FITTskills: Feasibility of International Trade - Halifax
Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 8:30am to Friday, June 8, 2018 - 4:30pmAdd to calendar
World Trade & Convention Centre
1800 Argyle Street , 8th Floor (Saint Mary's University EMBA offices)
Nova Scotia Business Inc., in partnership with the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, is pleased to offer FITTskills Feasibility of International Trade.
Decide whether new international trade opportunities are viable, assess your company’s readiness to take advantage of them and determine whether the potential benefits outweigh the risks and costs. The Feasibility of International Trade course examines the critical steps and decisions needed to ensure the success of new international ventures. You will learn how to analyze your organizational readiness, identify promising opportunities, and decide if the potential outcomes fit with your company’s strategic direction and improve your bottom line.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Conduct thorough research and analysis to determine the viability of a prospective international initiative and its possible components.
- Assess organizational readiness for new international trade initiatives.
- Screen possible target markets to determine most viable markets for designated initiatives.
- Conduct market research for identified potential import and /or export ventures.
- Conduct cost benefit analysis for importing and/or exporting potential products and services.
- Identify and analyze potential risks of international initiatives.
- Determine if the potential gains and opportunities of the venture outweigh the possible risks.
- Develop and implement strategies and activities to monitor and manage identified risks.
Instructor: Leroy Lowe
Agenda for each day:
- Workshop: 8:30am - 12:00pm
- Lunch: 12:00 - 1:00pm
- Workshop: 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Registration fee: $57.50 ($50 + $7.50 HST)
Registration deadline: June 5, 2018
Light refreshments and lunch will be provided.
Aerospace & Defence, Digital Media, Business Services, Life Sciences, Logistics & Transportation, Clean Tech, Financial Services, Information Communications Technology, Agri-food, Seafood, Oceans