LME Education is the training and education offering from the London Metal Exchange (LME).

Designed to provide in-person and online learning opportunities for the metals and financial communities, LME Education is the only provider to offer training specifically on the LME, giving you the opportunity to learn directly from those at the heart of the market.

Taught by expert trainers, in conjunction with Euromoney, our classroom style training courses are held both in-person and virtually. We also offer a bespoke training option, allowing the agenda to be tailored directly to your organisation in order to fulfil any specific requirements.

We also have a number of online resources designed to give bite sized learning at your own pace. This online offering includes a webinar series, short videos and hedgetutor, each providing the chance to gain some quick insight into the LME.

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For further information please email our Education team.

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introduction to lme and hedging
Introduction to the LME and Hedging
A practical introduction the LME including futures, options, pricing and price discovery, hedging, contract and metal specifications, date structure trading venues and access, terminology and history.
Introduction to LME Warehousing and Physical Trading
This course examines the reasons and methods behind the physical settlement of LME contracts, the warehousing network, and the practical aspects of moving metal within the LME system.
Cash-settled futures course
Introduction to LME Cash-Settled Futures
This course focuses specifically on LME cash-settled futures contracts, providing you with a comprehensive understanding of risk positions and using futures.
Bespoke courses
LME Bespoke courses are based on our introductory courses but can be fully customised learning experience for you organisation.

Course calendar

We run our courses throughout the year, offering both in-person and virtual training solutions over multiple time zones including Asia, Americas and Europe to suit a global audience. Take a look at our upcoming courses.

Webinars: hosted in conjunction with Euromoney Learning, offering a taster of some of the key themes and topics covered in our introductory courses to the LME.
Webinar series

Online resources

Explore our comprehensive library of brochures and factsheets.
Watch a wide range of videos produced by the LME.
LME Insights
Read updates and comment from the LME on specific issues and trends for the metals market.
HedgeTutor Online Education Platform
Learn about trading and price risk management and practise hedging with the online simulator.
All online resources
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