Export Finance and Payments for Iran

Course description

Focusing on real-world exporting experiences in Iran, this course takes participants on a journey through the trade finance industry with the aim of providing them with the ability to not only identify and access appropriate pre and post-shipment trade finance products.

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

Identify the different forms of pre and post-shipment financing appropriate for a particular transaction;
Apply pre and post-shipment trade financing options;
Negotiate payment terms with international buyers;
Set up and receive payment by documentary credit;
Set up and receive payment by documentary collection;
Manage foreign exchange risks;
Use export credit insurance to minimize the risks associated with offering open account terms; and
Use demand guarantees to minimize the risks associated with offering open account terms or to arrange for advance payments.


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Participants who meet the course requirements will receive an Advanced Certificate of Completion issued in electronic format.


Module 1 - Introduction to International Trade Finance
Module 2 - Trade Finance Instruments and Methods
Module 3 - Export Trade Financing Options
Case Study Exercise 1 (C051)
Module 4 - Negotiating a Payment Arrangement
Module 5 - Receiving Payment by Documentary Credit
Module 6 - Working with Unsecured Payment Arrangements
Case Study Exercise 2 (C052)
Module 7 - Working with Foreign Currencies
Module 8 - Working with Export Credit Insurance
Module 9 - Working with Demand Guarantees
Module 10 - Innovative Payment Solutions
Case Study Exercise 3 (C053)
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Course Language
English ‎(en)‎
Next start date
22, July 2024
Time required
12 hours over 3 weeks
Course fee
Free of charge
Course access
Open for enrolment
Tutor Information

Hamid Adibzadeh

Alireza Shirmohammadi Fard

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