Export Finance - eCourse

Learn the key role export credits and official export credit agencies play in international sales and its financing, particularly in developing nations

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

Understand the benefits and risks of different types of financing. Both short and medium/long-term.

Learn about the two forms of export credits (buyer vs supplier credit).

Understand why export credits require large delays (up to several years).

Articulate the pros and cons for an exporter or importer

Understand how credit and operational risk affect an export credit

Learn how export credit agencies (ECA) can play a role in providing technical guarantees.

Understand the various forms of intervention for ECAs.

Learn what commercial interest rates (CIRR) are in relation to ECAs.

Learn about what goes into the documentation and term-sheets for export credits.

Understand the characteristics and key differences of development finance.


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



Henri D'Ambrieres

Advisory Services - Export, Trade and Project Finance, HDA Conseil

Mr D'Ambrieres has held several positions in Project & Export Finance or in Corporate Finance. He was appointed Global Head of Export and Multilateral Finance in 2002 at Crédit Lyonnais. He was Global Head of Export Finance of Calyon then Credit Agricole CIB from 2004 to 2012. He also managed the commercial activities in Trade Finance from 2008 to 2012. He chaired the Export Credit Group of the European Banking Federation from 2008 to 2013. Since 2013 with HDA Conseil, he has advised companies, banks, ECAs or the OECD in Structured Finance and in the financing of international development. He is also Technical Advisor for the Trade Register of the ICC.

Export Finance - 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
  • Two case studies and 43 assessment questions to test your knowledge
  • Downloadable study guide for offline reference
  • Certificate of completion


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