Advanced Supply Chain Finance - eCourse

Gain an in-depth understanding of how various SCF products meet the financing and risk mitigation needs of different events and stages in the supply chain.

Accredited by



By the end of this eCourse you will be able to:

Identify the main participants and key events in the physical supply chain.

Identify how supply chain finance (SCF) products meet financing and risk mitigation needs at different stages in the supply chain.

Learn the key factors that are critical to successful implementation of a supply chain finance solution.

Identify the new innovations being progressed by banks and the impact of these new technologies.

Develop an understanding of the financial consequences of these events.

Understand the factors and processes involved in identifying the optimum SCF solution to meet a client’s business needs.

Analyse the effectiveness, scope and scalability of currently available SCF products.

Discover blockchain and understand how it delivers solutions for supply chain financing.


Access period

12 months


5 hours


Parent Certificate





Who should take this course?

This course is designed for 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.

Case studies

Learning is easier with practical examples and we've included a whole lesson dedicated to a case study.

Study guide

A downloadable study guide will help you recap the key points offline and access additional resources



John Bugeja

Managing Director, Trade Advisory Network

John Bugeja is a highly-experienced trade, supply chain and invoice finance specialist with 40+ years of professional experience in senior leadership roles with HSBC, NatWest, RBS, Barclays and Lloyds Banking Group. Now Managing Director of Trade Advisory Network Ltd, an advisory and training solution provider delivering product development, operating model design and implementation, and training solutions to banks, non-bank finance providers, FinTechs, corporates and technology service providers. He has held roles including Head of Training and Management Development, Global Head of Trade Services, Head of Sales and Head of Open Account Products. John was a member of the drafting group that wrote the ICC rules for the Bank Payment Obligation (URBPO) and is currently a member of the BPO Commercialisation Group. 


Lionel Taylor

Managing Director, Trade Advisory Network

Lionel Taylor is a trade, supply chain and invoice finance business leader having over 30+ years’ experience at senior management and director level with major financial institutions including RBS, Rabobank, Citibank and Lloyds Banking Group and with nonbank independents. Now Managing Director of Trade Advisory Network Limited, which specialises in the strategic development of global supply chain, trade and invoice finance with a client base of regional banks independent finance providers, fintechs and technology providers. Lionel also has extensive factoring and international experience with a specific understanding of Asia and China, having opened, managed and successfully developed business and operations in that region. 

Advanced Supply Chain Finance - eCourse

Only USD $200
  • 12-months access to all 7 lessons. Repeat them as many times as you want.
  • Online and interactive - learn at your own pace
  • A case study and 33 assessment questions to test your knowledge
  • Downloadable study guide for offline reference
  • Certificate of completion


Answers to your most commonly asked questions.

Have more questions? Get in touch.

You may also be interested in

Certified Trade Finance Professional (CTFP)

USD $1499

Take the ICC's advanced, accredited trade finance qualification that this course is part of.

Global Trade Certificate (GTC)

USD $1099

ICC Academy's introductory trade finance qualification.

UCP 600

USD $22

The latest edition of the Uniform Customs and Practice for Documentary Credits (UCP) - the ICC's rules on documentary credits.