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Demand & Supply Chain Management Evolution

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Commodity management


Education Center: CIPS
Date: 24 March 2020
City: Birmingham

Duration: 1 day

Does your organisation buy raw materials directly or indirectly within the supply chain? Do your suppliers quote short-term prices that seem to fluctuate widely? Is a significant quantity of your procurement undertaken in a different currency? If so, then the Fundamentals of Commodity Management is for you. This course is aimed at those who wish to develop a basic awareness of commodity products and currency management.

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Outline the core features and values generated from a commodity and currency market
  • Explain the concept of the market itself, the market dynamics and market drivers
  • Differentiate between the drivers in an organic and inorganic market 
  • Evaluate the drivers within the coffee, oil and currency markets
  • Explore the consequences of supply and pricing of external STEEPLED factors 
  • Utilise recognised tools and techniques to assess commodity market behaviour





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