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This course provides a comprehensive foundation for understanding all aspects of International Trade in a global context. This is the first of four-part collection, covering the key principles, concepts, infrastructures, practices, issues, and current developments in the world of International Trade Finance.

Part 1 deals with Trade Finance Instruments, and covers:

  • The underlying operations and processes in the international trade environment.
  • How trade finance is provided.
  • The difference between pre- and post-shipment financing.
  • The different forms/instruments of trade finance.

Although the full collection is divided into four distinct courses, which together form a complete picture of international trade, its various instruments, its operations and its financing, each part may be studied as a stand-alone unit.

This course is of special interest to banking, business, and import/export professionals who wish to expand their knowledge base as well as enhance their expertise and advance their careers in or gain a deeper understanding of the international trade finance arena.

Learning Objectives

  • Discover the processes used in international trade finance.
  • Identify the differences between pre- and post-shipment financing.
  • Explore the instruments used in international trade finance.
  • Discover the different trade finance instruments.

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interesting basic intro to terms and terminology, useful legal understanding of contracts

Prerequisites

Course Complexity: Intermediate

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.

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Course Syllabus
INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW
  2:21Introduction to International Trade
  2:40What is Trade Finance?
  3:06Trade Finance & Trade Payments
  8:59Tools of International Trade Finance
  9:29Forms of International Trade Finance
  13:19Documents & Mechanisms
  9:11Documents and Mechanisms Continued & Conclusion
CONTINUOUS PLAY
  49:06International Trade - Part 1 - Trade Finance Instruments
SUPPORTING MATERIALS
  PDFSLIDES: International Trade - Part 1: Trade Finance Instruments
  PDFInternational Trade - Part 1: Trade Finance Instruments Glossary/Index
REVIEW AND TEST
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 examFINAL EXAM