The basics of Trade and Trade Finance
This foundational course has been designed as an awareness course to those who are new to trade and trade finance to give them an understanding of the world of trade and trade finance.
The key objective is for the participants to gain basic knowledge of how global trade works, and role of trade finance. Focus will be on terminologies and procedures used in trade finance, description of products and their application, risk identification and mitigations. Given the importance of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and that of Boosting of Intra Africa Trade (BIAT), special mention has been given to topics that will enable participants appreciate their importance and how they work.
The training is structured as four online modules gradually introducing participants to the subject of Trade Finance.
Quizzes are deployed at the end of each module and an exam provided at the end of the course.
Upon completion, participants are free to download their Certificates of Participation.