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International Trade Course
Start Date
Feb 23, 2009
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Creekside Career Center, Conference Room
4111 Broad Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

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This course is a comprehensive overview of the critical aspects of importing and exporting. It is valuable to both a beginner as well as experienced business people. The class will cover all the aspects of an international transaction from the sourcing of a product to the final sale to the consumer. Topics covered are: 

  • How to select and source international counterparts such as distributors, manufacturers, and sales agents
  • What kinds of documents are required for both importing and exporting
  • How to build an international quote and calculate landed cost
  • How to obtain an export license or import visa
  • International payments and financial options such as letters of credit and forfeiting
  • International contracts such as sales representation agreements and purchasing agreements
  • How to select an international freight forwarder and customs broker
  • How to maximize the supply chain
  • Import classifications and how to effectively import goods into the U.S.

Participants are encouraged to bring projects that they are currently working on for hands-on discussion.

Free consultation included
Info: http://www.sloevc.org/resources/trade_course.php

Registration: http://www.sloevc.org/event_registration/index.php or 805-788-2012