International Commodity Trading-Singapore

FINC 9950-International Commodity Trading (Singapore)

Online Course Dates: July 21 – 25, 2014
International Travel Dates: May 26 – July 25, 2014
Credit Hours: 3

Singapore is the busiest port in the world and the city is home to a critical mass of commodity trading and finance professionals and entities. The students will see trade happening, will be to meet representatives of companies working in the port. Meetings will be arranged with bankers who finance the commodities, warehouse and tank farm managers who store the commodities and port facilities engaged in the loading and unloading of commodities.

This course gives the student an appreciation of international trade through the prism of the global trade in primary commodities—energy, agricultural products and metals and minerals. The course will introduce students to the 3 ‘obsession' of commodity trading—price risk management, logistics and trade finance.

Tuition - Spring 2014 Online Tuition
Study Abroad Fee (non-refundable after deadline; due with application) - $150
Program Fee - $2,000 (see Course Information for details)
Deadline (for application and deposit) - April 25, 2014
Instructors -Robert Piller