This course sets out some of the basics regarding natural resources and classifies different groups of natural resources. Analogously, commodities are set out and classified. Last, but not least, attention is given to the supply chain and some related concepts, activities and terminology.

This course covers the following videos:

  1. Natural Resources – Definition
  2. Natural Resources – Categories – Ubiquitous versus localised resources
  3. Natural Resources – Categories – Biotic versus abiotic resources
  4. Natural Resources – Categories – Renewables versus non-renewables
  5. Natural Resources – Categories – Actual versus potential resources
  6. Natural Resources – Natural resource management
  7. Commodities – Definition
  8. Commodities – Asset classes
  9. Commodities – Classifications
  10. Commodities – Indirect investments
  11. Commodities – Commoditisation
  12. Commodities – Capacity as tradable product
  13. Commodities – Complexity of commodity markets
  14. The supply chain – The value chain
  15. The supply chain – Up-, mid- and downstream
  16. The supply chain – Time horizon
  17. The supply chain – Trading activities

Our Labels

Entrima and Market Abuse Centre (MAC) are the two labels we operate to provide learning services for professionals in the commodity & energy markets.

Content & Context

Entrima’s mission is to transfer knowledge regarding the business, controls & operations of parties in (or relating to) the wholesale markets.

Conduct & Culture

MAC’s mission is to facilitate the prevention & detection of misconduct and to foster proper behaviour in organisations. This is achieved via training, periodic updates and increased awareness.