Introduction to Trade Finance

Introduction to Trade Finance

Understand and identify the risks associated with international trade.

Updated Jul 13, 2024

What you'll learn

  • Identify the risks associated with international trade
  • Apply different methods to mitigate risks for the Importer and Exporter
  • Explain how banks can facilitate international trade
  • Calrify the various types of guarantees used in international trade
  • Understand frequently used terms in trade and trade finance
Course Description

On completion of the course you will have developed a good foundational understanding of global trade and how companies settle their international commerce, identify the risks as well as instruments available to mitigate those risks.



- Fundamentals of International Trade

- International Trade Governance & Risks

- Introduction to Trade Finance

Trade Settlement Methods

- Clean Payments

- Documentary Collections

- Letter of Credits 

- Guarentees

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