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Global Business Research Tools for Canadian Technical Professionals

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After participating in this course, you will be able to: 

  • Understand how to make your way in the global economy
  • gather free market intelligence reports prepared by commercial experts
  • pinpoint the most promising industry opportunities by country
  • review what trade barriers are in place and what regulations needs to be followed
  • develop an export strategy and cross-border marketing plan

This course provides a concise overview of leading online global business research tools that can be used by Canadian technical professionals to conquer new markets worldwide.  Explore a rich constellation of online and mobile resources that will improve your export planning, international trade due diligence, cross-border prospecting and intercontinental e-commerce. 

The presentation explains how to collect statistics on international trade, find new international business partners, access pre-qualified trade leads, review major contract and tender opportunities, meet international buyers who are visiting North America for business-to-business matchmaking, use global trading platforms to discover products and suppliers worldwide and much more. 

Course Outline

  • Why Go Globala
  • World Business Regulations
  • Business Incentives
  • Guides and Reports
  • Trade and Investment Statistics
  • Business Networks
  • International Commerce Platforms
  • Shipping and Duty Resources
  • Using Social Media for Cross-Border Prospecting
  • Leveraging Google Market Intelligence Tools

Who Should Attend:
Those practitioners involved with international business projects and clients including:
Design Engineers • Facility Engineers • Engineering Consultants • Material Managers • Facility Operators • Chemical Laboratory Personnel • Environmental Scientists • Hazardous Materials Trainers

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Almost all of EPIC's seminars and webinars offer :

  • Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and
  • Professional Development Hours (PDHs)

These course credits will help attendees earn training requirements for their associations or provincial governing bodies.