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Global Business Professional

Become globally savvy and enhance your resume by completing the *Global Business Professional Series* and adding related professional certifications. These online seminars and individual support services teach skills in international marketing, product development, culture, communications, strategy, sales, finance, banking and logistics.

Participants completing all six (6) courses also earn an **FVTC Global Business Professional Advantage Certificate**.

Request a consultation with an FVTC Global Education advisor at 920-735-4844 to:

  • Review series and certification options
  • Discuss your professional development plans
  • Learn about grant opportunities for training with an international focus

All participants who successfully complete the *Global Business Professional Series* will be eligible to enroll in complimentary continuing education programs in the dynamic, ever-changing world of international business. As a Global Business Professional Alumni, you will have access to **webinars, presentations, and online discussion forums** to continue learning and to continue learning and maintain your competitive edge in today's global marketplace.

Additional Information

Benefits & Outcomes
  • *Global Business Professional* courses demonstrate a competency in international business
  • Earn an **FVTC Global Business Professional Advantage Certificate** by completing all six courses
  • Flexible online courses scheduled monthly to improve your success and assure course completion
  • Grant opportunities available through the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation
  • Exam preparation for the national NASBITE Certified in Global Business Professional (CGBP) exam
  • Incorporates a NASBITE workbook valuable for CGBP exam preparation or your professional library
  • Global Education advisor support and assistance
Target Audience
  • Business professionals seeking to gain a competitive advantage in today's global marketplace
  • Aspiring employees working with international markets
  • Small businesses interested in new skills, techniques and insights for managing global business issues
Training Outline

**Module 1: Managing Cross-Cultural Relationships**

  • Understanding and appreciation of culture
  • Cross-cultural interpersonal communications
  • Traditions, lifestyles, practices and cultural profiles
  • Successful business and professional relationships
  • Elements of international business

**Module 2: Global Sales, Marketing & Product Promotion**

  • Customer expectations
  • Cultural requirements
  • Global market plans and market research
  • Product liability and implications
  • Legal and regulatory requirements

**Module 3: Global Trade, Finance & Banking**

  • Foreign exchange and banking practices
  • Customer compliance
  • Logistics and documentation
  • Letter of credit
  • Process of imports and exports

**Module 4: Global Supply Chain & Logistics Management**

  • International supply chain
  • Transportation modes
  • Product classification and trade agreements
  • Safety issues and regulatory requirements

**Module 5: Global Operations Management**

  • Global business planning
  • Legal and government compliance
  • Strategic and operations functions
  • Global human resource options

**Module 6: Global Business Professional Capstone**

  • Global Business Professional key concepts and practical applications
  • Capstone project or strategies to prepare for NASBITE CGBP exam
  • NASBITE CGBP credential & exam review (optional)
  • CGBP practice exam (optional)
Grant Application

[International Market Access Grant (IMAG) - available through the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation](

Business and Industry Services

Fox Valley Technical College
Business & Industry Services (BIS)
D. J. Bordini Center
1825 N. Bluemound Road
P.O. Box 2277
Appleton, WI 54912-2277
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P: 888-458-0449
P: 920-735-2525
F: 920-735-4771

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