International Credit & Trade Finance

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Location

Online

Dates

February, May, and September start dates

Fees

USD $2,851

Location

Online

Dates

February, May, and September start dates

Fees

USD $2,851

Overview

Set your organization up for global success in the Fourth Industrial Revolution by learning the fundamentals of international trade credit management and export trade finance.

Develop the skills necessary to analyze international customer credit risks and interpret financial statements. Learn to manage accounts receivable, international credit and collections, and how to use the most appropriate export risk mitigation and financing alternatives. You will be empowered with the techniques, tools, and understanding to drive growth by successfully mitigating credit and financial risks, enhancing working capital, and implementing strategic process improvements in the quote-to-cash cycle.

Thunderbird’s Executive Certificate of International Credit and Trade Finance is offered in partnership with The Association of International Credit and Trade Finance Professionals (ICTF). ICTF is an independent, not-for-profit, member-led organization with a mission of advancing the profession of international credit management by providing unmatched expertise, leadership, powerful connections, leading-edge educational programs and resources, and an unparalleled forum for the exchange of information and best practices. To become a member or for more information about ICTF, please visit www.ictfworld.org.

To earn your Executive Certificate in International Credit & Trade Finance, enroll or contact us today.

Key Benefits

  • Develop a firm grasp of the fundamentals of global trade concepts such as credit accounts receivable and financing.
  • Define methods to determine international customer risks and evaluate financial statements analysis.
  • Enhance your export trade finance techniques and develop an understanding of export financing alternatives.
  • Master the fundamentals of credit risk assessment and sharpen your financial skills to expand your global potential.
  • Understand how to keep your organization in compliance with international laws and collection regulations.
  • Learn how to utilize your new knowledge to implement process improvement initiatives in global credit and accounts receivable.

Who should attend

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Thunderbird’s Executive Certificate in International Credit & Trade Finance is geared toward aspiring global trade professionals seeking to develop a firm understanding of the fundamentals of global trade concepts.

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This certificate is designed for individuals and practitioners who seek greater expertise in the topics of global trade risks, international trade credit and risk management, accounts receivable management and export trade finance.

Faculty

The Executive Certificate in International Credit & Trade Finance offers the combined knowledge and expertise of faculty and real-world practitioners from Thunderbird, ASU, and The Association of International Credit and Trade Finance Professionals.

ICTF is the most relevant and essential international credit management association worldwide and is the independent, not-for-profit, member-led association, connecting international credit management and trade finance professionals with the most valuable resources, and with each other!

Curriculum

Advance your career by completing the following course sequence:

  • ICTF/Thunderbird Essentials of International Credit & Trade Finance
  • ICTF/Thunderbird Advanced International Credit & Trade Finance
  • Suggested complementary courses: Learners with team or enterprise responsibility greatly benefit from also taking Transformational Leadership and/or Future-Ready Disruptive Innovation.

Essentials of International Credit & Trade Finance

Aspiring global professionals I Develop a firm understanding of the fundamentals of global trade concepts. Understand international trade, credit, and accounts receivable management. Enhance your knowledge of international sales and determine payment terms for those global transactions.

Delivery: Online I Duration: 8 weeks I Start: Feb, May, Sep

Advanced International Credit & Trade Finance

Aspiring global professionals I Learn about global credit operations, credit portfolio analysis, and effective portfolio management on an international level. Understand advanced export trade finance techniques for your organization. Effectively understand international laws, collections, and compliance.

Delivery: Online I Duration: 8 weeks I Start: Feb, May, Sep