HOW IT WORKS & CURRICULUM
The GTC is an introductory-level programme designed to help you build a foundational understanding of global trade finance solutions. It will benefit transactional and relationship managers—as well as executives from management, credit, legal and compliance functions.
The GTC includes access to 9 courses, covering a range of trade finance techniques and the final exam, all taken online. You have access to the courses and exam for 12 months, but you must complete the courses first to unlock the exam. The courses include quiz questions, video lectures and transaction flow diagrams to help you grasp key concepts easily.
The curriculum is split between 6 core courses, that everyone must complete, and 8 elective courses, of which you must choose 3 (6 core courses and 3 electives = a total of 9 courses). You will be able to select your elective courses once you have purchased the GTC and logged in to your account. You can see the full list of courses below.
Once you pass, the GTC certificate is valid for three years. Details about re-certification can be found here.
Complete all 6 core courses
Choose 3 elective courses
The GTC courses are authored by 10 leading experts from the ICC Banking Commission.
MEET OUR GTC ALUMNI
Emirates NBD, Egypt
“The GTC has added value to my resume by demonstrating that I have a specialisation in international trade finance and that I have learned from an industry validated syllabus. It has provided me with solid expertise on trade finance products.”
Director, TLM South Africa
"The GTC gave me peace of mind and more confidence when talking to clients. I needed to know how a facility worked – e.g. what documentation was required, what structure we had in place. The GTC really helped me to explain the process and upgrade my understanding. I can now have a full conversation about finance product offerings where previously I wouldn’t have been able to."
Bank of the Cook Islands
"The GTC enabled me to crystallize my knowledge and experience in trade finance with a formal certification accredited by ICC. This has helped my employer understand the focus of my career and help me with my pathway to advancement."
Charissa Sim Jia Yun
Charissa Sim Jia Yun
Ee Hong Teo
Ya Hsien Cheng
Antonia Elia Tan Seok Kheng
Ganapathiraman (Ram) Swaminathan
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GTC FOR INDIVIDUALS
- 12-months access to 9 courses and 30+ lessons.
- 60-minute final exam (online)
- 30+ hours of total learning = $37 per hour of learning
- Online and interactive - learn at your own pace
- Downloadable study guide for offline reference
GTC FOR TEAMS
- All features of individual purchases, plus...
- Dedicated service manager
- Customised, integrated programme
- Personalised dashboard for tracking student progress
- Post-programme review