2 Day Course & Masterclass

ECA Finance Training: Nairobi

Mar 27 - Mar 28, 2017
Nairobi, Kenya


ECA Finance Training: Nairobi

2 Day Course & Masterclass
Mar 27 - Mar 28, 2017
Nairobi, Kenya


For experienced professionals and novices, we have a range of courses to suit your needs. And they will be taking place in cities all over the world. 


Our 2-day ECA Finance courses cover the fundamentals of ECA financing.


We introduce the practical and theoretical elements of different products, policies and applications with real life examples from senior professionals. So you get focused information which you can apply directly in your role.


This masterclass is only for experienced practitioners.

You understand ECAs and you've worked with them in the past. You know how deals are structured and you try to keep up to date with current requirements. You can walk away from this course equipped with advanced practices and recent trends. Keeping you at the top of your game.


Lenders/ ECAs/Financial institutions/Financial Advisors | To gain a greater knowledge of rules & requirements, how to avoid common pitfalls and misunderstandings that can strain relationships with customers

Exporters/Suppliers/OEMs/EPCs |  To understand how ECA finance impacts the EPC process from RPFs through to procurement cycle, learn how to accurately assess eligible content for your buyers, and avoid costly problems during the spend cycle that relate to misunderstanding eligibility.  

Corporates/Sponsors/Borrowers/Sovereigns | Understand the approval process, compare eligibility requirements among ECAs, study how to maximise ECA financing value, and grasp the myriad tasks necessary to effectively disburse and administer these transactions.

Legal teams | To understand the impacts of ECA financing on credit agreements and be able to better advise clients on compliance as well as understand potential problems commonly found in ECA transactions

Experienced export finance professionals | For those who understand the fundamentals of ECA finance, our ECA Masterclass is a focused and advanced short course designed to refresh, replenish and revitalise your existing expertise.


Course Breakdown


DAY 1:

 Introduction to ECAs

Buyer credits – Unstructured

Buyer credits – Project finance

Supplier credits, political risk insurance, and other products


Content eligibility

ECA policies and standards

The application process


DAY 2:

Disbursing ECA loans

Workshop: Financing an industrial project (group workshop in teams)

Guest ECA speaker (a different ECA in each city will present approval process, products, initiatives, sample transactions)


Master Class attendees arrive

ECA disbursements: Advanced topics

Around the world in ECAs

Multi-sourcing analysis and recent ECA trends





Learning Resources

"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young." 

- Henry Ford

We're passionate about facilitating your ongoing learning experience, whether or not you choose to attend an ECA School this year. That's why we've collated together a list of great resources to help you brush up and deepen your knowledge of ECA Financing, and its impact across the globe. 


Export/ ECA Finance Explained

 TXF Special | Export Finance: A Guide for Importers 

 CC Solutions | Introduction to Export Finance


Videos & Podcasts

 TXF Videos | Supporting exports "through the cycle": With UKEFs Head of Business Group Gordon Welsh 

 TXF Podcasts | Private Insurance

 TXF Podcasts | The role export finance will play in a challenging economic environment 

 TXF Podcasts | 2016 to date reviewed


Reports and Data

 TXF Data | Export Finance Market Overview H1 2016

 TXF Data| Export Finance in Africa: 2015 Overview

 TXF Data | Export Finance in the Americas: 2015/16 Overview 

 Clevis Research | 2015 Exporter Review Excerpt

 Berne Union Yearbook 2016 

 Watson Farley & Williams | Export Credit Agencies And Project Financing Briefing


TXF News Articles


Browse all ECA-related articles here


Recommended for you:

 TXF Data Update: Export finance market plunges 22.5% in H1

 10 key export finance trends in 2016 

 ECA Interview: UKEF sharpens its tools

 TXF Export Finance Data: Coface is the most active ECA of 2015

 TXF Export Finance Report: Euro ECA deals surge in 2015

 TXF Export Finance Report: ECA deal volumes drop by 29%

 TXF Export Finance Data Report: ECAs back fewer energy deals in 2015 

 More miners look to ECAs to fund deals 



 OECD exports credit arrangement

 The National Export Initiative

 Berne Union

 The World Bank

 US Maritime Administration