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Department for International Trade’s Export Academy

Date and time: September 1, 2021

Organised by: The Department for International Trade

Venue: Webinar

How to register: Follow the registration link on this page and select the Export Academy workshops you would like to attend when registering.

Cost: Free

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Begin your export journey and unlock your company’s international potential with Export Academy. This fully funded programme of exclusive content will guide you through the fundamentals of exporting, leaving you with an immediately implementable export action plan. Export Academy workshops run from June through September 2021.

Begin your export journey and unlock your company’s international potential with Export Academy. This fully funded programme of exclusive content will guide you through the fundamentals of exporting, leaving you with an immediately implementable export action plan.

Why Export?
Global trade is growing and changing rapidly and UK businesses are superbly placed to take advantage of the opportunities presented. Evidence shows that businesses which export experience higher growth, productivity and are more likely to innovate. Not only do companies who begin selling internationally increase their customer pool, they also become more economically resilient to market downturns.

About Export Academy
The Export Academy programme gives small and medium sized businesses the knowledge and expertise to export. Led by experts at the Department for International Trade and a range of external specialists, this course has been tailored to help companies overcome common challenges that businesses may face when they first start to export.

The programme is comprised of 8 core modules including:

  • Market Research
  • Export Procedures and Routes to Market
  • Pricing Strategy
  • Understanding International Commercial Terms
  • Understanding Custom Procedures, Tariffs and Export Controls
  • Movement of Money

These core modules will be repeated across the programme, so if you are not able to make one session you will be able to join it at a later date.

There will also be bonus webinars on topics such as; Build an International Digital Strategy, Internationalise your Website, Optimise your Social Media for International Reach, Top 5 markets for First Time Exporters, Raising Finance, Leadership: Driving International Growth and so much more.
Businesses that complete the 8 core modules will leave with a completed export action plan to take their business to international customers.

Who is the programme for?
Suitable for companies focused on either goods or services, this programme is an unmissable opportunity for companies who want to make exporting part of their business growth plan and pro-actively sell internationally.

Whether you are new to exporting, have your first order from an international client or are new to an exporting role, this programme will provide you with the knowledge and confidence to begin your company’s journey into international markets.

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