Foreign Trade - Master MIB / Doctorate (eLearning)

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Module: “Foreign Trade” - Professional Master of Science / Doctorate in International Business (MIB, 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 Doctorate in Foreign Trade and International Marketing

The Online Master / Doctorate continues with the module “Techniques of Foreign Trade”. The objective of the module two “Foreign Trade” 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, transport, customs, documents, letters of credits, international finance, and contracts.

The subjects of the Module two are:

International Trade (Online Master, Doctorate)

  1. Introduction to Exporting
  2. Import/Export Documents
  3. Incoterms
  4. Customs Procedures
    1. World Customs Organisation
    2. Customs and the World Trade Organisation
  5. Methods of payment. Letters of Credit
  6. Finance of International Trade
    1. FOREX
    2. International bonds
    3. Introduction to Islamic Banking
  7. International Contracts
  8. Trade in Services
  9. International transport
    1. Marine transport
    2. Multimodal transport

International Transport (Master, e-Course)

African Student, Master International Business

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

  1. The nature of exporting and the difficulties that may arise
    1. To learn about Import/Export transactions, difficulties with them and how to overcome these challenges
  2. The different types of documents used in international trade, which documents usually require the customs, requirements for various documents and how to fill in these documents correctly
  3. The responsibilities of the exporter and importer under the Incoterms 2010 and how the Incoterms are used in international trade transactions
  4. The role and functioning of the customs and the role of a customs agent
    1. To become familiar with the import procedures
    2. The different customs procedures and methods of products classification
    3. To learn how to complete the Customs document.
    4. To understand the role of the World Customs Organisation and the World Trade Organisation
  5. Importance of a correct logistics and transport management in the international trade.
    1. To analyse the modes of transport (marine, air, road, train, multimodal) and their characteristics as well as the transport documents required for each mode of transport and how to complete them
    2. To understand the functioning of the marine transport, the documents required for the sea freight and how to fill them
    3. To familiarise the student with the different types of packaging, packaging materials, the use of pallets and containers, packing marks, modes of transport and packaging, and the criteria to be used when selecting an appropriate packaging for particular shipments
  6. The various methods of payments used in the 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 the Documentary credits (letters of credit) in the international trade
    4. How the Documentary credit works and the obligations of the parties involved
  7. The various methods of finance both for exports and imports.
    1. Fundamentals of the 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
  8. The pillars of international contracts as they are used in international trade transactions
  9. To understand the key concepts of trade in services: modes of supply, most-favoured-nation, liberalisation, market access...

Samples of the module “International Trade”


European Union GSP Form A

Online Master: Ports of Egypt

Letter of Credit (Online Course, Master)

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