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Import Export Institute

International Trade Certificate Outline

International Trade Certificate

Offered by the Import Export Institute, the International Trade Certificate Course will help anyone in any business or industry learn global business fundamentals and develop skills needed to successfully compete in today’s expanding global marketplace. Are you a small business owner seeking to expand your company globally? Are you a manager or professional with a goal to expand your career? Are you a global entrepreneur starting a business within the import export industry? If you answered “YES” to any of those questions, this program is for you. No prerequisites required, beginners and advanced alike are encouraged to enroll.

Participants can begin the program at any time and choose 2 paths – independent study or work one-on-one with a trainer. Trainers are industry professionals who hold the NASBITE® Certified Global Business Professional credential. Training is conducted LIVE (no video) over the phone or by video conference on an individual basis. The International Trade Certificate Course includes 27 hours of instruction, with 2 additional sessions for exam preparation and one session devoted to research and online resources, for a total of 29 hours.

International Trade Certificate Outline

Global Business Procedures
Introduction to global trade
international marketing fundamentals
IncoTerms 2010
Export Controls and Licensing
Classification of product

Export Trade Management
Export assessment and readiness
Market entry methods – indirect and direct exporting
Shipping and Logistics
Pricing of Product
Business Across Cultures

Import Process
Importing fundamentals
Free trade agreements
Trade initiatives
Supply Chain management

Government Resources
Department of Commerce
Federal and state assistance
Export Import Bank programs

Trade Finance
Terms of payment
Tax considerations
Foreign risk
Currency risk


Begin your training today! Call our office at 352-364-4644 for more information.