Basics of Export Trade
Gone are the days of simple bartering – a straightforward swop of goods you have for goods you need. Globalisation has changed all that, giving rise to the intricate network that is export trading. It’s a field governed by international regulations, global trends, cultural considerations and complex logistics. The development of South Africa’s exports is critical to the economic development of the country and the creation of work opportunities. Now more than ever, we need export experts to effectively implement export processes and boost our economy.
With this online short course, you’ll gain a broad understanding of exporting, its major players and the context in which exporting from South Africa takes place. You’ll get valuable insight into risks, regulations and cultural issues in export trade, and how to approach promoting your product in a foreign market. This course is designed for those wanting to upskill their knowledge of international trade, from managers across the export trade platform, to people wanting to move into the international trade service sector, including banking, insurance and freight forwarders. Combined with the online short courses in Export Administration and Export Financial Risk Management offered by the IMM Graduate School, it will help you pursue a start-up career in exporting. So how about a trade-off? A little of your time, for a whole lot of insight into the exciting world that is export trading.