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

International Procurement (Importing from Overseas)

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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.

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Fee | £645.00 + VAT

Fee includes all tuition, comprehensive course notes and information hand-outs, morning and afternoon refreshments and lunch.

Dates | Two day course

Next course:

Tuesday 31st May & Wednesday 1st June 2022


Doncaster Racecourse Exhibition and Conference Centre, Leger Way, Doncaster DN2 6BB

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Course Overview

Opportunities & Challenges : The Added Risks of International Sourcing

The Enquiry Package : Key Elements, Getting Uniformity of Interpretation

Legal Complexities of International Trade : Dealing with the Conflict of Laws

Currency & Payment : Mananging Currency Risk, Protecting Payments

Incoterms : Misconceptions, Risk and Cost, New Terms

Transportation : Freight Rates, Insurance and Compensation for Loss

Documentation : Assigning, Authorising, Certifying Documents

Import and Custom Procedures : Reducing Duty Liability, Valuations

  • 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
  • Virgin Trains