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The Certified International Trade Professional (CITP|FIBP) designation is the world’s most recognized professional designation for those ready to take on the world.

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Professional International Business Certification CITP® | FIBP®

What does the CITP
mean for professionals?

Do international business with confidence. A prestigious, industry-backed designation, the CITP®|FIBP® stands as a symbol of competency and credibility for global business professionals.

It 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 the level of professional competency of international trade professionals worldwide. Currently, there are practicing CITPs in over 40 countries and growing.

This global designation is earned by meeting a rigorous set of competency standards, as 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:

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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.

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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.

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Experienced executives

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.

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Business owners

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

Get the FITT Diploma in International Trade
 
Prove your work experience
 

Stepping stones on your way to the CITP designation

Courses

Successfully complete FITTskills courses and/or a combination of workshops and add them to your LinkedIn profile and CV to show off your earned practical skills and knowledge.

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Certificate

Complete 3 or more FITTskills courses (or equivalent credits) and earn the FITT Certificate in International Trade, proving your intermediate knowledge in many of the key skills areas of global business.

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Diploma

Successfully complete the FITTskills program (or equivalent credits) to earn the FITT Diploma in International Trade. This completes the educational requirement of the CITP|FIBP designation.

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Already have the FITT Diploma and the relevant experience?

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Success Stories

Desarai Mosher, CITP FIBP
Business Development Manager, Stark International & TransFluid Services

Desarai tells us why she views taking FITTskills courses as an important stepping stone for smaller or niche companies to venture into international markets and succeed, based on her own success story.

Dmitri Tchernychov, CITP|FIBP
Operations Manager, Moto Transportation Services

Dmitri was on a mission to take his career to the next level as a “logistics expert”. He explains how FITTskills training and CITP certification helped him get there.

Lora Rigutto Vigliatore, CITP
Marketing Manager, CircuitMeter Inc.

Completing the FITTskills online training and earning her CITP designation helped Lora get back into a career in international business after being out of the industry for years.

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