CGBP Exam Prep Boot Camp

April 7-8, 2019

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

This two day CGBP Exam Prep Boot Camp provides an introduction or a refresher to the content tested by the CGBP Exam. Find out what you know and what you don’t know, so you can prepare to successfully pass the CGBP Exam.

A team of NASBITE Certified Trainers, experienced in all four domains of the CGBP practice delineation, will provide an overview of global business management, global marketing, supply chain management, and trade finance. The CGBP Trainers will discuss topics including global culture, Incoterms, international documentation, trade compliance, payment methods, credit management, financing exports, foreign exchange, export readiness, mitigating risk, foreign market identification, entry mode, partner selection, and the marketing mix.

If you are preparing to sit for the CGBP Exam, or are exploring the opportunities and requirements of global trade, this Exam Prep Boot Camp will help you understand the realm of knowledge required to be successful.

CGBP Train-the-Trainer Boot Camp

April 7-8, 2019

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Are you considering developing a credit or non-credit CGBP course at your institution? This two-day intensive CGBP training will focus on providing the training and tools to help faculty and program staff develop a CGBP training program: ways to integrate CGBP training into the classroom or executive training programs, identify and train faculty and presenters, and discuss specific tools and resources to support CGBP classes or programs. We will also work through CGBP exam topics (tasks and knowledge statements) to help train participants on key topics. The training will use CGBP cases and team exercises you can implement in the classroom. Plan to join this fun, interactive workshop and help launch the CGBP at your school or trade center! Topics include:

  • NASBITE CGBP certification overview
  • Implementing a CGBP training program: best practices for credit, and non-credit programs
  • Faculty Issues: how to select and train faculty and instructors for CGBP courses
  • Accreditation and Certification: discussion of the NASBITE CGBP program accreditation, trainer certification, and learning resource certification.  Learn when the time may be right to access these additional programs.
  • CGBP Resources:  examples of course outlines, textbooks, exercises to teach CGBP topics
  • Task and Knowledge Training: specific training on topics from the Global Management, Global Marketing, Supply Chain Management, and Trade Finance domains so participants better understand topics and how to teach them.
  • Sample 50 question exam: participants will take a 50 question sample exam to better understand the structure of the CGBP exam and benchmark your current level of knowledge.

Meet Our Partners & Sponsors

Summit Event Sponsor: BGI Worldwide Logistics, Inc.
BGI Worldwide Logistics, Inc. is the on-demand freight transportation and logistics specialist providing domestic and international third-party logistics services to commercial customers. BGI specializes in delivering unique solutions to complex shipping problems. Our customers rely on us as their expert resource in an increasingly complex domestic and international transportation environment. For More information on BGI Worldwide Logistics: http://www.bgiworldwide.com/ or email to sales@bgiworldwide.com

NASBITE Gold Partner: Centers for International Business Education and Research (CIBERs)
The Centers for International Business Education and Research (CIBERs) were created by Congress to increase and promote the nation’s capacity for international understanding and competitiveness. There are 15 nationally designated Centers administered by the U.S. Department of Education, located at Brigham Young University, Florida International University, George Washington University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia State University, Indiana University, Loyola Marymount University, Michigan State University, San Diego State University, Temple University, Texas A&M University, University of Colorado Denver, University of Maryland, University of South Carolina, and, University of Washington.
Learn more at http://us-ciberweb.org.

Annual Conference and Summit Sponsor: Commerce Bank
We help educate exporters who want to find ways to expand their global sales efforts. We also help trade specialists educate people who want to learn how to export. For the last hundred years, Commerce Bank’s International Department has been serving export companies across America. We offer direct telephone lines to staff who know customers and their company’s needs. It doesn’t matter to us if you have one export transaction a year, just getting started, or are an experienced global company looking for better service. Our approach is to learn about your process, share best practices, and come up with ideas on how to help. Challenge accepted, so contact us today. Learn more here: https://commercebank.com/business/payables-and-receivables/payables/international-payments

Annual Conference and Summit Sponsor: First Home Bank
First Home Bank, headquartered in St. Petersburg, FL, is well versed on assisting small business exporters nationwide through the SBA International Trade Loan Program by providing financing up to $5,000,000 for working capital and fixed asset purchases. In 2018, First Home Bank was ranked the 10th largest SBA Lender by volume continuing their success as a National SBA Preferred Lender. For more information, be sure to visit the First Home Bank table in the general session area.

Silver Partner: Kompass North America

Whether a large corporation or small business that wants to develop its local market or to export its know-how abroad, Kompass puts a unique worldwide database at its clients’ fingertips with its prospecting assistance tools and direct marketing solutions.  Market analysis, sales mapping, targeting, internal database optimization, preparation of prospecting files, mailing, emailing. Kompass can support its clients’ marketing and sales goals at each stage of their business development. https://us.solutions.kompass.com/m/easybusiness/

Annual Conference and Summit Events Sponsor: MarketLine
In an information-rich world, finding facts you can rely upon isn’t always easy. MarketLine is the solution. We make it our job to sort through the data and deliver accurate, up-to-date information on companies, industries, and countries across the world. No other business information company comes close to matching our sheer breadth of coverage. MarketLine present information in easy-to-digest formats, so you can absorb key facts in minutes, not hours.
For more information go to: www.marketline.com

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