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Business Credit Principles
06/07/2014 - 06/11/2014
Credit Congress in Orlando - Orlando
Certificate Sessions


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Business Credit Principles

About the Program

This intensive program offers a comprehensive look at the credit function. Upon successful completion, you should understand the role of credit in financial management, the components of effective credit department systems and procedures, specific government regulations that pertain to business credit, credit and policy procedures, selling terms, negotiable instruments, the Uniform Commercial Code, credit investigations, financing and insurance, business credit fraud, factors associated with credit limits, out-of-court settlements, and bankruptcy.

Program Instructor

James A. McIntyre, CCE is President of McIntyre Enterprises, LTD., a firm specializing in financial education, training programs and credit consulting. Mr. McIntyre formerly taught Fundamentals of Credit and Advanced Credit Analysis at North Hennepin Community College and is a member of NHCC Business School Accreditation and Advisory Committee. In addition, Mr. McIntyre currently teaches the NACM Credit Administration Program for Forius, formerly known as NACM North Central. He served as Chairman of the Board of the National Association of Credit Management from May 1996 through May 1997. Mr. McIntyre was awarded the Alice M. H. McGregor Award of Exceptional Achievement from NACM at the 1999 Credit Congress, and was the 2000 NACM/ Robert Half Finance & Accounting and Accountemps Co-Instructor of the Year.

Program Overview

This program satisfies a requirement for the Credit Business Associate (CBA) designation. Using the textbook, Principles of Business Credit, 7th Edition, published by NACM, participants will receive in-depth exposure to:

Credit in the Business World
Credit in the Company
Organizing the Credit Department
The Legal Environment of Credit
Credit Policy and Procedures
Terms and Conditions of Sale
Negotiable Instruments
The Uniform Commercial Code
The Legal Forms of Business
Credit Investigations
Know Your Customer
International Trade
Financing and Business Insurance
Business Credit Fraud
Making Credit Decisions
Customer Visits
The Credit and Sales Partnership
Out-of-Court Settlements
Bankruptcy Code Proceedings
Financial Statements
Financial Analysis Fundamentals
Analysis and Forecasting of Credit and Receivable Information

Program Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course though a basic knowledge of accounting principles is helpful.

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