Commodity Trading Courses

Exclusive on-demand training courses in sugar futures & options

Feature Courses

Welcome to our on-demand Sugar Trading: Futures and Options courses, led by our partner, the well-established trading instructor Judith Ganes.

Sign up and learn techniques and strategies that are based on Judy’s four decades of tracking market fundamentals and advising clients of the major brokerage firms at which she worked, or, since 2001, as an independent consultant, when she began to give hands-on F&O courses around the world.

Judy will show you the essentials but also the top tips needed to improve your knowledge and skills in mitigating or transferring price risk with futures and options.

Whether you’re starting out, or already busy handling sourcing for an FMCG anywhere in the world, these beginner, intermediate and advanced courses will make all the difference.

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Sugar Trading:

Futures & Options
$ 5500
  • Our full Sugar Trading: Futures and Options course brings together all of the Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced courses and will take you on the full journey from novice to expert.
    In addition to over eight and a half hours of video content, knowledge checks and a final exam you will also receive further mentoring from Judith Ganes for up to three months from the course completion – so you can get her expert advice on the practical application of the knowledge you’ve gained.
    Duration: 8 hours and 34 minutes (plus knowledge checks and final exam)
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Sugar Trading:

Futures & Options - Beginner
$ 1500
  • This course serves as a general introduction to sugar futures and options trading.
    In it you will learn about futures markets and how they operate, understand the mechanics of futures trading, follow the steps of hedging and understanding risk profiles and learn how to identify and manage basis (differential) risk.
    Duration: 2 hours and 45 minutes (plus knowledge checks)

Sugar Trading:

Futures & Options – Intermediate
$ 2500
  • Our Intermediate course expands on the subjects covered in our Beginners course, staring with an explanation of options on futures contracts, showing how to calculate values and various risk profiles for bulls and bears.
    You will also learn about the influence of volatility and time on option positions. There is a deeper dive into risk management strategies comparing the use of put options to a traditional futures hedge. Finally, the course introduces synthetics or how to create positions using futures and options.
    Duration: 2 hours and 38 minutes (plus knowledge checks)

Sugar Trading:

Futures & Options – Advanced
$ 2500
  • In the Advanced course of our Sugar Futures & Options series, you will learn about the Greeks and how they can help create more sophisticated strategies, including the influences of speed price changes, acceleration in market prices, time decay, and volatility on option premiums.
    You’ll also learn how to recognise option strategies based on market views and select the proper strategy for current market conditions. In addition you will gain an understanding of the structure of advanced level strategies, including spread trades, collars, backspreads and ratio spreads with their risk profiles.
    Duration: 3 hours and 10 minutes (plus knowledge checks and exam)

Not sure which course is right for you?

Our courses are designed to accommodate all levels of experience – from Beginners to Advanced users. So whether you are new to the industry and need to gain a solid grounding in sugar trading, or an old hand looking to entrench or test existing knowledge, we have the right course for you. If you are unsure or want to speak to one of our team before committing, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. Contact us at

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