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Thursday October 3, 2013 at 9:00 AM EDT
Saturday October 5, 2013 at 12:00 PM EDT

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Cleveland State University West Center 
26202 Detroit Road
Westlake, OH 44145

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Meghan Salkin 
Cleveland State University 

CGBP Exam Training Boot Camp

For those looking to obtain the

Certified Global Business Professional credential  

For companies, the certification establishes a professional development goal for current and future employees. The credential also helps individuals diversify their skills in global commerce and assure they understand a broad range of topics rather than just the specific field within international trade that they have experienced.

 Dates/Times:  October 3-5, 2013 (Thursday and Friday 9 am-4 pm, Saturday 9 am-12 pm)

Location:          Cleveland State University West Campus, Westlake, OH

Instructor:        Nate Ward, CGBP

Cost:                  $495/person (Does not include exam registration. For exam registration, click here.)

Training will cover primary content of CGBP exam:

Global Business Management

International Logistics

International Marketing

Trade Finance


Sample Topics Covered and Skills Participants will learn:

Assess a company’s export readiness

Select modes of entry to foreign markets

Choose appropriate incoterms

Understand payment mechanisms

Calculate landed cost

Access government tools, services and grants

Evaluate international freight forwarders

Complete international documentation

Check foreign buyers’ credit

Navigate international trade compliance


Nate Ward About the Instructor: Nate Ward is Director of the Ohio International Trade Assistance Center at Cleveland State University. He has taught international supply chain and his center specializes in international market research. He has conducted export business in over 25 countries over eight years in the manufacturing sector in sales, logistics and management.



Sponsored by: The Small Business Development Centers of Ohio

The Ohio SBDC program is funded in part by the Ohio Development Service Agency (ODSA). All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author (s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the ODSA. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.

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