Fundamentals of Credit Course Overview
Interested in a career as a credit analyst? This Fundamentals of Credit course will give an overview of the key concepts you need for a high powered career in commercial banking, credit rating, private lending, insurance, corporate credit, and much more.
In this course, we will discuss the definition of credit and the benefit of using credit as a source of funding for the company. We will look at different types of credit, interest and loans. We will compare the pros and cons associated with different loans.
From there, we will explore the possible career paths of a credit analyst. We will look at the roles and responsibilities of credit analysts for different employers. Then, we will go through the general lending process and explain how a credit analyst evaluates risk. We will provide an overview of industry analysis, business analysis, management analysis, and financial analysis.
This course can be used as a refresher on the topic of credit or for someone that has no prior knowledge about credit analysis.
Fundamentals of Credit Learning Objectives
Upon completing this course, you will be able to:
- Compare three different sources of funding for a company
- Explain the benefits and drawbacks for different types of loans
- Discuss the general lending process and types of credit analysis
- Explore various credit analyst career paths
Fundamentals of Credit Is a Prerequisite Course of CFI's Certified Banking & Credit Analyst (CBCA)™ Program
We are excited to launch our first course for the Certified Banking & Credit Analyst (CBCA)™ certification program. For beginners to advanced users, this certification program is designed to help you become a world-class credit analyst.
Who Should Take This CBCA™ Course?
This Fundamentals of Credit course is perfect for any aspiring credit analysts working in insurance, underwriting, rating agencies, commercial lending, corporate credit analysis, and other areas of credit evaluation.
What You'll Learn
Path to Certification
3 courses from beginner to intermediate level.01Optional
14 courses from beginner to intermediate level.02Required
Submit your CBCA™ checklist and order your certificate.03Required
Join Our Community
Get access to the Global Corporate Finance Society.04Optional
How the Certification Works
What Our Students Say
I enjoyed learning this course and appreciate the structured contents of this course. It is an excellent course to refresh the fundamentals of credit. Thank you, team CFI for providing this course for free.
Excellent Course & Very Helpful.