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Advance Certificate Course in Commodities

Course Code Course Fees Course Duration Duration Per Session Total Sessions
IMFA-201 USD 200 10 Hours 2 Hours 5

Course Objectives

The objective of the course is to provide advanced skills related to operate in commodities and the ways of investing in it. It will enable the student to take up investment in commodities independently.

Unit I: Introduction to Commodity Trading

What is Commodities Trading, History of Commodity Trading, Role of Commodity Market, How Commodities are Traded, Basic Outlines Commodity verses Stocks and Forex, Prospects of Commodity Trading

Unit II: Fundamental Analysis

Definition of Fundamental Analysis; Factors Affecting Demand and Supply; Factors Affecting Commodities Price; Relationship between Major Economic Indicators

Unit III: Fundamental Analysis

Major Economies to Follow; Fundamental Integration; Major Fundamental Indicators

Unit IV: Technical Analysis

Concept of Technical Analysis; Basis of Technical Analysis; Types of Charts (Line Chart, Bar Chart, Japanese Candlesticks)

Unit V: Candlestick Patterns

Major Candle Sticks Patterns-Doji, Gravestone Doji, Dragonfly Doji, Bullish Engulfing Pattern, Bearish Engulfing Pattern, Dark Cloud Cover, Piercing Pattern, Hammer and Hanging Man, Morning Star, Evening Star, Shooting Star; Reasons to Use Technical indicators; Tips for Using Indicators

Unit VI: Technical Tools

Technical Tools-(Simple Moving Averages, Exponential Moving Averages, Pivot Points, Relative Strength Index, Bollinger Bands, Fibonacci Retracement, Fibonacci with Trend Lines, Fibonacci with Japanese Candlesticks); Strengths and Weaknesses of Technical Analysis.

Unit VII: Risk and Fund management

Concept of Risk and Fund Management, Risk Minimization Tools, Money Management in Trading, Systematic Way for Trade Execution and Trade Management. Combined uses of Fundamental and Technical Analysis, Trade Set up and Trading Environmental Conditions.