Current Session

  • Module 1

    Introduction to International Trade
    April 2, 2018

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    Instructor: Larry Taylor

    This course discusses theoretical concepts of international trade, such as mutually beneficial trade, the effects of protectionism, macroeconomic issues of balance of payments, the adjustments mechanism and the impact of economic policies in an open trade environment. From advice about negotiating with foreign sellers to guidance on moving goods through U.S. Customs while ensuring compliance, this course provides essential information about trading internationally.

  • Module 2

    International Transactions
    May 7, 2018

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    Instructor: Paul Toskin

    This module discusses credit, operational, and foreign exchange risk in international trade transactions, and describes methods commonly used to mitigate these risks. Learn to recognize how credit, operational, and foreign exchange risk can arise in international trade transactions, and how to structure international trade transactions to minimize these risks.

  • Module 3

    International Ocean & Air Transportation
    June 4, 2018

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    Instructor: Arijana Hoormann

    This course covers the issues of moving goods from one country to another within the terms of a sale agreement and without incurring unexpected expenses. Learn to securely and affordably transport products, choose proper insurance and current government security initiatives and how to implement them. The course provides a complete overview of the transportation process – whether shipping by ocean or air.

  • Module 4

    International Business Culture
    July 2, 2018

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    Instructor: Larry Taylor

    Today’s global business enterprise requires a fine-tuned awareness and understanding of culture. International collaborations have often failed because of cultural misunderstandings, miscommunications and missteps. This course will introduce you to the concept of culture and begin with the critical stage of guiding participants towards understanding their own cultural assumptions. We will use dimensions of culture to build knowledge and understanding of basic drivers behind cultural differences. Upon completion of the course, you will have a thoughtful toolkit to manage the most common challenges across cultures in international business settings.

  • Module 5

    Export Control & Risk Management
    August 6, 2018

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    Instructor: Arijana Hoormann

    Various international agreements have established export control standards on specific categories of goods to ensure security and safety for nations, economies, environments and wildlife. This course provides an overview of recent global events that have impacted border control procedures, including the adoption of new export controls for effective risk management.

  • Module 6

    Customs Classification & Valuation

    September 4, 2018

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    Instructor: David Forgue

    Failure to intelligently comply with Customs laws can result in excess duty payments, financials penalties and supply or delivery disruptions. This course discusses tariff classification rules and how indirect payments, royalties, freight and shipping costs, plus other valuations, affect the accuracy and legitimacy of declared values.

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