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New York School of Trade Finance

Euromoney Learning
Course summary
Professional Training
5 days
5,595 USD
New York, Online courses
Course Dates
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Course description

New York School of Trade Finance

This Euromoney training course provides practical, in-depth coverage of international trade and commodity finance. The conflicting needs of buyer and seller are identified and how trade finance provides risk mitigation and working capital solutions for both exporter and importer.

The training covers the importance of Incoterms® rules, commercial contract, the nature of trade documentation, how to maintain control over the goods, the risks faced by exporters, importers and banks, and detailed coverage of the key trade products to include the parties, mechanics, risk mitigating features, optimal structuring techniques and financing solutions

Emphasis is placed upon risk assessment, problem solving techniques and deal structuring, through a clear understanding of a corporate’s trade cycle. Great attention is paid to the effective and appropriate use of structured financing techniques in meeting the corporate’s needs for optimal working capital solutions, whilst satisfying the bank’s requirement for controlled lending and credit support.

Training Course Content

By attending this interactive and highly practical 5-day training course you will:

  • Know when and how to use trade finance effectively
  • Appreciate the importance of the commercial contract, Incoterms® and trade documentation
  • Identify trade risk and how this can be mitigated 
  • Know the methods of payment, their use, risks and benefits to the buyer, seller and the financier
  • Identify when and how each of the trade finance products should be used
  • Understand the risks, benefits and key considerations of each of the trade finance products
  • Appreciate the operation and risk considerations of on demand guarantees and standby credits
  • Structure documentary credits, standby credits and letters of guarantee to mitigate risk
  • Be able to gather information to thoroughly assess and evaluate a trade proposition
  • Understand the fundamentals of deal structuring
  • Construct a trade cycle time line to evaluate type, amount and duration of trade finance
  • Appreciate why trade finance is an alternative to balance sheet lending assessment
  • Understand the key aspects and structuring techniques of receivables finance
  • Be aware of the key payables and supply chain finance solutions and when they should be used
  • Apply credit enhancement techniques, ECA support and evaluate credit insurance
  • Structure a self-liquidating trade finance facility
  • Appreciate the structures, products and risk management in commodity trade finance
  • Apply AML, sanctions and fraud based suspicious activity indicators
  • Be aware of the market trends and developments in trade finance

Why choose Euromoney Learning

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25,000 professionals trained across public courses

99 countries where training is delivered


The cost of this course may vary by location. See above or request information for prices.


Euromoney Financial also delivers in-house training for finance teams and departments, giving companies the opportunity to save up to 50% on training costs.

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Euromoney Learning

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