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International Trade Workshops Return!

The International Trade Certificate Program – Export Series introduces companies to every aspect of exporting. It’s designed for small businesses that are new to international ex­porting as well as growth-oriented businesses that want a better understanding of the op­portunities and resources available.

Attendees will learn about available resources when pursuing exporting opportunities, get the “nuts and bolts” information about export transactions, receive the Global Entrepreneur text, learn how to prepare for the “Certified Business Global Professional” exam and designation offered through the National Association of Small Business International Trade Educators, and network with other professionals involved in international trade.

Topics include:

  • Identifying markets: sources of information
  • Finding partners: direct vs. indirect exporting
  • Legal issues: regulations, contracts
  • International marketing strategy: pricing, promotion
  • Logistics: freight forwarders, documentation, port operations
  • Financing: payment methods, credit risk management
  • Cross-cultural communications

The six-part International Trade Certificate Program will be held weekly for six weeks.

Date: Thursdays, starting September 24 through October 29, 2009

Fee: $295

Time: 8:00 a.m. – 12 noon (continental breakfast included)

Location: UNF University Center – 12000 Alumni Dr., Jacksonville, FL


Space is limited. To register please call the UNF Division of Continuing Education at (904) 620-4200. Or register online at For more information about the content of the program, contact Cathy Hagan at the SBDC at UNF at (904)620-2478 or

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