Introduction to Derivative Markets and Trading

Mennta Energy Solutions
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Professional Course
2 hours
From 210 USD
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210 USD
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Course description

Introduction to Derivative Markets and Trading is an online training course that provides an introduction to the types of participants and instruments involved in the paper trading of commodities worldwide. Companies, who look to hedge risks inherent to their business, turn to derivatives to manage their exposure whilst others, to speculate in the markets. Various instruments including futures, options, forwards, swaps and OTC options will be compared and contrasted. This course is ideal for anyone who supports front office trading activities or requires a general understanding of such transactions.

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Who should attend?

This two hour online course is designed for anyone interested in learning more about derivatives markets and trading.

Training content

You will learn to:

  • Point out what market activities lead to which types of price exposure
  • Identify the different types of market participants and how each operates within the markets
  • Distinguish between the five major derivatives instruments used in the markets
  • Recognize the concept of leverage and why it leads to a greater need for trading controls
  • Distinguish between the credit characteristics of the different derivative instruments



The cost of this online course is $210 USD.

Certification / Credits

A certificate of completion will be awarded upon scoring at least an 80% on the 20 question multiple choice final exam.

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Mennta Energy Solutions

Mennta Energy Solutions

Mennta Energy Solutions, formerly The Oxford Princeton program, addresses the knowledge gaps of energy professionals throughout the world with innovative and proven training techniques – instructor-led and online. The effectiveness of the training can be measured by the over 100,000...

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