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Learn to Manage Risk at SMU's Steel Hedging Workshop Nov. 2-3

Written by Brett Linton

Now is a good time to think about protecting your business.

Steel Market Update’s Introduction to Steel Hedging: Managing Price Risk course will introduce you to hedging principles and give you a solid foundation, so you can learn how to protect your business and minimize the risk associated with unfavorable price changes.

In just two intensive afternoon sessions, you will:

  • Take away a concrete understanding of hedging basics: What “hedging” is and why so many companies do it, terminology, and knowledge of the market structure.
  • Learn about hedging from a steel perspective: Want to understand what makes hedging in steel different than other commodities? Find out how different risk strategies work for the flat-rolled steel market.
  • Learn about building a risk management strategy: Understand the costs, risks and potential benefits involved in hedging, so you can decide on the best course of action for your business.
  • Learn from an expert: The instructor has worked with every type of market participant to formulate risk management and trading strategies for steel derivatives.

Join the next Introduction to Steel Hedging course on Nov. 2 and 3. Book your place today

“SMU has done a great job of providing these workshops, from beginner to more advanced. They’ve done a great job of helping to educate the community as a whole. Our company is a very strong believer in training. We’ve sent all levels of people in our team, from CFO to VP of Production and buyers – all attending these workshops to continue to get educated as we move forward and to help our risk management strategy.”
         – Chris Shipp, Vice President – Supply Chain, Priefert Steel

The cost to attend is $1,250 per person. SMU/CRU subscribers can save $100 plus an additional $100 per person for companies that register two or more people for the same workshop.

If you have any questions, please email:

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