10/09/2013

Adding value to the management chain with international trade expertise

As an Executive Assistant, Janisette Cruz knows that it is important to understand her employer’s business and be in a position to add value to the management chain. Her employer, PoleCo, is working on developing a market in Latin America. In her current job, Janisette enjoys applying her skills, experience and international trade expertise to help PoleCo achieve its goals.

03/09/2013

Could Iraq be the next big emerging market?

With improvements being made in terms of security, and the country’s young population with a drive to learn and develop, the possibilities for economic growth and foreign trade are looking more positive. With new financial processes and infrastructure being constructed in Iraq, do you think it could soon become the next big emerging market?

30/08/2013

Considering all the costs of international trade

The biggest mistake you can make in international trade is jumping in head first without having done your homework. And while engaging in global business can be rewarding and lucrative, having a lack of understanding of all the factors and costs involved can lead to problems that are both stressful and expensive.

20/08/2013

Top 4 importing tips for international trade rookies

Margaret Duhamel sees importers make simple errors every day that can cost their companies time, money and a whole lot of stress. And after working in the human resources department at Icecorp Inc. for __ years, she says there are always new problems. Here are some tips from Margaret to help your import process smoother and more successful.

16/08/2013

Taking care of business the Italian way

So a slower-paced working environment and a keen focus on humanity rather than the bottom dollar seems to work for small businesses in Italy. But would it benefit small businesses in other regions of the world as well?

13/08/2013

4 steps to a progressive global trade career

There are four main lessons I try to help all my international business students at Fanshawe College discover for themselves before they move on to the working world. These lessons, when learned and put into practice with my business-education partnership model, help to create professionals that have the skills global businesses want and need.

06/08/2013

How international business training helps build a successful career

What if you moved to a new country and had to start your career from scratch? Or you stayed home to raise your family for years before trying to head back to the workforce? Or what if you were desperately looking for a break into an international business career over an extended period of time?

02/08/2013

Opportunities for Canadian SME’s to Go Colombia!

If you are a Canadian company in need of ICT, digital animation and good programmers, head to Colombia! If you are in agrifoods, specialty food or health food, head to Colombia to sell your products! And – if you are gluten intolerant/allergic – Colombia is the land of yucca, the gluten free alternative to make your pancakes, English muffins and sandwiches.