Commodity Price Risk Management - Singapore, 16-18 Mar 2016

What topics are covered by the course?

This practical 3-day training course has been designed to provide delegates with a comprehensive overview of the commodities markets, hedging strategies and risk management techniques to effectively manage commodity exposure.

The first part of the programme is an introduction to the main commodity asset classes, their market structures and the main players in the commodity markets. It also introduces the concepts of derivatives instruments used in commodity trading. The second part of the programme focuses on how to manage commodity price exposure through hedging techniques using exchange traded and OTC derivatives. Drawing upon numerous examples, and through the use of industry-specific case studies and workshops, participants will learn several techniques for dealing with the scope and complexity of commodities trading and risk management. The course also explores the investment vehicles available for accessing commodity exposure and the financing options in the commodities sector, including: Royalties and streaming; project finance; corporate facilities; trade and export finance.

Who should attend?

The course has been designed to be accessible to those with no prior exposure to commodity markets, and to develop and enhance the knowledge of those already working with commodities.

It would benefit:

Commodities players
Physical market players
Credit and equity analysts in the commodity sector
Treasury Managers
CFOs and Finance managers
Regulators and auditors
A basic knowledge of capital markets, financial mathematics and derivatives is assumed.

What will I be able to do on completion?

The training will comprise a combination of classroom-based teaching combined with real-life case studies and workshops to gain practical exposure to key principles and concepts.

Attend this comprehensive course and gain an in-depth overview of:

The mechanics of the main commodity markets including: precious metals; base metals; energy; bulk commodities; agricultural and softs
Hedging techniques for the different commodities sectors
Techniques to manage commodities risk exposure
Commodities exchange-traded and OTC derivatives and their applications in risk management
Methods for de-risking commodities financing activities specific to project finance, trade finance and reserve base lending
Selecting investment strategies appropriate to market conditions

How will I be assessed?

Not applicable

Guide Price: US$4,990

Delivery: Classroom
Category: Finance & Investment »
Duration: 3 days

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