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Intermediate Level

The target audience of the Specialization should have some knowledge of trade finance and be familiar with the basic concepts of corporate finance.

Approx. 17 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

What you will learn

  • Identify the main success factors in Supply Chain Finance.

  • Gain knowledge about the ideal customer for Supply Chain Finance.

  • Understand how Supply Chain Finance is priced.

  • Identify the relevant factors for suppliers to come onboard and trade.

Skills you will gain

Marketing Supply Chain Finance ServicesDesigning a Supply Chain Finance Program

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Intermediate Level

The target audience of the Specialization should have some knowledge of trade finance and be familiar with the basic concepts of corporate finance.

Approx. 17 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

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New York Institute of Finance

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Module 01

3 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 67 min), 7 readings, 3 quizzes
10 videos
Meet your Instructor1m
Course Overview and Objective1m
Key Challenges in Setting up and Managing a Supply Chain Finance Program6m
An Overview of Success Factors3m
Topic 01: Ideal Company initiating Supply Chain Finance22m
Topic 02: Corporate Buyer Size5m
Topic 03: Credit Rating7m
Topic 04: Direct vs. Indirect Spend4m
Topic 05: Stakeholders11m
7 readings
Welcome to the Course2m
Specialization Outline5m
About the New York Institute of Finance2m
Recap of Course 012m
Course Outline5m
Company Characteristics in SCF10m
Key Takeaways2m
3 practice exercises
Assessment 013m
Review Quiz 018m
Assessment 0227m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Module 02

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 51 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
Topic 02: Assessment Current State18m
Topic 03: Goals - Supply Chain Risk11m
Topic 04: Goals - Working Capital and Margins2m
Topic 05: Goals - Initiatives I10m
Topic 06: Goals - Initiatives II7m
3 readings
Reference: SupplierPay15m
Reference: The 2016 Innovation Award: PUMA15m
Key Takeaways5m
2 practice exercises
Review Quiz 024m
Assessment 0330m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Module 03

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 85 min), 3 readings, 5 quizzes
8 videos
Topic 02: Platform Examples17m
Topic 01: What are Corporates Looking For? - Part I10m
Topic 02: What are Corporates Looking For? - Part II16m
What are the main steps for a corporate in his SCF journey from first interest, to implementation, to suppliers trading their receivables for early payment?  5m
Topic 01: Examples11m
Topic 02: Example: Pre-Sales Analysis (Brown-Forman)14m
Topic 03: Importance of Pre-Sales Analysis1m
3 readings
Example of Corporations that have set up their own platforms3m
Reference: 4 Phases of Supply Chain Finance20m
Key Takeaways3m
5 practice exercises
Assessment 046m
Review Quiz6m
Assessment 0515m
Review Quiz 032m
Assessment 0612m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Module 04

4 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 108 min), 3 readings, 4 quizzes
8 videos
Topic 01: What Have You Learned So Far?34m
Topic 01: Process7m
Topic 02: Supplier Selection Criteria1m
Topic 03: Example Analysis Buyer and Supplier14m
Topic 04: Spreadsheet Examples15m
Topic 01: Process4m
Topic 02: Example16m
3 readings
What Finance Costs do Suppliers pay for Early Pay Finance?20m
Sample Spreadsheet15m
Key Takeaways3m
4 practice exercises
Assessment 0715m
Assessment 086m
Review Quiz 048m
Assessment 099m

About the Supply Chain Finance and Blockchain Technology Specialization

New York Institute of Finance’s Supply Chain Finance and Blockchain Technology Specialization focuses on an emerging set of solutions within trade finance, which are being implemented by thousands of financial institutions, leading corporate buyers and their trading partners from around the world. This 4-course Specialization will describe in detail the evolution of traditional trade finance and the shift to supply chain finance, delving into the key elements, available options from which solutions are implemented, and an in-depth view on the success factors. Given that Supply Chain Finance is still evolving, this Specialization focuses on the main challenges, trends and technology developments in the market (such as Blockchain Technology) and provides an insight into the future of supply chain finance in the broader context. When you complete the Specialization, you will gain the knowledge and skills to assess and identify Supply Chain Finance opportunities for a corporate buying organization....
Supply Chain Finance and Blockchain Technology

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