Derivatives is a world apart into Commodity Trading. Used to hedge operations, as well as to make profits, these tools deserve to be explored deeply!

By Romain LATHIERE –
Derivatives Trader




A new way to learn about trading and derivatives

Access valuable trainings made by people from the field. Our program are operational and concrete; the subjects bring expertise with a different level of knowledge, from beginners to experts.
This module proposes a detailed overview of the major Derivatives used in Commodity and include exercises, practical case studies and tips from the field!


A series of tools is at your disposal to guide you in your experience to the knowledge such as :

  • Personal dashboard
  • Series of video courses
  • Interactive exercises
  • Notes & objectives
  • Course Materials
  • Final quiz
  • Certification

Certified Courses

At the end of your course, if you achieve 75% success or more, you will receive an AW Academy certificate from Ampersand World recognized in the world of international trading. The latter is aimed at people who wish to integrate the world of trading or to professionals who wish to consolidate their knowledge in this field. Pre-requisites: None.



You will pass this test at the end of your curriculum. The latter will be composed of questions, and will group the different notions approached in the course of your experience.


This program consists of about 2 hours of training courses and 2 hours of questions. This time is our recommendation to get successfully certified.


If you want to go further in your learning cycle, you can have access to our speaker and plan private lessons. Contact us for more details.


Welcome to the Academy

AW ACADEMY® is an e-learning platform focused on physical commodity trading, shipping, trade finance
and all related domains and animated by Ampersand World.



Our online courses that teach general and/or specific commodity trading skills in a “learning by doing” format. We believe that learning about commodities is more efficient through simulations and practical case in which each attendant has opportunities to practice trading fundamental directly.


Our online courses offers are targeted to people working in the world of trading or willing to learn more about this industry. This includes professional without trading experience, young graduate or HR specialists in the trading sector who would like to develop or up-date their trading skills.



A unique feature of the AW ACADEMY® is that it is taught by a team of practicing speakers and other professionals who are selected not only for their professional reputation and accomplishment, but also to reflect the diversity of the trading profession.


Stay Tuned! More Content Coming Soon…

More e-learning courses on  Physical Commodity Trading Shipping & Trade Finance  are coming soon…