Markets & Trading

Market Abuse — Trade Compliance & Surveillance

About the online training programme

This training covers the fundamentals of ‘markets’ and ‘trading’. It touches on the basics of market working and covers the types of markets. Included are the basics of deal making and transacting.

Course contents

This training covers the following topics:

  • What is a market?
    • Buyers & sellers: suppliers & consumers, plus others
    • Spot vs. forward
  • Organisation of markets, products, pricing & trading
    • Standard vs. Non-standard products
    • Bilateral deals – Master agreement (legal framework for non-commercial terms)
  • Types of markets
    • Balancing markets, spot markets ((W)IDM, DAM) & forward markets
    • Auction & continuous market
  • Comparison: Commodity markets vs. Financial markets
  • Venues
    • On-venue & off-venue – OTC markets vs. exchange trading
      • Counterparty risk management – Collateralisation & Margining
      • Exchange rulebooks
  • Transacting
    • Deal making
      • Product, volume & price, plus terms (specifications)
  • Trading technicalities & strategies
  • Basic questions
    • Who?
      • Market participants & types of traders
    • What?
      • Products & trading activities
    • Why?
      • Reasons to enter into a contract; trading strategies
    • Where?
      • On-venue vs. off-venue; exchange & OTC trading
    • When?
      • Timing (spot vs. forward)
    • How?
      • On-site & online (live, platform, chat), plus tools (phone, squawk box)

Learning Platform

€ 1,190

Access to all 80+ courses & exams
Validity 12 months

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About our Learning Platform

With no time-to-market, any learner can buy a licence for 365 days access. Alike Netflix, we provide 24/7 access to all listed courses and exams. Self-study in own time and at own pace, with instant certification upon passing an exam. Access-to-all is provided upon the purchase of a learning licence, one for each learner. Discount for group. Observe our ultra-quick customer on-boarding.

Our Purpose

Entrima provides 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

Entrima 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.