Most “Principles” courses in today’s credit arena are geared toward the entry level discipline person who has a need to learn what credit is all about. This program delivers the principles required for those individuals who already have a general understanding of the Credit and Accounts Receivable Risk Management functions. It provides the student who has a genuine interest in credit/receivable management a deeper understanding of the intricacies in administering a credit/receivable portfolio and places them on a career path to becoming a discipline leader.

This 10-week course includes 6 hours of video content and is supported with textual subject matter produced by leaders from the Credit and Risk Management discipline. The course delivers the building blocks required to become a subject matter leader in the business-to-business Credit Risk and Accounts Receivable Management space. It covers policy, legal and operational topics that deliver an overarching review of all aspects and needs of the discipline. Upon the completion of the course, students will have obtained an understanding of the tactical and operational thought leadership requirements for today’s credit executives.

Students should expect to commit approximately 30-40 hours of total time learning the foundational aspects of becoming a leader in Credit and Receivable Risk Management. The course is designed for self-paced work, which includes video recordings, readings, homework deliverables, assessment tests and a final exam.

The course covers the following subjects:

  • Lesson 1: Fundamental Aspects of Credit Management
  • Lesson 2: Credit Department Structure
  • Lesson 3: Credit Decision Making
  • Lesson 4: Collections
  • Lesson 5: Managing Customer Deductions
  • Lessons 6 & 7: The Legal Aspects of Commercial Credit Granting & Dealing with a Distressed Customer
  • Lesson 8: Risk Mitigation Strategies & Devices
  • Lesson 9: Evaluating Receivable Management Performance

This course is delivered by Matthew W Skudera, President of the Credit Research Foundation. Matt has over 25 years of practical credit management experience working for several major US corporations. The material in this course is largely based on material compiled by the Credit Research Foundation.

This is an On-Demand Course, allowing students to work independently and at their own pace to accommodate the time demands of busy professionals. After reviewing the presentations and course materials, the participant is required to take a final exam. Those who receive a grade of 70% or higher will receive an electronic “Certificate of Professional Development” from the Credit Research Foundation and earn 1.5 CEUs.

Registration Fees - $995

CLICK HERE to register for this course (Note: this link will take you to DigitalChalk, which is the education platform we use to deliver courses.) If this is the first time you are registering for a CRF On-Demand Course, please create a new account. Click on the “Catalog” tab and make your course selection. CRF Members receive a $300 discount on the course registration fee. Please contact Angela McDonald to obtain the member discount code to enter at checkout.

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