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The Commodity School

The Commodity School is a course for professionals who want to manage their company’s commodity risk.

  • Understand your company’s exposure to commodity prices

  • Learn about hedging instruments to manage risk associated with commodity exposure

  • Learn from the country’s top experts in this area

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Who is this course suitable for?

Most industries have direct or indirect exposure to commodity prices such as oil, gas and electricity. The manufacturing industry, oil and gas, energy, shipping, transport and trade are all examples of industries in which knowledge of commodity prices is important. Hedging and strategy should therefore be of interest to many businesses.

The course is based on a desire and need to reduce uncertainty related to changes in commodity prices The Commodity School.

See time and location details further down the page.

The aim of the Commodity School

This course prepares participants to be able to understand their own company’s exposure to commodity price and counterparty risk. We also teach you strategies for handling commodity risk through various hedging instruments.

We give participants an introduction to different commodity markets and demonstrate how to conduct market research in these areas. Participants will also get an insight into the outlook for future energy and commodity prices.

Content and lecturers

The course consists of lectures, assignments and case studies. The Commodity School lecturers are part of the DNB Markets team. They are the same people who are in contact with the market players on a daily basis. Therefore, you are guaranteed to get up-to-date insights, backed up by a number of real-life examples.

  • Introduction: How do the commodity markets work?
  • Identification and quantification of commodity price risk
  • Financial instruments for hedging against commodity risk
  • Hedging strategies
  • The forwards market
  • Fundamental research of the commodity market
  • Case studies and presentations

Price of the seminar

NOK 6 000

The price covers accommodation, meals, course materials and public transport from Oslo to and from the course location.

The Commodity School – When and where?


Summer 2023

June 13-14 - FULLY BOOKED*

*Upon registration, you will be put on a waiting list

Son Spa, Hollandsveien 30. 1550 SON

Registrations received later than 14 days before the start of the course will be subject to an additional 50 per cent charge.

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Get help managing financial risk

Our Risk Advisory department offers businesses support in managing financial risk as a result of currency, interest rate and commodity exposure.

We map out and quantify risk and develop and implement different financial strategies.

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