Course in Import-Export

General

Program Description

ICIâs Import-Export (International Trade) course is one that you can quickly utilise. Regardless if you are still thinking of a business to put up, planning to join a global trade company, or wish to launch your existing business into the international scene, you will find the course extremely helpful.

Course Outline

  • Introduction â Understand your position as an import-export agent and as a business operator as well as how much you can earn.
  • Starting in Importing and Exporting â Know the doâs and donâts of importing and exporting, doing market research, and planning your business.
  • Sourcing Products and Sellers â Learn about customs and buying and selling over the internet, test your market potential, and find products to import.
  • The Agency Agreement â Find information regarding commissions, exclusive territory, contracts, and promotions.
  • How to Find Buyers â Get tips on selling and entering markets.
  • The Difference between an Agent and a Merchant â Familiarise yourself with payment methods and exporting process.
  • Advertising â Learn how to write effective advertisements and press releases.
  • Laws and Regulations â Be aware of importation permits and other restrictions imposed.
  • Documentation â be able to identify and prepare documents required when importing and exporting goods.

Career Prospects

Graduates of Import-Export course from ICI have a lot to offer in the import-export industry. You can find many opportunities to work in companies engaged in:

  • Transport, shipping, and logistics
  • Private and public import-export
  • Manufacturing/export
  • Wholesale trading

There is also an option to manage your own import-export company and enjoy the many benefits of being your own boss!

Last updated February 2018

About the School

The International Career Institute (ICI) is a leader in distance education with some of the most diverse course offerings available to students. It is part of a network of affiliated colleges establis ... Read More

The International Career Institute (ICI) is a leader in distance education with some of the most diverse course offerings available to students. It is part of a network of affiliated colleges established in 1978 which together educate tens of thousands of students yearly worldwide. Read less