Online Course on Overseas sales, supplies and trade finance
Inevitably, international trading holds more risks than domestic. Whether you are selling direct overseas, or running overseas subsidiaries, you need to understand the risks involved and how to operate effectively.
This online training course explores how to formulate a plan for your approach to foreign sales markets, making and collecting payments, the time-cycles involved in foreign trade, as well as highlighting risks and the contexts in which they arise.
At the end of this online CPD course you will be able to
• Understand how best to source foreign supplies for your organisation
• Formulate your business plan and explore what business models are appropriate
• Agree commercial and financial terms of supply
• Understand long-term trade financing options and the risks associated with them
This course is written for people working in the accounting and finance industry at all levels.
Key areas covered
• Foreign sources of supply
• Foreign sales markets
• Securing supply and paying for it
• Making the sale, financing it, and getting paid
• Long-term trade finance
Learners take their own route through the topics covered in the course. They will learn at their own pace through a variety of activities designed to accommodate a range of learning styles.
About the Author of our Trade Finance course
Bob Lyddon is an experienced management consultant both privately and with PwC. Recent engagements include running the IBOS international banking alliance, designing a cross-currency notional pooling service, advising a UK association of payment providers how to access UK and international payment systems, and advising a major player in global payments as to the opportunities and threats arising from the establishment of a new regulator for the UK’s payment systems.
Bob is on the faculty of trainers for the UK Association of Corporate Treasurers, and regularly contributes to industry conferences and periodicals.
With PwC, Bob managed several programmes at the time of the initial introduction of the Euro, and prior to that, in a career in international banking spanning 17 years, Bob designed the “Connector” payments network for Bank Boston, and arranged numerous syndicated loans and derivatives transactions for Chemical Bank/Manufacturers Hanover and for Lloyds Bank International.
Bob Lyddon holds a First Class degree in Modern Languages from the University of Cambridge.
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Course Price and Features
• This course provides 4 hours of verifiable CPD
• You can access the course unlimited times for 120 days following purchase
• Full price = £75 (plus VAT) less 10% Financial Fluency discount = £67.50 (plus VAT)
• Simply use the discount code “FF101” at checkout
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