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Participants

Who will benefit from this course?

Anyone who needs to have in-depth knowledge of:

  • Trade Finance
  • International Business
  • International Risk Assessment Mitigation
  • Procurement and Supply Chain
  • Cash & Treasury

Who should participate?

This online, instructor-led international course has attracted participants with diverse backgrounds and professional experiences - from people who are just entering the field of international credit and junior credit analysts, to international credit managers, VP’s and Directors of Credit.

Participants from more than 25 different countries have taken this course.

What are the course fees? 

The course fees include all online materials and the CICP exam. If registration is received 30 days prior to course date, the registration fees are:

  • FCIB Members: $850
  • NACM Members: $950
  • Non-Members: $1500

After that date, fees increase between $200-300.

Once I register, when can I expect to receive login instructions? 

Login instructions are emailed to participants on the Friday before the course date. You will be able to login on the actual course start date.

What is the Transfer Policy?

ICRM students are eligible to transfer to another session before the end of week two. Transfers are allowed only once and must be used within 12 months of the original course start date. There will be a $75 processing fee to transfer the registration to a future ICRM course.

What is the Withdrawal Policy?

ICRM students that withdraw before the end of week four are eligible for 50% of their tuition fee to be applied to any FCIB event or education course; including, but not limited to a future ICRM course. This credit must be used within 12 months of the original course start date.

Course Structure

How long do participants spend on the class materials? Is participation required?

Students should be prepared to spend an average of 5-7 hours per week on the course. Participation is required.

“Group share” assignments and discussions are a required aspect of this course and each module is different.  One of the benefits of this course is the  sharing with other students, allowing them to learn from each other’s experiences.

Do I have to be logged into the course at a certain time each day?

No, the course is designed to give you the flexibility and convenience that most credit professionals need – the course is accessible from wherever you have internet access.

What is the course structure?

The course covers a total of (12) modules, a new module assigned each week, (12) quizzes, course discussions and the final exam.

Students are encouraged to stay current with their completion of course work. You must complete assignments, modules and quizzes prior to the close of the course (week 7 there is a break).

A knowledgeable instructor is available to provide guidance and answer your questions.

Are there any textbooks or materials that are needed?

No, FCIB supplies all of the necessary materials online.

CICP Exam

Is the CICP certification exam “online?”

The CICP certification examination is an “online” exam where students are able to pick any 4-hour window during the two weeks following the end of the course in which to take the final exam.

Is there an extra fee to take the exam?

The exam fee is included in your ICRM course fee. There is NO EXTRA CHARGE FOR THE EXAM.

What is in the final exam?

The CICP exam is comprised of (100) multiple choice and True/False questions. We recommend that you take the exam as soon as possible to take advantage of the freshness of the accumulated knowledge from the course while allowing for more time to retake the exam should it be required.

What happens if I fail the CICP exam?

The fee to retake the CICP exam is $100. In the event a participant fails the exam, FCIB encourages previous exam participants to contact the lead instructor for counsel and advice. Participants must retake/successfully pass the exam during the two-week open exam period. There is no limit to the number of times a participant may take the exam during this two-week period.