Fundamentals of International Trade

MGMT X 460.903

This course provides the fundamentals for starting an international trading business. Topics include key trade organizations, marketing and sales channels, U.S. Customs rules, freight, financing, and insurance considerations.

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Fall
Winter
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Remote Instruction
Starting at $765.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Understand the sources of information for trading, monitoring, and evaluating commercial conditions worldwide
  • Identify potential suppliers, pricing information, and potential customers
  • Explore sources of funding for exporting and importing, methods of payment, foreign currency rules, and foreign contracts
  • Gain working knowledge of freight and transportation modes, packaging, insurance, and other logistics information

About this course:

This course covers the necessary procedures to start up an international trading business by providing a detailed introduction to the practices, procedures, and services used in the U.S. to export and import merchandise. Topics include organizations affecting international trade; sources of information for trading, monitoring, and evaluating commercial conditions in other countries; market research and planning by identifying potential suppliers, pricing merchandise, and resources to find buyers; sales channels, such as direct, agents, distributors, and representatives; merchandise regulations: control of exports and imports, the international classification system, responsibilities of U.S. Customs, rules, and related dues; financing: sources of funds for exports and imports, methods of payment, open account, direct, offsets, counter trade, barter, foreign currency exchanges, and contracts; and freighting: modes of transport, packaging, containerization, protection, and identification of merchandise and insurance.

Fall 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Available
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Tuesday 6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Location: Online
376019
Fee:
$765.00
4 days left. Enroll by Sep 29, 2020
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Notes
Enrollment limited. Internet access required. Materials required.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 12, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
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Tue Sep 29, 2020
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
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Tue Oct 6, 2020
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
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Tue Oct 13, 2020
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Oct 20, 2020
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Oct 27, 2020
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Nov 3, 2020
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Nov 10, 2020
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Nov 17, 2020
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Nov 24, 2020
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Dec 1, 2020
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Dec 8, 2020
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online

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