Online Training Session on International Payments (March 8-11, 2021) -

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The "International Payments" training has been added to's offering.

This is a unique opportunity to complete this programme online via a virtual classroom which will be delivered on over 3 x 4.5 hrs sessions on 8, 9, 10 Mar 2021 at 9.30 a.m. UK time. The course is delivered by a senior expert with over 20 years of international experience.

On completion, you will receive a comprehensive set of course materials and course certificate.

This practical course has been tailored for banking professionals who have some experience in domestic payments and want to expand their knowledge of international payments. You will explore the key principles, concepts, practices and current developments in international payments.

You will have a chance to learn about the principles of foreign exchange and currency, high-value global payments, purpose and role of SWIFT and CLS, global clearing and settlement mechanisms as well as about liquidity management, international trade facilitation, risk management, and legal and regulatory issues.

What will you learn

  • Gain the practical knowledge of all key processes and concepts in international payments

  • Learn about the various stages of low and high-value payment process

  • Understand the role and functioning of SWIFT and CLS

  • Get to grips with foreign exchange and currency principles

  • Explore the mechanisms in clearing and settlement

  • Learn about liquidity management principles

  • Gain the tools for managing all risks involved

  • Understand the legal and regulatory frameworks

  • Explore the current market trends and challenges

Main topics covered during this training

  • Foreign exchange & currency principles

  • High-value global payments

  • Cross Border Retail Payments

  • Alternative Payment Arrangements & Systems (Correspondent Banking, Hawala)

  • Purpose & role of SWIFT,

  • Purpose & role of CLS

  • International Payments & the Law

  • International Standards, Conventions & Principles

  • Financial Action Task Force (FATF)

  • Anti-Money Laundering

  • Global Clearing & Settlement

  • Liquidity & Treasury management

  • International trade facilitation

  • How International Trade is financed

  • Risk management, and

  • Legal & Regulatory issues

  • Challenges for corporates in international payments

  • Current and future trends

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