The Global Trade Certificate (GTC) is a state-of-the-art introductory programme providing a comprehensive overview of trade finance essentials.
The Global Trade Certificate aims to transform front and middle office product specialists with less than five years’ experience–as well as employees with relationship management, credit, legal and compliance functions–into proficient and industry-ready professionals.
Developed by a team of internationally renowned trade finance specialists, the programme consists of six core e-courses and a choice of three electives. Each e-course has been designed to build a solid foundation of key trade finance products and techniques from letters of credit to supply chain.
- Introduction to Collections
- Introduction to Distributor Finance
- Introduction to Documentary Credits
- Introduction to Guarantees
- Introduction to Receivables Finance
- Introduction to Trade Finance
Elective options (select three)
- Introduction to Capital and Pricing
- Introduction to Compliance
- Introduction to Cross-Border Trade
- Introduction to Fraud and Reputational Risk
- Introduction to Risk Distribution
- Introduction to Supply Chain Finance
- Introduction to Trade Finance Sales
After completing all learning modules, candidates take an exam based on the knowledge delivered through the GTC’s six core e-courses. ICC Academy examinations are proctored “live” via the Internet. The passing grade is set at 70%.
Candidates who pass the examination will be issued an accredited certificate for the programme and may use the “GTC” designation—the new global standard for trade professionals.
Key features of the GTC
- Top-of-the-line trade financing training
- Dynamic digital learning platform
- Multi-level modular training
- Each course is developed by an industry-leading specialist
- Trackable learning progress at Bank level
- Study anywhere and anytime
- Exams: proctored “live” online
The price for the full GTC certification is US$1,499. This includes membership of the ICC Academy for a 12-month period, access to the six online training courses and all electives, as well as a one-time attempt at the assessment exam.
For individual courses, pricing begins at US$150 and participants earn a certification upon completion.
To learn more about this programme, please visit: icc.academy.