Foreign Trade - Master / Doctorate

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Module: “Foreign Trade” - Professional Master of Science / Doctorate in International Business (e-learning)

The module “Foreign Trade” is part of the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Business School & HA Independent University:

  1. Professional Master of Science (MSc) in International Business (eLearning)
  2. Professional Master in Foreign Trade and Global Marketing
  3. Professional Doctorate in Foreign Trade and International Marketing

The objective of the module “Foreign Trade” (25 ECTS) is to provide all the knowledge, tools, and techniques necessary to manage all the technical aspects related to foreign trade of an exporting company: Incoterms, customs, documents, letters of credits, international finance, and contracts.

The subjects of the Module two are:

Maestría Comercio Exterior (Módulo)

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  1. Import/Export Documents [1]
  2. Incoterms [2]
  3. Customs Procedures [3]
    1. World Customs Organisation
    2. Customs and the World Trade Organisation
    3. New Union Customs Code (EU)
  4. Methods of payment. Letters of Credit [3]
  5. International Trade Finance [3]
    1. FOREX
    2. International bonds
  6. International Contracts [3]
    1. Anti-corruption Clause of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
    2. United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL)
  7. Trade in Services [2]
  8. Non-tariff Measures [6]
    1. Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS)
      1. Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS)
    2. Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT)
      1. Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade
    3. Pre-shipment Inspection
      1. Agreement on Preshipment Inspection
    4. Anti-dumping Measures and Safeguards
      1. Agreement on Safeguards (SG)
    5. Import Licensing and Quotas
  9. Trade Facilitation [2]

Download in PDF: Syllabus of Foreign Trade Related Subjects

  1. Non-tariff Measures (PDF)

The specific objectives of the module two “International Trade” of the Master / Doctorate in International Business are to understand

  1. The different types of documents used in international trade, which documents usually require customs, requirements for various documents and how to fill in these documents correctly
  2. The responsibilities of the exporter and importer under the Incoterms 2010 and how the Incoterms are used in international trade transactions
  3. The role and functioning of customs and customs agent
    1. To become familiar with import procedures
    2. The different customs procedures and products classification methods
    3. To learn how to complete customs document
    4. To know how to identify non-tariff measures (technical and non-technical)
    5. To understand the role of the World Customs Organisation and the World Trade Organisation
  4. The various methods of payment used in international trade and outlining their differences, advantages, and disadvantages both for the importer and exporter.
    1. What Documentary collections are and how they work
    2. Export and import collections will be analysed
    3. Importance of Documentary credits (letters of credit) in the international trade
    4. How Documentary Credit works and the obligations of the parties involved
  5. The various methods of finance both for exports and imports.
    1. Fundamentals of Foreign Exchange Market.
    2. The different types of bonds and guarantees and how they operate
    3. The various methods of managing exchange and country risk
    4. The forward exchange contracts and currency options will be examined in greater detail
    5. Forfeiting, Factoring, and Invoice Discounting will be analysed
    6. The different types of international bonds and guarantees and how they operate
  6. The pillars of international contracts as they are used in international trade transactions
  7. The key concepts related to trade in services: modes of supply, most-favoured-nation, liberalisation, market access...
  8. How to identify and distinguish non-tariff measures (technical and non-technical) in foreign trade
  9. The key concepts of Trade Facilitation Programs

Master in International Business: Globalisation, Foreign Trade, International Transport, International Marketing, Adaptation to student's country (Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe), World's Economic Areas, Thesis, Career Opportunities

African Student, Master International Business

Samples of the module “International Trade”

Incoterms (Course Master Doctorate)

Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (Master)

European Union GSP Form A

Letter of Credit (Online Course, Master)

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