Innovation and Digitalisation in Trade Credit Insurance and Trade Finance – 8th June 2021 (2 to 6 o’clock PM CET)


Trends such as digitization, connectivity, big data, and technologies (e.g. blockchain) are fuelling innovation in the traditional credit insurance and trade finance industry.

This 4-hour masterclass training is providing a compact overview of the current market dynamics, rising ecosystems and platforms, the catalysts, and the business models of the future. As innovation is centered around customer needs this training will guide you through innovation in trade credit and finance from a customer perspective. The training puts emphasis on explaining concepts using best-in-class practical examples. This will equip you with a structured approach to evaluate and drive innovation in your organization. 

Learning objectives 

Get an overview of the current market dynamics, the catalysts, and the business models of the future.

Understand the different drivers of incremental and disruptive innovation and their impact on the trade credit and trade finance industry.

Learn how technologies such as ERP systems, APIs or blockchain allow and require the providers of Trade Credit Insurance and Trade Finance to improve their value proposition towards their clients.

Understand how you can apply customized innovation methods to evaluate new business models and drive innovation in your organization.

Addressed to 

Professionals with sound knowledge of Trade Credit Insurance and/or Trade Finance,
particularly Receivables Financing

Innovation, business development, or product managers in the Financial Service industry

CEOs, CFOs, finance or credit managers, treasurers


Course Outline

Innovation concepts and methods used in the Financial Service industry

Changing ecosystem in Trade Credit and Trade Finance

Key trends driving innovation in Trade Credit and Trade Finance, particularly:

  • Platforms and Blockchain (marketplaces/trading, financing or credit management platforms)
  • Connectivity and APIs (Application Program Interfaces)
  • ERPs (Enterprise Resource Planning software e.g., SAP, Microsoft, etc.)

Practical examples for best-in-class business cases


Mr. André Düsing

Mr. Johannes Thanner

Teaching format 

Online Webinar via Microsoft Teams: access link and instructions will be sent after registration and fee payment.

Questions during and after the session will be possible and answered.

The presentation will be shared after the course as a PDF.