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
Classroom
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 2019 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Enrollment Closed
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Wednesday 6:30PM - 9:30PM
Location: UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
Instructor: Sarita Jackson
370288
Fee:
$765.00
See Details
Notes
Enrollment limited. Internet access required. Materials required.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 08, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Course syllabus not yet available.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Wed Sep 25, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 216
Lecture
Wed Oct 2, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 216
Lecture
Wed Oct 9, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 216
Lecture
Wed Oct 16, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 216
Lecture
Wed Oct 23, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 216
Lecture
Wed Oct 30, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 216
Lecture
Wed Nov 6, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 216
Lecture
Wed Nov 13, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 216
Lecture
Wed Nov 20, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 216
Lecture
Wed Nov 27, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 216
Lecture
Wed Dec 4, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 216

Available Format(s):

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Future Offering (Opens November 04, 2019 12:00:00 AM)
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Wednesday 10:00AM - 1:00PM
Location: UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
Instructor: Vahick A. Yedgarian
371127
Fee:
$795.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 21, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Wed Jan 8, 2020
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
Lecture
Wed Jan 15, 2020
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
Lecture
Wed Jan 22, 2020
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
Lecture
Wed Jan 29, 2020
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
Lecture
Wed Feb 5, 2020
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
Lecture
Wed Feb 12, 2020
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
Lecture
Wed Feb 19, 2020
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
Lecture
Wed Feb 26, 2020
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
Lecture
Wed Mar 4, 2020
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
Lecture
Wed Mar 11, 2020
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
Lecture
Wed Mar 18, 2020
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415

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