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Global Trade Certificate (GTC)

Introductory-level ICC certificate providing a comprehensive understanding of trade finance products from letters of credit through to supply chain financing techniques.
Online training

The Global Trade Certificate is an ideal programme for professionals such as front and middle office product specialists with less than five years of experience and professionals with relationship management, credit, legal or compliance functions wanting to build an understanding of the nuts and bolts of global trade.

This programme includes Six online training courses:

  • Introduction to trade finance
  • Introduction to documentary credits
  • Introduction to collections
  • Introduction to guarantees
  • Introduction to receivables
  • Introduction to distributor finance

To obtain the certificate, you must complete the GTC Examination of 60 minutes. The pass grade is set at 70%.

Upon passing the examination, learners can then use the “GTC” designation and will be issued an accredited certificate for the program. Each certification is valid for a three-year period.

In order to maintain the GTC designation, it is necessary to obtain 20 credits every 36 months.

To obtain the remaining 20 credits, you can choose from elective options which include e-courses or in-person training (ICC Academy accredited events).

The e-courses are delivered via our Learning Management System (LMS) using innovative tools for combining digital learning with industry-centric community discussions. The courses include videos, animations, case studies, and a self-assessment section and are available to take at any time – anywhere in the world. You can stop and re-start your training at where you left it and analyse your progress as well as the knowledge on separate subjects.

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