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The Mechanics of International Trade Finance (In-House)

16 weeks
2,199 GBP
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16 weeks
2,199 GBP
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Virtual Classroom
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Course description


The Mechanics of International Trade Finance (In-House)

  • The conflicting needs of exporter and importer and how trade finance provides an essential risk mitigation and funding tool to bridge this gap
  • The different types and examples of trade documentation; the drive and challenges towards digitalisation
  • The financing of collections and how to optimally structure bank aval for the exporter, importer, avalising bank and financier
  • How to structure letters of credit, standby credits and demand guarantees to mitigate risk
  • The use and operation of specialist types of letters of credit to include transferable, back to back, revolving, synthetic, red and green clause, reinstateable, sustainable shipment and non-back issuer credits
  • How to determine the extent and nature of structured trade finance (self-liquidating and partially structured facilities) and the use of trade loans to fund different types of risk exposure
  • The financing of invoice receiveables supported by credit insurance and standby credits
  • The techniques of payables finance to include approved trade payables finance, (also known as supply chain finance or reverse factoring), pre-shipment and goods in transit finance
  • The risk evaluation and financing of commodities: pre-export finance, warehouse finance and borrowing base

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  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online
  • English

Training content

  • Unit 1 - Introduction to International Trade Finance
  • Unit 2 - Collections, aval and forfaiting
  • Unit 3 - Documentary credits
  • Unit 4 - Specialist types of credit
  • Unit 5 - Demand guarantees and standby credits
  • Unit 6 - Structured trade finance
  • Unit 7 - Open account payments and their financing
  • Unit 8 - Commodity finance

Certification / Credits

You have the option to receive a Postgraduate Certificate validated by Middlesex University Business School.

How you'll learn

  • A new module is released every two weeks
  • Read the units online, save them to your computer or print them out
  • Study at your own pace
  • Efficient and cost effective - no need to travel or take time off work
  • Apply new skills and expertise to your work straight away

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