ICTF Complimentary Webcast: Credit and Collections in the Far East - China, Japan, South Korea
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When: Tuesday, December 8, 2015
11:00 AM EST - duration 60 minutes
Contact: ICTF

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ICTF Complimentary Webcast:

Credit and Collections in the Far East - China, Japan, South Korea

 *This webcast has been recorded.  Request the playback recording at info@ictfworld.org

As you may have already experienced, due to the language and cultural barriers doing business and understanding the credit and collection environments the Far East is often very challenging. Though it’s complicated, our presenter will provide you with a framework and important ideas that will give you confidence to extend credit to customers in Japan, China, and Korea. This is a must hear and see webinar! 


Specific session highlights and takeaways:

  • How Credit Evolved and is Perceived
  • A Brief Comparison of the Debt Collection Industries in Japan, China & Korea
  • Psychology of Debt
  • Understanding How to Build a Credit Safety Net
  • Effectively Managing Accounts that Go South
  • Finding Local Professionals

Presenter: Steven Gan, CPA, CCE - President, Stellar Risk Management Services, Inc.


 *This webcast has been recorded.  Request the playback recording at info@ictfworld.org


*unlimited number of participants from the same location in a conference room setting - one complimentary telephone line and internet connection per membership.

About the Presenter:

Steven Gan was the founder and president of Advance & Associates Co., Ltd. in Tokyo from 1992 – 2004. Advance & Associates was the first company to create and implement the before and after sales total credit risk management product line system in Japan. This business model offered clients a full range of credit risk management products and services in order to provide "total credit risk management support”.

Through numerous articles, publications, presentations, and television appearances, Steven Gan greatly deepened the awareness and understanding of the importance of sound credit risk management throughout Japan. Steven Gan wrote the book titled, "The Blue Eyed Debt Collector, His Struggle” (Japanese only) published by the number two publisher in Japan, Shogakkan, which sold over 20,000 copies.

Steven Gan established Stellar Risk Management Services, Inc., a credit risk management consultancy, in 2006 to support businesses to increase cash flow, expand sales safely, and minimize the risk of selling on credit. In just a few years, Stellar Risk has grown to support many clients that are Fortune 500 companies in a wide range of industries.

Mr. Gan continues to be a well-known figure in the US credit risk management industry and is a frequent presenter at many trade association conferences. Through several credit risk management LinkedIn discussion groups that he manages and publications, Mr. Gan shares ideas and informs professionals at all levels in the areas of credit, collections, accounting, finance, and sales on a wide array of credit risk management topics and issues.

Steven Gan is a native of Chicago, Illinois, graduated from the University of Illinois with a BS in Electrical Engineering, and graduated from the Thunderbird – Garvin Graduate School with a Masters of International Management. Mr. Gan is also a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Credit Executive, and a Licensed Insurance Provider. Finally, Mr. Gan has been the only American to pass the Japanese Insurance Licensing Exam.

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