Executive Certificate from Thunderbird School of Global Management
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Set your company up for global success by learning the key fundamentals in the world of international trade credit management
and export trade finance!



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Since 1946, Thunderbird has been synonymous with global leadership in business education. This leadership is recognized by major publications around the world, which have consistently named Thunderbird as a leader in global business education.

Thunderbird's Executive Certificate in International Credit & Trade Finance™

To obtain the Executive Certificate in International Credit and Trade Finance™ from the Thunderbird School of Global Management, in addition to the RGCP™ and CGCE™ professional designations, you must register for and successfully complete each of the three component courses online:

  1. ICTF/Thunderbird Essentials of International Credit & Trade Finance
  2. ICTF/Thunderbird Advanced International Credit & Trade Finance
  3. Choose one (1) elective course from the following:

Global Negotiations:

  • Cross-Cultural Communication
  • Essentials of Global Negotiations
  • Managing Conflict with a Global Mindset

Global Finance:

  • Finance Essentials for Global Managers
  • Advanced Global Financial Management

Global Leadership:

  • Understanding Global Leadership
  • Enhancing Your Leadership Strengths

Global Marketing:

  • Global Marketing Strategy Essentials
  • Advanced Global Marketing Strategy

For full course descriptions, visit Thunderbird's elective course catalog.

***Please note that all 3 courses must be completed within 2 years in order to earn the Executive Certificate.

"I chose a Thunderbird online certificate because of the quality and structure of the courses. The material and information have immediate applicability to my job. The online learning programs allow me the flexibility to do the work according to my schedule within the week."



Course Duration: 8 weeks each course

Course Start Dates

ICTF/Thunderbird Essentials and
ICTF/Thunderbird Advanced:
                     February - May - September

Online elective courses begin the first Monday of every month


Please contact ICTF:

info@ictfworld.org or phone: +1.410.522.5015

Thunderbird: +1.602.978.7588

 Cost per online course: 
ICTF Member: $990
Non Member:  $1,980

3-Course Certificate Track:
ICTF Member: $2,970
Non Member:  $4,752



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