Very knowledgeable tutor, well delivered and presented course with thorough notes. Kay Booth | EDF Energy | International Procurement Course

International Procurement (Importing from Overseas)


Course Overview

Opportunities & Challenges : Dealing with the Added Risks of International Procurement, Sources of Information, Reducing Risk

The Enquiry Package : Minimum Elements, Getting Uniformity of Interpretation

Legal Complexities of International Trade : Dealing with the Conflict of Laws, Enforcing Obligations Across International Boundaries, Brexit

Currency & Payment : Mananging Currency Risk, Protecting Payments, Payment Guarantees

ICC Incoterms 2020: Misconceptions, Transfer of Risk and Cost, Insurance Implications, New Terms

Transportation : Freight Rates, Insurance and Compensation for Loss

Documentation : Bill of Lading, Air Waybill, Certificate of Origin, Pre-shipment Inspection, Commercial Invoice, Assigning, Authorising, Certifying Documents

Import and Custom Procedures : Reducing Duty Liability, Valuation of Imorts, HMRC tools

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CPD Certified Training Course
CPD Certified Course

A two day course

Intended for purchasing personnel who wish to take advantage of the benefits and opportunities of international trade but also to effectively manage the many complexities of international procurement.


This course comprehensively covers the added challenges of buying globally. Attendees will learn how to manage currency and payment, understand customs and import procedures and be able to ensure the enforceability of contracts across differing legal systems. The necessity for uniformity of understanding and interpretation of contractual obligations between the buyer and seller is emphasised together with practical methods of achieving these key requirements. Transportation, freight rates, ICC Incoterms® 2020 and the post Brexit customs arrangements are also covered.

  • Sony
  • VolkerRail
  • Unipart Rail
  • UK Parliament
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Turkish Aerospace
  • Scottish Government
  • Hitachi
  • William Grant & Sons
  • Apple
  • London Underground
  • Toyota
  • Lotus
  • Bae Systems
  • BE Aerospace
  • Met Offive
  • Rolls Royce
  • Babcock
  • Honda
  • Nottinghamshire
  • Everest
  • Euro Tunnel
  • Nestle
  • Mitsubishi
  • Quorn
  • LNER
  • Nissan