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Importing and Exporting Masterclass Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Import and Export

  • What are Exports?
  • What are Imports?
  • Importance of Exports and Imports
  • Gross Domestic Product (GDP)
  • Exchange Rates
  • Inflation Levels and Interest Rates

Module 2: Selecting Import Products and Suppliers

  • Types of Products for Importation
  • Finding the Product
  • Selecting the Supplier
  • Pricing the Imported Product
  • Import Marketing Channels

Module 3: Entry Process for Imports

  • Entry Process
  • Customs Valuation
  • Rules of Origin and Other Marking Requirements

Module 4: Planning and Preparations for Export

  • Assessing and Selecting the Product
  • International Market
    • Research
    • Assessment
  • Developing an International Business Plan
  • Overseas Travel and Promotion

Module 5: Export Channels of Distribution

  • Indirect Channels
  • Direct Channels
  • Locating, Contacting, and Evaluating Agents and Distributors
  • Contracts with Foreign Agents and Distributors
  • Major Clauses in Representation Agreements
  • Maintaining and Motivating Overseas Representatives

Module 6: Trade Documents and Transportation

  • Documentation in Export-Import Trade
  • Transportation
  • Air Transportation
  • Ocean Freight
  • Role of Freight Forwarders in Transportation

Module 7: Methods of Payment

  • Consignment Sales
  • Open Account
  • Documentary Collection
  • Documentary Letter of Credit
  • Cash in Advance

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Who should attend this Importing and Exporting Masterclass?

The Importing and Exporting Masterclass is designed for professionals seeking comprehensive knowledge and expertise in international trade and commerce. The following professionals can benefit from attending this course:

  • Import Managers
  • Export Managers
  • Supply Chain Professionals
  • International Trade Consultants
  • Logistics Managers
  • Trade Finance Experts
  • International Business Development Managers

Prerequisites of the Importing and Exporting Masterclass

There are no formal prerequisites to attend the Importing and Exporting Masterclass.

Importing and Exporting Masterclass  Overview

This Importing and Exporting Masterclass delves deep into the intricacies of global trade. It offers a comprehensive understanding of the import and export processes. Whether you're a novice or an industry veteran, this course is designed to equip you with the essential skills needed to navigate the complex world of international trade.

Proficiency in Importing and Exporting is crucial for many professionals, including Entrepreneurs, Supply Chain Managers, Customs Agents, and small business owners. Mastering this subject is the key to minimising risks, maximising profitability, and ensuring compliance with international regulations. This course caters to those who aspire to become experts in global trade and secure a competitive edge in the business landscape.

This intensive 1-day training is designed to provide delegates with practical insights and real-world strategies for successful importing and exporting. This training equips professionals with the skills and insights needed to navigate the complexities of international trade seamlessly. By the end of this course, delegates will emerge as confident, well-informed individuals capable of orchestrating successful cross-border transactions, making them invaluable assets to their organisations.

Course Objectives:

  • To understand the fundamental concepts of Importing and Exporting
  • To master the legal and regulatory frameworks governing international trade
  • To learn effective documentation and compliance procedures
  • To analyse market trends and assess global business opportunities
  • To enhance negotiation skills for successful international partnerships
  • To develop strategies for mitigating risks in cross-border transactions

After completing this course, delegates will gain an understanding of Importing and Exporting, enabling them to navigate global trade with confidence. They will be well-equipped to handle the complexities of international transactions, ensuring smooth operations, and fostering lucrative business collaborations worldwide.

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What’s included in this Importing and Exporting Masterclass?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • Importing and Exporting Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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Why choose us

Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.


Highly experienced trainers

All our trainers are highly qualified, have 10+ years of real-world experience and will provide you with an engaging learning experience.


State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

We limit our class sizes to promote better discussion and ensuring everyone has a personalized experience


Great value for money

Get more bang for your buck! If you find your chosen course cheaper elsewhere, we’ll match it!

This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.


Tailored learning experience

Our courses can be adapted to meet your individual project or business requirements regardless of scope.


Maximise your training budget

Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.


Team building opportunity

This gives your team a great opportunity to come together, bond, and discuss, which you may not get in a standard classroom setting.


Monitor employees progress

Keep track of your employees’ progression and performance in your own workspace.

What our customers are saying

Importing and Exporting Masterclass FAQs


Imports are any goods or services bought from another country while exports are sold to buyers in another country.
There are no formal prerequisites in this Importing and Exporting Masterclass.
This masterclass is suitable for anyone who wants to gain in-depth knowledge of importing and exporting products successfully.
Exports and imports are important to make the trade balance of a country that affects the overall health of the economy. Both are responsible for continual growth in the health economy.
Introducing new products to the market, reducing costs, and providing high-quality products are the essential benefits of importing products.
Exchange rate is the current price of a country's money compared to the value of another country's money.
During this Importing and Exporting Masterclass, you will learn various concepts such as introduction to import and export, inflation levels, and interest rates, pricing of the imported product, customs valuation, international market assessment, documentary collection, and other wide variety of concepts.
The price for Importing and Exporting Masterclass certification in Belgium starts from €995
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Importing and Exporting Masterclass.

Why choose us


Best price in the industry

You won't find better value in the marketplace. If you do find a lower price, we will beat it.


Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


High quality resources

Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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