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Price: $(USD) 277
Course Level
Delivery Method
On-Demand Self-Study Course
Professional Development Credit Hours
There is no pre-requisite for this course.


All on-demand self-study courses are written by members of our Faculty in their areas of expertise.


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Introduction to Trading (ON-DEMAND) - ITT

Course Summary

Introduction to Trading is an online training course that provides an introduction to the wholesale trading of energy commodities. You’ll learn who trades and why, as well as how and where people trade. We’ll cover the different types of trading instruments. We’ll review the key trading regulations and controls, and how trading is conducted and organized.

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Course Content

You will be able to:

  • Define what is meant by trading, and the different types of trading participants
  • Recognize different reasons for trading, such as supply balancing and trading for profit
  • Define how and where people trade, whether directly, using brokers, and through exchanges
  • Distinguish between different types of trading instruments, that is spot, term, forwards, futures, options and swaps
  • Identify the key controls on traders, including regulatory and risk limits
  • Recognize how traders work, how trading departments are organized, and what qualities are needed to be a trader


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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