Advanced Working Capital for Trade - eCourse

Learn the cash flow and working capital cycle of commercial companies and develop a core understanding of the meaning and functions of working capital

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

Identify the two main activity fields of any company's commercial activity.

Analyse the components of the working capital cycle.

Explain how DIO, DSO, and DPO contribute to a company's working capital.

Understand how payables and receivables financing works.

Identify the drivers of effective and successful working capital management.

Analyse the processes for asset conversion cycle and cash conversion cycle.

Identify the causes of working capital problems.

Identify and recognize the factors in calculating working capital and the cash conversion cycle.

Recognize the difference between repurchase agreements and traditional bank loans.

Understand the relevance and importance of the company treasury function.


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 two case studies

Study guide

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



Daniel Cotti

Managing Director, Centre of Excellence, Banking and Trade at Marco Polo Network

Daniel has 30+ years’ experience in the trade finance industry and has spent most of his career in leading roles with end-to-end management and P&L responsibility of global businesses of considerable size working for Citibank, ABN AMRO, RBS and JPMorgan. He has achieved significant growth and transformation results with all the institutions that he has worked for and was also proactively engaged with the major relevant industry associations (ICC, SWIFT, BAFT) to drive the trade finance Industry agenda forward (founding member and Head of the Advisory Board of the Banking Commission of the ICC, founding member and Head of the Global Trade Industry Council of BAFT, founding member of the Trade Services Advisory Group of SWIFT).

Advanced Working Capital for Trade - 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
  • Two case studies and 36 assessment question to test your knowledge
  • Downloadable study guide for offline reference
  • Certificate of completion


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