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Basics of Exporting
Introductory workshop for those interested in exploring the world of international business. The program will cover step-by-step export process, export documentation, methods of payment, terms of sale (incoterms)  

Fundamentals of Exporting
Learn what it takes to export successfully, the steps involved, and where to get help at all phases of the export process, from getting started to getting paid. Topics include the benefits, costs and risks of exporting, how to assess your export readiness and potential, how to conduct market research, identify and assess best markets, find customers, comply with trade requirements, fill orders, get paid and get help.  

Fundamentals of Exporting (NIGHT SEMINAR)
Learn the basic elements of exporting. Topics include: Is exporting for me?, the role of intermediaries, and an overview of the export process from getting started to getting paid.  

Importing Into the United States
Learn the basic steps involved when importing products into the United States. Discover how you can overcome barriers to importing. The program will cover basic legal obligations, import requirements, import documentation, tariff classifications.  

Importing to the U.S.
This course will provide you with the basic steps involved when importing products to the United States. The presenter will discuss how you can overcome barriers to importing. Tariff classifications, warehousing and basic laws affecting importation are amongst the topics of discussion.  

Importing to the US (NIGHT SEMINAR)
This course will provide you with the basic steps involved when importing products to the United States. The presenter will discuss how you can overcome barriers to importing. Tariff classifcations, warehousing, and basic laws affecting importation are amongst the topics of discussion.  

Introduction to Exporting
At the end of seven weeks, participants will have a detailed understanding of the broad issues and specific considerations involved in exporting products and services. The course will explain the pros and cons of direct and indirect exporting strategies, describe the Forwarding Agent's role in the logistics process and INCOTERMS, cover export documentation requirements and transportation issues. Other lectures will cover Free Trade Zones, in bond shipping, Carnets, and Temporary Import Bonds, payment terms, letters of credit, and foreign exchange. One entire session will be devoted to keys for success in exporting with a focus on negotiating and cultural aspects and another aimed at preventing costly errors, trading internationally demands knowledge of the nuances of foreign markets and regulations governing them. Participants may choose to present a paper for review that summarizes their export strategy and exchange Q & A in the final session. Start Date: call 916-563-3200 or email [email protected] for registration information. Instructor: Jay Hawes, International Business Consultant and Instructor (Delivered nearly 100 online courses related to international and domestic business management and marketing.) Fee: $125.00  

Marketing Your Imported Products in the USA
Review fundamentals of marketing into the U.S., including product positioning, pricing, distribution and how to find U.S. buyers advertising and support and warranties.  

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