Certificate in International Trade and Finance (CITF®) has been jointly
developed by ICC and leading financial education body ifs University College.
is a professional qualification for trade, export and commodity finance
executives who need to gain and demonstrate a thorough understanding of key
procedures, practices and legislation in trade finance on an international
one mandatory unit, CITF® has been developed in consultation with trade finance
experts from across the world and covers key concepts including guarantees and
standby credits; ICC international model contracts; the trade environment and
role of ICC and the nature of financial, commercial and transport documents
used in international trade risk.
celebrate the launch of the new qualification, ifs University College, ICC and European
Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will be hosting a private
reception in London. The event, which will include keynote speeches from Chief
Executive of the UK Financial Services Investment Organisation, Sue Langley,
and Chair of the ICC Banking Commission, Kah Chye Tan.
Senechal, Senior Policy Manager, Banking Commission, ICC said: “The ICC-IFS
international accreditation is another major step forward to level the playing
field for trade finance professionals. This certificate is also a unique, far-sought
opportunity for trade finance professionals around the world, particularly in
emerging economies, to obtain a much needed credible educational standard in
Kiem, Chief Information Officer at ifs University Collegesaid: “The launch of CITF® marks a great opportunity for
international trade finance professionals to acquire the professional skills
and technical knowledge they will require in their day-to-day roles.
the support of ICC, ifs University College looks forward to supporting the next
generation of trade finance professionals achieve their career goals.”
for the qualification will be open from 1 April to 4 August 2014. For more
information on CITF®, please visit IFS Learning