Advanced Working Capital for Trade

Course code : TF 201-1

The Advanced Trade Finance Working Capital course will build on the basic understanding of the Asset Conversion Cycle (ACC) which has been introduced in the “Introduction to Trade Finance course” and will summarize in detail the Cash Flow and Working Capital cycle of commercial companies of any size to ensure that all participants have the same basic understanding of the terminology which is widely used to describe the meaning and functions of Working Capital. The course will conclude with several case studies that will illustrate the applicability of the various Trade Finance instruments and how they impact corporate buying behaviour.

Number of teaching lessons : 6 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 What is Working Capital?

Module 2 Factors Impacting Working Capital

Module 3 Working Capital Definitions and Calculations

Module 4 Impact of Trade Finance Instruments on Working Capital

Module 5 Effective Working Capital Management

Module 6 Case Study

DANIEL COTTI
Founder & Managing Director of CTT – Cotti Trade & Treasury

CTT is a boutique consulting firm in the trade finance & treasury space. Daniel has 30+ years’ experience in this industry and has spent most of his career in leading roles with end-to-end management and P&L responsibility of global businesses of considerable size working for Citibank, ABN AMRO, RBS and JPMorgan. He has achieved significant growth and transformation results with all the institutions that he has worked for and was also proactively engaged with the major relevant industry associations (ICC, SWIFT, BAFT) to drive the trade finance Industry agenda forward (founding member and Head of the Advisory Board of the Banking Commission of the ICC, founding member and Head of the Global Trade Industry Council of BAFT, founding member of the Trade Services Advisory Group of SWIFT).