2012 International Trade Certification Program
The World Trade Center Kentucky (WTC-KY), as a certified trade center under the World Trade Centers Association, offers a yearly certification program for the international business community. This program, comprised of four individual seminars and taught by experts from banking, tax, academia, customs compliance, market intelligence, freight forwarding, customs brokerage and state and federal 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.
No previous course work is required.
Topics and Dates
The certification program is comprised of four separate seminars:
• Market Research 101 (March 15 – Lexington)
• International Legal Considerations (April 12 – Lexington)
• International Payment/Export Financing (May 24 – Louisville)
• Import/Export Logistics and Compliance (June 28 – Louisville)
As an added bonus, the Economist Intelligence Unit will be providing a global economic forecast during the May 24th program.
All seminars will be held at the offices of Frost Brown Todd in Louisville or Lexington.
Attendance at all four seminars and a mininum score of 70% on the online test taken within 1 month of attending the last seminar.
WTC-KY member – $550
Regular registration – $750
Qualifying companies may be eligible for grant-funded assistance.
For registration and additional questions, please contact:
International Trade Specialist
World Trade Center Kentucky