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
Spring
Summer
Remote Instruction
Hybrid
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.

Winter 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

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

Enrollment Closed
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Tuesday 6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Charles Jumper
377229
Fee:
$765.00
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Notes
Enrollment limited. Internet access required. Materials required.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 18, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Course syllabus not yet available
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Tue Jan 5, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Jan 12, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Jan 19, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Jan 26, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Feb 2, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Feb 9, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Feb 16, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Feb 23, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Mar 2, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Mar 9, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Mar 16, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online

Available Format(s):

Hybrid courses have both regular remote meeting times and online instruction. Click “See Details” for more information.

Future Offering (Opens February 01, 2021 12:00:00 AM)
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Tuesday 6:00PM PT - 7:30PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Charles Jumper
378886
Fee:
$765.00
See Details
Notes
Enrollment limited. Internet access required. Materials required.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 12, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Tue Mar 30, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Apr 13, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Apr 27, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue May 11, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue May 25, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Jun 8, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:30PM PT
Online

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