EBRD e-Learning Programme


DC Master contains 12 hours of advanced online instruction and training in letter of credit practice. It is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of experienced documentary credit professionals.

Course Contents

The training is divided into 4 Modules:

Module 1: Case Studies Module

A series of interactive case studies covering areas of key importance including workability of terms and conditions in documentary credits and the correct issuance of refusal notices.

Module 2: Key Issues Module

An examination of areas of documentary credit practice that are commonly misapplied and misinterpreted, including:

  • Silent confirmation
  • Advance payment credits
  • Assignment of proceeds
  • Exclusions and Modifications
  • Partial drawings or shipments
  • Availability and expiry
  • Financing
  • Instalment drawings or shipments
  • Revocable credits
  • Originals and copies

Module 3: Variations of DCs Module

A detailed review of the function and operation of variations to commercial documentary credits:

  • Transferable credits
  • Back-to-back credits
  • Revolving and Reinstatement credits

Module 4: Assessment

An advanced assessment covering key areas of UCP 600 and international standard banking practice.

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WINTER 2017/18

The new winter issue of 2017/18 is now available!

The year 2017 was exciting, but 2018 will be one to remember! The EBRD is extending new limits in Lebanon and West Bank and Gaza, and we will, as always, support green trade.

We will also be leading pioneering projects with trade finance colleagues to face challenges in correspondent banks and compliance relating to international trade.

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OUR Students speak for us

Here you can find some of our students feedback

  • "The e-Learning Programme allows you to learn around a busy work and family life. The excellent course material and tutorials improved my knowledge of Trade Finace and helped me to solve some dilemmas that I had in my daily work."

    Nadica Bosilkiova Boskova Officer in Charge in the International Payment Operations Unit, Komercijalna Banka AD Skopje
  • "I enjoyed the Programme immensely. The modules take the student from the very basic concepts of trade finance to the depths of each topic. As a Certified Documentary Credit Specialist (CDCS), the training really complemented my existing knowledge."

    Mohamed El-Naggar Senior Supervisor in the Trade Finance Unit, National Bank of Egypt
  • "These courses have really helped my knowledge of letters of credit and UCP600. Many thanks to the EBRD for this opportunity!"

    Sviatoslav Kuzmych Deputy Head of Financial Institutions & Trade Finance Division. The State Export-Import Bank of Ukraine JSC, Kyiv, Ukraine
  • "The TFP e-Learning Programme gave me a great opportunity to develop professionally ...and make new friends!"

    Sergey Kostogryz Head of Documentary Business Department Raiffeisen Bank Aval PJSC, Kyiv, Ukraine