Practice of International Business Operations


International Markets are a consequence of economic development. In a global world where business opportunities arise at all times, a well-prepared professional, knowledgeable of markets and operations, will have an easier time analyzing and managing operations, gaining prominence and assuming a central role within your organization.

This course aims to provide the participants with knowledge in the area of Foreign Operations that allows them to stimulate, to hold and to manage with rigor and success.

At the end of this course participants should be able to:

  • Recognize the importance of SWIFT in the financial sector

  • Identify the functioning of the SWIFT system

  • Identify how the AWP works

  • Recognize the different stages of messages

  • Identify the different ways of approaching messages


  • Module I:
      International trade
      International exchanges, their importance and the needs of stakeholders
      Correspondent banking – The SWIFT system
      Mitigation of associated risks
  • Module II:
      International trade transactions
      Types, actors, purpose, payment modalities and advantages
      Foreign orders received/issued
      Checks, bank checks (collection vs. purchase)
      Promissory notes
      Documentary shipments: The export/import
      Letters of credit: The import/export
      International bank guarantees – SBLC (Stand by Letter of Credit)
      Foreign exchange market
  • Module III:
      Credit in international operations
      The different types of credit operations (Subscription, Discount, Pre-Financing) and their specificities
  • Module IV:
      The International Commercial Terms, their function and importance
      The most commonly used Incoterms
      Practical aspects of documentation

Course Recipients:

Aimed at all Directors, Officers, Consultants, Advisers and all interested parties who are directly or indirectly involved in the international activity of a banking entity, exporting / importing company and public institutions with international commercial relations and who wish to deepen knowledge and / or develop the their knowledge and skills in this area, complementing more practical knowledge about this subject, to assist them in the daily tasks, contributing to their professional success.

  • 30 Hours

  • 5 Days

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