Intake: 19th June 2017
Duration: 1 week full-time or 6 weeks part-time
The objective of this course is to equip individuals with the working theoretical knowledge and a practical understanding of financial markets to make confident decisions and excel as a trader.
This comprehensive course will be based on an integration of education and training through real-time simulation, detailed performance metrics to track and analyse performance, and archives of past market data to replay and retrace – markets for concentrated market practice.
Mr Chris Tubby has been involved in the derivatives industry for over four decades. During his career he has traded all asset classes including commodities, financials, FX and metals. He uses his experience and strong network of contacts in the derivatives industry to assist the company with all matters relating to derivatives.
During his long trading career in the industry as professional proprietary trader, arbitrageur and market maker/liquidity provider, he has also found time to consult to major exchanges and educate the next generation of traders. It is through arbitrage and market making that he developed a keen interest in algorithms to assist him with pricing mechanisms and risk controls. Mr Tubby uses his strong knowledge to open each course with an introduction of the basic fundamentals of derivatives and risk management.
Find out more, joins us for an on-site Information Session: 21st April 2017 at 17:15 (BST)
If you would like to arrange an individual appointment to discuss the course, please email firstname.lastname@example.org, stating your preferred date and time.
- Financial derivatives and cash markets.
- Commodity derivatives and physical markets
- Correlations between asset classes
- Impact of economic indicators (data)
- Central Bank (monetary) policy
- Political (fiscal) policy.
- Forward and Yield Curves
- Chart Comparison
- Technical Indicators
- Short and Long-term Analysis
- Position Taking
- Structure Trading Plan
- Increasing and Decreasing Volatility
- Professional Trading Platform
- Profit and Loss Management
- Performance Assessment
- Fear, Greed and Ego
For full details of the course, please download Financial Trading and Investing Programme.
I got my PHD degree majored in economics at Renmin University of China in 2012. Then I went to a post-doctoral research center in Peking University to do research in macroeconomics. In 2015, because of the stock market crisis in China, I began to trade and do some research on the financial market, including the futures market. After that, I went to a hedge fund company that traders traded all kinds of products using technique analysis method and my duty is to give them fundamental consultant. Bu…
Great company culture and extremely rewarding trading course! As one of the top market maker in Europe, Mr Chris Tubby is extremely experienced and knowledgeable, at the same time always willing to answer any questions from the students. One of the great things about this course is its emphasis on the importance of combination in theory and practical skills development, which is very beneficial for new traders to adapt to market volatility at a much quicker pace.
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I was drawn into the world of trading in 2013 during my masters degree when oil was slumping hard. I downloaded multiple platforms and coupled with my studies in finance, I attempted multiple strategies on demo accounts to refine them however I had inconsistent returns. Following the completion of my MSc, I met Chris Tubby in 2015 who filtered the noise and educated me within the realm of technical analysis and fundamental analysis, I started noticing that my success rate was a lot higher. I …
The business environment is friendly and professional, which in many cases, as you might know, is very difficult to achieve. Mr. Chris Tubby, the mentor/coach, was a great surprise during this program. He has a very deep knowledge of the market and is always available to answer questions and provides relevant research information which greatly assists with your trading.
I graduated from Cass Business School with a master’s degree in Banking and International Finance. After graduation, I took the trading course in Alpha Academic, which was a very enjoyable and fruitful experience. Mr. Tubby, as an extremely experienced and professional trader, not only taught us algorithm trading basics and strategies very systematically but also gave us a lot of practical advice on the live trading floor. In the course, I learned how to read charts and put trades strategicall…
The Alpha Academic course for me was a fantastic experience in a live trading environment. Taught by Chris, who has over 40 years experience within the industry and is able to provide an educational experience which is both practical and exciting. The other traders on the floor are friendly and always happy to share their own knowledge and lessons that they have learnt throughout their careers. I highly recommend this course to anyone who wishes to have any type of career trading the financial m…
Great company vibe. Strong knowledge in the company with friendly people willing to share it. The course itself gives a strong base for those that are new. Teaching you the basics right up to more advanced techniques that I am using now and continuing to develop. Continued support from a company that wants to succeed with you with structured regular analysis of performance to grow my confidence. A place where you get out what you put in!
Fantastic course! Excellent platforms. Ideal for anyone who wishes to improve on their trading skills for retail trading or the possibility of working with a proprietary trader. Delivered by one of the best in the industry. Great company culture and atmosphere. I would highly recommend Alpha Academic Ltd to those with a keen interest in Financial Markets looking to trade a variety of products and learn from some very experienced and highly profitable futures traders and market makers.
Excellent working environment, friendly people. Highly recommended.
The one day course was beyond excellent! My trading knowledge was widened beyond what I expected, I learned the real fundamentals and principals of trading while being on the platforms. Mr. Tubby is extremely knowledgeable, and very patient with his new students . Mostly he has over 43 years of trading in financial markets, so that itself makes the learning way more compelling, as well as the material he gives very well prepared. You can see the information given about the trading concepts are v…