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Jul 25 - Jul 29 (America's Timezone) | Online Training Course

Coffee Trader's Course

An energetic and comprehensive five day online course that teaches the core concepts of trading coffee and managing market risk from coffee biology to complex derivatives.  

This exciting course is delivered via lectures conducted over zoom with supplemental videos, quizzes and interactive exercises.

You've never seen coffee like this!

Next Course: Jul 25th – Jul 29th, 2022

Corporate Training

In addition to our Coffee Trader’s Course Ryan is also available by the day to conduct a customized training course for your company.   Please contact us for a quote.

  If you would like to request a meeting to discuss the benefits of our training program for your employees please contact us at the form at the bottom of the page.

 
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Coffee Trader's Course Lesson Plan 

 Course Outline

  1. Intro to Commodity Markets

  2. Fundamental Analysis

  3. Technical Analysis

  4. Derivatives1-Building Blocks

  5. Derivatives2-Price Risk Planning

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Ryan Delany, Founder & Chief Analyst - Course Instructor

Day 1 – Intro to Commodity Markets

1. The Trader Mindset

2. Commodity Markets

3. Trading Commodities

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Day 1 – Intro To Commodity Markets – Lecture Outline

  1. Trader Mindset

    1. Ethics

    2. Values

    3. Principles

  2. Commodity Markets

    1. Markets

    2. Commodities

    3. Futures and Forwards

  3. Trading

    1. Terms

    2. Position Trading

    3. Examples

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Day 2 – Fundamental Analysis

4. Economics 101 (Micro and Macro)

5. Coffee Fundamentals

6. Price Discovery/Price Models

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Day 2 – Fundamental Analysis – Lecture Outline

  1. Economics 101 

    1. Economics in 1 Lesson

    2. Microeconomics

    3. Macroeconomics

  2. Coffee Fundamentals

    1. Coffee Plant 

    2. Balance Sheets

    3. Supply

    4. Demand

  3. Price Discovery

    1. Price Discovery

    2. The intersection of supply and demand

    3. Price Models

Day 3 – Technical Analysis

1. Psychology of Markets

2. Trends and Patterns

3. System Trading and Studies

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Day 3 – Technical Analysis – Lecture Outline

  1. Psychology of Markets

    1. Madness of Crowds

    2. Dow Theory

    3. Market Cycle

  2. Trends and Patterns

    1. Charts

    2. Trends

    3. Patterns

  3. System Trading and Studies

    1. System Trading

    2. Quantifying Emotion

    3. Studies

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Day 4 – Derivatives 1 – Building Blocks

7. Intro to Derivatives

8. Options Basics

9. Options Greeks

10. Options Strategy

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Day 4 – Derivatives 1 – Building Blocks – Lecture Outline

  1. Intro to Derivatives

    1. Definition

    2. 1st Order

    3. 2nd Order

    4. Risk

  2. Options Basics

    1. Language

    2. Characteristics

    3. Payoff Charts

  3. Options Greeks

    1. Black Scholes

    2. Moneyness

    3. Delta

  4. Options Strategy

    1. Hedging and Speculating

    2. Spreads

    3. Strategy

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Day 5 Derivatives 2 – Comprehensive Risk Management

11. OTC Basics

12. Options Variants

13. Accumulators

14. Comprehensive Risk Management Plan

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Day 5 – Derivatives 2 – Comp. Risk Mgmt. – Lecture Outline

  1. OTC Basics

    1. Definitions

    2. Considerations

    3. Customized Risks

  2. Options Variants

    1. Types

    2. Terms

    3. Strategies

  3. Accumulators

    1. Basics

    2. Purpose

    3. Example

  4. Comprehensive Risk Management Plan

    1. Business Goals

    2. Market Evaluation

    3. Strategy

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