BAFT Certificate Transaction Risk for Trade Professionals (CTRT)
About the Certification

BAFT’s Certificate in Transaction Risk for Trade Professionals (CTRT) is targeted towards sales and other trade professionals to help in identifying prospect companies and determine which trade products are appropriate for each of them. The CTRT is also highly relevant for other professionals involved in assessing and managing various risks associated with trade transactions. This risk certificate is also helpful for trade professionals and bankers with under 3 years of experience who have not yet received training in trade and trade products specifically related to risk management

Topics Covered: includes customer onboarding, documentation, and types of risk including trade finance, compliance, operational, credit, reputational, jurisdictional, product, and legal

Who Should Attend: Sales and Product Managers, Relationship Managers, Credit and Compliance Officers Credit, Compliance, and other risk officers. Including, Associates, Analysts, Interns, and new hires, involved in financing trade.

What You Will Learn: Participants will gain a high-level understanding of the key transaction risks associated with trade products including credit, operational, reputational, compliance, and jurisdictional. Participants will also learn about common industry terminology as well as apply their learning to an end-to-end trade transaction case study between the US an d Vietnam from the point of view of the importer, exporter and bank counterparties. Finally, students will understand how to mitigate such risks with common product sets available to the bank.

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Why This Certification:

  • Only course dedicated to all areas of risks associated with trade transactions including 5 C’s of credit
  • Increase the speed of on-boarding and training in a fast paced banking environment
  • CTR has global application and is benchmark training for the entire trade industry
Certificate Structure
  • 5 Courses
  • Program Duration: Approximately 7 Hours, self paced
  • Level: Introductory – Mid Level knowledge

Comprising 5 courses, the industry-validated certificate was developed by a group of leading transaction banking experts from BAFT’s global community. Each course has been tailor-made to develop the skills needed to walk away with an understanding of the all types of transaction risks related to trade and how to a banker would choose products to mitigate them.

Course Overview
  • Course I: Introduction to Transaction Risk
  • Course II: Customer Onboarding
  • Course III: Documentation for transaction
  • Course IV: Understanding of types Transactional Risk
  • Course V: Transaction Risk Case Study and Final Exam
  • The passing grade is 80% minimum
  • Live proctored via the internet
  • Upon passing the examination, learners will be issued an accredited certificate in Introductory Transaction Banking

This includes access to all 5 on-demand e-courses and a certificate transaction risk for trade professionals upon completion.

Access: This includes access to all 5 on-demand e-courses and a certificate in Introductory Transaction Banking upon completion.

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Members – $799 USD
Non-Members – $999 USD

Non-members who select BAFT Member pricing are responsible for the remaining balance. Verify your organization is a member of BAFT by viewing BAFT Member List prior to registering.

Complete Registration

To complete registration and payment you will be taken to the American Bankers Association and BAFT’s Learning Management System.