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The UK Finance Learning Hub hosts the IF/ABL specific interactive courses to help grow and develop your knowledge in the industry, as well as the Foundation, Certificate & Diploma qualifications.
This is the ideal course for newcomers to the invoice finance and asset based lending industry who wish to gain industry knowledge.
The Foundation course is the 1st level of the UK Finance’s IF/ABL distance learning programme and provides an overview of the invoice finance and asset based lending industry including a brief history of the industry, the products, the benefits to clients and the methods that the industry uses to finance clients whilst protecting its investment.
It is designed to assist staff to obtain a general understanding of the workings of the industry together with an increased awareness of clients’ expectations and issues.
The Certificate course is available to start at anytime throughout the year. The course follows a modularised concept and is structured by way of individual modules.
The course looks in detail at the management and control of invoice financing and asset based lending and is designed to provide a targeted but rounded qualification.
As a course of study, it is aimed to help students build their skills, knowledge and understanding of the industry in specific areas.
OPERATIONAL ASPECTS OF ASSET BASED LENDING 2022
This module is about the operational aspects of “asset based lending”, which, in the UK has become to mean the practise of providing finance against specific assets in addition to or other than debtor balances.
The module will concentrate on the mechanics of financing assets other than debtor balances whilst making comparisons with the more common practise of invoice finance.
OPERATIONAL ASPECTS OF INVOICE FINANCE 2022
This Diploma course leads you from negotiating and structuring a new deal all the way through to the different reasons and ways which a client may terminate their relationship with the invoice financier.
You will learn how to handle change as your client portfolios grow or alter and the hugely important area of risk management is covered in some detail. Not forgetting that clients are also our customers, customer relationship management is also an area which must not be overlooked.
LEGAL ASPECTS OF INVOICE FINANCE 2022
This module is designed to equip students with the knowledge and understanding of the legal issues that they will face in their day-to-day work, whether in new business, audits and surveys, client relations, recoveries or other operational areas.
The course explains the various legal forms of business entities which may be encountered, basic law on contracts, the special rules relating to the sales of goods & services, the importance of the correct legal structure for the purchase of debts and the very specific issues in a debts purchase contract as well as the additional security of guarantees and indemnities.