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The Mechanics of International Trade Finance

Length
16 weeks
Price
2,584 GBP excl. VAT
Next course start
25 September, 2024 See details
Course delivery
Virtual Classroom
Length
16 weeks
Price
2,584 GBP excl. VAT
Next course start
25 September, 2024 See details
Course delivery
Virtual Classroom
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Course description

The Mechanics of International Trade Finance

  • 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

Upcoming start dates

1 start date available

25 September, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online
  • English

Outcome / Qualification etc.

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

Training Course 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

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5/5
Jekaterina Badejeva
19 Jun 2018
Short videos for each module were also useful as they gave a sense of classroom environment

Practical examples and sample assignments with answers. Short videos for each module were also useful as they gave a sense of classroom environment. Practical examples and sampl...

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Maram Tubaileh
19 Jun 2018
Thorough and detailed

Thorough and detailed explanation of the concepts.

5/5
Alistair Collins
19 Jun 2018
contents of the module were especially useful

The diagrammatic summaries linked to the contents of the module were especially useful when returing to points.

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