Risk Management  

Risk Management Course

Course Date:  August 2014

Registration Cost: $1,550

course minimum 10 participants

IGP's Risk Management short course benefits individuals who are responsible for buying U.S. food and feed grains, commodity traders and bankers. The course focuses on the principles of risk management and commodity price control through the principles of hedging and utilization of various hedging strategies.

Course topics:Why have futures markets - relationship between cash and futures markets, fundamental and technical analysis, futures spread s principles of hedging, principles of risk management and basis trading.  Principles of futures and option trading, OTC trading, the Greeks, futures put and call strategies for hedging, spreads and butterflies. The last day of the intermediate course will include a futures trading simulation.

Who should attend: Domestic and international grain/soybean traders, commodity procurement managers, bankers and financial specialists, government officials and others responsible for commodity supply chain management and cost control.

Hotel Information:
Hilton Garden Inn
410 South 3rd Street, Manhattan, KS
Rate:  $97.00 plus taxes per night
ck-in: Sunday, August 11, 2013
ck-out: Saturday, August 17, 2013
A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hilton Garden Inn at a special rate until July 15, 2013.  Make your reservation directly with the hotel and mention that you are with the IGP Risk Management course in order to obtain the special rate.  The hotel will provide transportation to and from the course location, the IGP Conference Center.