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IBUS 100 Global Trade & Logistics Fundamentals I (CRN: 45647)

Covers concepts that are important to managers who are actively exporting or importing goods or are otherwise involved in international trade operations. All relevant issues are thoroughly explored, including documentation, terms of payment, terms of trade (Incoterms), exchange rate exposure, international insurance, customs clearance, agency and distributorship sales contracts, packaging, transportation, and security issues.

IBUS 102 Customs Brokerage and Procedures I (CRN: 46140)

An introduction to international purchase-sale agreement negotiations, use of Incoterms, foreign exchange and collections, an introduction to international supply chains and cargo transportation, and cargo risk management. The course will include: Foreign custom laws, industry standards, leases, consignments, marine air and casualty insurance, and methods of transportation.

Pathways in Global Trade

  • Pathways in Global Trade (Credit to Josh Freedman for the video)
  • The four main areas of international trade career pathways that are aligned with the Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) accreditation are:
    • Global Business Management
    • Global Marketing
    • Trade Finance
    • Supply Chain Management (Logistics)
  • Occupational Trends in Global Trade & Logistics
  • Job Title Skills in Demand Education Requirements
    Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks Forklift Operation, Receiving, Inspection HS Diploma or Equivalent
    Cargo and Freight Agents Data Entry, Logistics, Collaboration, Packaging HS Diploma or Equivalent
    Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists Marketing, Social Media, Product Marketing, Market Strategy, Optimization Bachelor's Degree
    Logistics Analysts Procurement, Supply Chain, Purchasing, Contract Management Bachelor's Degree
    Supply Chain Managers Supply Chain, Logistics, Procurement, Purchasing, ERP Bachelor's Degree or Higher
    Logisticians Logistics, Inventory Management, Scheduling, ERP Bachelor's Degree
    Logistics Managers Logistics Management, Procurement, Collaboration Bachelor's Degree
    Customs Brokers Logistics, Record Keeping, Expediting Orders Bachelor's Degree

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