SBA Participating Event
Jul 15
NOTE: This event has expired.

2014 Louisiana Export Training

Export Assistance

July 15, 2014 | 8:00 am CDT - July 16, 2014 | 4:00 pm CDT

Location Name:
Louisiana Association of Business and Industry

3113 Valley Creek Drive, Baton Rouge, LA,70898-0258

Marisol Canedo

SBA Louisiana District Office, U.S. Export Assistance Center

This is a free event.

Learn the ropes of exporting: The Export training program is a series of courses designed to help Louisiana companies begin an export initiative, gain increased skills, become innovative in international sales and to further develop their export potential. The courses are offered at an introductory, intermediate and advanced level by experts in the field of international business. Export 101 - Introductory course: • Organizing for Export & Export Procedures • Export Regulations Overview • Considerations for Managing International Sales Order • International Logistics • Growing Your International Business • Assessing Risk & Opportunity • Building an Overseas Infrastructure • Other pertinent topics for new to export companies Export 201 - Intermediate course: • Promoting Products in Target Markets • Market Penetration Considerations – Finding, Selecting and Developing Foreign Representatives, Types of Agreements, Branding, Pricing, Shipping, Website Integration • Free Trade Agreements; Tariff and Non-Tariff Barriers • U.S. and International Agencies Supporting Trade – Who They Are & What They Do • Market Research & Identifying Trade Contacts • Export Documentation and Effective Management of Export Transactions - The Pro Forma Invoice; Terms of Sale; Discrepancies in Letters of Credit; Export Credit Insurance; Introduction to Export Compliance • Customer Service and Quality Assurance • Other pertinent topics for new to export companies and exporting basic