The course is designed to give delegates an understanding of how this industry has developed and a detailed but simple explanation of how the main invoice finance products work.

Delegates will also learn the benefits of invoice finance and asset-based lending products and what makes businesses suitable for this type of finance.

Learning outcomes

Delegates will learn why they must be aware of fraud and what the future holds for the industry.

The topics to be covered include:

  • Brief history of the industry
  • Definition of factoring and invoice discounting
  • Benefits of invoice finance
  • The invoice finance market
  • Understanding and managing risks
  • Spotting an opportunity
  • What is asset-based lending
  • Stock finance


This course is suitable to new and recent entrants to the industry, as well as external delegates looking for a better understanding of the industry, including external bank staff and affiliate staff.

The course comprises of video content to be completed in turn, each with accompanying slides. Where applicable, there may also be exercises to complete, as well as a very short 'knowledge check' to check your understanding of the material covered.

This serves as an introductory course only and does carry an associated accreditation.


There is no assessment for this course.


The course can be completed within six months of assignment.


OnDemand via the Learning Hub.

After you have successfully registered onto the course(s), please allow 48 hours for the relevant email communication to be sent for your access. This will be sent from the Training Team ( where your next steps will be detailed.

IF/ABL and Commercial Banking:

  • Client Managers,
  • Operations Managers,
  • Auditors
  • Account Handlers
  • Relationship Managers
  • Client Exec
  • Commercial Assistant
  • Operations Administrator
  • Credit Controller
  • Sales
  • Account Executive
  • Client Director
  • Recoveries Coordinator
  • Sales Executive
  • Business Development Manager, Receivables Finance
  • Business Development Executive
  • Surveyor
  • Credit Control Team Leader
  • Assistant Relationship Manager
  • Product Manager
  • Treasury Assistant
  • Assistant Manager
  • NAM
  • Lawyer
  • Business Development Manager
  • Global Head of Invoice Finance
  • Relationship Manager
  • Business Development Manager - Invoice Discounting
  • Office Administrator