Past Trainings

The Applied Structured Trade & Commodity Finance Programme
March 26-28th 2014, The Park Lane, Hong Kong

MILSTE’s Applied Structured Trade & Commodity Finance Programme from March 26-28th, in Hong Kong, is designed for mid level and senior executives who want to unlock the secrets of structured trade finance in back-to-back and front-to-back trade financing.

Programme Structure

This interactive hybrid credit programme aims at raising the skills of trade finance professionals and corporate bankers in structured trade financing. Participants will acquire the technical knowledge and global perspectives of structured trade financing mechanisms in breadth and depth so that they can customize and execute specific structured trade finance transactions to meet the needs of their clients. The programme is mainly based off real case studies and group discussions to ensure that participant’s learn not only from the trainer, but also from their peers.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will learn a plethora of new methods and knowledge to apply to their jobs in trade finance, including applying the knowledge of trade, risk analysis and structured trade finance techniques in structuring trade finance transactions on back-to-back deals, and applying structured commodity finance based on export receivables-backed financing solutions to support clients’ commodity and trading activities. Participants will also learn how to apply structured commodity financing based on warehouse receipts and inventory financing techniques to assist farmers, traders, and commodity trading activities.

Who should attend?

A team comprising delegates with complementary or aligned functions will find this programme very beneficial.

  1. * Junior-Mid level professionals in Corporate Banking
  2. * Junior-Mid level professionals in Commercial Banking
  3. * Junior-Mid level professionals in Corporate Credit
  4. * SVPs, VPs, Senior Managers and Relationship Managers
  5. * Managers with at least 3 years of relevant experience

The Trainer

The trainer for MILSTE’s Applied Structured Trade & Commodity Finance Programme has over 28 years of intensive banking experience in trade finance operations, structured trade & commodity finance (credit), credit & marketing (SME lending), corporate banking lending, loan restructuring and loan syndications. He has held VP(H) & Group Head/Team Head appointments in both Singaporean and American banks. He has 26 years of experience training corporate and commercial bankers.

Pictures from The HK Trade Finance Training

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