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Energy Finance

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    This class focuses on energy-related derivatives and different derivative products and how to apply them. You'll leave with an understanding of energy markets and how to measure and manage the financial risks created by volatile energy prices. Gain an in-depth understanding of energy finance by addressing three areas within an energy context: pricing, asset valuation, and risk management.


There are no sessions scheduled at this time. For more information about the next class date, please contact us at or 512-471-5893.

What You'll Learn

Develop an understanding of how to model and forecast energy and forward/futures prices by placing energy markets in the context of global financial markets, and analyzing their subsequent reactions.

International Markets

  • Understand international financial markets
  • The current state of equity and commodity markets


Structuring Derivative Products in Energy Markets

  • Learn the different derivative products and learn how to apply them in the energy markets
  • Measure the uncertainty of equity, credit and commodity markets
  • Value-at-risk in the energy industry


Volatility and Correlation

  • Use financial models to analyze and forecast energy prices and volatility
  • Understand the risk of and return from futures and options contracts on energy commodities
  • Apply option and valuation techniques to the energy markets
  • Understand and use derivative products to mitigate energy price risk
  • Utilize real options theory to value energy assets


Forward/Futures Prices and Swap Prices

  • Use information from futures/option prices to determine optimal production decisions and timing for extraction
  • Introduction to options


Attending this Course

  • Individuals

    This course is appropriate for professionals or investors who work in any part of the energy industry.
  • Teams

    Organizations often send pairs or small teams, to support the launch of new initiatives.
  • Requirements & Credit

    There are no prerequisites for this course. Participants earn .70 CEUs for this course, as well as a certificate of completion. Our classes are available for university credit. Please contact us for more information.
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  • Ehud Ronn

    Dr. Ronn obtained his PhD in Finance from Stanford University. He has published articles on investments, interest-rate instruments and energy derivatives in the academic and practitioner literature.

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  • Reimbursement Options

    Learn more about course credits and options for course reimbursement. Get tips on the best way to approach your manager and download a customizable template to facilitate making the ask.
  • Course Location

    In person courses take place at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center and adjoining Rowling Hall on the UT campus in Austin. These world-class facilities provide a comfortable and convenient learning environment, with direct access to the 40 acres of campus and within walking distance of downtown Austin. Live online and on-demand course options are available for many courses.


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