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TTC 201 ICE/TTC Energy Markets

Course IDCourse NameInstructorRoom NumberTime
TTC 201ICE/TTC Energy MarketsMr David NormanConfirmed on Booking


ICE Education and The Trader Training Company (TTC) have combined their expertise in Energy

Markets, high frequency finance and electronic trading to offer an Energy Futures and Commodity Trader Programme in London. The content and delivery of the Programme are unique to the commodity markets industry with ICE and TTC specializing in delivering core skills and competencies that are required by energy futures traders, portfolio managers, suppliers and wholesalers, brokers and related front- office staff.

There are four Modules that make up the Advanced Diploma:

Module 1: Global Energy Markets

Module 2: Energy Trading Strategies

Module 3: Energy Derivatives and Alternative Investments

Module 1: Global Energy Markets

Module 1 introduces the student to the momentous changes taking place in the Energy Markets and describes the various market participants and their roles. We highlight the growing use of energy trading products by different market participants and the interrelatedness of energy markets to the wider financial market place. We cover the role of interest rates, supply and demand cycles and market momentum in energy trading and describe the basis upon which the energy markets work.

Our objective is:

To describe how energy markets work, raw energy sources, traditional industry participants, alternative products and markets

To explain the intricacies of the supply and demand cycles and how they influence the price movement of energy trading products

To describe the interrelationships between energy markets and other financial markets including equities, FX, bonds and commodities

To explain how energy markets are regulated

To describe important global governance, market oversight and regional influences on the conduct of energy markets

To provide detailed analysis the ways that electronic trading opens up opportunity for traders to trade a variety of energy trading instruments

Module 2: Energy Trading Strategies 

Module 2: Oil Traders are being offered a greater choice of trading activity including more complex strategy trading opportunities, multi-product arbitrage, market making and cross-border trading. In addition, exchanges and front-end trading system providers are offering enhanced functionality for the trader to use. Module 2 describes how traders can make the most of these opportunities.

Our objective is to:

Provide detailed analysis the ways that energy derivatives trading opens up opportunities for suppliers, wholesalers and traders

Describe the trading opportunities in energy products with established exchanges and Over-the-Counter networks

Introduce the technical and functional requirements for trading energy products

Examine the requirements for hardware, energy trading software, charting technology and risk management software


Module 3: Energy Derivatives and Alternative Investments

Module 3: Energy markets have become increasingly complex and more broadly traded as a variety of product types with associated trading instruments have emerged that enable a range of traders and investors to trade them; futures, forwards, ETFs, Indices, options and CFDs are a few of the instruments now available to traders and it is important that they are aware of the ways in which these instruments are traded, their format and the decision-making behind their use. This module breaks down each traded instrument and describes the trading strategies behind them. Attendees are encouraged to create their own interpretations of the strategies we cover, to trade using professional trading software and to experiment with different order placement techniques.

Our objective is to:

To provide detailed analysis of a variety of trading strategies including breakouts, range trading, trend analysis

To describe the procedures that need to be followed in order to set up an electronic trading operation

To examine the requirements for hardware, trading software, charting technology and risk management software