Assessing Commercial Risk OpenCourseWare: A Free Undergraduate International Finance Class by MSU on Assessing Commercial Risk

Published Feb 10, 2009

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Are you wondering whether a potential investor presents a financial risk to your project? MSU's free, online 'Assessing Commercial Risk' OpenCourseWare should help you answer that question. This undergraduate-level course is intended for students interested in International Business and Finance.

Assessing Commercial Risk: Course Specifics

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Assessing Commercial Risk: Course Description

The 'Assessing Commercial Risk' OpenCourseWare offers an introduction to the many ways in which businesspeople may assess the payment ability and risk of a potential investor. Many topics are covered, including credit bureaus and the value of credit reports. A thorough examination of possible payment methods, like documentary collections and letters of credit, is included in the course. Several mitigation techniques are investigated, along with a discussion of the proper time to implement each one. The five 'Cs' of credit risk assessment are discussed, as well as the additional three 'Cs,' which are relevant when dealing with an international transaction in a globalized economy. This undergraduate-level course is offered through the Michigan State University's Global Learning Ventures initiative.

Online course materials a complete set of lecture notes and study guide. If you're interested in this free course, visit the risk appraisal course page.

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