Export/Import Practices Management


  • Export/Import MGT
    The Export and Import Practice Management course contains practical lessons in global trading which deals with the most important aspects of importing and exporting, including approaches
    Export Marketing
    Export Marketing Online is designed to provide a broad comprehensive background knowledge, conceptual understanding, tools and strategies to help companies make informed export
    Export Practices
    Export Practice is designed for individual entrepreneurs, small and medium sized companies obtain a broad comprehensive foundation of exporting and the knowledge and skills necessary to work
    Import Practices
    Import Practices is designed for individual entrepreneurs, small and medium sized companies obtain a broad comprehensive foundation of the knowledge and skills necessary to import and or to work
  • Export and Import Practices Management: 5 Modules

    The Export and Import Practice Management course contains practical lessons in global trading which deal with the most important aspects of importing and exporting, including approaches to them, required documents, payment methods, financing options, shipping, insurance, marketing, and legal and cultural considerations. These highly interactive, outcome-based Modules are designed to give import and export businesses the upper hand to maximize sales and reduce costs by managing their import and export operations effectively.

    Module IExport and Import Processes and Requirements—discusses the steps to take to clear merchandise through Customs, including filing for entry, calculating duty charges, classifying products using the Harmonized Schedule (HS), the inspection of goods, and liquidation (by which Customs determines the final duty and any applicable taxes). This module will identify and address basic export concepts, company readiness to export and/or import, evaluate a product’s and country’s potential. It also includes identifying assistance programs that will help your company become competitive in targeted markets.

    Module IIExport and Import Documents and Incoterms 2010— covers the most common documents used in export and import transactions. Compares the different categories of international trade documents including commercial, banking, transportation, insurance, and government control. Emphasis will be given to Customs documents, including Shippers Export Declaration, Proforma Invoice, Commercial Invoice and Bill of Lading. Examines INCOTERMS 2010 by identifying the responsibilities of importers and exporters in a transaction.

    Module IIIExport and Import Payments and Financing— identifies and discusses payment options, including open account, prepayment, documentary collection, consignment, and letter of credit. This Module will help you analyze the risks associated with each payment method, discusses the major advantages and discrepancies in a letter of credit, and identifies import and export financing options.

    Module IV: Export Marketing and Marketing Imported Products— considers marketing techniques that can be used once the product clears Customs. The marketing mix of product, price, place (distribution), and promotion will be addressed. This Module will also examine the differences between domestic and international marketing, the roles of distributors and agents, and various tariff and non-tariff barriers, as well as the international promotion assistance.

    Module V: Export and Import Shipping and Insurance— Discusses the role of Custom House Brokers and Freight Forwarders, the different insurance coverages available, costs associated with import and export shipment, and benefits possible from Foreign Trade Zone, ATA Carnet and other temporary importation programs.

    What to Expect

    This courses are designed around active participation and online interaction, you may take part in asynchronous or synchronous review sessions webinar discussions with the instructor and other course participants. Expect to spend 3 to 4 hours for each Module to complete the assignments, read the materials, take part in the discussion forum and participate in review sessions (optional).

    Course Delivery

    This course is taught entirely online, using Moodle Course Management System, and is designed around participation and online interaction. This course encourages participants to share their export/import experiences, knowledge and business world events that supports the material in this Module.