Start Dates: 22 May 2019
Duration: 16 weeks, delivered by Distance Learning
Course Faculty: Stephen Jones, Trade Finance expert with 25 years of banking experience
Certification: Post Graduate Certification (optional)
Validated by Middlesex University
You have a unique opportunity to choose an a validated option for this course and receive a Post Graduate Certificate on completion. This programme is quality assured by Middlesex University and you will receive a Middlesex award on successful completion. However, if the validated option isn’t important to you there is still the opportunity to take the standard course.
The course takes place over 16 weeks and comprises eight core units. The units will be released every two weeks from the start of the course. Download the units or study completely online.
At the end of each unit there is an assessment that will allow you to benchmark your growth in knowledge and understanding. For those wishing to receive a Post Graduate Certificate from Middlesex University, an additional marked assignment of 5000 words will also need to be submitted. The assignment will be based on an on-going case study that runs throughout the duration of the course.
Gain an insight into the operation of international trade, the conflicting needs of seller and buyer and the importance of the commercial terms
Gain an insight into the practice of forfaiting, the nature of due diligence required on the without recourse purchase of debt obligations and the benefits of the
Unit 3 shows the purpose and value of the documentary credit and the importance of ICC regulations to the documentary credit process. Participants will understand the operational/credit risk factors with the product and consider suitable financing possibilities
Unit 4 highlights the role and needs of middle men/traders. It shows participants the mechanics of back to back and transferable transactions as well as the risk and mitigants when structuring solutions. Regulatory issues in the market sector will be covered.
Gain an insight into the syndication of facilities and method of risk participation for large guarantee or standby credit facilities
Gain an understanding of the role of security, the use of pledge and trust receipts in taking transactional security over goods and the importance of ‘the law of the
Gain an appreciation of the operation and market dynamics of open account trade.
Unit 8 explores how commodities are traded and evaluates title and control possibilities. Participants consider goods as the only form of security and look beyond the balance sheet and understand the trade
A key benefit of this course is that it has been developed by one of the most accomplished trainers in the trade finance world today, Stephen Jones. His unrivalled wealth of practical market experience brings a level of depth and richness to the topic that trade finance professionals all over the world have found invaluable after attending his courses. When it comes to demystifying the complexities of International Trade Finance, you will find no better guide than Stephen.
The assignment made me made think very hard and put everything together. Jolly useful.
With the flexibility of learning in your own time and environment, a broad range of people who will benefit from studying this course. Whether you are new to trade finance or perhaps you already have experience in sector, but want to expand your knowledge to give you a much more detailed and holistic understanding of the wider issues, this course has a huge amount to
We can tailor this course and its delivery to match your requirements. Whether it is a complete distance learning course or blended learning, we will ensure that our dedicated team and professional trainers will produce and deliver the perfect training programme.
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