CITLS: CERTIFIED INTERNATIONAL TRADE LOGISTICS SPECIALIST

Ever dreamt of earning seven digit salaries or income, within or outside Nigeria?

As the world moves towards professionalism, the issue of Industry Certification takes Centre stage. Industry certification recognizes an individual as having attained a high standard of proficiency/professional distinction and allows one to use the same qualification world wide, e.g. Microsoft Certification or Oracle Proficiency Certificates, in the IT industry.

We are delighted to introduce to you the world’s foremost certification in International Trade, the IIEI which is recognized in over 130 countries, including Japan, Europe, China and the U. S. as the highest proficiency standard within the international trade community.

International Trade Professionals, duly certified by the IIEI can be found in large and small companies around the world, including A T & T Corporation, Motorola Inc. Procter and Gamble Corporation, etc. In Nigeria you can find them in all sectors including oil and gas, telecom, manufacturing, hospitality, logistics and supply chain, import/export, freight forwarding, shipping even in the public sector.

You too can become a player in the global market, achieve tremendous networking at international level, gain respect in the International Trading Community and become a true Professional by this world acclaimed Certification.

Additionally, you will be featured on the IIEI donors list on the worldwide web in addition to being listed on the IIEI job site.

We hereby offer you the opportunity to build a career in International Logistics and gain the advantage over others in this emerging market.

On qualification, the prefix e.g. CITLS (r) against your name differentiates you from the crowd.

Benefits for Companies that invest in their employees

  1. Reduce fines, penalties and audit risk
  2. Minimize company liability
  3. Protect shareholder value
  4. Support national security initiatives and requirements
  5. Benefits for Individuals that invest in IIEI International Trade Certification Programs
  6. Build professional credentials and status
  7. Differentiate yourself from competition
  8. Increase value to employers
  9. Enhance career opportunities
  10. Understand the potential civil penalties & incarceration due to violations
  11. Your customers see the value of choosing industry certified providers.

 

CONTENT 

As a result of the group and individual activities included in this course, the student will

Acquire the following knowledge and skills that can be applied to the workplace:

  • Air Freight as a mode of shipment
  • Ocean Freight practices
  • Understanding Documentation
  • Critical Regulations affecting international trade
  • Insurance issues surrounding international trade
  • International Distribution Logistics: supply Chain Management
  • Incoterms and other international trade terminology
  • Determining Packaging & Crating requirements for international trade
  • Managing Intermodal Shipments
  • Critical issues about Warehousing – Customs Bonded Warehouses & Free Trade   Zones
  • Logistics Monitoring & Control

PROGRAMMES MODULES

  • EXPORTING AND IMPORTING ENVIROMENT
  • 21ST CENTURY LOGISTICS
  • INCOTERMS
  • WAREHOUSING PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES IN A GLOBAL ECONOMY

DURATION

10 SATURDAYS

  1. CITFS: CERTIFIED INTERNATIONAL TRADE FINANCE SPECIALIST

INTRODUCTION

Explores the export/import arena by identifying current trends in global exporting, recognize proper prices of goods in an international market, understand the risks involved with the various payment methods used and recognize how small businesses can compete with large corporations in today’s market. Examine global ethics in business, and management’s need and use of international financial information. Evaluates international monetary policies, examines foreign exchange markets and forecast foreign exchange rates. This program studies the complexities of international banking, money markets, futures and options on the foreign exchange along with interest rates and currency swaps. The individual seeking this certification will obtain an in-depth, well rounded knowledge of global finance and claim the company role as the international finance specialist.

Programme Objective: 

  • To provide participants with pecuniary information, knowledge, skills and expertise in structuring trade finance.
  • To provide the risk management techniques needed to protect valued trade risk assets
  • To equip traders with the vital knowledge and information needed to be competitive at the global market to enhance their profitability.
  • To provide participants with the expertise needed to perform and secure their jobs.

MODULES:

  1. Foundation & Principles Of International Trade & Finance
  2. International Banking And Payment Methods
  • Structured Trade Finance
  1. Foreign Exchange Exposure & Management
  2. Classification Of Foreign Exchange Exposures, Currency Futures, Options & International Remittances
  3. Collateral Management & Monitoring
  • Best Practices: Export L/Cs
  • Best Practices: Import L/Cs

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENT:

B.Sc. / HND, with two years of work experience.