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Course: Weather derivatives

About the online training programme

This course explains what weather derivatives are. It provides an overview of the fundamentals of these instruments and how they can be applied by companies to manage their weather exposures. Furthermore, quite some essentials are set out that make one understand how to control temperature, wind or precipitation risk. In addition, the settlement of these tools is given attention to and the reference indices that are used for this purpose.

Course Contents

This course covers the following video lessons:

  1. Hedging tools
  2. History
  3. Insurance versus hedging
  4. Cash settlement
  5. Market participants
  6. Temperature derivatives
  7. Temperature derivatives – HDD
  8. Temperature derivatives – CDD
  9. Temperature derivatives – CAT
  10. Temperature derivatives – Strip
  11. Temperature derivatives – Application
  12. Temperature derivatives – Frost contracts
  13. Precipitation derivatives – Snow contracts
  14. Precipitation derivatives – Rain contracts
  15. Wind derivatives
  16. Wind derivatives – Futures
  17. Wind derivatives – Options
  18. Wind derivatives – Swaps
  19. Wind derivatives – Hurricane instruments
  20. Wind derivatives – Hurricane instr. – CHI
  21. Wind derivatives – Hurricane instr. – Landfall
  22. Weather markets – Market liquidity
  23. Basis risk
  24. Example: Applying HDD derivatives

This course also includes examination and certification.

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Pieter Schuurs
Intercontinental Exchange | ICE Endex

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Uniper Global Commodities

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Advisor | Global Energy Community

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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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