I. Commodity Risk Basics 1.1. The Commodity Risk Landscape 1.2 History of Commodity Risk Management 1.3 Recent Commodity Derivative Debacles II. Commodity Risk Management Concepts 2.1 Measuring Risk and Exposure 2.2 Optimal Risk Management Decisions 2.3 Strategic Risk management III. Risk Management Applications 3.1 Base Metal Mining 3.2 Oil and Gas Exploration and Development 3.3 Airlines and Jet Fuel Hedging
Geoffrey Poitras is a Professor at Simon Frasier University. For four years stint he worked as a securities analyst with the Bank of Canada in Ottawa, where he served as Government of Canada Treasury bill and bond auction manager. These experiences make him well-suited for teaching courses in security analysis and risk management to undergraduate business students. His research interests focus on applied financial econometrics, security analysis, the use of derivative securities in financial risk management, and the history of financial economics.