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SMU Certificate in Commercial Banking for T&O (IBF Level1)

Curriculum

Introduction to Commercial Banking 

  • Customer segments, products & services
  • Typical organization structure

Commercial Loans

  • Types & purpose of loans
  • Credit evaluation framework & process
  • Credit facilities & collateral

Cash Management

  • Payment & collection products
  • Liquidity management
  • Supply chain finance

Treasury Products

  • Currencies & exchange rates
  • Quotations of FX rates
  • FX forward contracts

Trade Finance

  • Introduction to international trade
  • Methods of payment
  • Risk & mitigation

Clearing and Settlement

  • Check clearing flow
  • Clearing & settlement systems
  • Types of settlements
  • Netting and Continuous Link Settlement (CLS)
  • Nostro and Vostro accounts

SWIFT

  • Overview of SWIFT
  • Messaging service offerings
  • SWIFT message types
  • FIN message structure & standards

Commercial Banking Application Architecture

  • IT architecture for commercial banking
  • Payment schematic architecture
  • Host-to-host connectivity
  • Trade finance application architecture

MAS Technology Risk Management Guidelines

  • TRM framework
  • Implications for technology & operations

Last updated on 18 Jun 2018 .