About the online training programme

This course contains animation-style videos with narration which set out both the topic ‘commodity indices’ and the concept of ‘price-indexation’. It is explained what an index concerns, what the differences are between single-commodity indices and multi-commodity indices, as well as how they are calculated and how they can be applied. In addition, the roles of administrators and contributors is set out. Furthermore, attention is given to price-indexation. It is set out how parties make use of an index as reference price in case of supply contracts and derivatives.

Course contents

This course covers the following videos:

  1. Commodity indices – Introduction
  2. Commodity indices – Multi-commodity indices
  3. Commodity indices – Single commodity indices
  4. Commodity indices – Price reporting agencies
  5. Commodity indices – Pricing panel
  6. Commodity indices – Application
  7. Commodity indices – Regulation
  8. Price-indexation – Introduction
  9. Price-indexation – Maintaining benchmarks
  10. Price-indexation – Cross-commodity

This course also includes examination and certification.


The course provided a good explanation.

Mohammed Abi Afthab Olikathodi
Analyst Energy Data & Scenarios at Eurelectric

The most positive element of the course were the short informative lectures.

Olga Lysytsyna
Senior Consultant at E-Star

Content was good.

Maria Kramer
Operational Risk Manager at Statkraft

It is very informative and well described. The subtitles help.

Mohammed Abi Afthab Olikathodi
Analyst Energy Data & Scenarios at Eurelectric

Good illustration.

Nataliia Trofimova
Internal Auditor at DTEK