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Price: $(USD) 277
Course Level
Delivery Method
On-Demand Self-Study Course
Professional Development Credit Hours
Recommended: Commodity Derivatives or have equivalent knowledge.


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Introduction to Forwards and Swaps (ON-DEMAND) - IFS

Course Summary

In this intermediate-level course, you will learn about two important types of over-the-counter market instruments – forwards and swaps.  See how forwards and swaps can be used to manage price risks.  Delegates taking this course should already have successfully completed ‘Introduction to Commodity Derivatives’ or have equivalent knowledge.

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Course Content

By the end of this course, you will be able to:
  • Identify what makes OTC derivatives different from the instruments that trade on commodity futures exchanges.
  • Recognize how swaps work, and how they are used in real-world hedging.
  • List the different types of swaps.
  • Identify what forwards are and how they can be used for hedging and speculation.
  • Identify both the similarities and the differences between forwards and swaps, and futures contracts. 

Practice exercises and self-assessment quizzes are included to help reinforce key topics introduced throughout the course.

A comprehensive final test will be given at the end of the course.

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