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Commodities Trading Program (Live-Virtual)

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Embark on a Comprehensive Journey into Commodities Trading

Welcome to the Commodities Trading Diploma Course, a meticulously designed program that offers an immersive exploration into the dynamic world of commodities trading. Spanning 10 in-depth modules, over 6 months, this diploma course is crafted to empower you with a profound understanding of the commodities market, its mechanisms, and the strategies that drive success in this exciting field.

Over the duration of this course, you will delve into the core aspects of commodities trading, beginning with the fundamentals and progressing to more advanced concepts. Each module has been structured to provide a balanced blend of theoretical knowledge and practical application, ensuring that you not only understand the intricacies of commodities trading but also how to apply this knowledge in real-world scenarios.

From the basics of shipping and logistics to the complexities of market analysis and risk management, you will navigate through the various dimensions of this field. The course also includes comprehensive studies on financing, legal and regulatory frameworks, and the impact of global market trends on commodities trading.

We recognize the evolving nature of the commodities market and therefore have included modules that address the latest technological advancements, ethical considerations, and future prospects of the industry. You will learn about the role of blockchain, sustainability in supply chains, and green initiatives that are reshaping the commodities landscape.

This course is not just an educational journey; it’s a gateway to mastering the art and science of commodities trading. Whether you are a newcomer seeking to enter the world of commodities trading or a seasoned professional aiming to enhance your skills, this diploma course offers the knowledge, tools, and insights to achieve your goals.

Join us on this comprehensive and enlightening journey to become a proficient commodities trader, equipped to navigate and succeed in this ever-changing industry.




live virtual


9,950 CHF*


10 June – 13 December 2024*

2-days of live-virtual sessions per month with your instructors.

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Topics covered

Module 1: Introduction to Commodities Trading

Module 2: Shipping & Logistics in Commodities Trading

Module 3: Financing in Commodities Markets

Module 4: Hedging Strategies in Commodities Trading

Module 5: Industry Structure & Trading Tactics

Module 6: Technological, Ethical, and Future Considerations

Module 7: Global Market Analysis

Module 8: Risk Management in Commodities Trading

Module 9: Legal and Regulatory Aspects

Module 10: Advanced Trading Strategies and Techniques


Course Outline

Induction:  10 June 2024

14. – 16. June 2024:

  • Introduction to Commodities Trading 
  • Shipping & Logistics in Commodities Trading

12. – 14. July 2024

  • Financing in Commodities Markets
  • Technological, Ethical, and Future Considerations

30. August – 01. September 2024

  • Hedging Strategies in Commodities Trading

20. – 22. September 2024

  • Industry Structure & Trading Tactics
  • Global Market Analysis

18. – 20. October 2024

  • Risk Management in Commodities Trading

15. – 17. November 2024

  • Advanced Trading Strategies and Techniques

16. – 20. December 2024:

  • Legal and Regulatory Aspects

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