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International Business Workshops—Going Global

 

For decades Canada’s international business experts have trusted FITT to train and certify them. Our industry training is now available to you online in a practical, introductory format enabling you to finish each workshop in about 2 hours. So whether you buy or sell products or services, manufacture, finance, source or transport finished goods or materials outside of Canada, you can apply our Going Global knowledge and insights to your business immediately to increase your competitiveness. These workshops are also great refreshers for those of you who’ve been in the business for some time.

Just trying to decide whether international business is for you or your company? Our workshops are an excellent introduction to the industry so you can make your decision with confidence.

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We offer the following international business workshops:

An Introduction to International Trade
An Introduction to International Trade Research
An Introduction to International Marketing
An Introduction to International Trade Finance (Coming Soon)
An Introduction to the Cultural Aspects of International Trade
An Introduction to Global Supply Chain Management
Importing Into Canada (Coming Soon)
An Introduction to Trade Compliance Issues for Exporters (Coming Soon)
An Introduction to Trade Compliance Issues for Importers
 

Workshop Cost

$119 each plus applicable taxes

 

 

An Introduction to International Trade

Workshop Summary


This online workshop will give you an introduction to the opportunities and challenges involved in pursing business internationally. It will also show you how you can work toward maximizing the opportunities to give yourself a competitive edge and avoiding the challenges that can set you back. You’ll cover the importance of effective risk assessment and mitigation in international activities.


 

An Introduction to International Trade  

 

An Introduction to International Trade Research

Workshop Summary


This introductory online workshop helps you learn how to identify valuable sources of international business information you can use to build effective global trade strategies. You’ll also learn various tools and techniques to help you analyze your research and prepare reports to present your findings to relevant stakeholders.


 

An Introduction to International Trade Research 

 

An Introduction to International Marketing

Workshop Summary


This introductory online workshop will teach you common marketing terms to help you source and navigate relevant industry intelligence. You’ll learn the value of market research in evaluating and selecting market-entry strategies for your company, and you’ll learn about the influence politics, laws, regulations and cultures have on international marketing.


 

An Introduction to International Marketing 

 

An Introduction to International Trade Finance

Workshop Summary


This introductory online international business workshop will help you create a more efficient global trade finance system within your company. You’ll learn common vocabulary used in the context of international trade finance to help you navigate the complexities of transactions across national borders, and you’ll learn about the sources and providers of international trade finance to help get your global business plans off the ground.


 

See course detailsAn Introduction to International Trade Finance 

 

An Introduction to the Cultural Aspects of International Trade

Workshop Summary


This online workshop will introduce you to one of the most under-considered aspects of international business—culture. You’ll gain an appreciation for how the cultural dimensions of different countries influence global trade in terms of business negotiations, etiquette and building strong international relationships and partnerships.


 

An Introduction to the Cultural Aspects of International Trade 

 

An Introduction to Global Supply Chain Management

Workshop Summary


This online workshop will introduce you to the basics on how to develop a well-planned global supply chain management strategy. These basics will help you streamline your company’s supply chain activities to enhance your competitiveness in international markets.


 

An Introduction to Global Supply Chain Management 

 

Importing Into Canada

Workshop Summary


This introductory online workshop will teach you how to set up an importing company or prepare your existing company to import good or raw materials into Canada. You’ll learn how to find and assess suppliers of the goods or materials you want to import, and how to work effectively with importing partners and government organizations.


 

Importing Into Canada 

 

An Introduction to Trade Compliance Issues for Exporters

Workshop Summary


This online workshop will introduce you to the main areas of compliance that affect exporters, and it will explain why it’s in your company’s best interest to be export compliant. You’ll learn the specific points in the supply chain where non-compliance can have the greatest negative impact.


 

An Introduction to Trade Compliance Issues for Exporters 

 

An Introduction to Trade Compliance Issues for Importers

Workshop Summary


This online workshop will introduce you to the main areas of compliance that affect importers, and it will explain why it’s in your company’s best interest to be import compliant. You’ll learn the specific points in the supply chain where non-compliance can have the greatest negative impact.


 

An Introduction to Trade Compliance Issues for Importers