Singapore, 8 June: Slated for 16 July 2018, the educational arm of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the ICC Academy, is set to release an enhanced version of its flagship trade finance programme for corporates, banks and other financial institutions, the Global Trade Certificate (GTC).
The programme, which has candidates from more than 100 countries, is aimed at front and middle office professionals wanting to build an understanding of the nuts and bolts of global trade finance.
The enhanced 2018 version continue to comprise 14 e-courses. It aims to provide improved user experience alongside necessary visuals and content updates to align with a rapidly evolving trade finance industry. In addition, the programmes have been fully optimised for tablet and mobile use with an integrated course glossary, quiz-review dashboard, achievement and point system, as well as a search function within the lessons.
The key features of the GTC include:
- 14 online e-courses
- 150 animated videos with narration
- 250 assessment questions on top of the final 60-minute proctored exam
- 8 hours of new video lectures
A free demo of the GTC 2018 version is now available
Commenting on the programme’s expansion from its early days, ICC Academy General Manager Daniel Kok said: “To celebrate the success of our flagship product and to align ourselves with a rapidly evolving trade finance industry, the ICC Academy will release an updated version of the GTC with enhanced features next month. The 2018 edition raises the bar and recalibrates what our clients and partners can expect from us in the future.
“The improvements reinforce our commitment to provide best-in-class online learning options to professionals and organisations globally. Users can expect a more streamlined experience with added resources and more interactive features.”
The GTC will remain available at the same price—US$1499 for full certification and US$150 for each individual e-course. Existing candidates already enlisted in the programme will automatically be provided with an upgrade, free of charge, directly within the learning management platform.
Taking full advantage of ICC’s extensive global network, the ICC Academy promotes the highest standards of excellence in global professional education–providing a range of specialised programmes that are industry recognised worldwide. All e-courses are designed and taught by ICC’s unrivalled roster of experts and practitioners, as well as incorporating insights from external senior business leaders and policymakers.
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