Intro to Energy Trading for the Non-Trader

Improve your trading knowledge and your understanding of risk management solutions and what makes a successful energy trading program. With over 4.5 hours of online, recorded instruction, you get the same in-depth, top-notch learning experience that DTN in-person classes are known for. Plus you have the advantage of accessing your course anytime, anywhere.

Take On Demand

At A Glance

Industry Segment Natural Gas, Oil, Power
Course Level Introductory
CPE Credits Not Applicable
DTN Credits 3
Competency Path Certified Energy Professional, Certified Energy Trading Professional, Natural Gas, Oil, Power, Trading & Risk Management

What You Will Learn

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Taught by recognized professional trader Richard Weissman (author of Trade Like a Casino), DTN On Demand Intro to Energy Trading for the Non-Trader course will help you develop a solid foundation in energy trading by examining all of the instruments, tools and techniques available to the energy trader today. Sessions covered are:

  1. Energy Trading – The Basics
  2. Trading Energy Futures
  3. Trading Energy Options
  4. OTC Derivatives & Physical Energy Trading Markets
  5. Tools & Techniques in Energy Trading
  6. Spread Trading
  7. Market Behavior And Participants
  8. Risk Management
  9. Overview of Energy Trading Markets

Who Should Attend

This DTN program on energy trading has been designed for the “non-trader”. The course is applicable to mid and back-office personnel in all levels of the energy infrastructure. Individuals in every functional support area of responsibility who are impacted by trading operations will benefit from this program. Employees providing mid and back-office support such as marketing, sales, IT, strategy, research, engineering, supply and distribution, trading risk management, purchasing, financial and accounting will find the course highly beneficial.