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CPD and recertification for trade finance professionals

Jun 01, 2021
Juno Baker
Trade finance professionals must carry out continued professional development (CPD) to meet recertification requirements. But what counts as a CPD activity and how can you log your hours? And how can you capitalise on your CPD to become an ‘Advocate’, or work towards the Diploma for Qualified Trade Finance Specialists or chartered status?
CPD and recertification for trade finance professionals
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CPD and recertification for trade finance professionals

Jun 01, 2021
Juno Baker
CPD and recertification for trade finance professionals

Sustainability, trade finance and compliance

May 06, 2021
Ouida Taaffe
Sustainable trade could help the world move towards carbon net-zero. But what is the relationship between trade, sustainability and regulation?
Sustainability, trade finance and compliance
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Sustainability, trade finance and compliance

May 06, 2021
Ouida Taaffe
Sustainability, trade finance and compliance

My trade finance career journey

Apr 01, 2021
Esan Olumuyiwa
Over the last ten years, Esan Olumuyiwa has studied hard to complete eight trade finance qualifications – achieving the Diploma for Qualified Trade Finance Specialists (QTFS) in 2020. He shares his career story and tells us why he will never stop wanting to learn.
My trade finance career journey
Esan Olumuyiwa

My trade finance career journey

Apr 01, 2021
Esan Olumuyiwa
My trade finance career journey

Trade finance: top tips for passing your CSDG exam

Mar 26, 2021
Mutahara Gofur
Are you preparing to sit your Certificate for Specialists in Demand Guarantees (CSDG) exam in April? If so, these tips on revising and preparing for the assessment will help you succeed.
Trade finance: top tips for passing your CSDG exam
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Trade finance: top tips for passing your CSDG exam

Mar 26, 2021
Mutahara Gofur
Trade finance: top tips for passing your CSDG exam

Career story: studying trade finance in lockdown

Feb 25, 2021
Juno Baker
Sneha Gupta has been working in trade with Citibank for over 12 years – all her professional life. She tells us why she loves working in trade finance, about studying and passing exams in lockdown and shares her tips for successfully completing the Certificate in Supply Chain Finance (CSCF).
Career story: studying trade finance in lockdown
Sneha Gupta

Career story: studying trade finance in lockdown

Feb 25, 2021
Juno Baker
Career story: studying trade finance in lockdown

Five tips for studying in lockdown

Feb 15, 2021
Gordon Reid
What’s the best way to study in lockdown to help you pass your exams? Traditional learning techniques still apply, but homeworking brings with it some new considerations. So what can you do to make sure your personal learning is effective and fits in with your change in lifestyle? Here are our top five tips.
Five tips for studying in lockdown
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Five tips for studying in lockdown

Feb 15, 2021
Gordon Reid
Five tips for studying in lockdown

Where are trade banks in the digitalisation process?

Jan 28, 2021
Ouida Taaffe
In 2020, Covid-19 accelerated the digitalisation of trade finance. When governments around the world locked down economies, trade banks had to go online overnight. Where are they now in the digitalisation process and what will the future bring?
Where are trade banks in the digitalisation process?
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Where are trade banks in the digitalisation process?

Jan 28, 2021
Ouida Taaffe
Where are trade banks in the digitalisation process?

How to advance your trade finance career with the skills the sector needs

Jan 26, 2021
Eleanor James
Whether you’ve just started your trade finance career – or you want to solidify your position as a future leader – a professional qualification will help you develop and demonstrate your expertise. We work with the sector to create our trade finance qualifications so they’ll give you the skills and knowledge that employers say they want.
How to advance your trade finance career with the skills the sector needs
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How to advance your trade finance career with the skills the sector needs

Jan 26, 2021
Eleanor James
How to advance your trade finance career with the skills the sector needs

How CDCS can help your trade finance career

Dec 17, 2020
Juno Baker
Olanrewaju John Adeboye works in the Trade Finance department of a bank in the UAE. He recently succeeded in passing his first trade finance qualification, the Certificate for Documentary Credit Specialists (CDCS). He tells us about fitting study around work, and how his learning has helped him in his role and his career.
How CDCS can help your trade finance career
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How CDCS can help your trade finance career

Dec 17, 2020
Juno Baker
How CDCS can help your trade finance career