Advanced Guarantees

Course code : TF 201-3

Building on Introduction to Guarantees this course provides more important coaching on the issuance of guarantees, the use of counter guarantees and more complex transactions. Additionally, this course will take a much closer look at the global standards, legal framework, and the proper application of Guarantees from all sides. This online course includes real-life details and a case study to assist the learner in gaining a better practical understanding of the use of Guarantees on a daily basis.

Number of teaching lessons : 8 Duration : 5 hours
Level : 2 Language: English
Credit category : 5

General practitioners working in banks, corporates, or financial institutions in functions such as relationship management, credit and compliance, but with an interest in trade finance.

This eLearning course is part of the Certified Trade Finance Professional (CTFP) certificate and includes a self-assessment tool to help you prepare for the final examination of the CTFP.

However, please note you will only be able to take the final exam and receive the certificate, if you purchase the full Certified Trade Finance Professional course. You will not be able to take the exam if you make multiple, separate purchases of individual courses that together make up the CTFP.

The pass grade for the CTFP exam is set at 70%.

Module 1 Structure of A Guarantee

Module 2 Guarantees in International Trade

Module 3 Jurisdiction and Rules

Module 4 Amount and Currency

Module 5 Lifecycle of a Guarantee

Module 6 Assignment/Transfer

Module 7 Demand

Module 8 Misuse of Rights/Unfair Calling

Senior Director, Head of Guarantees Department at Raiffeisen Bank International

Andrea Hauptmann Joined Raiffeisen Bank International (former RZB) in September 1984 after a short postgraduate study in Cambridge, UK, working in the documentary department on import/export LCs and since 1988 on bank guarantees; took over responsibility of the guarantee business in 1991, was appointed Director in 1997 and Senior Director in 2000.

Elected Chair of the ICC Guarantee Task Force in March 2012

Appointed as member of the Executive Committee of the ICC Banking Commission in October 2013

One of the seven member Drafting Group for the revision of the URDG in spring 2007.