SME trade academy

Financing Trade in Services
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SME trade academy

Financing Trade in Services

Financing Trade in Services


Focusing on situations of developing and least-developed countries, this course introduces the particularities of service exporters, their financial needs at various stages of growth, as well as the various obstacles which they face in accessing adequate financing. Going beyond "traditional" financing methods, it explores a variety of innovative service financing options and digital payment solutions, such as crowdfunding, business incubators and the expanding uses of mobile money technology.

Course format


After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Analyse the financial needs of service exporters and the barriers which they face in accessing financing; ;
  • Assess the relative merits of a variety of traditional and innovative financing options for service exporters; and
  • Assess the effects of digital payment solutions, such as mobile money, on service providers.
  • Language

    English ‎(en)‎


    Participants who meet the course requirements will receive a Certificate of Completion issued in electronic format.

    Next start date

    05, Jul 2021


  • Lecture 1: Challenges to the Financing of the Services Export Sector
  • Lecture 2: Service Financing Options
  • Lecture 3: Payment Systems Innovation for Services
  • Time required

    4 hours over 2 weeks

    Course access

    Open for enrolment

    Course fee

    Free of charge

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