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IGP – KSU Risk Management for Senior Executives Course

Course Description

Course participants will gain a better understanding of the principles of commodity risk management related to trading and merchandising of grains, oilseeds and other agricultural commodities. Topics for this course include presentations of identification risk, appropriate measurement of risk types, and information on how to report and manage risks facing business and organizations. Further discussion will include how to appropriately account for derivatives and futures positions on a "mark-to-market" basis, the establishment of risk limits and appropriate business structures, and how to incorporate this information into a comprehensive risk management policy for your organization.  

Who Should Attend

Domestic and International CEO's, COO's, CFO's and general managers of organizations engaged in agricultural commodity markets including grain/oilseed traders, commodity procurement managers, bankers and financial specialists, government officials and others responsible for commodity supply chain management and cost control. A basic understanding of derivatives and futures is recommended. 

Registration Information

2021 Date To Be Determined.


Participants are responsible for knowing any COVID testing or quarantine requirements. You can find this information from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.

The IGP Institute reserves the right to cancel or reschedule courses if minimum enrollment numbers are not met. If a course is canceled, participants will be refunded 100% of their tuition. If a course is rescheduled, participants will have the opportunity to have 100% of their registration fees applied to the rescheduled course or receive a full refund.

Participants who wish to cancel or transfer their registration to another employee can do so for a $100 processing fee as long as notice is received at least fifteen days prior to the course start date. Refund requests made fourteen days or less before a course start date will be not be refunded.