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Energy Trading in Practice

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Energy Trading in Practice
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Industrial Engineering, Master, ASPO 01.10.2014
Module code: WIMAScWPF-W15
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: according to optional course list
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Written exam

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

WIMAScWPF-W15 (P450-0108) Industrial Engineering, Master, ASPO 01.10.2014 , optional course, general subject
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
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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