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Value-at-Risk: The Basics and Beyond

Mennta Energy Solutions
Course summary
1 day
1,170 USD
English
Calgary
Professional Training

Course description

Value-at-Risk is a one-day instructor led course presented by the energy training experts at Mennta Energy Solutions. Value-at-Risk is the new benchmark for measuring and controlling market risk. Premier trading and marketing companies around the world use Value-at-Risk to maximize profit opportunities and minimize costly positioning mistakes. This one day programme teaches the important aspects of this risk management tool.

Includes Online Pre-study Module
This course is accompanied by a preparatory course available online. Delegates will receive an online voucher as part of their joining instructions upon confirmation of registration. By taking advantage of this "blended" learning approach, in-class time and learning are optimized.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This workshop is ideal for those who need to become familiar with Value-at-Risk. Traders, support staff, risk managers, senior management (anyone who needs to understand and interact with position and risk management) will benefit from this workshop. The information presented in this programme is applicable to any energy commodity.

Training Course Content

  • Types of risk
  • Causes of financial risk
  • Definition of Value-at-Risk
  • History of Value-at-Risk
  • Computing Value-at-Risk
  • Converting Value-at-Risk parameters
  • Using Value-at-Risk to establish trading limits
  • Using Value-at-Risk to measure trading performance
  • Calculating risk across a portfolio
  • The three approaches for calculating Value-at-Risk
  • Using implied volatility in Value-at-Risk
  • Verifying Value-at-Risk
  • Limitations and pitfalls of Value-at-Risk

Suitability

This energy training workshop is ideal for those who need to become familiar with Value-at-Risk. Traders, support staff, risk managers, senior management (anyone who needs to understand and interact with position and risk management) will benefit from this workshop. The information presented in this programme is applicable to any energy commodity.

Content

  • Types of risk
  • Causes of financial risk
  • Definition of Value-at-Risk
  • History of Value-at-Risk
  • Computing Value-at-Risk
  • Converting Value-at-Risk parameters
  • Using Value-at-Risk to establish trading limits
  • Using Value-at-Risk to measure trading performance
  • Calculating risk across a portfolio
  • The three approaches for calculating Value-at-Risk
  • Using implied volatility in Value-at-Risk
  • Verifying Value-at-Risk
  • Limitations and pitfalls of Value-at-Risk

About provider

Mennta Energy Solutions, formerly The Oxford Princeton Programme, addresses the knowledge gaps of energy professionals throughout the world with innovative and proven training techniques – instructor-led and online. The effectiveness of the training can be measured by the over 100,000...


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Reviews

Average rating 5

Based on 3 reviews

A.L. Phillips 66
(5)
This class was very productive and interesting and I really enjoyed this class and the instructor.
K.K. Constellation
(5)
Overall, very informative and explained a lot of questions I had! Instructor did a great job of explaining difficult concepts. The class had great content and had a good pace.
K.S. Direct Energy
(5)
Instructor was well-informed on the subject and did an excellent job in explaining VAR and related concepts. I feel like I am walking away with a good grasp on the subject and will be able to apply my new knowledge in my everday job.
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