Course Code: GES203
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Understand the different challenges of international trade, the aspects of global business planning, and factors affecting the management of international trade.
Learn the best places to gather information, receive assistance, acquire tools, and how to manage global business operations.
Understand how to evaluate the internal and external environment, develop and implement a global marketing plan, and coordinate the marketing mix.
Explore the political, economic, and cultural risks of global management. Discuss foreign exchange risk, credit risk, and how to optimize payments and documentations.
Optimize supply chain solutions while learning how to evaluate and select potential intermediaries.
Understand how to complete documents for international movements of products and services, calculate costs, benefits, and risks of international transactions, and learn how to facilitate offshore procurement processes.
This program is for you if you're a NASBITE member, an employee at a large or small company with global interests, or a practitioner, an educator, or a student engaged in international trade and global commerce. The credential is also suitable for individuals working in trade-assistance organizations, trade-promotion agencies, and related educational institutions.
This program is compatible with the Windows XP and later operating systems and IE 7 and later browsers. IBM or PC computers or Mac computers can access this course with high-speed Internet or dial-up via a 56.6K modem or better. Microsoft Office and Macromedia's Shockwave and Flash applications (available via free download) are also required. There are no required textbooks. All material is contained in the program and can be printed for future reference.
The NASBITE CGBP certifies that a candidate is competent in four primary areas:
Within each area are the following five "threads," which are topics that cross all four areas:
Within each of these areas and threads, there are tasks and knowledge statements tested through the CGBP exam.
The NASBITE CGBP doesn't certify that a candidate is an expert in each of the four domains. It certifies that a candidate is proficient in the tasks and knowledge generally associated with a practitioner who's worked in global trade for two years.
Candidates who receive the NASBITE CGBP designation may use the credential logo and word mark on resumes and business cards, which will identify them to employers and the public as individuals proficient in global commerce. For companies, the certification establishes a professional development goal for current and future employees. The credential also helps individuals diversify their skills in global commerce and assures they understand a broad range of topics rather than just the specific field they have experienced within international trade.
To receive the NASBITE CGBP designation, a candidate must pass the CGBP exam and have completed either two years of college-level study or have worked in global commerce for two years.
The CGBP exam is a multiple-choice exam covering the four areas and five threads. The exam is offered in major U.S. cities at various times during the year. Locations and dates are posted on www.nasbite.org under Exam Locations.
All of our programs are self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start them when you want and finish them at your own pace. Each of the four courses contained in this program will take an average of forty hours to complete. If you need more time, extensions are available.
All the materials you'll need are included, and their cost will be covered by your tuition. ed2go will ship all materials ground service upon enrollment.
ed2go courses are non-credit courses, so they do not qualify for federal aid. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses.
Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate of completion.
ed2go programs will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. We don't provide direct job placement services, but our facilitators and career counselors will help you build your resume and are available to give advice on finding your first job. Facilitators will also be available to use as a professional reference upon completion of the program. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.
There is no facilitator for this program. Certified Global Business Professional does provide students an Ask the Experts feature which will provide them access to industry experts who will respond to all student questions within twenty-four to forty-eight hours. All of the experts are successful working professionals in the fields in which they represent.
In order to take our online programs, you must have access to a computer and the Internet. You can access the program contents from any Web-enabled computer. You don't have to use the same computer to log-in to the program every time. We recommend that you have a word-processing program (Microsoft Word is best) and the latest version of Internet Explorer.
Yes, you can use a Mac for this program.
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Our programs are all open enrollment. You can register and start the program as soon as you are ready.
Please note: Once the program curriculum is accessed online or through submission of a material shipment confirmation, refunds cannot be issued.
The time allotted to complete your program has been calculated based on the number of hours for each program, so don't worry too much about not completing in time. If, after a concerted effort, you are still unable to complete, your Student Advisor will help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that a fee will be charged for an extension.