A Commodity trading course is the most effective medium, which will provide a practical introduction to commodity derivative products, including pricing, hedging and structuring commodity derivatives.
A commodity trading course usually covers both exchange traded and over the counter commodity derivatives in addition to commodity derivative securities such as oil linked bonds. A good and extensive course covers structuring and hedging considerations from both buyer and seller perspectives.
Some of the other issues that are covered in a course are Commodity derivative products, including oil and metal-based derivatives, Pricing, hedging, structuring and risk management considerations.
The course also elaborates on the special features of the underlying commodity as it relates to derivatives, Commodity structures from both issuer and investor / hedger perspective, structuring, pricing, hedging and basic management of commodity derivatives, commodity derivative structures designed to optimize risk / return profiles for both issuer and purchaser, structuring, pricing and hedging of OTC commodity derivatives, structured securities with commodity linkage.
Some of the special features of Commodity derivatives that are covered through the introduction to the special characteristics of commodities, particularly oil and metals from issuer and investor perspective are covered in a detailed commodity trading course.
There are a number of institutions offering courses on commodity trading in India. There are some modules being conducted by the BSE and the NSE, which are followed by an exam that is a prerequisite for a certificate on the course.