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ICTF - Setting the Global Standard of Excellence in International Credit and Trade Finance

  

Developed and administered by ICTF, the leading association of International Credit and Trade Finance professionals, in partnership with the Thunderbird School of Global Management, ranked the #1 school in international business worldwide, the Registered Global Credit Professional (RGCP™) and Certified Global Credit Executive (CGCE™) designations are sought and held by international credit and trade finance practitioners who possess the knowledge and experience to excel in today's complex global business environment. Designation holders aspire to greater expertise and hold a commitment to the highest standards of professional conduct.


RGCP™

CGCE™

PATH 1
ICTF/THUNDERBIRD ONLINE COURSE:
ESSENTIALS OF
INTERNATIONAL CREDIT AND TRADE FINANCE™

Candidates must successfully complete the 8-week ICTF/Thunderbird Online Course: Essentials of International Credit and Trade Finance™, including a comprehensive RGCP™ certification exam at the end of the course.

PATH 2
CURRENT PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATION AND EXPERIENCE

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Candidates must possess:

- a current professional designation from another organization demonstrating proficiency in the field of international trade credit and finance; and

- a minimum of three (3) years of international trade credit and finance experience*

CGCE PATH
ICTF/THUNDERBIRD ONLINE COURSE: 
ADVANCED
INTERNATIONAL CREDIT AND TRADE FINANCE™
 

Candidates must successfully complete the 8-week ICTF/Thunderbird Online Course: Advanced International Credit and Trade Finance™, including a comprehensive certification exam at the end of the course.
PREREQUISITES:

- Completion of the ICTF/Thunderbird Online Course: Essentials of International Credit and Trade Finance™, including a comprehensive RGCP™ certification exam at the end of the course,

OR

- Passing the RGCP™ certification exam if the candidate possesses a current professional designation from another organization, demonstrating proficiency in the field of international trade credit and finance

*International credit and trade finance experience is defined as experience in at least ten (10) of the following core global credit management competencies, as identified by the distinguished ICTF Accreditation Team:

  • Assessment of Foreign Customers and Markets
  • International Financial Statement Analysis
  • International Credit Policies and Procedures
  • International Credit Portfolio Management
  • International Collections
  • International Bankruptcies
  • International Business Travel and Customer Visits
  • Country Risk Knowledge and Evaluation
  • General Knowledge of Country Legal Systems
  • International Economics
  • Cultural Awareness and Negotiations
  • International Banking Practices
  • Foreign Exchange Management
  • Cross-Border Cash Management
  • International Trade Finance
  • Supply Chain Finance
  • International Payment Methods & Risk Mitigation
  • Export Credit Insurance
  • International Trade Documentation and Logistics
  • International A/R Software and IT Systems
  • Export Credit Agencies and Multilateral Trade Organizations

 

 

RENEWAL

RGCP™ and CGCE™ designation holders are registered for a period of two years. To renew the RGCP™ or CGCE™ designation for an additional two-year period, professionals must:

  • Earn three (3) Continuing Education Units (CEUs) each two-year period. Generally, one (1) CEU is defined as ten (10) hours of participation in a recognized continuing education program, with qualified instruction and sponsorship such as professional conferences, workshops, seminars, or webcasts. (Examples: a typical 1 ½ day ICTF Symposium counts as 1 CEU).

RENEWAL FEES are waived for ICTF members. Non-member two-year renewal fee: $100

QUESTIONS? Please contact ICTF via email: info@ictfworld.org or phone: +1-410-522-5015

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