Half day course aimed at the Agri Food and Drinks sector to highlight how derivatives can be used to mitigate risk in commodity prices.


The course will cover the following subject areas:

• Introduction to derivatives

• Forward contracts, futures contracts, options

• Case studies and practical examples of how derivatives have been used to mitigate volatility risk

• Practical guide to getting started with Bloomberg

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About this course

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Outcomes for attendees will be:
• An understanding of what derivatives are and their potential benefits
• An understanding of how to use derivative contracts
• The risks associated with derivatives
• By the end of the day you will have set up a Bloomberg account and used Bloomberg to access commodity derivative information

Start dates

  • 12 September 2018 Apply


You can apply online at https://store.ulster.ac.uk/

Start dates

  • 12 September 2018 Apply

Price and payment

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Payment information

Other Fees

Concession (students, unwaged, not for profit)



Course Tutor: Mr Mike Pogue

Email: m.pogue@ulster.ac.uk

Tel: 02890 368109

Course Administration Email: Flexed@ulster.ac.uk