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Olatunde Bankole Bakre


“Some of the real world skills I have achieved by coming to NYIF is optimization and modeling of derivatives trading, and having a better way of looking at fund management.

– Olatunde Bankole Bakre

October 2018, Advanced Derivatives Professional Certificate

About Olatunde

The New York Institute of Finance had the opportunity to sit down and speak with Advanced Derivatives Alumni, Olatunde Bakre, from Nigeria. Olatunde has 16 years of experience in Banking, Investment Management, Portfolio Management, and Operational Risk. Given his experience, and the opportunities he has in Nigeria he needed to upgrade his skills in the area of derivatives to help fund managers from his organization focus on alternative areas of fund management.

Enjoy the video above and gain great insight from a Senior Investment Manager with nearly two decades of professional Finance experience!

Advanced Derivatives Professional Certificate

Gain a deep understanding of derivative instruments. Learn the essential underlying mathematics in an intuitive, accessible fashion. Develop expertise in the theory and practice of derivatives valuation including the use of finite difference techniques. Understand volatility and variance products and volatility trading strategies.

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About New York Institute of Finance

The New York Institute of Finance (NYIF) is a global leader in professional training for financial services and related industries. NYIF courses cover everything from investment banking, asset pricing, insurance and market structure to financial modeling, treasury operations, and accounting. The New York Institute of Finance has a faculty of industry leaders and offers a range of program delivery options, including self-study, online courses, and in-person classes. Founded by the New York Stock Exchange in 1922, NYIF has trained over 250,000 professionals online and in class, in over 120 countries.

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