Financing international trade includes such activities as lending, issuing letters of credit, export credit and insurance.

Knowledge of these processes is essential for anyone working in an international trade environment who is responsible for ensuring their business is paid on time.

This course evaluates the suitability and use of multiple trade finance instruments in detail, including letters of credit, bonds and guarantees.

It dives deep into the role letters of credit play within supply chains, covering the roles of each party using them.

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Learning outcomes

  • Understanding of the trade finance ecosystem
  • Awareness of different payment methods
  • Learn how to use letters of credit
  • Understanding of bonds and guarantees
  • Awareness of the support from UK Export Finance

Key information

  • This course costs £299 + VAT for members and £399 + VAT for non-members
  • It will be delivered by one of the IOE&IT’s pool of expert trainers
  • This course contributes 10 points in the IOE&IT CPD programme
  • On completion of your course you will earn a digital certificate

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