Digital Trade Finance & Fintechs - eCourse

Get to grips with the digital trade ecosystem including the advent of fintechs, the legal, regulatory and commercialisation challenges involved

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

Describe the fintech ecosystem, the main players and key dynamics.

Describe successful use cases of the bank payment obligation (BPO) and the challenges holding back the widespread use of BPO.

Describe how the electronic presentation works in leading platforms such as Bolero and essDocs.

List four specific areas fintech companies need to focus on to get scalability.

Identify the current proof of concepts and use cases involving blockchain in trade.

List the benefits of digitising trade finance and the financial supply chain.

Describe how a MT 798 works, the key value propositions for using a bank agnostic system and what is preventing widespread adoption.

List the challenges slowing the use and commercialisation of electronic presentations.

Explain how blockchain works and its relevance to trade.

Articulate what needs to be 'unblocked' to increase commercialisation and adoption of blockchain technology.


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.



Anand Pande

Founder GPP, ex Global Head of Trade, RBS & ex Managing Director, Transaction Banking, Citi

Anand has worked in senior corporate and transaction banking roles in Citi, Royal Bank of Scotland and ANZ. He has worked in India, China, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Indonesia and in a U.K. role based out of Singapore in country, regional and global leadership assignments in the trade finance and transaction banking space. In February 2015, Anand has recently set-up his own independent advisory firm: The Growth Paradigm Partnership (GPP) in Singapore. Anand was awarded the Asset Asia Trade Finance Banker of the Year Award in 2013. He has been a speaker at ICC, Doha Forum, BAFT and SIBOS.

Digital Trade Finance & Fintechs - eCourse

Only USD $200
  • 12-months access to all 8 lessons. Repeat them as many times as you want.
  • Online and interactive - learn at your own pace
  • 33 assessment questions to test your knowledge
  • Downloadable and printable glossary for offline reference
  • Certificate of completion


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