Options: Spread Strategies and Pricing Dynamics

Options: Spread Strategies and Pricing Dynamics

Regular price $695.00 $595.00 Sale


2-day Seminar

Location: CBOE or Online 

Scheduled Class Dates:

  • April 27–28
  • July 13–14
  • October 26–27

Time: 8:30am – 4:00pm CT

Early Bird: $595 through April 9

Who Should Attend: Intermediate

This 2-day seminar is for investors who are knowledgeable about the fundamentals of options trading. We expand and build on the participant’s knowledge by taking a deeper dive into options pricing dynamics with a strong focus on volatility. We explore trading opportunities created by market news and events and look at trading options with weekly expirations. There is a concentration on the use of various spread strategies to achieve desired results. 

Participants will benefit from the in-person classroom setting through interactions with the instructors and other class participants. The seminar is simultaneously broadcast online, allowing investors to participate remotely. The seminar is archived and offered on-demand for participants.

This seminar offers an in-depth discussion of:

  • Options price behavior and options Greeks
  • Spread strategies, including neutral and directional trading and spread trading
  • Impact of implied volatility on a portfolio
  • Index, ETF and VIX options trading


Day 1

  • Pricing Factors – Implied Volatility
  • Options Greeks
  • Vertical Spreads
  • Probability Spreads
  • Trade Earnings

Day 2

  • LEAPS® options and End-of-Year Strategies
  • Time Spreads
  • ETFs
  • Index Options – SPX and RUT
  • VIX Futures and Options

        This is a full-day seminar that can be taken in-person or online.

        To speak to an Options Institute representative, call: 877-843-2263 Option 2, or email OIAdmin@cboe.com


        Target Audience: Options traders who have limited options trading experience and want to expand their knowledge and explore more complex strategies and index options as well as gain a better understanding of VIX® Index and volatility.


        A $100 administrative fee will be assessed for all cancellations. To request a cancellation for this seminar dial 1-312-786-7852. Or email CBOECommunications@cboe.com.