Training Course

  • FCI Foundation Course on Domestic and International Factoring for non-members

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    Course dates

    1 December 2017

    Factors Chain International (FCI)



Course Summary

Course start dates: 1 January, 1 April, 1 July, 1 October

This course offers all new factoring staff a comprehensive online introduction to the industry. The FCI Foundation Course provides an overview of factoring including a brief history of the industry and information about the different types of factoring, benefits, methods, factoring business process and the mechanism of the two-factor system. The course comprises of four modules and a glossary. The course is available in English, Chinese, Spanish and French* (*April 2018)


Synopsis of course

This course is suitable for new entrants to the factoring industry and is appropriate for staff employed at all levels within the industry with less than 12 months factoring experience.

Training course content

  1. Factoring Worldwide and FCI
  2. An Overview of Factoring
  3. Selection & Onboarding of the Seller
  4. Processes & Management of the Seller

About the training provider

FCI was set up in 1968 as an umbrella organisation for independent factoring companies around the world. Today, FCI has grown into the world’s representative factoring network and association with 400 members in 90 countries with member transactions representing nearly 90% of the world’s international correspondent factoring volume. In 2016 the activities of IFG (International Factors Group) were integrated into FCI. Today, FCI is truly the global representative body for the Factoring & Receivables Finance Industry.


FCI offers three major areas of activities:

  • CONNECT: the Business network supports cross-border factoring activities through which its members cooperate as export and import factors
  • EDUCATE: FCI promotes and develops best practices in both domestic and international factoring and related Open Account Finance products
  • INFLUENCE: FCI promotes and defends the Industry with stakeholders and policy makers worldwide


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