Online Training for Incoterms & Movement Of Goods

Designed for employees involved in the MOVEMENT OF GOODS.
These functional courses provide the training background required to support compliance with regulations and enable your trade.

Step 1: Choose from individual courses or Incoterms bundles:

  • Individual Courses
  • Incoterms Bundles

Step 2: Choose your course or bundle:

  • Incoterms
  • U.S. Export Documents
  • FTR
  • Clearance
  • U.S. Customs Compliance
  • CTPAT
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Overview

Incoterms are the standard rules used worldwide by buyers and sellers for determining the point at which risk of loss or damage transfers, allocating transportation costs, and assigning responsibility for carrying out certain related tasks. This non-jurisdictional course will introduce learners to Incoterms, focusing exclusively on their use of Incoterms in international trade.

Target Audience

Individuals involved in transactions requiring the international movement of goods regardless of their jurisdiction and whether they are a buyer or seller.

Learning Objectives

Give learners an introduction to Incoterms, the commercial terms of trade used for most shipments.

Course Duration

23 Minutes

Certificates of Completion

Certificates of completion issued by the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University

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Overview

The documents associated with an export transaction reflect the fulfillment of the agreement between the buyer and seller and their understanding of U.S. regulatory requirements, which are an integral part of the export transaction. The CE U.S. Export Documents module will introduce learners to the different export documents prepared for a U.S. export shipment, basic U.S. export clearance, and related recordkeeping activities.

Target Audience

Employees directly involved in the preparation of documentation required to affect an export from the U.S.

Learning Objectives

Provide a basic understanding of the documentation that may be required in various situations to export or transfer goods from the U.S. and their uses, clearance procedures, and recordkeeping requirements.

Course Duration

31 Minutes

Certificates of Completion

Certificates of completion issued by the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University

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Overview

CE’s U.S. Foreign Trade Regulations course is designed to give users an understanding of when an export shipment must be reported to the U.S. government and what the related requirements are. The training outlines the process, scope, and timing for filing EEI in the AES; discusses common filing exemptions; and presents additional CBP requirements, including record retention, voluntary disclosure procedures, and enforcement issues.

Target Audience

U.S.-based employees whose job responsibilities involve or impact the import of items into the United States.

Learning Objectives

Provide a basic understanding of the circumstances under which an export shipment must be reported to the U.S. government, what information and data must be reported for that export, and what the related requirements are intended to support.

Course Duration

1 Hour, 13 Minutes

Certificates of Completion

Certificates of completion issued by the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University

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Overview

This professional-level course on Customs Clearance introduces users to the U.S. regulations affecting the shipment or transfer of regulated hardware and technical information through the customs clearance process. Training includes the preparation of U.S. customs clearance documentation, decrementation, and recordkeeping under the EAR, ITAR, and FTR, as well as CBP regulations. The course highlights the different requirements for permanent and temporary transactions, transactions involving hand-carry scenarios, domestic transactions with foreign persons, and shipments using government transport. Customs Clearance is designed to be personalized using the CE Curator to incorporate company-specific forms, resources, and policies.

Target Audience

Personnel who are involved in U.S. customs clearance activities such as finance and tax, supply chain, and trade compliance within their organization.

Learning Objectives

The broadest objective of this course is to enable users to recognize the expected steps in clearing items for shipment or transfer and to identify the responsible business functions. This objective is satisfied when users can:

Trade-Specific Objectives

  • Understand the customs clearance requirements for hardware shipments and technical information transfers.
  • Identify the need to provide destination control statements and classification information.
  • Remember that an authorization requires decrementation to ensure compliance.
  • Recognize the recordkeeping and reporting requirements for the use of exemptions and exceptions.
  • Distinguish between the different requirements for permanent and temporary transactions.
  • Know that maintaining records associated with a shipment or transfer is critical to successful compliance.

Role-Specific Objectives

  • Understand that they may be responsible for preparing or submitting customs clearance documentation.
  • Recognize that they may be responsible for decrementing or monitoring an authorization for available quantity or value.
  • Realize that they may be responsible for ensuring the appropriate recordkeeping related to customs clearance.

Course Duration

22 Minutes

Certificates of Completion

Certificates of completion issued by the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University

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Overview

CE’s U.S. Customs Compliance course provides users with an understanding of the rules and rationale behind numerous import-related issues – including classification, valuation, and country of origin – and their roles within the import process. The course details sections on free trade and other preferential agreements, CTPAT, duties, fees and taxes, importer security filing, recordkeeping, and rules surrounding temporary imports. Real-world scenarios illustrate how customs compliance affects a variety of activities in an organization and what actions must be taken to make sure the U.S. import requirements are satisfied. Defense and dual-use configurations are available.

Target Audience

U.S.-based employees whose job responsibilities involve or impact the import of items into the United States.

Learning Objectives

  • Provide an overview of and reasons for U.S. customs laws and regulations.
  • Explain why it is important to understand the import requirements and how they affect a company’s business operations.
  • Present an in-depth review of some key topics to ensure U.S. customs compliance.
  • Provide real-world scenarios of common situations that illustrate how customs compliance affects a variety of activities in an organization and what actions must be taken to make sure the U.S. import requirements are satisfied.
  • A version specifically targeted to companies in the defense industry is also available.

Course Duration

2 hours, 32 minutes

Certificates of Completion

Certificates of completion issued by the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University

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Overview

This course introduces users to the U.S. CTPAT program, the voluntary international supply chain security initiative administered by CBP. Key features of the program discussed in the training include the three focus areas of corporate, transportation, and people and physical security, and the minimum security criteria for U.S. importers associated with these focus areas. This course can be configured into other elements of the CE import collection or can be used as a stand-alone configuration. Because CTPAT security requirements are based on a member-by-member risk-based analysis, the course allows for significant personalization with the insertion of a company-specific introduction, conclusion, and supplements discussing a company’s specific security requirements as prescribed by CTPAT.

Target Audience

Employees that need training on the CTPAT program

Learning Objectives

Provide an overview of the Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism program of CBP. an overview of the Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism program of CBP.

Course Duration

16 minutes

Certificates of Completion

Certificates of completion issued by the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University

  • + U.S. Export Documents 
  • + U.S. Export Documents and Filing
  • + U.S. Export Documents, Filing, and Clearance
  • + U.S. Customs Compliance
  • + U.S. Customs Compliance and CTPAT
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Bundle Description

Target Audience

U.S. export professionals engaged in the movement of goods who are responsible for the preparation of documentation required to affect an export from the U.S.

Learning Objectives

  • Enable learners to recognize situations that could give rise to the risk of a trade compliance violation and know how to respond in accordance with applicable laws and company policies.
  • Give learners an introduction to Incoterms, the commercial terms of trade used for most shipments.
  • Provide a basic understanding of the documentation that may be required in various situations to export or transfer goods from the U.S. and their uses, clearance procedures, and recordkeeping requirements.

Overview

Whether contracting the services of a shipping agent or acting on its own, an exporter has final responsibility for the completeness and accuracy of the documents for its transaction. CE’s Incoterms and U.S. Export Documents bundle introduces users to common export documents required for export shipments and Incoterms – the terms of trade used in most international transactions. The course covers the critical transfer points of responsibility, risk, and costs associated with each Incoterm, the purpose and elements of common documents used when exporting from the U.S., and recordkeeping.

Certificates of Completion

Learners will receive a Certificate of Completion for each course from George Mason University's Schar School of Policy and Government.

 

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Bundle Description

Target Audience

U.S. export professionals engaged in the movement of goods responsible for the preparation of documentation required to affect an export from the U.S. as well as responsible for using the U.S. Census Bureau’s Automated Export System (AES) to submit Electronic Export Information (EEI).  

Learning Objectives

  • Give learners an introduction to Incoterms, the commercial terms of trade used for most shipments.
  • Provide a basic understanding of the documentation that may be required in various situations to export or transfer goods from the U.S. and their uses, clearance procedures, and recordkeeping requirements.
  • Provide a basic understanding of the circumstances under which an export shipment must be reported to the U.S. government, what information and data must be reported for that export, and what the related requirements are intended to support.

Overview

Whether contracting the services of a shipping agent or acting on its own, an exporter has final responsibility for the completeness and accuracy of the documents for its transaction. This content bundle introduces users to common export documents, Incoterms and the process, scope, and timing for filing EEI in the AES. The package covers the critical transfer points of responsibility, risk, and costs associated with each Incoterm, the purpose and elements of common documents used when exporting from the U.S., recordkeeping, discusses common filing exemptions, and presents additional CBP requirements, including record retention, voluntary disclosure procedures, and enforcement issues.

Certificates of Completion

Learners will receive a Certificate of Completion for each course from George Mason University's Schar School of Policy and Government.

 

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Bundle Description

Target Audience

U.S. export professionals engaged in the movement of goods responsible for export clearance activities including the preparation of documentation, recordkeeping, and CBP filings.

Learning Objectives

  • Give learners an introduction to Incoterms, the commercial terms of trade used for most shipments.
  • Provide a basic understanding of the documentation that may be required in various situations to export or transfer goods from the U.S. and their uses, clearance procedures, and recordkeeping requirements.
  • Provide a basic understanding of the circumstances under which an export shipment must be reported to the U.S. government, what information and data must be reported for that export, and what the related requirements are intended to support.
  • Provide an understanding of U.S. customs clearance requirements for the permanent and temporary exports of hardware and technical information
  • Provide an understanding of decrementation and recordkeeping requirements associated with U.S export authorizations

Overview

This series builds on the CE Customs Clearance course which introduces users to the U.S. regulations affecting the shipment or transfer of regulated hardware and technical information through the customs clearance process including the preparation of U.S. customs clearance documentation, decrementation, and recordkeeping under the EAR, ITAR, and FTR, as well as CBP regulations. It then continues with additional instruction on documents, Incoterms and the process, scope, and timing for filing EEI in the AES.

Certificates of Completion

Learners will receive a Certificate of Completion for each course from George Mason University's Schar School of Policy and Government.

 

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Bundle Description

Target Audience

U.S.-based employees whose job responsibilities involve or impact the import of items into the United States

Learning Objectives

  • Provide an overview of and reasons for U.S. customs laws and regulations.
  • Explain why it is important to understand the import requirements and how they affect a company’s business operations.
  • Present an in-depth review of some key topics to ensure U.S. customs compliance.
  • Provide real-world scenarios of common situations that illustrate how customs compliance affects a variety of activities in an organization and what actions must be taken to make sure the U.S. import requirements are satisfied.
  • A version specifically targeted to companies in the defense industry is also available.
  • Give learners an introduction to Incoterms, the commercial terms of trade used for most shipments.

Overview

This training bundle combines the CE Incoterms training with its U.S. Customs Compliance course. Together, they provide users with an understanding of the rules and rationale behind a number of U.S. customs-related issues – including classification, valuation, and country of origin – and their roles within the import process. The course includes sections on free trade and other preferential agreements, CTPAT, duties, fees and taxes, importer security filing, recordkeeping, rules surrounding temporary imports, and the critical transfer points of responsibility, risk, and costs associated with each Incoterm, – the terms of trade used in most international transactions. Real-world scenarios illustrate how customs compliance affects a variety of activities in an organization and what actions must be taken to make sure the U.S. import requirements are satisfied. Defense and dual-use configurations are available.

Certificates of Completion

Learners will receive a Certificate of Completion for each course from George Mason University's Schar School of Policy and Government.

 

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Bundle Description

Target Audience

U.S.-based employees whose job responsibilities involve or impact the import of items into the United States

Learning Objectives

  • Provide an overview of and reasons for U.S. customs laws and regulations.
  • Explain why it is important to understand the import requirements and how they affect a company’s business operations.
  • Present an in-depth review of some key topics to ensure U.S. customs compliance.
  • Provide real-world scenarios of common situations that illustrate how customs compliance affects a variety of activities in an organization and what actions must be taken to make sure the U.S. import requirements are satisfied.
  • Provide an overview of the Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism program of CBP.
  • Give learners an introduction to Incoterms, the commercial terms of trade used for most shipments.

This training bundle combines the CE Incoterms training with its U.S. Customs Compliance course and CTPAT training. Together, they provide users with an understanding of the rules and rationale behind a number of U.S. customs-related issues – including classification, valuation, and country of origin – and their roles within the import process. The course includes sections on free trade and other preferential agreements, duties, fees and taxes, importer security filing, recordkeeping, rules surrounding temporary imports, and the critical transfer points of responsibility, risk, and costs associated with each Incoterm, – the terms of trade used in most international transactions. Included also is an expanded discussion of three CTPAT focus areas of corporate, transportation, and people and physical security, and the minimum security criteria for U.S. importers associated with these focus areas.

Real-world scenarios illustrate how customs compliance affects a variety of activities in an organization and what actions must be taken to make sure the U.S. import requirements are satisfied. Defense and dual-use configurations are available.

Certificates of Completion

Learners will receive a Certificate of Completion for each course from George Mason University's Schar School of Policy and Government.