Commodities

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