The objective of the module is to provide the student with theoretical and practical knowledge and abilities within financial control, trade and management of commodities as well as physical and financial exposures within the commodity market and, additionally, to relate to the ethics within the area.
The student must develop abilities and skills to understand the market mechanisms in the commodity markets and handle the purchase and sale of commodities, theoretically and practically (simulated). The module is intended to provide the student with the strategic, financial and trading tools needed to handle both day-to-day management and risk management of commodities in practice.
As part of this, the student will also get acquainted with the digital tools used to e.g. trade on the energy market, monitor fluctuation in the prices etc. in order to understand the technologies used in the domain, but also to inspire how these could be further developed and challenged.
The objective is that the student after the module possesses the necessary knowledge on:
The objective is that the student after the module possesses the necessary skills in:
The objective is that the student after the module possesses the necessary competences in:
For information see § 17.
|Name of exam||Commodity Economics - Basic|
|Type of exam|
Written or oral exam
|Assessment||7-point grading scale|
|Type of grading||Internal examination|
|Criteria of assessment||The criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures|
|Danish title||Råvareøkonomi - Basis|
|Language of instruction||English|
|Location of the lecture||Campus Aalborg|
|Responsible for the module|
|Study Board||Study Board of Economics and Business Administration|
|Department||AAU Business School|
|Faculty||Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities|