Lift the Cloud Over How Trade Finance Mechanisms and Products Work and Discover How to Grow Your Trade Finance Business

Certified Trade Finance Professional (CTFP) Training Course

This training course gives you an in-depth look at international trade finance looking at products and solutions.

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Duration: approx. 3.07 hours
Level: Beginner
Certificate: Certificate of course completion + Professional Certification
Certification Exam: online, multiple-choice. Get your results immediately
Instruction language: English (other subtitle languages coming soon):
– Spanish
– Simplified Chinese
– French
– Arabic
– Bahasa Indonesian

Regular course fee: USD 297.00

Certified Trade Finance Specialist-CTFP Leads (AC)

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Available as:

  • On-Demand, Self-Study Online Course
  • In-House Customised/Bespoke

Here’s How You Benefit From This Trade Finance Course:

  • How to sell trade finance products by better understanding how they work and help your clients
  • Trade Finance products and solutions are explained in detail so you understand how trade finance products work inside-out
  • Gain a clear understanding of what is involved in Trade Finance
  • Understand the various payment mechanisms
  • Need to understand the key risks in any financing plan
  • The different rules & regulations that govern transactions
  • Key elements of customer trade cycle analysis are examined so you can use this effective risk assessment tool to identify customer financing needs and maximise potential monitoring and control mechanisms for the bank
  • How to balance customers’ needs and expectations with generating profitable and controllable business for your company
  • A look at how Trade Finance is an undisputable, highly remunerative and lower risk alternative to balance sheet lending
  • A highly interactive training experience incorporating a variety of case studies, many based on live files so you can see what’s worked and not worked in real-life
  • You will feel confident about using trade finance terminology
  • How to spot risk areas in trade finance for the bank so you avoid getting burned
  • How to improve credit quality and control through a greater ability to evaluate international trade finance risks and strategies
  • How to identify opportunities to win new trade finance business from customers and defend against competitive threat
  • How to use trade finance as a wedge into new relationships with competitor banks and financial institutions

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C.E.
Permatabank

Certified Trade Finance Professional Training Highlights

DAY 1

Overview of Trade Finance

  • Principles of Trade Finance (Payment, Finance, Risk & Information)
  • Parties to a transaction
  • Roles, obligations and interests

Focus: Banks in Trade Finance

  • Core services
  • Value propositions
  • Interactions with ECA’s and others

Regulatory Context

  • UCP & URDG, INCOTERMS
  • UCP 600 Highlights
  • Jurisdiction
  • Compliance Issues

Transaction/Product Overview

  • Open Account
  • Collections
  • Documentary Credits
  • Standby Credits

DAY 2

Trade Finance & Risk

  • Overview of selected risks
  • Mitigation options

Trade Finance Products & Transactions – Detailed

  • Open Account
  • Documentary Collections
  • Transaction Workshop

DAY 3

Trade Finance Products & Transactions – Detailed

  • Documentary Credits (L/C’s)
  • Confirmed L/C’s
  • Transferable & Back-to-Back
  • Other Features of L/C’s

Financing

  • Observations on Financing
  • Acceptances & Discounting
  • Aval
  • Factoring & Forfaiting
  • Other Financing Mechanisms
  • Buyer/Supplier Credits

Optional Certification Exam:  Online multiple-choice questions.  Allocated time = 90 minutes on the last day of the training. You are allowed two attempts. You must achieve a score of 80% or higher to become certified.

Regular course fee: USD 297.00

Certified Trade Finance Specialist-CTFP Leads (AC)

Have a question? Email us at: support@ethanhathaway.com or visit the help center.

Who Should Attend This International Trade Finance Course?

  • Corporate/Commercial relationship managers
  • Managers/Analysts within Credit/Risk Management functions
  • Relationship managers within Financial Institutions/Correspondent Banking departments
  • Senior back office personnel

Course Reviews

What I liked most about this training: “Understanding trade finance from a corporate, bank and project finance perspective.” – B.E., Noble Group

After attending this course: “I’m pretty happy and more confident to sell trade finance products.”C.E., Permatabank

“The course was well organized and very informative.” – W.J., Geothermal Development Company

What You Receive

All ONLINE courses include:

On-Demand Lessons

Online courses include on-demand video and/or text-based lessons with 12 months access (option to renew).
Go at your own pace.

Digital Downloads

Courses include digital resources, such as course slide decks, additional reading, exercises & more.

Anywhere Access

Access the course(s) anywhere with an Internet-enabled device. (*Our own mobile app is in the works)

Digital Certificate

Upon successful course completion, you receive a digital certificate of completion to download & print.

Practical

Our training courses are designed to be practical, not just theoretical or academic.

Designed for Busy Professionals

Courses are designed for the busy working professional.

Sneak Peak Inside the Online Learning Portal

Have a look inside the online learning portal to get an idea of what it’s like.

If you successfully complete the Certification Exam, you also receive:

Digital Badge

This digital badge designates you as a Certified Chartered Member of your specific designation, which you may use on business cards, resumes, LinkedIn profiles, website profiles, email signatures and more.

To continue using your badge, you must renew your membership certification each year.

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Digital Certification Certificate

In addition to the Certificate of Completion for the course in general, if you successfully pass (achieve 80% or higher) the Certification exam, you also receive a (digital) certification certificate to mark your achievement.

Alumni Status

You’ll be recognized as an Alumni and be eligible for Alumni-only benefits. E.g. alumni networking groups and events (coming soon).

Members-Only Discounts

In addition to the Certificate of Completion for the course in general, if you successfully pass (achieve 80% or higher) the Certification exam, you also receive a (digital) certification certificate to mark your achievement.

Why Ethan Hathaway

There are LOTS of training providers in the market, so why choose Ethan Hathaway?

Ethan Hathaway has established itself as a reputable training partner for over 18+ years to top companies all over the world.

Our philosophy is to make YOU as valuable as can be both in your career and your employer.

Enrolment Options

Online Self-Study

Regular USD 297, Today: 150
(12-months access)

For Individual learning at your own pace.

On-Demand Video Lessons
Downloadable Resources
12 months access (option to renew)
Anywhere access with Internet-enabled devices
Digital Certificate of Completion
Digital Badge of Completion
BONUS #1: 2 x certification exam attempts (value of $200.00)
BONUS #2: If you achieve 80% or higher on exam, your first 3 months Charter Membership is included (value of $49.25)
Instructor Q&A

In-House Customized / Bespoke

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