Course Code: GES203
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 is not an instructor facilitated course; however, support will be provided through email, online forms, and phone.
This course 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.
The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.
The National Association of Small Business International Trade Educators (NASBITE) is a nonprofit organization with a simple mission: provide professional development, create a way for professionals to showcase their skills, and raise the standards in the field. NASBITE administers the Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) credential, which is recognized in the global commerce industry as the leading way for career-minded professionals to demonstrate their competency. Establish your commitment to professional development and enroll in a NASBITE-certified course today.
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This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course as soon as you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.
This course is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive twelve (12) months to complete the course.
The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact your Student Advisor to help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.
You may be assigned with an instructor or team of industry experts for one-on-one course interaction. Your support will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our instructors are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach. You will be assigned to an Advisor for academic support.
Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.
This course will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.
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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.