Credit Insurance

The ICAP - Risk Training Institute and the Centre for Lifelong Learning of the University of Piraeus create for the first time an integrated professional Mastering Credit Risk programme for credit risk managers.
The thematic areas of the "Mastering Credit Risk" training programme, the training method, examinations, and accreditation by the   University of Piraeus  guarantee the provision of essential and practical knowledge, with the sole purpose of upgrading the role of credit management executives, which involves better cash flow, collection, and profitability results for companies.
The Module "Credit Insurance" as a part of the broader training programme "Mastering Credit Risk", offers the opportunity to the participants to attend it as an independent seminar and be awarded the relevant Certificate of Attendance by the Centre for Lifelong Learning of the University of Piraeus.  For the attendance of each module, ECVETs are awarded, while corporate participants can also subsidized by OAED-LAEK.


The purpose of the seminar is to present a working model of the credit insurance cycle and the evaluation criteria for selecting it to secure doubtful loans

Target Audience

  • Entrepreneurs
  • Financial Management and Credit Control Executives
  • Debt Collection Managers
  • Business Management Executives
  • Supply Chain Executives
  • Trade Credit Insurance intermediaries and professionals who advise customers

Subject Areas

  • Benefits of credit insurance:
    • Secure turnover growth
    • Preventing/avoiding doubtful loans
    • Objective Credit Management
    • Liquidity in case of a doubtful loan/compensation
    • Easier and cheaper financing/working capital
  • What are the Credit Insurance mechanisms
  • Why is Credit Insurance necessary today
  • Geopolitical risks, which affect the sustainability of businesses
  • Credit Insurance before and after the crisis
  • Fraud cases
  • Case studies
  • Best Practices

What you will learn

  • You will be able to assess the risk from a default receivable and the effects on the company and its shareholders
  • You will understand the structure of business credit insurance and its key characteristics
  • You will become familiar with the concept of cost of credit and its effect on the company's profitability
  • You will learn about the compensation procedure
  • You will practice on setting the credit limit of a customer according to their credit risk
  • You will understand how credit risk assessment is performed by the Underwriting department of an insurance company

Seminar Timetable

1st & 2nd Teaching Hour
3rd & 4th Teaching Hour
5th Teaching Hour
14th of December
18.30 - 20.00
20:00 - 20:15
20.15 - 21.45
16th of December
18.30 - 20.00
20:00 - 20:15
20.15 - 21.45
18th of December
18.30 - 20.00

Course Start Date
December 2020

Cost of Attendance

  • 10 Hours
  • Synchronous e-Learning
  • Attendance Certificate
  • Subsidized by LAEK


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