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The Mechanics of Loan Documentation

16 week course

14 October 2020

Distance Learning

Course Structure

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.

Preview Unit 1 of the Loan Documentation distance learning course.

Assessment and Post Graduate Certification

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.

Video Content

Each unit is now complimented by a 10-20 minute video from the course director, Richard Capps, taking you through the components of the course with particular emphasis on complex areas.

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Watch this video of Richard Capps, a loan documentation specialist and practitioner, introducing the course

Richard has a rare blend of experience pertaining to Finance Documentation.

As a Corporate Relationship Manager at Chase Manhattan Bank he saw the lender’s perspective. He spent five years in M&A advisory and corporate restructurings at two investment banks and then six years as CFO of a large public company which gave him valuable experience from the perspective of a corporate borrower.


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You have a unique opportunity to choose 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.

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Start Dates:  October 2020.
Duration: 16 weeks, delivered by Distance Learning
Course Faculty: Richard Capps
Certification: Post Graduate Certification (optional)

Validated by Middlesex University

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Read the article written by Richard Capps on jurisdiction.

The Mislaid File

What are the repercussions of accidentally losing, destroying or mislaying important documents? Read this case study written by Richard Capps.

Whether you are new to loan documentation or experienced in this sector, but want to expand your knowledge this course has a huge amount to offer. As such it will prove invaluable for:

  • Financiers and relationship managers who are responsible for negotiating documentation drawn up under common law
  • Loan administration personnel responsible for the proper maintenance of the loan, including security and monitoring
  • Workout specialists seeking to optimise the bank’s recovery potential in difficult lending conditions
  • Corporate treasury personnel responsible for negotiating loan arrangements
  • European in-house lawyers in banks and private practice who seek additional awareness of the common law issues involved in corporate loan documentation

Delivered by distance learning, this programme allows you to receive professional training without disrupting your work

Access all course materials and receive expert tutorial support whilst peer networking, using our online learning management system.

There will be an online test at the end of each unit to track you understanding and learning.

Remember, there is also an opportunity to study for a Post Graduate Certification, a chance for you to obtain an academic qualification.

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Distance learning, e-learning and blended delivery

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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Don't delay your application. Our online application form securely accepts payment by credit card in either £ or €, or we will invoice you or your employer for payment by bank transfer.

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Excellent course content and easily understood throughout

Neil Lewis

,The Law Debenture Trust Corporation PLC

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