Certificate in International Cash Management (CertICM) The Association of Corporate Treasurers
Price: AED 13,370

Course details

You’ll become a trusted expert, highly valued for your ability to provide solutions and deliver best practice in domestic and international cash management.

Perfect for you if you:
  • are a cash manager in a corporate who wants to demonstrate your expertise and dedication with a globally recognised qualification
  • have recently moved into a cash management role (or would like to), either within corporate treasury or as part of a general finance remit
  • want to expand your understanding of how cash management works at an international level
  • are a banker or a consultant who needs to understand international cash management from the perspective of the corporate in order to advise clients more effectively

Study time
6 - 9 months; 300 study hours

Access to the online course for 18 months.

Two online assessments (First assessment 2 hrs and Second assessment 3 hrs)

This qualification is made up of the seven units below. For full ACT accreditation you will need to complete all seven, attend a five-day tuition school and sit the assessment.
  • Unit 1: Cash management – the essentials
  • Unit 2: Working capital management
  • Unit 3: Making and receiving international payments
  • Unit 4: The international cash management function
  • Unit 5: Managing the international treasury function
  • Unit 6: Managing cross-border liquidity and risk
  • Unit 7: Creating efficient international account structures
You will need to attend the compulsory five-day tuition school in order to proceed to the exam. The school focuses on learning around units 3 to 7 and whilst it does not count towards your assessments, it is a vital part of your exam preparation. Widely seen as the highlight of the programme, it provides an opportunity to build your professional network, share your experiences with the tutors and fellow students, and includes a mock exam component to help you with the exam.

The UK school is hosted in the countryside with classes during the day and activities in the evening.

The Hong Kong and Singapore schools are in central locations.

Booking deadlines:
For the UK tuition school 23 - 27 July 2018 is 15 March 2018
For the Hong Kong tuition school 30 July – 3 August 2018 is 15 March 2018

The Certificate in International Cash Management is delivered as a blend of online, through the ACT Learning Academy site, Kick-off webinar and face-to-face five day tuition school. Study guides take you through the learning step by step. You can also download them if you want to study offline. You will have access to your online content for 18 months upon booking, giving you plenty of time to choose when you want to sit your assessment.

You will need to become a student member of the ACT. Your CertICM student membership is valid for the duration of your 18 month learning licence.

Student membership gives you access to lots of great things: 
  • booking your assessment
  • subscription to The Treasurer magazine
  • careers resources
  • events, regional groups and webinars
  • policy and technical updates
  • mentoring service
Online course fee and UK Tuition school: GBP 3,200 | AED 15750 | USD 4160
Online course fee and Hong Kong Tuition school: GBP 2,800 | AED 13780 | USD 3640
Online course fee and Singapore Tuition school: GBP 2,800 | AED 13780 | USD 3640
Student membership fees: GBP169 | AED 830 | USD 220 
(valid for the duration of your 18 month learning licence)
Assessments fees:
There are two online assessments:
Stage one: AwardCMF (covering units 1-2), fee: GBP95 | AED 470 | USD 125
Stage two: CertICM (covering units 3-7), fee: GBP 250 | AED 1230 | USD 325

Fees are subject to local rate of VAT where applicable Updated on 25 July, 2018

Eligibility / Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this certificate.

About The Association of Corporate Treasurers

The ACT supports the development of professional standards and best practice both inside and outside of treasury. We do this through our competency framework, which defines the skills and competencies needed by treasury professionals to operate successfully in today’s challenging business climate, our professional qualifications and accredited programmes.
We are committed to continuing professional development (CPD), proudly so following our Royal Charter in 2013, and to helping treasurers and those with treasury responsibilities be more effective in their jobs and perform the vital role they play in business today.

Why study ACT qualifications?
The economy depends on strong financial markets which in turn need skilled and trained people to manage the cash and the risks that will ultimately drive growth in international trade. Underpinned by the ACT Competency Framework, ACT qualifications provide the practical tools and professional benchmark for skilled treasury performance and together with ACT membership, offer a trusted, credible and recognised standard.

How the qualifications have changed?
We have revised our syllabi against the new ACT Competency Framework which is the result of consultation with senior treasurers from multinational corporations, banks and learning and development teams worldwide. Mapping our qualifications against the skills and competencies of the framework means we continue to have the most up to date and relevant qualifications for real world treasury practice.

The ACT difference
Choosing to study an ACT qualification is just the start. Only once you qualify, and take up your ACT membership, can you use your designatory letters. These are what really set you apart and offer a mark of professional distinction to your employers, peers and clients. Of course there are other providers of treasury training, but your membership of the chartered body for the profession shows you are serious about your career in treasury and committed to maintaining the very highest standards.

ACT qualifications:
  • Certificate in Treasury Fundamentals
  • Certificate in Treasury
  • Diploma in Treasury Management
  • Award in Cash Management Fundamentals
  • Certificate in International Cash Management
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