International Trade Certification Program

Date June 28, 2012
Time 8:00AM - 4:00PM
Frost Brown Todd
400 West Market Street
32nd Floor
Louisville, KY 40202

International Trade Certification Program

Summary: The World Trade Center Kentucky (WTC-KY) offers a yearly certification program for the international business community. This program, comprised of four individual seminars and taught by experts from banking, tax, legal, academia, customs compliance, market intelligence, freight forwarding, customs brokerage and government, will lead to the certification of International Commerce Specialist. The skills and knowledge gained from this certification program will provide the foundation for effective and efficient management of a company's international trade operations. In addition, the program is designed to develop skilled professionals in international trade that can spearhead the future growth of US trade.

Audience: The program attracts participation from the following roles and functions: International sales representatives and managers, international marketing analysts and managers, international logistics analysts and managers, international trade compliance analysts and managers, US Customs compliance analysts and managers, credit managers, certified public accountants, economic development specialists among other roles and functions. Any and all sectors that are selling products outside the US and/or sourcing internationally are represented in this program. Last year’s certification program attracted participants from the following sectors: mining, chemicals, automotive, medical, food/beverage, textile, consumer goods, logistics and industrial machinery among others.

Prerequisites: WTC-KY welcomes any participant willing to learn about the facets of international trade. No previous course work is required.

Topics: The certification program is comprised of four separate seminars:

• Market research and Global Marketing (March 15 - Lexington)
*Video-conferencing available in our Cincinnati & Louisville offices*

• International Legal Considerations (April 12 - Lexington)
*Video-conferencing available in our Cincinnati & Louisville offices*

• International Payment and Export Financing (May 24 - Louisville)
*Video-conferencing available in our Cincinnati & Lexington offices*

• Import/Export Compliance (June 28 - Louisville)
*Video-conferencing available in our Cincinnati & Lexington offices*

Location: All seminars will be held at Frost Brown Todd Louisville or Frost Brown Todd Lexington.

$550 – World Trade Center members

$750 – regular registration

Requirements: Attendance at all four seminars and score of 70% on online test

To register, please contact:
Darren Srebnick, International Trade Specialist
World Trade Center Kentucky
phone: 502-574-1514