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International Trade Management

  • 15 Apr 2010
  • 8:00 AM
  • 16 Apr 2010
  • 4:30 PM
  • WTCC 1800 Argyle Street, Halifax, Nova

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International Trade Management
April 15-16, 2010

(Note date correction )

Location: 1800 Argyle Street, Halifax, Nova

Please communicate your interest in
attending this course as soon as possible!


Course Overview

The emergence of a global economy challenges traditional assumptions about management. International Trade Management offers techniques to manage international activities effectively and to develop a competitive advantage.

The course covers:

  • Managing the export process
  • Benchmarking the competition
  • Operating an export office 
  • Externalizing operations
  • Managing strategic alliances and virtual corporations
  • Managing for competitive advantage
  • Building an international work force
  • Managing cultural diversity
  • Managing international innovation
  • Managing international assets
  • Managing risk
  • International business planning
  • The global economy and international companies
  • Information for management

This FITTskills course normally follows the completion of the International Trade Research and Marketing courses and related projects.

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Learn about the Certified International Trade Practioner (CITP) designation ►

To Register
Contact Sandy Gordon
at 902.421.1302 x 2231



Course Facilitator

Leroy Lowe is a former Aerospace Engineering Officer and Project Manager in the Canadian Airforce. He previously worked for Sparton of Canada. As Director of Business Development, he recruited and managed a diverse network of agents, distributors and strategic alliance partners in over 20 countries. Currently, he is a full-time faculty member in International Business at the Nova Scotia Community College and an active international business development specialist for Mxi Technologies Inc. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree, a diploma in engineering and Master Degrees in Adult Education (MAEd) and Business Administration (MBA). He is also a Certified International Trade Professional (CITP).


Work in recent years has taken him to numerous Pacific Rim countries as well as the United Kingdom, and the United States. Most recently, Leroy was part of the NASBITE task force that helped develop the Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) designation in the United States. He was also one of the senior task force members who helped FITT update the competencies required for the comparable designation in Canada, the Certified International Trade Professional (CITP).

"Prior experience and learning do count in the CITP designation process. Participants can obtain exemptions from FITTskills course requirements through FITT´s Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) process, which provides credit for previous work experience and/or education."


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