E-courses and specialised programmes offered by ICC Academy: Part Two
12 Jul 2021


Dear SRCIC members,


We are delighted to present to you E-courses and specialised programmes on trade finance and cross border transactions (Part Two) provided by ICC Academy. 




Incoterms® 2020 Certificate (INCO)


The Incoterms® 2020 Certificate (INCO) provides a comprehensive working knowledge of ICC's globally recognised commercial trade terms, which offer specific guidance for corporate professionals involved in trade and international business transactions, trade and logistics professionals and those working in legal and regulatory affairs. This professional certificate helps traders avoid costly misunderstandings by clarifying the tasks, costs and risks involved in the delivery of goods.


The certification includes access to 7 online, interactive lessons and the final exam, also taken online. Total learning time is approximately 4-5 hours and the course is available in English or Spanish.


› Lesson 1: Overview of Incoterms® Rules

› Lesson 2: Definition of Incoterms® 2020

› Lesson 3: Obligations Part 1

› Lesson 4: Obligations Part 2

› Lesson 5: Comparison Matrix

› Lesson 6: Industry Case Studies

› Lesson 7: Assessment


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Export/Import Certificate (EIC)


The EIC is the ICC's international trade certification that provides comprehensive and practical knowledge on how to conduct cross-border transactions. It will benefit export and import managers, trade finance bankers, freight forwarders and carriers, customs brokers, private and government inspectors and auditors, insurance providers, trade lawyers and trade promotion executives.


The certification is split across 5 courses and the final exam, all taken online. Each of the courses will take 3-4 hours to complete and is designed to give you an in-depth understanding of international trade processes and their related risks. In total the EIC will take approximately 21 hours to complete.



› International Trade Overview

› Business Transactions and Contracts

› Financing and Security Devices

› International Logistics and Sourcing

› Global Business Management


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Free Trade Agreement Certificate (FTAC)


The ICC Academy's Free Trade Agreement Certificate (FTAC) is designed to simplify the often difficult and legalistic FTA rules to help businesses access new markets, higher gross margins through cost reduction, and the ability to source new suppliers at more competitive rates. This professional certificate provides a collaborative mapping of how business units can come together to overcome perceived technicalities and generate revenue-boosting solutions – applicable to any size and industry sector.


Divided into 5 lessons, the programme was developed by Globalab's Principal Trainer, Maler Vilee, who has more than 15 years of experience working with governments in trade, investment and free trade agreements. The three-hour interactive course aims to train companies, especially small and medium-sized enterprises, to be adept at using FTAs to boost export competitiveness and identify new growth opportunities.


› Lesson 1: Strategic Planning Behind FTAs

› Lesson 2: Overview of the FTA basics

› Lesson 3: Importance of FTAs for Business Operations

› Lesson 4: Industry Case Studies

› Lesson 5: Assessment


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Invoicing Solutions Certificate (ESC)


The E-Invoicing Solutions Certificate (ESC) explains the steps necessary to adopt e-invoicing, the processes for successful implementation and its benefits with the aim of expanding business.


Divided into 5 lessons, the programme has been created alongside Mastercard and in partnership with Basware and Xero. The certificate leverages a deep understanding of the digital payment ecosystem to increase the efficiency of an organisation’s finance operations while making it easier to transact with customers.


› Lesson 1: Traditional Methods

› Lesson 2: E-Invoicing Overview

› Lesson 3: Going Digital

› Lesson 4: Industry Case Studies

› Lesson 5: Assessment


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Microfinance Associate Certificate (MAC)


The Microfinance Associate Certificate (MAC) provides a practical overview and leverage a deeper understanding of challenges and processes required to achieve businessreadiness for anyone joining the microfinance industry.


Comprising 5 courses, the programme has been created in partnership with Satin Creditcare Network (SCNL), one of the world’s leading microfinance providers. Microfinance institutions and services provide financial assistance and awareness to people living in less-developed economies. The certificate covers the primary models, application methods and impact of microfinance, as well as the possible risks and mitigation strategies.



› Introduction to Microfinance

› Microfinance Ecosystem and Application

› Microfinance Technology and Analytics

› Microfinance Risk and Mitigation

› Microfinance Indicators and Impact


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