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LS503D: FINANCING OF INTERNATIONAL SALES (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

This course examines the most common methods of payment and finance in the context of international sale of goods. The particular issues selected will vary depending on current developments in the field. However, the indicative topics covered by the course are trade risks and the need for payment and finance options in the context of international sale of goods, bills of exchange, documentary letters of credit, demand guarantees, newly developed financing methods by technological innovation such as supply chain finance and invoice trading, and private international law issues surrounding international payments and finance.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Online Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Burcu Yuksel

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course examines the most common methods of payment and finance in the context of international sale of goods. The particular issues selected will vary depending on current developments in the field. However, the indicative topics covered by the course are trade risks and the need for payment and finance options in the context of international sale of goods, bills of exchange, documentary letters of credit, demand guarantees, newly developed financing methods by technological innovation such as supply chain finance and invoice trading, and private international law issues surrounding international payments and finance.

Further Information & Notes

Students are recommended to study LS503B or LS553B International Sale of Goods before taking this course


Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers


Summative Assessments

1st attempt: Written Exercise (50%); Discussion Board Contribution 1 (25%): Discussion Board Contribution 2 (25%).

Resit: Oral exam directed at those learning outcomes not previously achieved.

Formative Assessment

Various short answer quizes.

Feedback

Students will be provided with feedback following each discussion board contribution.  As well as short videos explaining the marking and assessment criteria.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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