International Business Resources Centre

International Business Resources Centre

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Building the Right Team, Supply Chain & Logistics, Trade Trends & Insights

FITT Occupational Profile - Supply Chain Manager

This profile provides a comprehensive summary of the required competencies for the Supply Chain Manager international trade occupation.
Building the Right Team, Supply Chain & Logistics, Trade Trends & Insights

FITT Occupational Profile - Supply Chain

This profile provides a comprehensive summary of the required competencies for the Supply Chain international trade occupation.
Export How-To Guides, Market Entry, Market Research, Risk Management

FITT International Business Guide: How to Overcome Potential Trade Barriers

A concise introduction to globally applicable barriers, some key challenges that may be encountered when seeking to enter the U.S. market, and suggestions for strategies to overcome these challenges.
Export How-To Guides, Risk Management, Supply Chain & Logistics, Trade Trends & Insights

FITT International Business Guide: Pros and Cons of Outsourcing Product Manufacturing and Services

A concise review of outsourcing as a possible strategy to consider by any company facing the challenges of increasing costs, shortage of labour needed to expand, or competition from home or abroad.
Building the Right Team, Business Credentials, Trade Trends & Insights

Whitepaper - International Trade Professionals are the Drivers of Growth

Read this whitepaper to learn more about how over 200 international trade professionals helped us create world class standards and well-defined job profiles for professionals in the industry.
Building the Right Team, Business Credentials, Trade Trends & Insights

Whitepaper - Is International Trade an Activity or a Profession?

Read this whitepaper that discusses the challenges faced by international trade professionals and some solutions around gaining credibility for global trade competencies.
Building the Right Team, Business Credentials, Trade Trends & Insights

Certified International Trade Professional (CITP®|FIBP®) Competency Profile

The Certified International Trade Competency Profile reflects the skills and knowledge individuals need to obtain the CITP®|FIBP® designation.
Export How-To Guides, Trade Trends & Insights

Trade Ready Blog

Covering the latest global business trends and topics, find the information you need to take action, and connect with your fellow professionals from around the world.
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