I’ve only had the CITP designation for a few months, but it’s already had an impact on my career. I’m currently in discussions with a non-profit organization which is facilitating exporting from developing countries into Canada to add me as a consultant. Having the designation has helped me get into talks with them about this project.
What does the CITP|FIBP*
mean for professionals?
Do international business with confidence. The CITP®|FIBP® is a prestigious, industry-backed designation, built on competency standards set by FITT. The designation stands as a symbol of both competency and credibility for global business professionals.
Being awarded the designation proves a thorough grasp of international trade processes, a commitment to global trade, and a dedication to ethical business practices and ongoing professional development. This gives your clients, employers, and colleagues added confidence in your global skills and knowledge.
Learn more about why global trade professionals with the CITP®|FIBP® designation value it so highly, and find ways to connect with them, by reading the CITP|FIBP Connection Guide Ebook today.
How is the CITP recognized
in the global business world?
The stamp of excellence employers trust all over the world. The CITP®|FIBP® designation officially validates professional competency of international trade professionals. Currently, there are practicing CITP|FIBPs in over 40 countries and growing.
This global designation is earned by meeting a rigorous set of competency standards, based on extensive industry consultation and set by FITT—the world’s most trusted international trade training and professional certification authority.
Who is it for?
The CITP designation helps professionals in all different stages of their career get ready for the business world, including those who are:
New to international business
If you’re trying to break into international business and differentiate yourself amongst the competition, or transition back into the working world, the CITP designation is achievable and a major asset in reaching your career goals.
Working in international business
Whether you’re already working in Finance, Logistics or other trade-related positions for a global company, earn the designation that showcases your skills, garners instant credibility and helps you be seen as a leader in your field.
As a leader in your field, your expertise is an asset as you earn the designation that will give instant confidence to your current and future clients and cement your position in your network.
Investing in your employees improves both your business culture and your bottom line. If you’re expanding in international markets, having CITP designated staff and partners will improve your ability to identify opportunities, avoid costly errors, and mitigate risks so you can focus on what’s important.
How to get CITP certified
Stepping stones on your way to the CITP designation
FITT Seeking ISO Accreditation for CITP Designation
We are excited to announce that FITT will be applying for ISO 17024 Accreditation. Through this accreditation, FITT’s certified program – the CITP designation – is validated by an independent, unbiased accreditation body – the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) through the Standards Council of Canada. Learn more about ISO 17024 and changes in effect as of January 1, 2023.