Finance of International Trade

eBSI Export Academy

Rs 42,889
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Original amount in EUR:
€ 550
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Important information

Typology Course
Level Intermediate
Methodology Online
Duration 2 Months
Start Different dates available
  • Course
  • Intermediate
  • Online
  • Duration:
    2 Months
  • Start:
    Different dates available

This course is designed to give a practical understanding of Trade Finance and in particular Documentary Credits, Collections, Bonds and Guarantees and methods of trade financing.
Suitable for: Importers, exporters, trade finance bankers, anyone needing a comprensive course in International Trade Finance combined with lifetime access to trade finance experts through our support forums.


Where and when

Starts Location
Different dates available
Starts Different dates available

Frequent Asked Questions

· What are the objectives of this course?

This course will provide a thorough and practical grounding in all international methods of payment and short and medium term finance. Trade fraud prevention is also covered along with Bonds and Guarantees.

· Who is it intended for?

Anyone working in trade finance or seeking a position in trade finance.

· Requirements

Open to anyone with at least 2 years business education or working in a banking or international trade environment or wishing to do so. Computer and internet connection essential.

· Qualification

Certificate in Finance of International Trade from the International Finance Corporation with 16 PDUs towards CDCS and CSDG Recertification from the Institute of Financial Services in the UK.

· What marks this course apart?

This course is the only trade finance program available which is formally endorsed by the International Finance Corporation.

· What happens after requesting information?

You will be sent course details and info about our free introductory certificate in 'Introduction to International Trade & eBusiness which will lay a foundation for any further studies you undertake with us.

What you'll learn on the course

Trade Finance
Letters of Credit
Payments and Transfers
Receivables Finance
Fraud Prevention

Teachers and trainers (1)

eBSI Export Academy Team of Tutors
eBSI Export Academy Team of Tutors

eBSI Courses are suported by a team of experts in their fields through our online campus. There is not just one tutor but many. Students post their queries through our forums or by private messaging through our campus system.

Course programme

This course covers all aspects related to financing an export transaction and obtaining payment. Learners will examine how to receive and effect payment for international contracts of sale. The primary focus is on export methods of payment with the information presented also applicable to import trade transactions. The selection of the most suitable method of payment is a key factor of a successful export sale and these are examined in detail from advance payment and documentary collections through to documentary credits. Currency management is also examined and the most common export finance arrangements from factoring and invoice discounting through to forfaiting. Bonds and guarantees and export credit insurance complete the content of this course.

This course now endorsed by the International Finance Corporation!

Learning Units in this course:
Methods of Payment
Letters of Credit & UCP 600
Foreign Exchange Markets
International Trade Finance
Bills of Exchange
Bonds and Guarantees & URDG 758
Documentary Collections & URC 522
Import Letters of Credit
Export Credit Insurance
Structured Trade Finance
Trade Fraud Identification and Prevention

Additional information

FREE Introduction to International Trade & eBusiness Certificate Online Program
If you would like a demo of the course,  you can access the first unit of each module of the ITS Accreditation free of charge which will give you a very good understanding of how the course is delivered by signing up to the course at

An added benefit of the demo course is that you will then have completed 4 out of the 42 lessons on the ITS Accreditation Program already because we keep your course results for future use in the full program!

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