May 2017

Web Strategies for Export Masterclass - Birmingham

May 3 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
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Britain in South East Asia

May 5 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
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Understanding Export and Customs

May 10 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Shropshire Chamber of Commerce, Trevithick House, Telford, TF3 3BA

This course is specifically designed for those entering the world of international trade.  Whilst it is suited to those on the UKTI “Passport to Export” programme, it is also ideal for those who are new to the sector or want a refresher on current international trade requirements

Key Objectives

After attending this course delegates will be able to:

  • Identify and meet the legal requirements and obligations when buying and selling goods internationally
  • Identify and apply the costs that have to be accounted for…

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International Exhibitions Skills Masterclass - Birmingham

May 10 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
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Export Logistics Masterclass - Hereford & Worcester

May 16 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
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June 2017

Export Documentation - Getting it Right

June 7 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Shropshire Chamber of Commerce, Trevithick House, Telford, TF3 3BA

A course providing the expertise required to complete professional and successful export transactions. Delegates will be taken through all stages of export documentation and learn how to complete it, when to use it, what procedures have to be followed and, more importantly, why it is required.

Key Objectives

After attending this course delegates will be able to:

  • Understand current documentary practices and procedures
  • Appreciate the hidden cost of documentary production
  • Ensure compliance with current legal requirements relating to exports
  • Be aware of documentary factors that…

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July 2017

Letters of Credit for Exporters - A Practical Guide

July 5 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Shropshire Chamber of Commerce, Trevithick House, Telford, TF3 3BA

This course is tailored to meet the needs of those working in export administration who need to understand the importance of payment methods and letters of credit in order to ensure that payments are received for goods exported world-wide. On completion, delegates will understand and appreciate the many pitfalls that can prevent payment or lead to delays when selling goods under Letters of Credit.

Key Objectives

After attending this course delegates will be able to:

Incoterms

July 6 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Shropshire Chamber of Commerce, Trevithick House, Telford, TF3 3BA

This workshop will interpret the changes to Incoterms and what this means for users. Incoterms rules are standard trade definitions most commonly used in international sales contracts. Find out the critical information needed by exporters and importers in this practical half day training workshop.

Key Objectives

After attending this course delegates will understand:

  • What are Incoterms and why they are needed
  • What Incoterms do and do not cover
  • How correct use of Incoterms can benefit all parties

Course Outline

September 2017

Import Procedures

September 14 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Shropshire Chamber of Commerce, Trevithick House, Telford, TF3 3BA

Aimed at individuals with responsibility for importing, this course is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the administrative, legal and logistical requirements associated with handling imported goods. Delegates will develop knowledge of current import requirements and learn the steps to take to ensure goods are delivered cost effectively and with minimum delay.

Key Objectives

After attending this course delegates will be able to:

  • Understand factors to be considered to ensure successful importing
  • Meet the legal requirements and obligations for importing
  • Understand what costs…

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Shrewsbury Business Expo (Visit the expo & seminars)

September 28 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 pm
Shrewsbury Town FC, Oteley Road, Shrewsbury, SY2 6ST

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Back by demand....Shropshire Chamber of Commerce will be holding its Shrewsbury Business Expo on Thursday 28th September from 8.30am-1.30pm at Shrewsbury Town Football Club.

The exhibition, one of the Chamber's most popular, is a great opportunity for businesses to network and gain crucial business contacts, as well as promote their company and raise their profile within the community.

As always, we expect many exhibitors and good footfall based on previous events. Don't miss the chance…

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October 2017

Understanding Export and Customs

October 4 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Shropshire Chamber of Commerce, Trevithick House, Telford, TF3 3BA

This course is specifically designed for those entering the world of international trade.  Whilst it is suited to those on the UKTI “Passport to Export” programme, it is also ideal for those who are new to the sector or want a refresher on current international trade requirements

Key Objectives

After attending this course delegates will be able to:

  • Identify and meet the legal requirements and obligations when buying and selling goods internationally
  • Identify and apply the costs that have to be accounted for…

    Find out more »

Incoterms

October 12 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Shropshire Chamber of Commerce, Trevithick House, Telford, TF3 3BA

This workshop will interpret the changes to Incoterms and what this means for users. Incoterms rules are standard trade definitions most commonly used in international sales contracts. Find out the critical information needed by exporters and importers in this practical half day training workshop.

Key Objectives

After attending this course delegates will understand:

  • What are Incoterms and why they are needed
  • What Incoterms do and do not cover
  • How correct use of Incoterms can benefit all parties

Course Outline

November 2017

Export Documentation - Getting it Right

November 8 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Shropshire Chamber of Commerce, Trevithick House, Telford, TF3 3BA

A course providing the expertise required to complete professional and successful export transactions. Delegates will be taken through all stages of export documentation and learn how to complete it, when to use it, what procedures have to be followed and, more importantly, why it is required.

Key Objectives

After attending this course delegates will be able to:

  • Understand current documentary practices and procedures
  • Appreciate the hidden cost of documentary production
  • Ensure compliance with current legal requirements relating to exports
  • Be aware of documentary factors that…

    Find out more »

December 2017

Letters of Credit for Exporters - A Practical Guide

December 7 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Shropshire Chamber of Commerce, Trevithick House, Telford, TF3 3BA

This course is tailored to meet the needs of those working in export administration who need to understand the importance of payment methods and letters of credit in order to ensure that payments are received for goods exported world-wide. On completion, delegates will understand and appreciate the many pitfalls that can prevent payment or lead to delays when selling goods under Letters of Credit.

Key Objectives

After attending this course delegates will be able to: