Whats on in July & August?

Whats on in July & August?

It’s a busy July here at International Trade Matters with a comprehensive series of training courses, and a schedule of webinars organised in collaboration with our network of Chambers of Commerce.

Our training courses are designed to equip businesses with the essential skills and knowledge needed to thrive in the global market. Whether you’re new to international trade or looking to enhance your expertise, there’s something for everyone… here’s a selection what’s coming up:

Preference Rules of Origin – An Online Course

Date: July 9th | Time: 9.30 AM

This introductory course is aimed at those involved in the administration of international trade to ensure an understanding of rules of origin, product classification and item valuation to meet the demands of international trade in both importing and exporting.

Understanding Commodity Codes – An Online Course

Date: July 18th, 2024 | Time: 9:30 AM

Gain a deep understanding of commodity codes and their importance in international trade. This course will help you classify your goods correctly and avoid costly errors.

Methods of Payment – An Online Course

Date: July 31st, 2024 | Time: 9:30 AM

Explore various methods of payment in international trade, including letters of credit, documentary collections, and open account terms.

Webinars coming up:

Understanding Incoterms®

Date: 16th July | Time: 10 AM

Do you see three letter codes associated with your imports and exports and wonder what they mean? Have you been using DAP or DDP because that’s the way it’s always been done? Did you know that there are significant risks when using EXW? Do your goods get stuck on the way to your customers, and no one is quite sure why? Join London Chamber of Commerce and ITM Specialist Frances Fawcett who will show you why understanding Incoterms® Rules is fundamental to international trade and how they can make your shipments much easier.


Classifying Your Goods and Customs Procedure Codes

Date: 25th July | Time: 10 AM

Industrial goods are classified in terms of their relative cost and how they enter the production process. These commodity codes are internationally recognised reference numbers, they are used to identify products when importing or exporting goods.  Join Dorset Chamber of Commerce and ITM Specialist Mike Court to learn more about these important international trade codes.


Leadership in International Trade

Date: 30th July | Time: 10 AM

This webinar, delivered by London Chamber of Commerce and International Trade Matters’ Managing Director, Linda Middleton-Jones will aim to help you understand how Empowered leaders allow for conflict and creative tension to drive their business forward by enabling open structural communication and asking if employees have a better strategy, or if there are opportunities that have been missed. Understanding your leadership signature before expanding the hierarchy allows high-quality interaction and creativity from a wider team. Employees that are engaged in the ambitions of the company will bring energy (and sustainability) to your team.  


These courses and webinars are delivered online, making them accessible to participants from anywhere in the world. Each course is led by experienced professionals who bring a wealth of knowledge and practical insights to the table.

For more information and to register for these courses, visit the International Trade Matters Training Calendar.