
New York NY Fundamentals of Futures and Options/Series 3 Exam Course
Credits: Certified Public Accountants earn 13.0 CPE credits in accordance with the standards of the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy. (NASBA). Field of study: Finance 6.5 credits and Specialized Knowledge & Applications 6.5 credits (total 13.0).
Generous in-kind support of the NFA helps the IFM provide this course and keep the fee low.
$725 / Mar.7 $795
Apr.6, 2017
9:00AM-5:00PM
New York NY Making Sense of OTC Swaps, SEFs and Central Clearing
Credits: Financial Risk Managers and Energy Risk Professionals earn 6.5 CPD credits in accordance with the standards of the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP).
Generous in-kind support of Katten Muchin Rosenman (KMR) helps the IFM provide this course and keep the fee low.
$695 / Mar.9 $750
Apr.21, 2017
9:00AM-5:00PM
New York NY Collateral Management Operations
Generous in-kind support of Katten Muchin Rosenman (KMR) helps the IFM provide this course and keep the fee low.
$695 / Mar.24 $750
May 5, 2017
9:00AM-5:00PM
Chicago IL Lifecycle of a Derivative Trade: Uncovering the Middle- and Back-Office Functions
Generous in-kind support of the Katten Muchin Rosenman (KMR) helps the IFM provide this course and keep the fee low.
$695 / Apr.7 $750
May 17-18, 2017
9:00AM-5:00PM
Chicago IL Fundamentals of Futures and Options/Series 3 Exam Course
Credits: Certified Public Accountants earn 13.0 CPE credits in accordance with the standards of the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy. (NASBA). Field of study: Finance 6.5 credits and Specialized Knowledge & Applications 6.5 credits (total 13.0).
Generous in-kind support of the NFA helps the IFM provide this course and keep the fee low.
$725 / Apr.19 $795
May 19, 2017
9:00AM-5:00PM
Chicago IL An Introduction to Bitcoin and the Block Chain
Generous in-kind support of the CME (NYMEX) helps the IFM provide this course and keep the fee low.
$695 / Apr.21 $750
Jun.6-7, 2017
9:00AM-5:00PM
New York NY Fundamentals of Futures and Options/Series 3 Exam Course
Credits: Certified Public Accountants earn 13.0 CPE credits in accordance with the standards of the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy. (NASBA). Field of study: Finance 6.5 credits and Specialized Knowledge & Applications 6.5 credits (total 13.0).
Generous in-kind support of the NFA helps the IFM provide this course and keep the fee low.
$725 / May 9 $795
Jun.8, 2017
9:00AM-5:00PM
New York NY An Introduction to Bitcoin and the Block Chain
Generous in-kind support of Katten Muchin Rosenman (KMR) helps the IFM provide this course and keep the fee low.
$695 / May 11 $750
Jun.9, 2017
9:00AM-5:00PM
New York NY Lifecycle of a Derivative Trade: Uncovering the Middle- and Back-Office Functions
Generous in-kind support of Katten Muchin Rosenman (KMR) helps the IFM provide this course and keep the fee low.
$695 / May 12 $750
Applying Technical Analysis to Futures Markets
No class is currently scheduled. In-house program available.
Credit Risk in Emerging Markets
No class is currently scheduled. In-house program available.
Dodd-Frank Title VII: How Does it Impact Everyone in the Market?
No class is currently scheduled. In-house program available.
Energy Futures: Peak Oil?
No class is currently scheduled. In-house program available.
Eurodollar: Building Blocks Interest Rate Swaps
No class is currently scheduled. In-house program available.
Exploring Equity Valuation Models
No class is currently scheduled. In-house program available.
Hedging Risk with Financial Futures & Options
No class is currently scheduled. In-house program available.
Integrating Your Strategies into an Enterprise Algorithmic Trading Engine
No class is currently scheduled. In-house program available.
Intermediate Options: Take Your Strategies to the Next Level
No class is currently scheduled. In-house program available.
Intro to Energy Futures: The Risk Appetite for Oil
No class is currently scheduled. In-house program available.
Introduction to Exchange-Traded Futures & Options
No class is currently scheduled. In-house program available.
Introduction to Treasury Futures: Factoring the Risks
No class is currently scheduled. In-house program available.
Is Algorithmic Trading within Your Grasp?
No class is currently scheduled. In-house program available.
Knowing Your Options: An Introduction Course
No class is currently scheduled. In-house program available.
Fundamentals of Credit Default Swaps: An Overview of CDS Markets
No class is currently scheduled. In-house program available.
Markets Demystified: OTC vs. Exchange-Traded Derivatives
No class is currently scheduled. In-house program available.
Operational Risk of OTC Derivatives
No class is currently scheduled. In-house program available.
Option Strategies to Quell Market Chaos & Enhance Returns
No class is currently scheduled. In-house program available.
Overview of Mortgage Backed Securities
No class is currently scheduled. In-house program available.
Overview of Municipal Debts
No class is currently scheduled. In-house program available.
Managing Interest Rate & Inflation Risk with Treasury Futures
No class is currently scheduled. In-house program available.
The Latest in Algo Trading: Technologies, Regulations and Legal Pitfalls
No class is currently scheduled. In-house program available.
Trading Strategies & Tactics for Speculators
No class is currently scheduled. In-house program available.
Treasury Futures Basis: Making Sense of the Statistics
No class is currently scheduled. In-house program available.
Treasury Futures: Using International Fixed-Income & Money Market Spreads
No class is currently scheduled. In-house program available.
Understanding Credit Derivatives
No class is currently scheduled. In-house program available.
Understanding Equity Valuation Ratios
No class is currently scheduled. In-house program available.

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REGISTRATION: IFM courses, excluding special events, are limited to approximately 15 persons and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Payment (or invoicing for approved firms) is required at the time of booking.

SUBSTITUTIONS, RESCHEDULING OR CANCELLATION: Substitute attendees are always welcome and changes may be made free of charge up to 48 hours prior to the start of the event with written notice or email info@theIFM.org.

To reschedule, contact the IFM at least ten (10) business days before the course date. Rescheduling less than ten (10) business days prior to the course date will be subject to a $100 administrative fee. Please be aware that you may reschedule once.

Cancellations more than ten (10) business days prior to the course date receive a full refund minus a $100 administrative fee; cancellations made within 10 business days of the program date will be refunded 50% of the rate charged.

IFM suggests that you do not purchase nonrefundable tickets or restricted tickets for travel to attend a course more than two weeks prior to the scheduled course date in the event that changes to the date and/or location become necessary. In the unforeseen event of a course cancellation, the IFM assumes no liability for transportation, hotel or other travel expenses or fees incurred by the registrant.

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