UE Code : IM2-MI-MNI1 Academic year : 2016-2017
Information on the course unit
Program / Education :
Bachelor and Master of Science in Engineering / Bachelor and Master of Science in Engineering
Second year of Master of Science in Engineering
Total Hours :
150.00 (Hours of teaching + individual study)
To learn to analyze the operation of international markets for agricultural and food products (agri-foods) and its practical approach through international trade.
General characteristics of international business for agricultural and food products (agri-food) products: Competiveness of national economies, market instability
To study international markets: Beef, soy and its by-products, orange juice, sugar, grains.
Markets for key agricultural commodities futures.
Introduction to technical analysis
Study of markets of the major Brazilian agricultural products: Internal structure and external relationship with the World.
Basic knowledge of general economics and agricultural economics.
Teaching methods :
Classes, workshops, case studies + simulation game (trading game)
Philippe DENAIN (Strathedge Finance Commodities) : Grain markets and risk management in agricultural raw material markets.
Virginie Ciesla-Maudet (Assertis) : Technical analysis
David WEILLER (SIGMA TERME) : Active negotiation with a co-op
Pierre-Emmanuel DARNAULT (BUNGE) : The profession of trader
François STROUBLE(CARGILL): "trading game », market simulation game
François LUGUEMOT (INVIVO) : Introduction to negotiation
Klaus LEVVINSKI : Contract enforcement and transport of raw agricultural materials.
Individual written exam + “trading game”.