Executive Certificate from Thunderbird School of Global Management

Set your company up for global success by learning the key fundamentals in the world of international trade credit management and export trade finance!


About Thunderbird

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.


To obtain the Executive Certificate in International Credit and Trade Finance™ from the Thunderbird School of Global Management, in addition to the CGCE™ and RGCP™ 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 Online Course
  2. ICTF/Thunderbird Advanced International Credit & Trade Finance Online Course
  3. One (1) elective online course from the following Thunderbird offerings:

Applied Financial Management

Business Analytics & Strategy

Cross-cultural Communications

Data Mining & Predictive Analytics

Enterprise Analytics & Big Data

Integrated Supply Chain Strategy

Managing Conflict with a Global Mindset

Multinational Financial Management

Operations of Supply Chain Management


***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 online

Course Start Dates:

ICTF/Thunderbird Essentials and Advanced courses:

February ~ May ~ September

Thunderbird online elective courses begin the first Monday of every month.


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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