5 learning hours
CTFP Elective Course
General practitioners working in banks, corporates, or financial institutions in functions such as relationship management, credit and compliance, but with an interest in trade finance.
Conservatively, commodity trade represents around 25% of world trade, or around US$4.5 Trillion per year. Commodities regroup a vast array of raw materials which are at the root of most (if not all) of the manufactured products and food exchanged worldwide. These are the essentials of not just our lives, but the life of anyone around the world.
In this course, you will learn about the three types of commodities, their features, and the risks involved. Additionally, the course will cover how the major players and trading houses in this sector are shaping the supply chains and their respective roles Lastly, we will cover the function of commodities trading from a banker’s perspective, and look at the various tools and documents required.
Module 1 Introduction to Commodity Markets Dynamics
Module 2 The Main Players of the Commodity Supply Chain
Module 3 Description and illustration of commodity supply chain’s risks
Module 4 Trading Houses’ Strategies in Commodity Supply Chains
Module 5 Commodity Financial Instruments and Their Role
Module 6 Commodity Finance: As a Whole
Module 7 Case Studies
Module 8 Assessment
This eLearning course will include a self-assessment tool to help you prepare for the Certified Trade Finance Practitioner (CTFP) final examination if you choose to obtain this certificate. The passing grade for the final examination is set at 70%.
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