Post-pandemic globalization: Practical strategies for managing a risky trade environment—event recap

The word ‘globalization’ evokes strong sentiments in our current times. For some, it represents a practice that has been occurring for centuries: trade between countries, while…

FITT Team

The Forum for International Trade Training (FITT) is the standards, certification and training body dedicated to providing international business training, resources and professional certification to individuals and businesses. Created by business for business, FITT’s international business training solutions are the standard of excellence for global trade professionals around the world.

The current state of globalization and its effects on international trade

As the COVID-19 pandemic took hold in early 2020, it was immediately clear that international trade would be particularly hard hit. Countries closed borders, cutting…

Jennifer Nesbitt

Jennifer Nesbitt is a New York-based freelance copywriter. A former journalist and graduate of Penn State University, Jennifer now writes about a variety of topics, including business, technology and marketing. She is passionate about helping companies develop their brands by providing compelling copy that adds value to their online presence.

Event Recap: From Reactivity to Adaptability: Advice and Resources for Businesses on the Rebound

In a recent press release, The WTO (World Trade Organization) predicted that world trade was set for a strong but “uneven recovery” in the aftermath…

Sheena Koo

I am the Content Marketing Manager for the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT). My background is in copywriting, content strategy, content marketing and content management. Passionate about stories with purpose and meaning, I connect readers to writing that's engaging, useful and informative.

Q2 International business and trade predictions in 2021

After the dramatic economic toll of the pandemic in 2020, economic forecasters predicted a rebound in trade in 2021, though experts warned trade was not…

Jennifer Nesbitt

Jennifer Nesbitt is a New York-based freelance copywriter. A former journalist and graduate of Penn State University, Jennifer now writes about a variety of topics, including business, technology and marketing. She is passionate about helping companies develop their brands by providing compelling copy that adds value to their online presence.

CITP Spotlight: Qianyi Sun – International Sales Representative 

Qianyi Sun’s innate flair for connecting with people is perfectly in synch with her career choice. Her decision to become an international sales representative stemmed…

Meghana Joshi

I am the Email Marketing Specialist for the Forum for International Trade Training. My background is in content marketing, copywriting, research and creative writing. I am passionate about my craft and enjoy creating content that attracts, impacts and resonates with my audience.

The biggest international trade lessons from the Suez Canal crisis

On Monday, March 29th, ships stuck behind the colossal Ever Given vessel in the Suez Canal heard the echo of blaring boat horns and triumphant…

Sheena Koo

I am the Content Marketing Manager for the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT). My background is in copywriting, content strategy, content marketing and content management. Passionate about stories with purpose and meaning, I connect readers to writing that's engaging, useful and informative.

Hiring grant options for Canadian employers

Many Canadian companies benefit from hiring intern students and recent post-secondary graduates. Not only do youth candidates possess the skills and enthusiasm to support operational…

Alena Barreca

As a Marketing Coordinator at Mentor Works, Alena helps Canadian business owners by creating educational content about government funding.

12 Fascinating stats about female leadership and women in business

This week we’re celebrating International Women’s Day and trail-blazing women in business. FITT is proud to provide business training for the next generation of female…

Sheena Koo

I am the Content Marketing Manager for the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT). My background is in copywriting, content strategy, content marketing and content management. Passionate about stories with purpose and meaning, I connect readers to writing that's engaging, useful and informative.

How an Indo-Pacific approach could support Canada’s economic recovery strategy

A challenging hill to climb The global pandemic has modified our planning and tested our resilience, determination and commitment to not only free and open…

Juan Navarro, CITP|FIBP

Juan Navarro is a former economist and researcher of the Mexican Central Bank and is an associate faculty member at Royal Roads University. He currently leads his own companies, CMX Partnerships and Arriba Mexico Food Co. He is the founding president of the Society of Mexican Talent in British Columbia and creator of the Mexi-Can Forum: Education, Innovation and Entrepreneurship. He is a member of the Esquimalt Chamber of Commerce and the Canadian International Council. Juan can be reached at juan.navarro@cmxpartnerships.com