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The Mechanics of International Trade Finance
Starting 7 September 2022
Delivered by distance learning over 16 weeks
Starting 7 September 2022

Delivered by distance learning over 16 weeks

A Postgraduate Certificate course in International Trade Finance

In Partnership with Middlesex University

TAILOR THIS COURSE FOR YOUR TEAM

We can customise it to meet your specific training requirements. Contact Ted Bailey or call +44 (0)20 7017 4174.

The Mechanics of International Trade Finance

Core modules

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

What you’ll learn

  • The foundations of trade finance
  • The products and why and when they should be used
  • The needs of the importer and exporter
  • The risks that all parties are exposed to
  • The trade documentation
  • The difference between and trade services, trade finance and structured trade finance
  • How structured trade finance and commodity finance enable banks to offer greater levels of financial support
  • How to handle trade transactions
  • How to support and offer the best solutions to your clients

Postgraduate certificate option

You have the option to receive a postgraduate certificate validated by Middlesex University Business School.

You will need to submit an additional marked assignment of 5000 words, based on a continuing case study that runs throughout the duration of the course.

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

Is this the course for you?

Watch expert trainer Stephen Jones to find out more.

L. Da Silva

Past delegate

I invested in this course when I was out of work during the pandemic. The trainer, Stephen, was great and gave helpful feedback.