International Trade: Freight and Cross-Border Management

Course information

Format: Accredited online short course

Certification: Certificate of competence

Length: 10 weeks

Breakdown: 8 weeks consecutive online lectures, one exam in week 10

Hours per week: 5 to 7

Language: English

 

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Price*: R 13 618.00
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Course outcomes
  • Define key concepts in freight management
  • Outline the elements of a contract of sale
  • Discuss the application of Incoterms to international trade
  • Describe the role of sea freight as a mode of transport in international trade
  • Discuss the role of Airfreight as a mode of transport in international trade
  • Discuss the importance of Customs Affairs in international trade
  • Describe exports in International trade
  • Outline the functions of customs and commercial warehousing in international trade
Course Curriculum
  • Module 1: Introduction to Freight Management
  • Module 2: The contract of sale
  • Module 3: The application of Incoterms to international trade
  • Module 4: Sea freight imports and exports
  • Module 5: Airfreight as a mode of transport in international trade
  • Module 6: Customs Affairs
  • Module 7: Exports
  • Module 8: Customs and commercial warehousing
Course Overview
The 21 century has seen major transformations when it comes to importing and exporting. These range from Customs, legal frameworks to technology. Organisations and individuals looking to improve their performance related to importing and exporting require knowledge, skills and practical know how when it comes to freight and cross-border management. In this course we provide learners with the foundational knowledge required to conduct freight and cross-border international trade as well as the practical knowledge of, and a working understanding of a range of key elements involved in international trade, transport and logistics supply chain.
Course & Lecture Overview
Chris Richards
Wits Plus lecturer Chris Richards presents the course online, giving participants a practical knowledge of, and a working understanding of a range of key elements involved in international trade, transport and logistics supply chain.
Upcoming Courses
  • 11 February 2019
  • 22 April 2019
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