5th Annual Oil Trader Academy - Summer School

Intercontinental Exchange
Course summary
Length: 10 days
Price: 6,995 GBP excl. VAT
Location: London

Course Description

5th Annual Oil Trader Academy

5th Annual Oil Trader Academy - Summer School  a 10-day open course by Intercontinental Exchange

Intercontinental Exchange Education and International Business House IBH have joined forces to share their expertise in this innovative and practical programme. Comprehensive, the Oil Trader Academy covers all facets of the physical crude oil, products and traded derivatives market.

The current state of global oil markets and their extreme fluctuation due to ever-unfolding geopolitical events make now more than ever an ideal point in time to attend this open course. Delegates will be equipped with the knowledge to understand the drivers of oil price movements and techniques to protect against and trade around an organisation's market position.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This programme is suitable for:

  • oil and product traders
  • refiners
  • economists
  • analysts portfolio managers
  • risk managers
  • operations managers
  • brokers
  • other related front, middle and back office staff.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

As an outcome from the full programme, delegates will:

  • Review crude oil supply, demand and products
  • Understand crude oil refining, evaluation and selection
  • Explore physical and derivative oil markets, shipping and contracts
  • Appreciate pricing formation, trading and price risk management
  • Learn about futures, swaps, options and over- the-counter markets
  • Become familiar with trading techniques and terminology
  • Participate in trading and hedging simulation exercises and improve negotiation skills

Training Course Content

This course is split into two modules. Delegates can register for the full two week programme, or one of the individual modules:

Module 1: Physical Crude & Products Trading (27 July - 31 July)

Module 2: Simulated Oil/Product Trading & Price Risk Management (03 August - 07 August).

Active trading simulation is an inherent part of each module, but for 3 days at the start of Module 2 you will be sitting at a fully operational trading desk and playing a series of 'trading games' to help you gain first hand experience and knowledge of the trading environment. The experienced course team are always on hand to provide the mentoring support to ensure you get the most from this element of the course.


The cost of this course is £6,995 + VAT. 

Provider: Intercontinental Exchange

Intercontinental Exchange

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