Introduction to the World of Commodities

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Introduction to the World of Commodities

An overview of the Introduction to the World of Commodities

Students will undertake classroom base teaching which will offer them theoretical knowledge to pursue a career within the commodities industry such as Oil & Gas industry, Metals Trading Business and Agri Business. The aim will be to develop skills, further knowledge and give insider information that will build their confidence to showcase to potential employees.

You will take the role of a Book-Keeper / Accounts Assistant and will be shadowing a chartered certified accountant and working on ‘live’ client accounts. The duties you get involved with will be based on the training programs you have attended at Winway

Sage 50 is the most commonly used accountancy software in the UK. We aim to provide you with the skills for you to be able to supply accurate information to Management, in the appropriate way for your business.

Theory / Case Studies / Discussions

7 Hours

Anyone who wants to pursue a career in commodities with the view of becoming a full time professional trader.

There are no prerequisites or entry requirements, as long as you want to get more experience in the field of Commodities, this is the right place for you.

Entry Level Traders, Professional Traders

Informal assessment will take place through group discussion, class room activities, and questions and answers sessions as guided by your tutor. Course Completion Certificate awarded by Winway

Further discounts for upfront payment installments also available

Course Highlights will be:

How do we define Commodities, which are the main segments and which are the most tradable Commodities in each category Basic Terminology of the Commodities markets The meaning of Supply & Demand in Commodities markets Contango&Backwardated forward curves and what we can take out of them How traders profit from the shape of the Commodities forward curves and the prevailing global supply/demand conditions Overview of the Energy Markets (Crude Oil, Products, Refineries, etc) Main drivers of Metal Markets (both for Precious & Base Metals) Characteristics of the main Grain markets (Corn, Soybeans and Wheat) Derivatives associated with the Commodities markets (Options, Futures, Swaps & Forwards) Brief overview of various strategies that financial investors can invest in and benefit from Commodities markets Current developments across the Commodities markets and how these affect future prices Why the Chinese economic expansion has been a key driver of Commodities prices over the last and current decade