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Diploma in International Trade

  • Commencement


  • Duration

    96 hours

  • Medium


Course Fee

Full payment : Rs.28,000.00/-

Installment payments : 60% + 50% of course Fee



On completion of the course the participants will understand the International Trade environment, learn the roles of the various participants and most importantly acquire the skills of evaluating the risks of international trade finance and the methods of mitigation these risks resulting in better decisions and control of international trade financing.v

Course Contents

Module I - The International Trade Environment

  • An overview of International Trade which includes the rationale for country to engage in International Trade
  • The role of International Monetary Institutions in the field of International Trade Operations
  • The effective management and monitoring of International Trade Operations of Sri Lanka by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka
  • The role of other allied organizations in assisting International Trade activities

Module II - The Supply Chain in International Trade

  • Importance of Incoterms when trading internationally
  • The Supply Chain in International Trade
  • The Role of the Carrier in International Trade Operations
  • The Role of the Underwriter in International Trade Operations
  • The Role of other support services in International Trade Operations 

Module III - The Mechanics of International Trade Finance

  • Documents and Processes in International Trade
  • ICC rules for Documentary Collections URC 522
  • ICC rules for Documentary Credits UCP 600
  • ICC rules for Bank-to-Bank Reimbursement under Documentary Credits URR 725
  • The role of the Foreign Exchange Market in International Trade and the Theory for exchange rates determination

Module IV - The Management of Risk in International Trade Finance

  • An introduction to risk and controls in International Trade
  • Case studies on Documentary Credits
  • Financing International Trade
  • Bank Guarantees in International Trade
  • The Risk of Fraud

Module V - Workshop on International Trade Operations

  • Workshop on examination of documents

Payments for IBSL Class Fees

Bank of Ceylon 74728257
People's Bank 309 1004 5 2536729
Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC 1108650201
Hatton National Bank PLC 115010128234
Sampath Bank PLC 002960000652
National Savings Bank 10912 01 01192

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