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Our in-depth but flexible and affordable online training courses are invaluable for business professionals who want to increase their knowledge in a specific area. 

Written by the world’s leading experts in their field, we offer individual online courses on Trade finance, Incoterms® 2010 rules, international arbitration and international trade.

The courses can be taken at your own rhythm (one year access) at anytime from anywhere in the world, all you need is internet access.  Each course includes an assessment and an ICC certificate of achievement is sent to participants upon completion.

ICC Arbitration

Comprehensive Training in ICC Arbitration and the Application of the 2012 ICC Rules

An eight-hour online course written by members of the ICC International Court of Arbitration Secretariat and Chairman of the ICC Institute of World Business Law. Beginning with an overview of arbitration as a method of dispute resolution, this course examines how the ICC International Court of Arbitration and its Secretariat operate and how the ICC Rules of Arbitration are applied to the ICC Arbitration process.

Course content

  • What is arbitration?
  • Arbitration agreement
  • Request and answer
  • Arbitral tribunal
  • Terms of Reference
  • Organization of proceedings
  • Hearing
  • Award

Assessment
40 randomly selected questions that cover the ICC Arbitration process. On completion, you will receive an ICC Certificate of Achievement detailing your personal results.

Price: €300/trainee

10-49 trainees: €250/trainee

50+ trainees: €200/trainee

Target audience
Arbitrators, practising lawyers, legal directors and corporate counsels from companies involved in international commercial arbitration and mediation, other legal professionals and academics.

Credits
8 CLE credits, 6.75 MCLE credits or 6.5 CPD points

Going Global

A training essential to avoid pitfalls and costly disputes when expanding internationally.

A 40-hour online course providing a detailed guide to international trade for both exporters and importers. You will learn how to avoid pitfalls and costly disputes by analysing the additional risks and challenges faced when expanding into international markets, and learning how to address them.

Course content

  • Overview of international trade
  • International sales contracts
  • International trade terms
  • Documents in international trade
  • International transport
  • Customs and ATA carnets
  • Finance of international trade
  • International trade law and dispute resolution
  • eCommerce in international trade
  • Intellectual property

Assessment
40 randomly selected questions covering all aspects of the course.  On completion you will receive an ICC Certificate of Achievement detailing your personal results.

Price: €300/trainee

10-49 trainees: €250/trainee

50+ trainees: €200/trainee

Target audience

Importers, exporters, bankers, traders, practicing lawyers and attorneys

Documentary Collections

A complete online training in URC 522 and collections procedures

A 3-hour trade finance training providing in-depth knowledge of collections processes and ICC’s Uniform Rules for Collections, URC 522. This course includes three practical case studies and access to a comprehensive library of Documentary Collections materials.

Course content

  • What is a Collection?
  • The parties involved
  • The collection cycle
  • Completing a Collection Instruction
  • Making decisions based on URC 522
  • Leading a collections workshop

Assessment
40 randomly selected questions that cover the URC 522 and collections procedures. On completion you will receive an ICC Certificate of Achievement detailing your personal results.

Target audience
Bankers, practitioners, trade finance professionals and anyone involved in international commercial trade.

Price: €300/trainee

10-49 trainees: €250/trainee

50+ trainees: €200/trainee

Mentor 600

The only ICC-approved online training in letters of credit and UCP 600

Credits – 12 PDUs*

Overview

A 12-hour online training providing a firm foundation in the understanding of the function and operation of letters of credit and their risks. You will examine each document that can be presented under letters of credit and apply UCP 600 in practice thanks to the course’s interactive case studies.

Course content

  • The process and considerations involved in a typical Letters of Credit cycle
  • Content, terms and conditions of Letter of Credits
  • Role and responsibilities of the parties
  • Types of payments
  • The documents:commercial invoice, bill of lading, sea waybill, charter-party bill of lading, combined transport document, air waybill, insurance documents, courier and post receipts,  road, rail and inland waterway transport documents, other documents (as per sub-article 14(f))
  • Completing a Letter of Credit
  • Beneficiary review of a Letter of Credit for workability
  • Document checking from the perspective of an issuing bank and nominated bank

Assessment
40 randomly selected questions to test your understanding of Letters of Credit and UCP 600. On completion you will receive an ICC Certificate of Achievement detailing your personal results.

Target audience
Bankers, lawyers and trade practitioners

Price: €300/trainee

10-49 trainees: €250/trainee

50+ trainees: €200/trainee

Credits
12 PDUs: towards recertification for the Certified Documentary Credit Specialist (CDCS) accreditation.

DC Master

Advanced-level training in documentary credits for experienced practitioners

A 12-hour online training written by Gary Collyer, Technical Adviser to the ICC Banking Commission, and Chair of the UCP 600 Drafting Group. This course has been specially designed for experienced documentary credit professionals wanting to enhance their knowledge and skills.

Course content

  • Workability of terms and conditions of DC
  • The correct issuance of refusal notices
  • Silent confirmation
  • Advance payment credits
  • Assignments of proceeds
  • Exclusions and modifications
  • Partial drawing or shipments
  • Transferable credits
  • Back-to-back credits
  • Revolving and Reinstatement credits

Assement

40 randomly selected questions covering UCP 600 and international standard banking practice. On completion you will receive an ICC Certificate of Achievement detailing your personal results.

Target audience
Traders, lawyers, transporters, academics and anyone dealing with letter of credits worldwide

Price: €300/trainee

10-49 trainees: €250/trainee

50+ trainees: €200/trainee

Credits
12 PDUs: towards recertification for the Certified Documentary Credit Specialist (CDCS) accreditation.

ISP Master

An online training on the rules governing the operation of the Standby Letters of Credit and independent undertaking

A 12-hour online course to build proficiency in the use of ISP98, written by Professor James Byrne of the Institute of International Banking Law & Practice and Gary Collyer, Technical Adviser to the ICC Banking Commission, and Chair of the UCP 600 Drafting Group.

Course content

  • The use of assurance in commercial arrangements
  • The function of dependent and independent undertakings
  • The role of the parties in standby credits
  • Scope of the rules
  • Transfer and assignment
  • Obligations of the parties
  • Cancellation of a standby
  • Presentation
  • Reimbursement obligations
  • Examination
  • Expiry
  • Disposal of documents – Syndication/participation

Assessment
40 randomly selected questions to test your knowledge of standby credit practice and ISP98. On completion you will receive an ICC Certificate of Achievement detailing your personal results.

Target audience
Bankers, merchants, rating agencies, corporate treasurers, credit managers, government officials, banking regulators and LC practitioners.

Price: €300/trainee

10-49 trainees: €250/trainee

50+ trainees: €200/trainee

Credits
12 PDUs: towards recertification for the Certified Documentary Credit Specialist (CDCS) accreditation.

URDG Master

Essential training on URDG 758, the rules governing the operation of demand guarantees

A 12-hour online course providing a firm foundation in the operation of demand guarantees and counter-guarantees. This course outlines the scope of application of the URDG 758 rules, examining URDG 758 article by article and provides interactive case studies covering key aspects explained during the course.

Course content

  • Amendments to demand guarantees
  • Article 15 ‘Requirements for demand’
  • Expiry provisions
  • Governing law and jurisdiction provisions
  • Counter-guarantees
  • Force Majeure
  • Examination
  • Treatment of non-documentary conditions

Assessment
40 randomly selected questions that cover the demand guarantees and URDG 758. On completion you will receive an ICC Certificate of Achievement detailing your personal results.

Target audience
Bankers, traders, practicing lawyers and everyone dealing with demand guarantees.

Price: €300/trainee

10-49 trainees: €250/trainee

50+ trainees: €200/trainee

Credits
12 PDUs: towards recertification for the Certified Documentary Credit Specialist (CDCS) accreditation.

International Standard Banking Practice

A 6-hour online course to enhance the knowledge and skills of documentary credit professionals. Written by Gary Collyer, Senior Technical Adviser to the ICC Banking Commission, this course  includes expert commentary on the ISBP related UCP 600 articles, sample document extracts and ICC Opinions that help to provide context/reasoning on an ISBP provision.

Course content

  • Multimodal or combined transport document
  • Bill of lading transport document
  • Non-negotiable sea waybill transport document
  • Charter party bill of lading transport document
  • Air Transport document
  • Road, Rail or Inland Waterway transport documents
  • Drafts and calculation of maturity date
  • Invoices
  • Insurance documents and coverage
  • Certificate of Origin, Packing List, Weight List, Beneficiary’s Certificate, Inspection (Analysis)

Assessment
40 randomly selected questions that cover the key aspects of the ISBP. On completion you will receive an ICC Certificate of Achievement detailing your personal results.

Target audience
Trade finance professionals, international bankers, Letter of Credit experts and lawyers

Price: €300/trainee

10-49 trainees: €250/trainee

50+ trainees: €200/trainee

Uniform Rules for Bank Payment Obligations (BPO)

A 4-hour online course to develop an understanding of how the new BPO Rules operate in practice, from basic concepts to a detailed analysis. In addition to the definitions and terminology associated with the URBPO, this training will also teach you everything you need to know about the URBPO messaging structures.

Course content

  • What is a BPO and how does it work?
  • What are the parties to a BPO?
  • What is the scope and application of the URBPO?
  • Establishing a Baseline
  • Data Set Submission
  • Taking advantage of a BPO

Assessment
40 randomly selected questions covering the Bank Payment Obligations rules. On completion you will receive an ICC Certificate of Achievement detailing your personal results.

Target audience
Bankers, lawyers and anyone involved in trading international

Price: €300/trainee

10-49 trainees: €250/trainee

50+ trainees: €200/trainee

Trade Finance Training Suite

This online training suite ensures trade finance professionals have the requisite skills to issue, process and honour traditional trade finance products in line with the provisions of the major ICC trade finance rules and standards (URC 522, UCP 600, URDG 758 and ISP98).

Course content

The Trade Finance Suite provides access to five of our online trainings covering documentary credits, standby letters of credit, collections and demand guarantees.

Collections: Learn the essentials of Documentary Collections work and the application of URC 522.

Documentary Credits: Two levels to ensure your progress
Mentor 600: The only ICC approved course that trains your staff in all aspects of the documentary credits and UCP 600 rules.
DC Master: Enhances the knowledge and skills of experienced letter of credit professionals.

Standby LCs: Ensures proficiency in ISP98, the rules governing the operation of standby LCs/independent undertakings.

Demand Guarantees: Explains the operation of demand guarantees and counter-guarantees and the application of URDG 758.

Assessment
40 randomly selected questions covering aspects of each module. On completion you will receive an ICC Certificate of Achievement detailing your personal results.

Price: 800€/trainee
Each module mentioned above can also be purchased separately: 300€/trainee

Credits
The Trade finance Suite is eligible for Certified Documentary Credit Specialist (CDCS) related PDUs.

Incoterms® 2010 rules

6 hours of online training offering a comprehensive overview of the use of the Incoterms® 2010 rules and the obligations of the seller and buyer. The training includes interactive case studies that allow trainees to apply their understanding of the Incoterms® rules by simulating real-life work scenarios. The course content was written by leading ICC experts to ensure consistency with ICC’s standards of excellence.

Assessment
40 randomly selected questions that cover the use and application of the Incoterms® 2010 rules. On completion, you will receive an ICC Certificate of Achievement detailing your personal results.

Price: 179€ /trainee
10 to 49 trainees: 159€ trainee
50+ trainees: 139€ per trainee

Credits
6 PDUs: towards recertification for the Certified Documentary Credit Specialist (CDCS) accreditation