International Trade Course

This International Trade course is designed to provide the learners, and those operating within International Trade, an opportunity to broaden their understanding of global trade issues, and to gain a clear understanding of the processes and practicalities of International Trade.




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Price: online from £195.00
Online course
Duration: 8 Weeks
Level: 3
Credit: 4
Course leaders: Siamak Taslimi & Tony Zohari


Start Date: anytime


Online Course
Tel: +44 800 881 5232


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Benefits’ of import and export course

Exporting allows you to grow your business by tapping into new overseas markets, expanding network contacts and exposing you to new ideas and methods that you may not have considered before. Importing, on the other hand, can help expand your business by letting you reach new domestic markets. An importing strategy can help you achieve business success by reducing manufacturing costs and allowing you access to new products you might not otherwise have been able to provide.

This import and export courses is suitable for all those involved in international business. Though this professional import and export course is specifically designed for individuals who intend to set up a sole trader status and offer a selling service to UK or global clients. Whilst previous international trading experience will be useful, this course will provide a useful opening for the new starter. It is also appropriate for corporate service providers such as banks, forwarders, accountants and international trade advisers.

Each delegate will have access to dedicated online support and learning materials in order to extend their learning. 

Course Content

1- Types Of Economic Integration and Trade Agreements

These blocs offer special concessions to members of the group but impose restrictions on the imports from the non-member countries.

  • Free Trade Area
  • Custom Union
  • Common Market
  • Economic Union
  • WTO and GATT

2- International Marketing

International Marketing presents a more complex task than domestic marketing because of the uncontrollable international marketing environment and their heterogeneity. Hence, making international marketing decision is generally more challenging.

  • International marketing decision
  • Market Selection Decision
  • Entry and Operating Decisions
  • Marketing Mix Decision

3- Documents & Procedures

  • The role of Customs
  • Sources of useful information
  • The International Sales Contract
  • The Export Order
  • Delivery Terms (INCOTERMS® 2010)
  • Commodity Codes
  • The Export Invoice
  • Origin and Preference
  • Payment Methods

4- Payments & Finance

  • Risk assessment
  • Bank Guarantees
  • Advance Payment
  • Open Account
  • Documentary Letters of Credit
  • Documentary Collections & Bills of Exchange
  • Credit Insurance
  • Financing export transactions
  • Foreign Exchange Risk Management
  • Managing the risks – hedging techniques

5- Shipping and Documentation

The roles of the main third parties involved in international trade i.e. carriers, forwarders, Customs, banks, insurers etc

  • Methods of international transport
  • Transport Documents
  • Cargo Insurance
  • Cost elements in a DDP
  • Functions of Bills of Lading, Waybills and Certificates of Shipment
  • Role of Customs regarding export and import declarations
Delivery mode: Part time or Online
Part-time Location: London, United Kingdom
Level: 3
Credit: 4
Award: Educators’ Certificate

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