Certified Trade Finance Professional (CTFP)

The CTFP is an ICC, industry recognised credential across the world. It will enhance your credibility with clients and give them the trust and comfort that you can do your job effectively.Qualify yourself for senior trade finance positions at leading banks and financial institutions where the CTFP is often a pre-requisite for the job

About the qualification

The 2018 ICC Global Survey revealed that there were an estimated $9 trillion USD worth of trade finance transactions processed in 2018 and another report by the Boston Consulting group suggested trade finance revenues would hit $48 billion in the next three years. However, there is still estimated to be trillions of dollars’ worth of unmet needs.

The Certified Trade Finance Professional (CTFP) will give students an in-depth knowledge of trade finance products. Using detailed case studies (28 in total) and an emphasis on real-world scenarios, this intensive online programme focuses on key trade finance products, techniques and compliance issues.

The industry-validated syllabus was developed by a group of 13 leading trade finance experts drawn from ICC’s Banking Commission. Each e-course has been tailor-made to develop the skills needed to sell, deliver and process global trade finance solutions.

Key Facts
  • 45 hours of learning:The CTFP includes 45 hours of learning over 72 lessons. You will get access to 11 different courses for 12 months, including 28 practical case studies and 200 videos
  • The CTFP programme includes 11 different individual courses, with topics including guarantees, supply chain finance, digital trade finance and more.
  • 24/7 access: All our courses are online meaning they can be taken at any time of day, from anywhere in the world. Learn at your own pace
  • Save USD $400!The CTFP programme includes 11 different individual courses, with topics including guarantees, supply chain finance, digital trade finance and more. Bought separately these courses would cost USD $2200
Who can earn credits?

Holders of the following certificates from the London Institute of Banking and Finance’s

  • Certificate for Documentary Credit Specialists (CDCS)
  • Certificate for Specialists in Demand Guarantees (CSDG)
  • Certificate in Trade and International Finance (CITF)
  • Global Trade Certificate (GTC)
How to get started?

Send an email to helpdesk@iccacademy.com.sg with your request for recertification and attach a scanned copy of your previous certification. Once approved, our support team will provide the necessary information to begin your studies.

Units
If you are a CDCS or CSDG holder:

Earn 36 professional development units towards your recertification requirements upon successful completion of the CTFP’s core e-courses.

If you are a GTC or CITF holder:

Earn 36 professional development units towards your recertification requirements upon successful completion of the CTFP’s core e-courses PLUS one elective.

Studying
CORE E-COURSES
  • Advanced Documentary Credits
  • Advanced Guarantees
  • Advanced Supply Chain Finance
  • Advanced Working Capital for Trade
  • Export Finance
ELECTIVES (SELECT ONE)
  • Advanced Commodity Finance
  • Advanced Standby Letters of Credit
  • Digital Trade Finance and Fintechs
  • Managing Trade Operations
  • Managing Trade Sales
  • Managing Trade Products
Assessment
60 Minute Exam
  • Live Proctored via the Internet
  • The passing grade is 70% minimum. Upon passing the examination, learners will be issued an accredited certificate for the program
  • You can use the "CTFP" Designation
  • For details regarding international recognition(LIBF, WDA, and IBF), visit our accreditation page
Register
Fees
Access to core e-course only
  • Registration fee – US$749
Access to core e-courses and one elective
  • If you are a GTC or CITF holder: – US$949

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