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Energy Hedging Jargon

This prerequisite program will give you an overview of the world of energy hedging. The course is designed to help hedgers, purchasers, managers and risk management support personnel in the energy and energy-consuming industries gain a more detailed understanding of the instruments, tools and techniques available for energy hedging. Program length: 105 Minutes.

Successful energy hedging can add an enormous value to a firm while a lack of understanding can easily lead to disastrous results. This means being knowledgeable about the latest tools, techniques and tactics available for hedging is a must. This program is step one in the knowledge-building process.

You will leave this course with a solid and immediately useful understanding of:

  • What energy hedging is all about.
  • Who should hedge and why.
  • A detailed review of hedging terminology.
  • A review of the main concepts of energy hedging.
  • Examples to reinforce the concepts discussed it the course.

This is one of the premier starter courses into the world of energy hedging. You will be exposed to many of the terms, concepts and do’s and don’ts used by many successful risk managers.

Access to the content will end 14 days after your first access. You can view the content as often as you like during the access period.

Full Course Description

Do you hedge a little or not at all? Do you support those operations or manage them? If so, now is the time to expand the depth of your knowledge. This critical online program introduces many topics that are of special interest to the energy hedging community. The program is filled with a wealth of valuable information for those in the energy trading world at all levels. Topics covered include:

  • The who, what and why of energy hedging.
  • Hedging venues – futures, options and derivatives.
  • Regulated exchanges.
  • Category of trades – outright and spreads.
  • Margin requirements.
  • Contract settlement.
  • Marked to market.
  • Volatility.
  • Money management.
  • Stops and position limits.
  • Fundamental and technical analysis.
  • Trading systems.
  • Human behavior.

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