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Import/Export

In today's global marketplace, you need a keen understanding of international business strategies and practices – and a competitive edge.

Our Import/Export specialty is designed for those who want to start or expand their own import or export business and professionals who seek entry or career advancement companies that require enhanced importing or exporting skills, including:

  • Ocean carriers
  • Customs house brokers
  • Freight forwarders and terminal operators
  • Warehouses and trucking companies
  • Banks and other financial institutions

Many of the Import/Export courses and seminars offered by Baruch’s Continuing and Professional Studies (CAPS) division have been approved by the National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America, Inc. (NCBFAA) to offer CEUs that can be used to satisfy the continuing education requirements for those holding the Certified Customs Specialist (CCS) and Certified Export Specialist (CES) designations. Assignment of CEUs for approved courses must be requested upon registration by sending an email including student name, course name and semester to andrea.huda@baruch.cuny.edu. 

CAPS courses provide a practical, hands-on and comprehensive understanding of all facets of the Import/Export business ranging from tariff classification and customs valuation to NAFTA and e-commerce.

Baruch College, a global business leader, has one of the most comprehensive international trade programs on the East Coast.  All CAPS International Trade courses and certificates are offered in partnership with Baruch's prestigious Weissman Center for International Business.

Case Studies in Export Financing(click to view)
This class will be based on exploring the world of export financing using examples of real-world case studies. It is recommended for an advanced student looking for specific exporting skills related to finance.
Semester F14 - IEM002701 - $719.00
Instructor: Staff, Baruch (10 Sessions)
Days: THU
6:15 PM - 8:45 PM
10/9/2014 - 12/18/2014
Building: TBA, Room: TBA


Achieving Export Success with Eximbank(click to view)
The classes will cover Eximbank's programs and definitions, the risk and review of operations/receivables, export credit insurance, working capital guaranty program, pre-export financing, export domicile, multilateral agencies and pension funds. This course is recommended for an advanced student looking for specific exporting skills pertaining to the Export-Import Bank of America.
Semester F14 - IEM002801 - $719.00
Instructor: Staff, Baruch (10 Sessions)
Days: THU
6:15 PM - 8:45 PM
10/9/2014 - 12/18/2014
Building: TBA, Room: TBA


Supply Chain Finance(click to view)
This course is ideal for Business professionals who work with trade finance and need to have a better understanding of the field. It will cover such topics such as how global trade growth is financed in countries such as the U.S. Europe and Asia, the risks of global trade, principle ways of financing trade receivables, changes in global sourcing, today's global trade finance techniques and it's future direction.
Semester F14 - IEM002901 - $719.00
Instructor: Staff, Baruch (10 Sessions)
Days: MON
6:15 PM - 8:45 PM
10/6/2014 - 12/8/2014
Building: TBA, Room: TBA


International Trade: Embarking on the Global Marketplace(click to view)
This course reviews the environmental factors affecting trade, the elements of an international contract, dispute resolution, rates of exchange, pricing terms, negotiation terms and communications, transportation, financing procedures, documentation, insurance, information resources, government regulations and international trade organizations. The course is designed to serve the student who is new to international trade, as well as the student who has limited experience in international trade.
Semester F14 - IEM000101C - $719.00
Instructor: Staff, Baruch (10 Sessions)
Days: MON
6:15 PM - 8:45 PM
9/15/2014 - 11/24/2014
Building: TBA, Room: TBA


Semester F14 - IEM0001X2 - $719.00
Instructor: Staff, Baruch (10 Sessions)
Days: TUE
12:00 AM - 12:00 PM
10/7/2014 - 12/9/2014
Building: ONLINE, Room: ONLINE


Semester F14 - IEM000103 - $719.00
Instructor: Staff, Baruch (10 Sessions)
Days: MON/WED
6:15 PM - 8:45 PM
10/20/2014 - 11/19/2014
Building: TBA, Room: TBA


This course is approved by The National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America, Inc. to offer CEUs applicable to the continuing education requirements of professionals holding the Certified Export Specialist (CES) or Certified Customs Specialist (CCS) designations. To receive CEUs for this course, please email your request to andrea.huda@baruch.cuny.edu upon registration.

Import Regulations And Documentation(click to view)
This course is an important step in meeting the standards established by US Customs. It covers the harmonized tariff schedule and classification process, valuation of merchandise, special import issues, entry types and procedures, preparation and use of entry documents, the liquidation process, penalties and liquidated damages, Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (CTPAT), advanced electronic data-entry processes and all documentation pertaining thereto. Students also analyze the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection. NEI 20 CCS Units upon request
Semester F14 - IEM000201C - $719.00
Instructor: Staff, Baruch (10 Sessions)
Days: TUE
6:15 PM - 8:45 PM
9/16/2014 - 11/18/2014
Building: TBA, Room: TBA


Semester F14 - IEM0002X2 - $719.00
Instructor: Staff, Baruch (10 Sessions)
Days: MON
12:00 AM - 12:00 PM
10/6/2014 - 12/8/2014
Building: ONLINE, Room: ONLINE


This course is approved by The National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America, Inc. to offer CEUs applicable to the continuing education requirements of professionals holding the Certified Export Specialist (CES) or Certified Customs Specialist (CCS) designations. To receive CEUs for this course, please email your request to andrea.huda@baruch.cuny.edu upon registration.

Tariff Classification & Customs Valuation(click to view)
This class concentrates on tariff classification and customs valuation offering an in-depth understanding of these issues. Topics include: section and chapter notes, determining the essential character of a product, special classification provisions, six methods of valuation and obtaining and challenging a classification. Students will thoroughly review the customs valuation laws with an emphasis on both compliance and the opportunity to reduce duty. This topic is vital for preparing to take the Customs Broker License Examination. NEI 20 CCS Units
Semester F14 - IEM000301C - $719.00
Instructor: Staff, Baruch (10 Sessions)
Days: WED
6:15 PM - 8:45 PM
9/17/2014 - 12/3/2014
Building: TBA, Room: TBA


Semester F14 - IEM0003X2 - $719.00
Instructor: Staff, Baruch (10 Sessions)
Days: MON
12:00 AM - 12:00 PM
10/6/2014 - 12/8/2014
Building: ONLINE, Room: ONLINE


This course is approved by The National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America, Inc. to offer CEUs applicable to the continuing education requirements of professionals holding the Certified Export Specialist (CES) or Certified Customs Specialist (CCS) designations. To receive CEUs for this course, please email your request to andrea.huda@baruch.cuny.edu upon registration.

Legal Aspects Of International Trade(click to view)
This course will provide an overview of the regulatory environment that affects international business. Students will review the laws that impact imports and exports. Topics covered will include a comparison of different legal systems, agency and distribution agreements, joint ventures and licensing, intellectual property rights, dispute resolution, trading blocs and tax treaties, antidumping and countervailing duties, product liability and environmental laws. NEI 20 CCS/CES Units
Semester F14 - IEM000401 - $719.00
Instructor: Staff, Baruch (10 Sessions)
Days: WED
6:15 PM - 8:45 PM
10/8/2014 - 12/17/2014
Building: TBA, Room: TBA


This course is approved by The National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America, Inc. to offer CEUs applicable to the continuing education requirements of professionals holding the Certified Export Specialist (CES) or Certified Customs Specialist (CCS) designations. To receive CEUs for this course, please email your request to andrea.huda@baruch.cuny.edu upon registration.

Customs Law(click to view)
This course provides a strategic legal perspective to importing requirements and customs rules. There will be a review of US Customs with an emphasis on current compliance issues. The course will also address transfer pricing, change of practice, trans-shipment, country origin rules, anti-dumping implications, customs reorganization, the penalty framework and revised guidelines, valuation statute issues, buyer/seller identification and the establishment of sale of exportation to the US. Actual case studies are used. NEI 20 CCS Units
Semester F14 - IEM000501C - $719.00
Instructor: Staff, Baruch (10 Sessions)
Days: THU
6:15 PM - 8:45 PM
9/18/2014 - 12/4/2014
Building: TBA, Room: TBA


Semester F14 - IEM0005X2 - $719.00
Instructor: Staff, Baruch (10 Sessions)
Days: TUE
12:00 AM - 12:00 PM
10/7/2014 - 12/9/2014
Building: ONLINE, Room: ONLINE


This course is approved by The National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America, Inc. to offer CEUs applicable to the continuing education requirements of professionals holding the Certified Export Specialist (CES) or Certified Customs Specialist (CCS) designations. To receive CEUs for this course, please email your request to andrea.huda@baruch.cuny.edu upon registration.

Export Regulations & Documentation(click to view)
The student will be introduced to US government regulations, such as the Bureau of Industry and Security, CCL and license exceptions, boycott regulations, export documentation licenses, denied parties lists, State Department ITAR regulations, scheduled B classification and valuation, the Automated Export System and documents used to support export transactions. There will also be discussion about hazardous materials, automated systems and claims. NEI 20 CES Units
Semester F14 - IEM000601C - $719.00
Instructor: Staff, Baruch (10 Sessions)
Days: MON
6:15 PM - 8:45 PM
9/15/2014 - 11/24/2014
Building: TBA, Room: TBA


This course is approved by The National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America, Inc. to offer CEUs applicable to the continuing education requirements of professionals holding the Certified Export Specialist (CES) or Certified Customs Specialist (CCS) designations. To receive CEUs for this course, please email your request to andrea.huda@baruch.cuny.edu upon registration.

International Payments: Terms & Procedures(click to view)
Banking terms and procedures as used in international trade are unique. In this course, the student will learn about drafts or bills of exchange, bills of lading, insurance and commercial invoices. Methods of payment such as cash in advance, open accounts, collection and the various types of letters of credit will also be addressed. Risks, amendments and discrepancies, Uniform Customs and Practices for Documentary Credits (500 & 600), Uniform Rules for Collections (URC 522), Bankers Acceptances, Standby Letters, back-to-back Letters of Credit and special-purpose Letters of Credit are also addressed. NEI 20 CCS/CES Units
Semester F14 - IEM000701C - $719.00
Instructor: Staff, Baruch (10 Sessions)
Days: MON
6:15 PM - 8:45 PM
9/15/2014 - 11/24/2014
Building: TBA, Room: TBA


This course is approved by The National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America, Inc. to offer CEUs applicable to the continuing education requirements of professionals holding the Certified Export Specialist (CES) or Certified Customs Specialist (CCS) designations. To receive CEUs for this course, please email your request to andrea.huda@baruch.cuny.edu upon registration.

Export Controls & Licenses(click to view)
This course will provide an in-depth analysis of the various aspects of US government regulations and licenses relating to exports. The student will develop a complete understanding of export clearance procedures and the responsibility for knowing the end-user and end-use of their product, will gain an in-depth understanding of the Export Administration Regulations, International Trafficking in Arms Regulations, determination of license requirements and classification of all products under schedule B and will be provided with practical advice on how to work with government agencies such as the Bureau of Industry and Security, the Food & Drug Administration, the State Department, the Department of Defense and the Department of Commerce. NEI 20 CES Units
Semester F14 - IEM000801C - $719.00
Instructor: Staff, Baruch (10 Sessions)
Days: TUE
6:15 PM - 8:45 PM
9/16/2014 - 11/18/2014
Building: TBA, Room: TBA


This course is approved by The National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America, Inc. to offer CEUs applicable to the continuing education requirements of professionals holding the Certified Export Specialist (CES) or Certified Customs Specialist (CCS) designations. To receive CEUs for this course, please email your request to andrea.huda@baruch.cuny.edu upon registration.

International Logistics For The 21St Century(click to view)
This course provides an in-depth examination of the major issues and practical concerns confronting 21st century global logistics. This course will cover regulatory, documentary and operational issues affecting the movement of freight on the ocean, including the structure of the cargo liner industry, vessel types and usage, shore side operations, Intermodalism, the role of the Federal Maritime Commission, service contracts, selecting the right ocean carrier, the role of intermediaries, NVOCC operations and functions, shippers associations, pricing structure and calculation, manifests and cargo documentation and utilizing the Internet as an information resource. Also to be covered are air shipment, specifically the Air Cargo Tariff, IATA, air rates, fees and surcharges, combination carriers, all cargo carriers, all freight consolidators, integrators, motor carriers hauling expedited air freight, airlines and forwarders/consolidators, Waybill, the Warsaw Convention and the shipping and marking of hazardous materials by air.
Semester F14 - IEM000901C - $719.00
Instructor: Staff, Baruch (10 Sessions)
Days: WED
6:15 PM - 8:45 PM
9/17/2014 - 12/3/2014
Building: TBA, Room: TBA


Semester F14 - IEM0009X2 - $719.00
Instructor: Staff, Baruch (10 Sessions)
Days: MON
12:00 AM - 12:00 PM
10/6/2014 - 12/8/2014
Building: ONLINE, Room: ONLINE


This course is approved by The National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America, Inc. to offer CEUs applicable to the continuing education requirements of professionals holding the Certified Export Specialist (CES) or Certified Customs Specialist (CCS) designations. To receive CEUs for this course, please email your request to andrea.huda@baruch.cuny.edu upon registration.

Establishing & Organizing An Import Business(click to view)
Importing into the US can be lucrative. This course provides a detailed approach to developing a new import business or updating an existing one. Students will be introduced to the concepts of a business plan, operational procedures and calculation of pricing including freight and duty charges. Students will review case studies and simulate actual transactions. NEI 20 CCS Units
Semester F14 - IEM001001C - $719.00
Instructor: Staff, Baruch (10 Sessions)
Days: MON
6:15 PM - 8:45 PM
9/15/2014 - 11/24/2014
Building: TBA, Room: TBA


This course is approved by The National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America, Inc. to offer CEUs applicable to the continuing education requirements of professionals holding the Certified Export Specialist (CES) or Certified Customs Specialist (CCS) designations. To receive CEUs for this course, please email your request to andrea.huda@baruch.cuny.edu upon registration.

Customs Entry Workshop(click to view)
Designed for experienced students actively engaged in import operations who are either knowledgeable about regulations, documentation, classification and valuation or who are close to obtaining (or currently hold) their customs license. Assignments are directly related to the following topics: processing procedures pertaining to the ABI system, DAD releases, harbor maintenance and merchandise processing fees, various types of entries, communications with Customs, EDI, C-TPAT, ACE, electronic cargo tracking and interfacing with purchasing systems and suppliers.NEI 10 CCS Units
Semester F14 - IEM001101 - $369.00
Instructor: Staff, Baruch (2 Sessions)
Days: SAT
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
9/13/2014 - 9/20/2014
Building: TBA, Room: TBA


Semester F14 - IEM001102 - $369.00
Instructor: Staff, Baruch (4 Sessions)
Days: TUE/THU
6:15 PM - 8:45 PM
10/7/2014 - 10/16/2014
Building: TBA, Room: TBA


This course is approved by The National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America, Inc. to offer CEUs applicable to the continuing education requirements of professionals holding the Certified Export Specialist (CES) or Certified Customs Specialist (CCS) designations. To receive CEUs for this course, please email your request to andrea.huda@baruch.cuny.edu upon registration.

C-TPAT: Understanding, Implementing, Updating(click to view)
This course will establish a firm basis for understanding the C-TPAT (Customs--Trade Partnership Against Terrorism) program and will enable the student to assist their company in becoming a member of or sustaining their position in C-TPAT. Topics include geared benefit structure, advanced data entry level submission, risk analysis, self-assessment, security planning and program management, business partner requirements, container trailer security, conveyances security, cargo tracing, physical access controls, personnel security, procedural security, security training and threat awareness and outreach, physical security, information technology security and emergency preparedness/disaster recovery.
Semester F14 - IEM001201 - $579.00
Instructor: Staff, Baruch (8 Sessions)
Days: WED
6:15 PM - 8:45 PM
10/15/2014 - 12/10/2014
Building: TBA, Room: TBA


This course is approved by The National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America, Inc. to offer CEUs applicable to the continuing education requirements of professionals holding the Certified Export Specialist (CES) or Certified Customs Specialist (CCS) designations. To receive CEUs for this course, please email your request to andrea.huda@baruch.cuny.edu upon registration.

C-TPAT Workshop(click to view)
For the experienced student with extensive knowledge of and time on the job dealing with customs and import regulations, this workshop is a series of weekly discussions and assignments directly related to the C-TPAT (Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism) process of being granted a Tier 1, Tier 2, or Tier 3 certification. Subjects from the US Customs and Border Protection Supply Chain Security Best Practices Catalog will be addressed in weekly assignments and discussions. NEI 10 CSS/CES Units
Semester SU14 - IEM001301 - $369.00
Instructor: IMBRIANI, ROBER (2 Sessions)
Days: SAT
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
7/26/2014 - 8/2/2014
Building: 55 LEXINGTON AV, Room: 9-117


Semester F14 - IEM001301 - $369.00
Instructor: Staff, Baruch (2 Sessions)
Days: SAT
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
10/18/2014 - 10/25/2014
Building: TBA, Room: TBA


This course is approved by The National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America, Inc. to offer CEUs applicable to the continuing education requirements of professionals holding the Certified Export Specialist (CES) or Certified Customs Specialist (CCS) designations. To receive CEUs for this course, please email your request to andrea.huda@baruch.cuny.edu upon registration.

Establishing & Organizing An Export Business(click to view)
This course offers students practical approaches and techniques for successfully introducing and establishing product lines overseas. Students will be required to complete an ongoing research project to assess an initial international market potential. Interactive class discussions are emphasized. Topics covered will include evaluating your potential target market, locating sources of information, determining your role, supply relationships and negotiations, export versus wholesale pricing, preferring quotes, creating priced models, evaluating competition, planning overseas trips and global negotiations, mastering local culture and business practices and the marketing promotional mix. NEI 20 CES Units
Semester F14 - IEM001501C - $719.00
Instructor: Staff, Baruch (10 Sessions)
Days: THU
6:15 PM - 8:45 PM
9/18/2014 - 12/4/2014
Building: TBA, Room: TBA


This course is approved by The National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America, Inc. to offer CEUs applicable to the continuing education requirements of professionals holding the Certified Export Specialist (CES) or Certified Customs Specialist (CCS) designations. To receive CEUs for this course, please email your request to andrea.huda@baruch.cuny.edu upon registration.

AES Workshop(click to view)
The US government is moving towards a paperless environment. One reflection of that is a requirement that the Shippers Export Declaration (SED) be filed electronically through the Automated Export System (AES) and AESDirect, AESpcLink, or AESDirect VPN. This filing can be accomplished directly by the exporter or through an agent of the exporter. Students will be led step-by-step through this process with practical examples and illustrations. Among the topics to be discussed are XTN and ITN numbers, who is to file and when, how to classify products and how to identify the PPI ID number.
Semester F14 - IEM001601 - $369.00
Instructor: Staff, Baruch (2 Sessions)
Days: SAT
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
11/15/2014 - 11/22/2014
Building: TBA, Room: TBA


NAFTA: Trade Procedures, Mexico & Canada(click to view)
Since 1994, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has been designed to eliminate the barriers to trade and to ease the flow of goods between Canada, Mexico and the U.S. This is a market of over 430 million people with a combined GDP of $14 trillion. This course will provide students with detailed information on NAFTA regulations and documentation, rules of origin and U.S. Customs documentation. Topics to be covered include merchandise classification, rules of origin, regional value content and rules, documentation, duty deferral, warehouse entry summaries, Foreign Trade Zones, temporary importation under bond, customs enforcement penalties, customs audit guidelines and documentation problem-solving.
Semester F14 - IEM001701 - $579.00
Instructor: Staff, Baruch (4 Sessions)
Days: SAT
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
10/18/2014 - 11/8/2014
Building: TBA, Room: TBA


E-Commerce, The Internet & Intl Trade(click to view)
Computers and the Internet have had their effect upon international trade. Goods and services are promoted, offered, sold and paid for on the Internet. This course offers students the opportunity to explore the world of trading products using the Internet. There will be discussions and presentations on the range of information available on the Internet for international business, using the Web to do international market research, finding sales leads and making and receiving payments. The essentials of setting up an internationally focused web site and finding legal and trade resources worldwide are also included.
Semester F14 - IEM001801 - $579.00
Instructor: Staff, Baruch (8 Sessions)
Days: THU
6:15 PM - 8:45 PM
9/18/2014 - 12/4/2014
Building: TBA, Room: TBA


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