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successful importing and exporting


course overview















10-12 February 2020

25-27 May 2020

20-22 July 2020

9-11 November 2020

There is a lot more to international trade than placing an order! For your company to thrive in the growing global economy and reap the benefits of the lucrative international trade arena, you or your staff need to gain the skills and knowledge to enter the marketplace both quickly and economically. Behind the glitter lies a maze of complicated regulations and ever increasing competition. In order to assist businesses to gain the necessary skills and knowledge to operate successfully, BizTech is running a training course on “Successful Importing & Exporting”. The course includes the following key topics:

  • The Importing and Exporting Process

  • Import and Export Requirements

  • International Trade Terminology

  • Government Regulations

  • Tips for Importers and Exporters!

  • International Banking and Foreign Exchange          

  • Shipping Methods                                  

  • Pre-shipment Inspection Procedures 

  • Payment Terms and the Letter of Credit   

  • Documentary Letters of Credit      

  • Costing for Export Requirements

  • Cultural issues when Exporting

  • Developing an Export Plan

  • Desk and Field research for Exporting

  • Ensuring that you have a good Export Strategy

  • Registering as an Exporter

  • Freight Forwarders and their Roles          

  • The International Freight Forwarder

  • Export Quotations                                 

  • Pro-forma Invoices

  • International Purchase Orders

  • Customers documentation and Procedures

  • The Harmonised Tariff System

  • Exporting to Africa and Internationally

  • Transport and Harbour documents

  • Exchange Control documents and Import documents                         

  • INCOTERMS 2000

  • The Role of Customers and Import Control

  • Custom Tariffs, Import Duty and Bills of Entry

  • VAT and it’s application in Transport costs

  • The Local Clearing Agent                        

  • Value for Duty Purposes

  • Customs and Import Control         

  • Customs Clearance and Delivery              

  • Breakbulk, FCL & LCL Shipments             

  • Cargo Release after Customs Clearance    

  • Rebates, Drawbacks and Refunds

  • Claims relating to Undelivered or Damaged Cargo


who should attend

  • Export and Import managers and staff

  • Shipping managers and staff

  • Sales managers operating in International markets

  • Forwarding representatives and sales staff 

  • Buyers and procurement managers

  • Anyone else with an interest in import and/or exporting


After attending this course attendees should:

  • Understand the complete Import and Export Process

  • Ensure that you have a workable Import/Export plan and strategy

  • Ensure awareness of the many factors involved when Exporting and Importing

  • Understand the documentation requirements for Exporting and Importing

  • Network with other professionals with a similar interest


take home tools

  • Training Manual & Electronic copy of study material

  • All delegates receive one month of telephonic support relating to course content



  • Dynamic and knowledgeable facilitators

  • Training File and a USB

  • Certificate of Attendance

  • Quality folder, notepad and pen

the venue

The course will take place at the AstroTech Conference Centre in Parktown, Johannesburg. 

The AstroTech Conference centre is in a gracious mansion in one of the most historic and beautiful areas of Johannesburg.

It is a high-end business focused conference centre with competitively priced packages, excellent facilities and top client service.

Close to major highways, airport and Johannesburg city centre, this state-of-the-art venue offers elegance, discretion, security and convenience with safe parking.

The course will be run from 08:30 to 16:30 daily.

Course venues will be confirmed prior to course commencement.

bbbee compliance

BizTech is BBBEE level 4 compliant. This means that we are a 100% contributor and companies investing money in training their staff through BizTech can also improve their own BBBEE scorecard. Not only does it offer an opportunity to improve your company's Skills Development BBBEE category, but you can also improve your BBBEE Preferential Procurement category. In each case your company will benefit 100% of the spend made.