Technical Analysis: A Comprehensive Course

Virtual: 21 – 23rd October 2024 | Start Time: 1:00PM London / 08.00AM New York / 8:00PM Singapore

Course Overview

Technical analysis (TA) has become one of the key tools to understand and trade European energy and global petrochemicals markets. It helps to formulate timely and objective strategies without getting overwhelmed by erratic price moves and market noise. Keeping a cool head and gaining a birds-eye view of market developments is imperative for making profitable calls and to mitigate risk. Technical analysis enables rational and statistical-based decision making.

This comprehensive ICIS TA course is structured around the robust ICIS in-house methodology that will be shared with the wider audience. The methodology incorporates chart pattern recognition, mathematical tools and ICIS TA insights.

You will be taught by the ICIS technical analysis team – the industry experts and proud finalists of The Technical Analyst Awards for 2021 and 2022 in the ‘Best Commodities Research’ category.

The four-day course is equally suited for beginners and advanced delegates, and will cover key knowledge that you need to know about technical analysis – from theoretical concepts to practical applications.

You will conclude the course with a solid understanding of the most important trading decision-making tools and how they are applied in the ICIS methodology. You will be trained to utilise the methodology to assess market sentiment and identify trends.


Key topics include

  • Deepen your knowledge of what technical analysis is all about and how it relates to fundamental analysis.
  • Discover all about chart reading as the course explains how to interpret big and small chart patterns, trends, gaps, support and resistance, price targets and much more. Understand how to incorporate mathematical tools and other technical insights in your analysis.
  • Learn to how the different technical signals are combined under the ICIS methodology to identify the market sentiment.

Who should attend?

The principles of technical analysis apply to all sufficiently liquid markets, making it an essential tool kit for market participants in the energypetrochemicals, and general commodities markets. These principles are also applicable to other asset classes like FX, Equities and Fixed Income.

The course requires no prior knowledge and is suitable for all professionals working to get a solid understanding of technical analysis, including:

  • Traders
  • Portfolio Managers
  • Analysts
  • Category Managers
  • Strategic Decision Makers

Course fees

$1,750 (+UK VAT at 20% if applicable)*

Virtual: 21 – 23rd October | Start Time: 1:00PM London / 08.00AM New York / 8:00PM Singapore

*NB: Please enter your VAT number (or local equivalent) on our payment page, otherwise UK VAT at 20% will be applied. Customers based in the UK will be charged UK VAT at 20% whether or not a VAT number is provided.

For group bookings of three or more please contact us:

Patrick Lim
Tel: +44 20 7911 1393

What to expect in the virtual training?

  • Fully digital platform

All sessions will be accessed virtually from your computer, tablet or mobile, giving you the flexibility of taking the course at your chosen location and device.

  • Live and interactive sessions

Understanding the relevance of getting access to information in real time, the course will be delivered live and include interactive sessions providing you with a platform to engage with trainers and other delegates.

  • Modular approach

The course will run over 4 days with a maximum of 12 hours of tuition time.


Choo Chin Fong – Technical Analyst, ICIS

Choo Chin Fong is a technical analyst with ICIS, currently covering the energy markets.
He holds the Chartered Market Technician (CMT), the professional designation in the field of technical analysis.
Prior to joining ICIS, he has covered indices and equities markets for financial institutions.

Fang Wei Lee

Fang Wei Lee – Technical Analyst, ICIS

FangWei is a technical analyst with ICIS, currently covering the energy markets. He has previously covered indices and equities for financial institutions during his time with a boutique technical analysis research firm.

The ICIS technical analysis team were a proud finalist of The Technical Analyst Awards in the ‘Best Commodities Research’ category, for 2021 and 2022.

Bespoke Training Solutions

ICIS works alongside our customers to create bespoke training courses that mould our expertise and your specific needs. We’ll pinpoint the current expertise of your employees, areas for improvement, and your business goals, and develop a training course that will bring tangible benefits to your business.

Our custom training courses are delivered as interactive workshops, focusing on the products, concepts and issues that are most relevant and beneficial to you.

  • Save money on transportation and accommodation, with training at a convenient location
  • Flexibility – you determine the length and duration of the sessions
  • Interactive workshops with hands-on exercises, to reinforce key skills, techniques and concepts
  • Take-away the course materials, presentations and background information for future reference

To enquire about in-house training for this course please click here and a member of our team will get back to you.

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