Credit Risk Management in Trade Finance

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The course will explore the nature, requirement and implications of trade credit from a risk and cash flow perspective and the range of receivables finance solutions that can be used to mitigate both credit and liquidity risk.

The key structures and risks associated with receivables finance will be covered in order that the delegates can select and structure the optimum financing solution.

The course uses extensive case studies to develop the understanding of delegates in a practical and engaging way across a range of scenarios.

Each delegate will receive a workbook containing the presentational slides and supporting material

How this course will assist the delegates

By attending this training course the delegates will be able to:

  • Identify credit and other associated risks in commercial trade transactions
  • Appreciate the key aspects of the commercial contract and determine what Incoterms® rules to apply from a risk and financing perspective
  • Formulate and implement credit risk policy and debt collection procedures
  • Determine the appropriate method and terms of payment
  • Achieve risk mitigation through credit insurance, letters of credit, bank aval or guarantee
  • Appreciate the terms and conditions of credit insurance cover
  • Manage and monitor trade transactions and operate a sales ledger effectively
  • Retain control over the goods until payment can be secured
  • Use the trade cycle timeline to determine the transactional risk profile, amount, duration and type of financing required
  • Select and structure the optimum trade receivable finance solution

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  • Quality – our clients consistently rate our performance ‘excellent’ or ‘outstanding’. Our average overall score awarded to us by our clients is nine out of ten.
  • Track record – we have delivered training solutions for 95% of worlds’ top 100 banks and have trained over 250,000 professionals.
  • Knowledge – our 150 strong team of industry specialist trainers are world leading financial leaders and commentators, ensuring our knowledge base is second to none.
  • Reliability – if we promise it, we deliver it. We have delivered over 20,000 events both in person and online, using simultaneous translation to delegates from over 180 countries.
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