Futures markets and commodity risk management online course

Learn all you need to know about the futures markets and how you can benefit from them:

  • Risk management strategies for a more predictable financial performance
  • Educated conversations when collaborating with your advisors
  • Negotiate better prices with your grain merchants

provided by:

Commodity Risk Management

Course coordinator

Professor Joost M.E. Pennings

The trainer is Professor Pennings. Pennings is an authority in the field of risk management and the use of instruments for risk management with a particular emphasis on commodities.

He explains complicated matter in an understandable way like no other. Beside being a professor he is also a farmer in the South of the Netherlands.

The Pennings family farm has its focus on wheat, barely and sugar beets.

Course overview

In the online course, Joost explains how you can use futures to better negotiate prices and to hedge your risks while capitalising on price relationships between local and futures prices. Prof Pennings starts with an introduction on hedging and subsequently shows how you can optimise your risk management strategy so that you achieve the best possible risk-return balance.

After the course you will be familiar with how the futures markets work, how you can use them to better negotiate prices and hedge effectively.

The course coordinator and expert is Professor Joost M.E. Pennings, an authority in the field of risk management and commodity futures and options markets.

Online courses: Time video
Overview of the course 9m 41s
Part 1: The value of commodity risk management and hedging 24m 17s
Part 2: Basic features of commodity futures and hedging mechanism 1h
Part 3: Basis risk-extending hedging mechanism 1h 23m
Part 4: Hedging effectiveness and optimal hedging ratios 32m
In total part 1 - 4 3h 19m 17s
Part 5: Market liquidity 19m 29s
Part 6: Clearing 48m
Part 7: Market participants 30m
Part 8: Spreads and type of orders 33m
Part 9: What needs to be understood 16m 25s
In total part 5 - 9 1h 53m 54s

Pricing

Commodity Risk Management
  • Online
  • 5+ hours - Self paced
  • Tutor support
  • Interactive courses
  • Unlimited 24/7 access for 3 months

Futures markets and commodity risk management online course

£300 NO VAT £900 Save 66% through Farmers Weekly

In the online course Pennings explains how you can use futures to better negotiate prices and to hedge (part) of your risks while capitalizing on price relationships between local and futures prices.

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Frequently asked questions

The first step is to sign in and pay online, this process only takes a couple of minutes, you will need an email address.

Within 24 hours you will receive your login credentials.
You will get a link of the platform for online courses: MEDIASITE.
You will sign in the first time and confirm your email.
The next time you login the system will recognize you.

At any time you can stop the video’s. The course will remember were you stopped.

 

Contact our support team at support@fwi.co.uk

Anyone who wants to understand the futures markets and learn more about commodity risk management and strategies.

The course is available for three months. Need longer? Give us a call.