Certificate in Digital Trade Strategy (CDTS) - ICC Academy (2024)

Gain an end-to-end understanding of what is needed to digitise your supply chain processes

Self-paced online course. 5 modules, 20 video lectures, 7 hours of learning

Taught by 20+ industry champions, legal experts, innovators &public policy officials

Make well-informed business decisions and create coherent policies for digital trade

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What you will learn

The objective of this course is to provide learners with a deep, macro level understanding of the various components required to digitise trade and supply chain processes at scale. The certificate is split into 5 modules, each with 4-6 lessons and a final exam. The entire certificate will take 7 hours to complete.

Module 1: The architecture of international trade and supply chainsExpand

This module is split up into 5 lessons, authored by Oswald Kuyler and Tat Yeen Yap, MonetaGo; Emmanuelle Ganne, WTO; Erick Tavares, Vale; Anesan Naidoo, Anglo American; Martin Thijsen, Port of Rotterdam.

Module 1 Lessons:

  • CDTS overview - Foundational process of trade
  • 1.1 - Complexity in trade
  • 1.2 - The way trade processes are organised from a shippers and customers' perspective
  • 1.3 - The way trade processes are organized from Carriers, shippers and (air)port authorities’ perspective
  • 1.4 - Banks internal and external interactions

Module 2: Critical challenges associated with digitising trade and trade financeExpand

This module is split up into 4 lessons, authored by Hans Huber, id4.trade; Alisa DiCaprio, R3; Louise Taylor-Digby, SWIFT & ICC Banking Commission; Merlin Dowse, JP Morgan & ICC Banking Commission.

Module 2 Lessons

  • 2.1 - Digital trade and a trade data dictionary
  • 2.2 - High level overview of the existing fintech landscape
  • 2.3 - The challenges and opportunities of digitisation from a banks' perspective
  • 2.4 - The ICC eRules and how they enable the digitalisation of banks and corporates interaction

Module 3: The making of an enabling legal environment for digital trade Expand

This module has 6 lessons, all authored by Raoul Renard, Attorney and former Deputy Director for Legal Reform at the ICC Digital Standards Initiative.

Module 3 Lessons

  • 3.1 - Current treatment of electronic transferable records (ETRs)
  • 3.2 - Overview of the Model Law on Electronic Transferable Records (MLETR), the principles and core provisions
  • 3.3 - Early wins through G7 commitment. Increasing momentum aided by broad coalition under newly formed LRAB
  • 3.4 - Case study: Reform opportunities by region & success stories
  • 3.5 - Practical guide to legal reform, economic studies & advocacy tools, the critical role of policy makers.
  • 3.6 - Case study: UNESCAP Framework Agreement on Facilitation of Cross-border Paperless Trade in Asia and the Pacific

Module 4: Exchanging trade and supply chain data in a trusted environment Expand

This module contains 5 lessons, authored by Stephan Wolf, GLEIF; Jaco Voorspuij and Thierry Grumiaux, GS1; Niels Nuyens, Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA); Grant Hunter, BIMCO; Stéphane Graber, FIATA.

Module 4 Lessons

  • 4.1 - Corporate digital identity – The enabler of trust and transparency in digital trade
  • 4.2 - Digital identifiers for products and objects in the physical supply chain
  • 4.3 - DCSA eBL standard
  • 4.4 - BIMCO eBL standard
  • 4.5 - FIATA eFBL standard

Module 5: Interoperability frameworks – putting it together Expand

This module contains 4 lessons, authored by Emmanuelle Ganne, World Trade Organization (WTO); Hannah Nguyen, ICC Digital Standards Initiative (DSI); André Casterman, Casterman Advisory; Kay Ren Yuh, Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and André Simha, Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC).

Module 5 Lessons

  • 5.1 - Standards toolkit for cross-border paperless trade
  • 5.2 - ITFA Digital Negotiable Instruments (DNI) Initiative
  • 5.3 - TradeTrust – The digital utility for exchange of electronic trade documents
  • 5.4 - The future of trade digitisation - What to expect over the next five years

Final examExpand

  • The final exam can be taken at any time after you have completed the 5 modules.
  • The exam lasts for 60 minutes and is live proctored via the internet.The only requirement is a steady internet connection
  • The passing grade is 70% minimum. Upon passing the examination, learners will be issued a downloadable certificate signed by the ICC Secretary General
  • You can then use the “CDTS” designation and join our alumni community
  • The exam consists of multiple choice questions
  • Full details about how our exams work can befound here.

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Why take the CDTS?

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Identify the right strategy to accelerate your digitisation roadmap

Digitising your trade and supply chains is an ecosystem activity. This course will teach you the building blocks you need to know to identify the right strategy.

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Adopt a standards-based approach to digital transformation

There may be 'digital islands' within your supply chains that lead to a fragmented approach to digitisation. The CDTS will help you articulate the benefits of a common, standards-based approach that minimises cost and complexity.

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Remove manual inefficiencies and boost profitability with rich data

Real-time data makes trade faster, cheaper and more secure through improved visibility, while reducing environmental impact resulting from the paper trail.

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Course Authors

This unique online course brings together insights from a well curated panel of more than
20 industry champions, legal experts, innovative trailblazers and public policy officials.

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Alisa DiCaprio

Chief Economist, R3

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André Casterman

Founder and Managing Director, Casterman Advisory & Board Member, International Trade and Forfaiting Association (ITFA)

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André Simha

Global Chief Digital & Information Officer, MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company

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Anesan Naidoo

Head of Sustainability, Anglo American

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Emmanuelle Ganne

Senior Analyst, Economic Research Department, World Trade Organization (WTO)

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Erick Tavares

Iron Ore Sales Administration, Vale International

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Grant Hunter

Director, Standards, Innovation and Research, BIMCO

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Hannah Nguyen

Director, Digital Ecosystems, ICC Digital Standards Initiative

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Hans J. Huber

Managing Director, id4.trade

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Jaco Voorspuij

Senior Manager, Transport, Logistics and Customs, GS1

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Kay Ren Yuh

Assistant Director, Info-communications Media Development Authority (IMDA), Singapore

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Louise Taylor-Digby

Head of Strategic Relations, Asia Pacific, SWIFT & Vice Chair, ICC Banking Commission

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Martijn Thijsen

Head of Ecosystem & Platform Play, Digital Strategy & Transformation, Port of Rotterdam

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Merlin Dowse

Executive Director, Global Trade Finance Product Management, JP Morgan & Vice Chair, ICC Banking Commission

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Niels Nuyens

Program Director, Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA)

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Oswald Kuyler

Head of Strategy, Europe, MonetaGo

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Raoul Renard

Attorney & Former Deputy Director, Legal Reform, ICC Digital Standards Initiative

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Stephan Wolf

CEO, Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF)

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Stéphane Graber

Director General at FIATA International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations

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Tat Yeen Yap

Managing Director, Asia Pacific, MonetaGo

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Thierry Grumiaux

Global Leader of the Transport & Logistics Centre of Excellence, GS1

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Who is the CDTS for?

This online course has been designed for anyone working on the digital strategy and
digital transformation for organisations with global supply chains, specifically the roles outlined below.

Fintechs

Heads of Technology
Chief Product Officers
Architects
Developers

Banks

Heads of Trade
Head of Risk & Compliance

Shippers & Carriers

Heads of Trade
Heads of Strategy
Heads of Sales Operations
Heads of Logistics
Chief Digital Officers
Enterprise Architects
Solution Architects

Policy Makers

Heads of Trade Policy
Digital Trade Policy Leads

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CDTS FOR INDIVIDUALS

US$499

  • 12 months access to the course

  • 6 hours of learning over 5 modules.

  • Course includes 20 video lessons from industry experts

  • Interactive learning through assessment questions & case studies

  • Includes 60-minute final exam to certify your expertise

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  • Everything included in individual purchases, plus...

  • Dedicated service manager

  • Customised integrated programme

  • Personalised dashboard for tracking student progress

  • Post-programme review

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FAQs

How much does the CDTS cost? Expand

The CDTS is available for US$499.

If you are looking to purchase for your team of 5 or more, we may be able to tailor the pricing for your needs. Please contact sales@iccacademy.com.sg for more details.

How long do I have access to the course content for?Expand

Your purchase includes 12 months to access all 5 modules and the final exam. You can access the modules and lessons within them as many times as you like within the 12-month access period. Once you have completed all 5 modules, you will get access to the final exam.

What happens if I fail the exam?Expand

Your purchase of the Certificate in Digital Trade Strategy (CDTS) includes one attempt at the exam. If required, a retake can be purchased for USD $60 (if you are still within your 12-month access period) by contacting our Help Desk at helpdesk@iccacademy.com.sg

How does the exam work?Expand

The final exam is taken online. This means it is accessible at any time, from anywhere in the world. You can find more details about how our exams work here. We use a proctoring service to ensure the integrity of your achievement.

Who is the Certificate in Digital Trade Strategy (CDTS) for?Expand

The Certificate in Digital Trade Strategy is designed for people working on digital strategy and digital transformation for organisations with global supply chains. More specifically it is designed for:

Shippers and Carriers
Heads of Trade, Heads of Strategy,
Heads of Sales Operations, Heads of Logistics, Enterprise Architects, Chief Digital Officers.

FinTechs
Heads of Technology, Chief Product Officers,
Architects, Developers

Banks
Heads of Trade, Head of Risk and Compliance

Policy Makers
Heads of Trade Policy, Digital Trade Policy Leads

How long will it take to complete the CDTS?Expand

It will take approximately 7 hours to complete the 5 modules and final exam depending on your pace of study.

Candidates will have 12 months to complete the 5 modules and take the final exam from date of purchase.

What's included with my purchase of the CDTS?Expand

  • One-year access to the e-learning course – 5+ hours of learning over 5 modules and 20 lesssons – delivered exclusively online
  • Interactive learning – assessment questions and case studies to help you grasp key concepts easily and review the course materials
  • One attempt at timed one-hour online exam – if you pass (70%) you will receive an ICC Academy, industry-recognised digital certificate signed by the ICC Secretary General
  • Dedicated, full-time IT support

Can I request a refund for my purchase?Expand

Due to the immediate availability of our course content upon registration, ICC Academy has a strict no-refund policy for our courses and certifications. For more details, please refer to our Terms and Conditions.

Discuss your requirements with our sales team

If you want to purchase the CDTS for your team, we may be able to offer preferential pricing.

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