Designed and proven over 32 years this training program is designed for both sellers and buyers of agricultural commodities wanting a better understanding of commodity markets, forward commercial trade markets, supply chain risk, futures-options markets, and risk management.
It is highly recommended for producers, merchants, end-users, and financial managers needing to make supply chain buying and selling decisions. The program progresses in sequence from an elementary to competency level, and focuses on analyses, management, and tactical decision-making. The course can be accredited for accountants.
The facilitators are Stephen Noonan and David Hunt with support from Dr John Williams, author of Agricultural Supply Chains and the Challenge of Price Risk (2014), Competition & Efficiency in International Food Supply Chains (2012), and Agricultural Price Risk Management - The Principles of Commodity Trading (1999).