SPECIAL FOCUS ON POWER & NATURAL GAS
This two-day program will give you a comprehensive understanding of the various trading strategies employed in the world of over-the-counter derivatives.
The course examines a wide array of OTC financial instruments and includes an in-depth examination of what they are and how and when they should be used, along with different methods for pricing. The course compares and contrasts OTC instruments with exchange-traded equivalents, linear OTC instruments with nonlinear instruments, plain vanilla non-linear instruments with exotics and directionally-biased strategies with pure volatility and pure arbitrage plays.
In addition, the course provides attendees with an in-depth understanding of various valuation methodologies, liquidity and volatility analysis of OTC instruments. The course is designed to help management, traders, risk managers and backoffice personnel in the energy industry gain a thorough understanding of what these financial instruments are, when they should be employed and how they can be managed successfully.
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The course is applicable to all levels of the energy infrastructure, oil, natural gas, electricity and coal. Individuals in every functional area of responsibility in all energy industries whose decisions have significant financial impact will benefit from this program. Managers from areas such as trading, risk management, compliance, human resources, credit, contracts, operations, marketing, sales, supply and distribution, purchasing, financial and accounting will find the course highly beneficial.