Gain practical training for international business from home!
As a member of the Montana World Trade Center, you gain access to an international network of partner organizations. We can offer a growing portfolio of historical trainings and online courses that make gaining the skills to send your business to the next level even easier.
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Developing Your Export Strategy
Focuses on developing a strategy and tactical plan for entering new export markets, including selecting the right market for your product or service, determining how best to enter the market (through export brokers, sales reps or distributors, among other possible vehicles), where to make the contacts necessary to get you there successfully, and how to deal with the unique challenges that you will face once you are there.
Export Documentation, Shipping, and Insurance
Experts provide in-depth review and real-world examples on the following topics: introduction and review of basic export documents, how the documentation process affects payment and customs clearance, Incoterms, export regulations and compliance, classifying your merchandise under the Schedule B, role of a freight forwarder, the importance of cargo insurance, letters of credit, temporary exports, and the Automated Export System.
Foundations of Incoterms 2020
Before you can understand export or import documentation and compliance, you will certainly want to understand the basics of Incoterms. This course, offered by the regional expert in Incoterms, will give you a foundation for knowing the eleven different rules that were recently updated.
Trade Finance & Letters of Credit
This course covers how importers and exporters can identify the financial risks and us the appropriate tools including: letters of credit, common documentary inaccuracies and errors, financing and insurance programs available through the U.S. government, and economic issues to consider in international trade such as currency and exchange rates.