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Start Date:

Thu, Mar 09, 9:00am - Mar 10, 4:30pm Eastern Time (2 sessions)

Live, interactive online classroom
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 21 and older
Average Class Size: 20
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To fully participate in this electronic, interactive and live session, please check your system (or ask your IT department) to ensure it meets the following requirements:

Supported OS, Browser and Additional Requirements
  • Windows 7+ (Microsoft Edge, Latest Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Chrome)
  • Apple Mac OS 10.9+ (*Latest Firefox, Safari, or Chrome)
  • Ubuntu Linux (Firefox only)
  • Android 4.x (Chrome Browser Only)
  • Apple iOs (*Latest version, Safari Browser Only)
* Official support for the "latest" version of a newly released browser, among those noted above, will be added within 8 weeks of public release. Until then, the previous version will continue to be supported instead.

If you are using an unsupported version of a Windows, Mac, or Linux operating system, you may experience difficulty in viewing and/or listening to the event.

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  • Minimum bandwidth requirement is 512 kbps for meeting attendees 
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  • POP-UP Blockers must be turned off to access the program. 
Important tip - Please allow 15 minutes prior to joining a session to conduct your set-up and testing!
Class Delivery: AMA's Live Online Seminars are live, interactive, instructor-led courses that are completely user-friendly and accessible from your office or home PC. They’re the perfect time-saving alternative when you want training but can’t get away from the office.

You'll be able to speak to and/or electronically communicate with the instructor's and other attendees. You can also share files, view the instructors desktop, ask questions, tell the instructor to speak louder, softer, slow down, etc. (through simple icons). You'll see what your instructor is writing, view and hear questions and comments from other attendees, and be able to work in subgroups.  A headset is required for optimal communication throughout the Live Online Seminar.

A member of AMA's expert faculty of business professionals will lead your seminar. Beyond our course leaders’ experience in business training, they are specially trained to present AMA's high-quality content in an engaging, live online format.

We want you to feel completely comfortable and ready to go, so we’ll email you before your scheduled seminar and give you all the information you need about the simple set-up process.     

What you'll learn in this supply chain training:

Global Supply Chain Management: Best Practices in Import and Export Operations

Master your international supply chain with the most up-to-date skills and tactics

Who Should Attend:

New, mid-level and experienced purchasing professionals, including global supply chain executives; import and export operations personnel; traffic and logistics managers; purchasing professionals; legal and finance professionals (controllers).

With import/export costs accounting for up to 20% of bottom-line expenses for many U.S. corporations, there is an urgent need for global supply chain professionals with the most current skill sets available. This course offers you a comprehensive and contemporary foundation in these issues. Explore regulations, procedures, global security, documentation, dealing with customs and other government agencies, trade compliance, HTS classifications, managing freight and much more. You’ll interact with a recognized expert course leader in global trade to gain both strategic and tactical skills and explore valuable, real-world case studies. Leave with an arsenal of best practices and an array of skill sets that you can apply immediately on the job.

How you will benefit:

  • Learn how to drive risk and spend out of your global supply chain
  • Recognize e-commerce (direct to consumer) options
  • Know how to investigate the viability of near-sourcing
  • Understand landed-cost modeling and apply metrics to the decision-making process
  • Select and negotiate with freight carriers to lower costs and develop business process improvements
  • Know the implications of trade compliance
  • Learn how to develop the best operating procedures for your imports and exports

What you will cover:

  • Global trade opportunities, risks and operational concerns
  • The terminology, players and logistics of import and export supply chains
  • Dealing with carriers, 3 PLs, freight forwarders and customhouse brokers
  • Managing inbound supply chains from Asia
  • Bonded warehouses and foreign trade zones
  • Creating leverage to reduce risk and spend in the global supply chain
  • Successfully working with U.S. and foreign government agencies
  • Navigating free trade agreements and NAFTA

Course Outline:

Learning Objectives

  • Define the Global Supply Chain
  • Understand an Overview of Global Trade Opportunities, Risks, and Operational Concerns
  • Understand the Terminology, Players, and Logistic of Import and Export Supply Chains
  • Review Global Logistics, Transportation, Distribution, and Domestic Supply Chain Interface
  • Manage Trade Compliance in Imports and Exports
  • Deal with Carriers, 3PLs, Freight Forwarders, and Custom House Brokers
  • Manage Inbound Supply Chain from Asia
  • Review HTSUS, Record Keeping, License and Regulatory, Documentation Management
  • Understand Bonded Warehouses and Foreign Trade Zones
  • Review Near Sourcing Opportunities
  • Understand INCO Terms Management
  • Create Leverage to Reduce Risk and Spend in the Global Supply Chain
  • Deal with US and Foreign Governments in Import and Export Regulations: CBP, DHS, Departments of Commerce, Treasury, and State
  • Manage Technology Options in Global Trade
  • Create SOPs in Import and Export Logistics—in Purchasing, Sales, and General Operations
  • Understand E-Commerce and Direct to Consumer Sales
  • Manage Free Trade Agreements; NAFTA, CAFTA, and Dozens of Others
  • Develop Global Resources, Master the Internet, and Learn How to Access Government Training Options
  • Understand Risk Management
  • Review Best Practices Summary

Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

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Transfer, Cancellation and Refund Policy:

For Classroom, Live Online, Express Skills Courses and Webinar programs, you may transfer to a future session, send someone to take your place or cancel without penalty at any time up to three weeks prior to your program. If you provide AMA with less than three weeks’ notice, or fail to attend, you will be liable for the entire program fee. 

Programs included in AMA On Demand offerings are not eligible for substitution, transfer, cancellation, return, or refund. We appreciate that this is an important investment for you and your company and would like to accommodate your needs the best we can. Therefore, please email CourseHorse.

Pricing, Offers, and Discounts Policy:

AMA-delivered programs are eligible for AMA member pricing, GSA pricing, special offers, and discounts as applicable, according to the terms of the specific pricing, offer and/or discount. Third party-delivered programs available through AMA and Express Skills courses are excluded from all discounted pricing, offers, and discounts offered by AMA, including but not limited to AMA member pricing, GSA pricing, AMA Seminar Savings Pass redemptions, AMA SLS Contract pricing, AMA Annual Pass/All-Access Pass, and complimentary registrations of any type.
Start Dates (1)
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
9:00am - 5:00pm Eastern Time TBD 2 $2,295
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Fri, Mar 10 9:00am - 4:30pm Eastern Time TBD

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