Beschreibung des Angebots
Commodity trading and related services have grown significant in the Swiss economy, and they are expanding even further. Companies are in search of talents
In cooperation with the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, the Lugano Commodity Trading Association (LCTA) and the Zug Commodity Association (ZCA) offer a certificate of advanced studies CAS for commodity professionals. Topics are:
- Basics of Commodity & Geopolitical Dynamics
- Commodities within the value chain
- Shipping and Transport
- Trade Finance
- Basics of Risk Management
- Legal Aspects and Compliance
The certificate programme will provide attendants with a thorough understanding of the commodity industry and their characteristics. Knowledge got across will provide employees of commodity firms with detailed skills, enable service providers to better understand their clients, and give graduates the tools to enhance their careers.
The CAS Commodity Professional combines theoretical know-how with hands-on learning experience provided by achieved guest speakers. This program prepares the participants to take on management or specialist functions within the commodity industry.
To be admitted to the CAS Commodity Professional, applicants must fulfil the following criteria:
- tertiary education: University, University of Applied Sciences, Federal Professional Education and Training PET diploma (“Höhere Fachschule, Höhere Fachprüfung, Berufsprüfung”)
- good knowledge of the English language (fully taught in English)
In individual cases persons with adequate qualifications may be admitted “sur dossier” (e.g. vocational training and five years of professional experience).
The CAS Commodity Professional is primarily designed for: - employees and young professionals of companies from the commodity industry, who would like to expand their education in commodity trading - employees working for service Providers from the commodity industry (e.g. audit, legal, shipping, risk management, insurance, etc.) - those who are considering a career change and would like to work in the commodity industry
- Certificate of Advanced Studies CAS
Certificate of Advanced Studies Hochschule Luzern/FHZ
in Commodity Professional
Ort / Adresse
- Zug (ZG)
One time a year
6 months, 150 hours of courses work
Duration: 6 months, 2 weeks, 150 hours of coursework
plus self-study programme. Classes take place approximately
three days per month (Thursday until Saturday).
Auskünfte / Kontakt
Hochschule Luzern - Wirtschaft
Institut für Finanzdienstleistungen Zug IFZ
+41 (0)41 757 67 67