- Learn the theories and practices of international trade.
- Master the practical applications for the import–export industry.
This program teaches you how to analyze and evaluate domestic and international business concepts related to trade finance, Canada Customs procedures and the import-export process. Whether you're already in an import-export industry or hoping to start a career in trade finance or customs brokerage, you'll learn the practical details, including customs clearance and the roles that traders, trading houses, agents, distributors and brokers play.
Certificate Program Update!
We are excited to announce that new updates are coming to International Trade in 2018!
As a part of our continued commitment to academic quality, all of our programs undergo a cyclical evaluation. This evaluation is to ensure our curriculum is up-to-date and modernized to meet industry demands. The International Trade certificate program and related areas have been under review, and starting in 2018, a new series of programming will be available.
You can expect to see a refreshed certificate program as well as other courses, workshops and webinars on trending topics in International Trade.
Certificate Requirements Prior to Winter 2018
Certificate Requirements Winter 2018 and Forward
Completion of three required courses
- 2648 International Trade and Supply Chain Financing (Fall 2017)
- Canadian Customs Procedures (Winter 2018)
- International Business Law and Negotiation (Spring 2018)
What You'll Learn
- Know the risks associated with international trade, including foreign exchange, commercial risk and country risk.
- Understand the structure and process of international transactions, including Canadian Customs procedures.
- Examine trade finance tools, rules and currency fluctuations.
- Identify potential Canadian government assistance.
- Evaluate cross-cultural negotiations and examine trade agreements.
You have three years from the start date of your first course to complete the certificate. Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) may be granted for one course.