Credit Evaluation & It’s Control

Credit Evaluation & It’s Control

Course Information

1 Day Course

Time: 9am – 5pm

Fee: $650 (bef. GST)


Course Introduction

Bad debt, the opposite of profit, unfortunately, is a part of doing business, but not something that cannot be managed and control to a minimum thus ensure the company stays on the right track of profitability. A better understanding of the credit assessment policy and its control mechanism, which covers credit evaluation and credit limit review, would lay down a strong foundation to manage your company’s risks to minimize bad debts.

In this workshop, the facilitator hopes to share his 37 years of practical experience in credit management i.e. credit assessment and recovery, the 2 important components that would outline how to carry out the roles, functions and responsibilities appropriately to cope with the pressures, within or outside your organization, in handling professionally issues related to debt collection and ensure the company stays on course to achieving its goals.

Learning Outcome

  • Understand the meaning and reasons for Credit Management
  • Appreciate the important of credit policy in defining the objectives, function and responsibilities of credit department to achieve maximum profitability from trading.
  • Realize the need of credit assessment due to selective risk-taking in the interests of increasing overall profitability.

Who Should Attend

  • Credit Assistants, Executives & Managers
  • Finance, Accounts & Admin. Executives & Managers
  • Executives to Senior Managers
  • Marketing Professionals in-charge of collection

Course Outlines

• Its purpose & objectives
• Policies and procedures

• Credit Assessment Policy
• Establishing Creditworthiness
o Opening New Account
 ▪ Basic Information Source
 ▪ In-dept Information Source
 ▪ Credit Visits
o Credit Limit
o Credit Term
• Credit Limit Review
• Mind teaser
o Characteristic of a good credit controller

• What are the C’s of business credit?

• Why is this important?
• Where to get the information?

• An ability to understand the financial health of a company is one of the most vital skills – financial statements offer a window into the health of a company, which can be difficult to gauge using other means.
• Mind teaser
o What are the important things to analyze while reading an annual report?

• Practical steps to effective questioning and probing skills
• Assertive communication enhances questioning
• Active listening improves questioning and probing results

• How many types of customers
• How to handle difficult customers

• The greatest threat to effective credit management

• How to check the creditworthiness of a new customer?