Documentary credits can smooth out the wrinkles of global trade for small and large businesses everywhere. Using the Documentary Credits Bundle, which combines the introductory and advanced level courses, you can learn everything you need to know about using documentary credits to their fullest advantage.

In the Introduction to Documentary Credits course, discover the importance of letters of credit in enabling trade, and their versatility in addressing a range of market conditions and client needs. You will also understand the strengths, weaknesses and misconceptions of this unique financial instrument.

In the Advanced Documentary Credits course, explore the complex world of documentary credits, from structuring and issuance to document verification and settlement. The course will take you through a typical transaction flow, while highlighting practical considerations related to the use of documentary credits in cross-border trade.

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Why take the Documentary credits bundle?

  • Understand in which ways documentary credits can be processed to have the most efficient flow in the process of global trade 
  • Gain insight into the various types of documentary credits available to make informed decisions about which type to use for your clients’ projects 
  • Learn the importance of document verification and discrepancies, in addition to the role of UCP, ISBP and judicial decisions to help you manage risk and comply with trade regulations. 

Combine our introductory and advanced documentary credit courses and save €50!

Number of teaching lessons : Duration : 8 hours
Level : Introduction + Advanced Language: English
Credit category :

General practitioners in roles dealing with relationship management, credit, compliance, etc., have an interest in trade finance and work in banks, corporates, or financial institutions.

This course bundle is a way of gaining specialist expertise in a specific area of trade finance. However, there is NO EXAMINATION so this is not a certification, although you will earn a Letter of Completion for each course when it is completed.

If you are interested in a certification, then the introductory course in this bundle is part of the curriculum for the Global Trade Certificate (GTC) and the advanced course is part of the curriculum for the Certified Trade Finance Professional (CTFP).

ALEXANDER MALAKET: President, Opus Advisory Services International Inc.

Alexander Malaket is a recognised specialist in international trade and trade finance, with over 25 years of professional experience in Canada and internationally. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors for the World Trade Centre and a member of the Board of the Forum for International Trade Training. Mr. Malaket was a member of the B20 Task Forces in 2015, the International Affairs Committee of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, and a “Nominated Expert” in trade finance for the UN/CEFACT, as well as a member of the ICTSD/World Economic Forum E15 Initiative. He is also the author of “Financing Trade and International Supply Chains,” which was published in 2014. Mr. Malaket continues to be a frequent speaker, panel chair, and participant at leading industry events around the world.

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