Metals Price Management Seminar – Steel and Copper

You’ll learn how to:

  • Manage the risk between inventory and forward sales

  • Leverage market volatility while maintaining protection

  • Protect yourself and your customer from adverse price
    movements in the sales process

Topics Covered

  • Introduction to Price Risk Management
    Cash market versus futures market, basis definition, price risk versus basis risk, contracting choices

  • Introduction to Options
    Types of options, definitions, contract specifications, components of premium and expiration versus offset or exercise/assignment

  • Core strategies and Adjustments
    Review of basic futures and options positions typically used by commodity buyers to protect the risk of both higher and lower prices. Discussion of position management and making tactical adjustments to strategies over time to manage both delta and volatility to take advantage of opportunities that may arise

  • Price Management Simulation:
    Integrated online simulation incorporating
    both futures and options strategies to
    manage the risk of a metal buyer’s price
    risk through a historical market

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a remote attendance option available for this training?
No, a live setting permits the instructors to effectively facilitate and support the interactive nature of the instruction, leading to efficient and maximum learning of attendees.

What makes CIH educational delivery unique and successful?
CIH has been providing price risk management training all over the world for over 20 years. We harness our technological background to develop state of the art, hands-on, online resources to convey concepts.

Are meals included?
Continental breakfast and lunch on both days. Included group happy hour on December 5th is optional but encouraged!

Is the price for one person or entity?
The cost is per company, so multiple people from the same company may attend.

I still have questions. Can I talk with someone about the class?
Absolutely, we want to talk with you to answer your questions. Call 312.596.7354 and ask for Logan Davis

NASBA Continuing Education (CPE)

Commodity & Ingredient Hedging, LLC is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417. Web site:

CPE Credits: 0
Learning Level: Basic

Prerequisites: None

Delivery Method: Live

Who should attend?


If you would prefer to enroll by phone,
please call 1.866.299.9333.



Dates & Time

Dec 5th, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM and
Dec 6th, 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM


CIH Training Center
120 South La Salle Street, Suite 2200
Chicago, IL
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