ICTF/Thunderbird Advanced International Credit & Trade Finance Online Course

The ICTF/Thunderbird Advanced International Credit and Trade Finance online course introduces participants to advanced concepts of International Credit and Trade Finance and leads to the ICTF Certified Global Credit Executive (CGCE™) designation.

ICTF, the most advanced association of International Credit and Trade Finance professionals, and the Thunderbird School of Global Management, ranked the #1 school in international business worldwide, offer:

  • World-Class Curriculum — Designed and taught by ICTF’s most experienced international credit and trade finance executives and Thunderbird’s world-class faculty.
  • Global Interaction — Interact with faculty and participants across the globe.
  • Convenient 24-hour access — Access the online course at your convenience through the web-based ICTF/Thunderbird learning platform.
  • Professional Development and Advancement — Broaden your knowledge, gain expertise and skills to explore new career paths.

Course Content Highlights:

  • Establishing and Managing Global Credit Operations
  • Advanced International Financial Statement Analysis and Credit Risk Assessment
  • Advanced Export Credit and Trade Finance Techniques, Export Financing Alternatives, and Working Capital Management
  • Global Credit Portfolio Analysis and Portfolio Management
  • Enhancing the Foreign Trade Creditor's Position - Foreign Laws, Security Instruments, Collections
  • Cross Border Bankruptcies and Comparison of Bankruptcy Systems
  • Global Credit and Accounts Receivable Process Improvements
  • Case Studies
  • CGCE™ Comprehensive Online Exam

Course Prerequisites:

  • Completion of the ICTF/Thunderbird Online Course: Essentials of International Credit and Trade Finance™, including a comprehensive RGCP™ certification exam at the end of the course,
  • OR
  • Passing the RGCP™ online certification exam if the candidate possesses a current professional designation from another organization, demonstrating proficiency in the field of international trade credit and finance.

Please contact ICTF to discuss the prerequisites and take the exam.

***Please note that the Advanced coursework must be completed within two years of taking the Essentials Course.


Course Duration: 8 weeks online

2020 Course Start Dates: February 3 / May 4 / September 7

Course Facilitator: An ICTF Instructor


ICTF Member: $990  /  Non Member: $1,980
ICTF Partner Associations: $1,485

Questions: Please contact ICTF via email: or phone: +1-410-522-5015

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