The North American Small Business International Trade Educators Association (NASBITE) Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) Credential provides a benchmark for competency in global commerce. The CGBP designation demonstrates your ability to conduct global business. If you're experienced in international trade, the certification provides recognition of your knowledge. If you're just beginning a career in international business, the certification establishes your commitment to professional development.
The Certified Global Professional Online Program was created by academics, and industry practitioners, and it's facilitated by instructors with extensive backgrounds related to the material. The Certified Global Business Professional Program prepares you for the credential exam by educating you in four areas: global management, global marketing, supply chain management, and trade finance.
Review essential management skills in an international business context. You'll learn about setting a mission and vision for a global business enterprise; developing a global business plan; conducting research in an international environment; understanding the nuances of cultural, legal, political, and regulatory differences; and using technology to support global trade.
This module focuses on marketing, including: assessing the external environment, performing strengths-weaknesses-opportunities-threats (SWOT) analyses, conducting international market research, developing a marketing plan and budget, determining the global marketing mix (product, price, placement, and promotional strategies), and conducting competitor analyses.
This module delves into all aspects of managing supply-chain logistics, including: transportation modes; taxes, duties, and quotas; trade agreements; packaging requirements; use of intermediaries; documentation requirements; legal and regulatory requirements; insurance; trade conventions; and the offshore procurement process.
This module will provide you with an overview of essential skills for managing financial transactions in international trade. Topics covered include political and economic risks, foreign exchange tactics and risks, credit and payment risks, optimal terms of payment, arranging financing, and setting the business's overall financial plan.
Upon registering, you're given an initial three months to complete this program. Should you need more time, you may purchase an extension of 30 days for US$29 or an extension of 60 days for US$49.