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Energy Trading in Practice

Module name (EN): Energy Trading in Practice
Degree programme: Industrial Engineering, Master, ASPO 01.10.2014
Module code: WIMAScWPF-W15
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: -
ECTS credits: 3
Semester: according to optional course list
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Written exam

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
WIMAScWPF-W15 Industrial Engineering, Master, ASPO 01.10.2014, optional course, general subject
The total student study time for this course is 90 hours.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Uwe Leprich
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Uwe Leprich

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Learning outcomes:
The objective of this module is to impart practice-relevant specialist knowledge about trading on the European Energy Exchange (EEX) in Leipzig.

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Module content:
The lecture is directly linked to the practice-relevant content of the EEX.
This includes: principles of stock exchange trading, contract specifications, market making, order book trading, trade registration, protection mechanisms, definition and determination of settlement prices, trade and position management, risk management, comparison of the advantages and disadvantages of the use of futures and options, portfolio management with futures and options (hedging). In addition, a trading platform course will be conducted on the following topics: system registration and setup, order book overview and depth, order mask and order management, executed trades, system messages and other system functions.

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Recommended or required reading:
Relevant literature will be announced and discussed in the lecture.

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