Course summary
1 day
800 GBP excl. VAT
Full time
Birmingham, London
Next available date: 22/10/2020 - London

Commodity Management

Commodity Management

Develop your commercial understanding of the commodity and currency market.

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Outline the core features and values generated from a commodity and currency market
  • Explain the concept of the market itself, the market dynamics and market drivers
  • Differentiate between the drivers in an organic and inorganic market
  • Evaluate the drivers within the coffee, oil and currency markets
  • Explore the consequences of supply and pricing of external STEEPLED factors
  • Utilise recognised tools and techniques to assess commodity market behaviour

Suitability - Who should attend?

Does your organisation buy raw materials directly or indirectly within the supply chain? Do your suppliers quote short-term prices that seem to fluctuate widely? Is a significant quantity of your procurement undertaken in a different currency? If so, then the Fundamentals of Commodity Management is for you.

This course is aimed at those who wish to develop a basic awareness of commodity products and currency management.

Training Course Content

What key points will the training cover?

  • How commodity and currency markets differ from normal markets
  • What the commercial values that commodity management can deliver to an organisation
  • The factors that affect commodity and currency fluctuations
  • How to capitalise upon opportunities and defend against risks in commodity procurement


£800 for non-members; £720 for members 

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