Import Training Courses and Workshops

Schools providing training courses, certificates, diplomas or degree programs of International Trade Regulation and Practice

Total 130 training courses and degree programs available around the world.

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Fundamentals of Importing

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Continuing Education at Highline Community College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Seattle, United States

Taught by Microsofts Director of International Trade John Soares an industry-recognized customs and trade expert, the Fundamentals of Importing is a course for individuals new to the global marketplace and serves as an excellent prerequisite for individuals interested in studying to be a customs broker via Highlines Customs Broker Exam Prep Course. The Fundamentals of Importing course provides an overview of international business with an emphasis on the basics of importing. The course will cover terms and definitions, the basics of international trade, trade agreements, compliance, trade data elements and automation, documentation requirements, customs entry and other customs requirements. Employment opportunities for cargo and freight agents is projected to grow 29 percent from 2010 to 2020 according to the U.S. Department of Labor.

Importing and Exporting

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Highline Community College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Seattle, United States

The history and importance of importing and exporting to global business . This course is a skill building course for those new to international trade which includes the logistics of importing and exporting, international transportation and customs procedures, major concepts and terminology. After completion of the course, students have the option of sitting for the IIEI Certified Exporter Exam.

Customs and Logistics (Certificate)

Course Format: Online
School/Trainer: Bow Valley College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Airdrie, Banff, Calgary, Canmore, High River, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Okotoks, Red Deer, Canada

Customs and Logistics is a rapidly expanding field due to the ever increasing movement of goods across borders and the increased security measures being implemented. Challenging new career opportunities are being created as a result. This certificate fast-tracks the learner by teaching the essential skills and knowledge needed to work in this area. The instructor, Ron Bennett, has worked and taught in customs and logistics for over 20 years. His experience and knowledge working as a customs officer and college instructor will greatly benefit those who are serious about making a career in this dynamic and exciting field.

This certificate prepares graduates for positions with customs brokerages and private businesses in logistics and freight forwarding. Customs and logistics appeal to individuals who enjoy working in teams and are interested in international affairs, politics, news, and geography. People who work in this field require above-average communication skills, a basic understanding of math, a good knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Office, and strong customer service skills.

Import & Export Skills

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Holmesglen
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Chadstone, Melbourne, Moorabbin, Waverley, Australia

Expand your business into international markets by learning the &,#146,ins&,#146, and &,#146,outs&,#146, of the import and export trade. Topics include documentation, incoterms, payments, risk management, responsibilities and general planning principles. This course is ideal for potential and existing exporters and importers, as well as marketing, shipping and clerical personnel.

Students will: Become familiar with the standard documents involved in an Export / Import transaction, including the four main categories of commercial, statutory, transport and buyers specification Gain an appreciation of the inclusion of a Contract of Sale in an Export / Import transaction, including its position within the framework Gain a basic understanding of the main delivery terms of trade (Incoterms 2010), including the responsibilities, costs and risks of both parties Become familiar with the basic differences and procedures of the methods of payment available to Exporters and Importers, including banking documentation applicable to those methods.

Import Procedure

Course Format: Online
School/Trainer: ABTS Logistics Ltd.
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): London, United Kingdom

This chapter describes the role of the tariff book.

Understanding the EU Tariff book

Classifying your Imports

Import Documentation and Procedure

Course Format: On-site
School/Trainer: ABTS Logistics Ltd.
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): London, United Kingdom

Import License Formalities

Understanding the Tariff Book

Open General Import License (ogil)

Classifying your imports

Open Individual Import License

Specific Individual Import License

Surveillance License

Special Import Licenses

Minimizing Your Import Costs

Customs Clearance Procedure

Deferring Import Duty &, VAT

Customs Clearance on CHIEF

Inward Processing Relief (IPR)

Custom Clearance Costs

Custom Warehousing

Preferential Trading Agreements

Trade Free Zones

Import-Export Procedures

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Toronto, Canada

This course explores the intricate details of the complex import-export process. You will learn about the diverse elements of an international business transaction: initial foreign correspondence, negotiations, request for quotes, examination of firm offers, analysis of commercial documents, challenges of compliance and conformity to government, and non-government requirements regarding trade. Our full-cycle analysis will also examine customs clearances, payment methods, risk evaluations, the options and costs of transportation, foreign entry analysis, foreign-exchange management, and cross-cultural negotiations. Upon successful completion of this course, you will possess the tools for navigating this highly complex process.
Learner Outcomes
Understanding of the structure and process of international transactions for Canadian business
Understanding of the various players in the international process
Ability to evaluate international political, legal and economic business risks
Ability to analyze international commercial, financial and transport trade documents
Knowledge of Government of Canada agencies that regulate international business
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VAT and Customs Duty - Controlling Import Costs

Course Format: On-site
School/Trainer: Quorum Training
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Leicester, United Kingdom

This detailed course concentrates on the customs duty implications of importing goods into the UK and other Member States of the EU. It will enable attendees to identify customs duty saving opportunities and problem areas in their own business.

What will the course cover?

An introduction to importing

Import procedures, formalities, paperwork and legal obligations
Import VAT- who is responsible, who can claim, and evidence needed
How to find the correct rate of duty to pay
The General Rules of Tariff Classification
Reviewing Commodity Codes and reading the Tariff
The (Harmonized System) Notes behind the Tariff
What to do about past over or under declarations
Getting rulings from HMRC (Binding Tariff Information)
How to value goods correctly
The six valuation methods in detail
General Valuation Statements
What to include in, and exclude from, the value for duty
Connected party transactions- when an invoice value cannot be used
Buying agents and prior sale transactions

Import And Export Documentation And Procedures (Certificate)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: BMC International College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Singapore, Singapore

This is a very special course which is specially prepared and designed not only for the beginners but also for those who are currently engaged in the activities of import & export but are not too conversant with their documentation and procedures. This course is conducted in a very professional systematic manner and is divided into the following topics for discussion.

Methods of payment in International Trade
Open Account
Documents Against Acceptance
Documents Against Payment
Documentary Credits
Documents Letters Of Credit
Revocable/Irrevocable Credit
Confirmed/Unconfirmed Credit
Restricted/Unrestricted Credit
Transferable Credit
Back to back Credit
Revolving Credit
Red Clause Credit
Bill Of Lading, Its Different Kinds And Functions
Received for shipment Bill of Lading
Shipped on board of Lading
Combined Transport Bill of Lading
Through Bill of Lading
Groupage Bill of Lading
How to Ensure Accurate Documentation
Bill of lading
Bill of exchange
Commercial invoice
Consular invoice
Customs invoice
Pro-forma invoice
Insurance policy/Certificate
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Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: WEA
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Adelaide, Australia

Importing and exporting require specialised knowledge. Identify the main challenges and risks. Learn about international procedures, marketing and trading terms; Import and export costing; Practical guides and tools to get started and working with banks to get paid. Sources of further information, advice and assistance provided.


Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Los Angeles City College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Los Angeles, United States

Learn how to make full-time or part-time income from importing and exporting profitable products. Be your own boss; set your own schedule; work from home; travel to foreign lands. This workshop is fully tax deductible. Locate products and vendors overseas; locate distribution and sales reps in the US, arrange transportation and insurance and how to maximize your profits through price scheduling.

Import / Export

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Joliet Junior College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Joliet, United States

This course focuses on the concerns of the practicing international trade professional worldwide. It has been designed to form a sound foundation and understanding of the major factors affecting the global marketplace. It is designed to build exporting and importing skills and an understanding of the methods and procedures of importing and exporting products. All of the major concepts and terminology of international trade are addressed in the hands-on activities and topic papers that form the basis of this course. Emphasis will be placed on the practical details with actual case histories studied.

Import / Export Transactions (Certificate)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Singapore, Singapore

This one-day seminar covers the basic requirements in an Import/Export trade transaction. It also provides participants a guide to Import/Export operations, limiting discrepancies.

Shipping & Freight Forwarding Workshop (Certificate)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Blue Ocean Academy
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Karama, United Arab Emirates

Program Structure

•Trade & Marketing Environment (Domestic & Overseas).
•Entry into overseas Markets /Strategies for development.
•Dynamics of Protectionism & Trade Barriers.
•International Economic Institutions - GATT - WTO, UNCTAD, IMF & World Bank Groups
•Role & objectives.
•Regional Groupings & Trade Blocks of European & Latin American countries.
•Major Asian Initiative & formation of ASEAN , SAARC, GCC.
•Balance of Payments & Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) of the member Nations of
•Law of the Sea & Ships.
•Law of the carriage of Goods by Sea
•Adoption & Enactment of International Law in Shipping (UNCLOS).
•Contract of Affraghtment - Bill of Ladings & Charter Parties.
•Risks, Responsibilities and Immunities of the Carrier under the Law.
•Rights & Privileges of the Charterer / Shipper.
•Hague-Visvy Rules & Hamburg Rules.
•Aim, Objectives, Policy Types & Coverage.
?Insurable Interests & Warranties.
?Insurance of Hull & Machinery & Cargo.
•General Average - Particular Average, Total Loss, York-Antwerp Rules.
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Logistics & Supply Chain (Certificate)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Blue Ocean Academy
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Karama, United Arab Emirates

Logistics and Supply Chain history & concepts
World Shipping
Flows in the Supply chain : Physical & Information
Past, Present and Future of Supply Chains
Importance of SCM
Logistics value engineering
Service Levels / Fill Rates / KPIs
Demand Based Forecasting Techniques
Analysing the demand patterns
Forecast errors
Time Series Analysis & Exponential Smoothing in Forecasting
Order Quantity Matrix and Logics

Inventory Management
Pareto Analysis
Inventory provisioning
EOQ, Coverage Analysis
Understanding the role of Stocks in Supply Chain
Buffer Stock
ABC, VED, XYZ Analysis
Role of Normal Distribution and Standard deviation

Purchasing, Negotiating skills
Defining Negotiation
Approaches to Negotiation
The Limits of Negotiation
Maslows need hierarchy / Motivation theory
Principled negotiation
Planning & Preparing for Negotiation
Communication in Negotiation
Negotiation Strategies
Negotiation Across Cultures
Stages of negotiation

Production and Distribution Game / Beer Game
Concept from MIT, USA
Real life simulation
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Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: International Council For Management Studies
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Chennai, India

Semester I

Paper I- Elements of Management

Paper II - Organisational Behaviour

Paper III - Basics of Accounting & Finance

Paper IV - Basics of Computer

Semester II

Paper V - Foreign Exchange

Paper VI -Export & Import Policies Procedure and Product Planning for Export

Paper VII - Export & Import Documentation

Paper VIII - International Economics & Foreign Trade


Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: University of Dallas
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Irving, United States

Course descriptions about Import/Export is available on request. Please contact University of Dallas by submitting the training request form.

Import/Export Business

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Scottsdale Community College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Scottsdale, United States

Want to learn Import/Export Business? Scottsdale Community College has such training program available, or provided Import/Export Business training courses in the past. It may also provide you a customized or flexible training solution according to your specific requirement. Please click on the training course title to find the contact information and discuss your study plan with Scottsdale Community College's representative directly.

Export/Import Marketing

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Potomac College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Washington DC, United States

This course provides students with the basic body of knowledge and mechanics needed to successfully
undertake and explore avenues of exporting. Descriptions of the essentials as well as the parameters of
exporting are given. The course applies to an entrepreneurial export situation, to businesses expanding
through foreign sales, and to companies trying to improve the operations of an existing export
department. An emphasis on finance acquaints students with frequent financial problems in foreign

Export-Import Business Practices

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Long Beach City College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Long Beach, United States

This class consists of the basics of the export-import business, how to handle money matters and how to buy and sell. It is designed for the person seeking an entry level position, contemplating the start of an export-import business or the manager who wishes to expand a company’s marketing opportunities.

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