Learning Platform - "Trade Compliance & Surveillance"

Course: Commodity Pricing

About the online training programme

This course contains animation-style videos with narration which set out the pricing of commodities. It is explained how pricing takes place and what factors influence commodity prices. In specific, attention is given to fundamental price driving elements, such as the availability and utilisation of physical capacity, FX rates, weather and seasonality.

Course contents

This course covers the following videos:

  1. Introduction
  2. Economics – Law of supply and demand
  3. Economics – Demand and utility
  4. Economics – Supply and cost
  5. Economics – Equilibrium
  6. Price drivers – Factors
  7. Price drivers – Mean–reversion
  8. Price drivers – Weather and seasonality
  9. Commodity indices
  10. Price driving factors – Price-indexation
  11. Price driving factors – Demography & economy
  12. Price driving factors – Reserves & production
  13. Price driving factors – Technology & economic viability
  14. Price driving factors – Consumption & processing
  15. Price driving factors – Storage & storage capacity
  16. Price driving factors – Transport & transport capacity
  17. Price driving factors – Social factors & politics
  18. Price driving factors – Quality
  19. Price driving factors – FX rates
  20. Price driving factors – Inflation
  21. Price driving factors – Correlation & diversification
  22. Price driving factors – Substitution
  23. Price driving factors – Environmental issues
  24. Price driving factors – Seasonality
  25. Price driving factors – Weather
  26. Price driving factors – Mean-reversion – Introduction
  27. Price driving factors – Mean-reversion – Merit order
  28. Price driving factors – Mean-reversion – Merit order – Electricity
  29. Price driving factors – Mean-reversion – Merit order – Electricity – Complications

This course also includes examination and certification.

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Pieter Schuurs
Intercontinental Exchange | ICE Endex

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Ronan Haas

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Mario Claeys
Uniper Global Commodities

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Rob Veersma
Advisor | Global Energy Community

Really well structured and easy to follow content that is varied in delivery in order to keep the reader engaged. Looking forward to seeing more from the ENTRIMA in the future!

Erika Rabadia
Manager Trading Surveillance | Shell

The course provided a good explanation.

Mohammed Abi Afthab Olikathodi
Analyst Energy Data & Scenarios at Eurelectric

Content was good.

Maria Kramer
Operational Risk Management at Statkraft

Good illustrations

Nataly Trofimova
Head of Internal Audit at D.Trading

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

Olga Lysytsyna
Senior Consultant at E-Star

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

Mohammed Abi Afthab Olikathodi
Analyst Energy Data & Scenarios at Eurelectric

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Onest-Dan Gheorghisor
Sr. Expert Energy Trading & Risk Management B2B & B2C Sales OVM Petrom