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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Classroom
Online
Starting at $765.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0 Credits

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 channel, 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 2019 Schedule

These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.

Available
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Instructor: Ashok Sadhwani
365086
Fee:
$765.00
53 days left. Enroll by Jan 7, 2019
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Notes

Enrollment limited. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 11, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

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

Available
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Wednesday 10:00AM - 1:00PM
Instructor: Vahick A. Yedgarian
365085
Fee:
$795.00
55 days left. Enroll by Jan 9, 2019
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 23, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Wed Jan 9, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
Lecture
Wed Jan 16, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
Lecture
Wed Jan 23, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
Lecture
Wed Jan 30, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
Lecture
Wed Feb 6, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
Lecture
Wed Feb 13, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
Lecture
Wed Feb 20, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
Lecture
Wed Feb 27, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
Lecture
Wed Mar 6, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
Lecture
Wed Mar 13, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
Lecture
Wed Mar 20, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415

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