Foundation Course on Factoring (for FCI Members only)

Career Path – Level 1









The “FCI Foundation Course in Factoring” is the most popular, globally recognized e-learning course in Factoring. It is the first step in FCI’s “Career Path” route. It provides an overview of factoring, including a brief history of the industry and information about FCI as well as details on the different types of factoring, benefits, methods and mechanism of the two-factor system. Moreover, it focuses on the main aspects of Seller Selection & Management, introducing the student to the risk elements of Factoring. 


This course is suitable for new and recent entrants to the industry and is appropriate for staff employed at all levels within the industry with less than 12 months factoring experience.



Students sit for an on-line multiple choice exam covering the study material. Those who pass receive the FCI Bronze Certificate on Factoring and are eligible to step to Level 2 of the FCI Career Path - Intermediate Course.



Available in three (3) languages English, Chinese & Spanish



Course starting every January, April, July & October.




The course fee is Euro 275.-




For Spanish please see                                      For Chinese please see




"FCI Courses have been enhanced with a newly developed e-learning tool, which facilitates the learning experience of the students with interactive cases,
questions and assignments. Through the FCI courses, we were able to efficiently offer our staff priceless knowledge in just a few months study."

Shanghai Pudong Development Bank, China