In partnership with the University of Central Florida (“UCF”), the District Export Council is proud to offer an on-going certificate program for working professionals on Global Business Management and Exporting. The certificate program will have two sections, all being completed in the same calendar year and will be in the form of web based seminars (webinars) and in-person seminars in one of the major hub locations throughout Central, North and West Florida. Program curriculum will follow and contain the domains and topics that are also required for NASBITE‘s Certified Global Business Professional (“CGBP”) designation. This training program will prepare you for the NASBITE’s CGBP examination that is often requested qualification throughout the U.S. by businesses that are starting or growing their international presence as well as by trade promotion agencies. For further information on NASBITE’s CGBP program, click here.  DEC will be offering up to 35-40% discounts on CGBP exam and study pack fees to those who demonstrate their business is working toward to be an outstanding exporter.

All participants who complete the program by passing the written course exams will receive a completion certificates from both University of Central Florida and Central-North Florida District Export Council.



 Why learning from Us?  

  • Courses are taught by members who are recognized in the industry, have decades of experience in International Trade and Compliance, and specially appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce to assist local businesses.

  • Web based training: You can take conveniently from your desk. Small virtual classroom environment where you can ask questions and request clarifications momentarily, see your instructor and other participants on video teleconference.

  • Followed by a single day instructor-led seminar covering four curriculum topics (two days in total for the entire program).

  • Widely recognized and accepted University of Central Florida certificate and Continuing Education credits (CEU).

  • Will prepare you for the NASBITE’s CGBP exam. Discounts for exam and study pack are also available.

  • During and after the program your business can obtain guidance for exporting from our expert members. See list of our experts here.

  • Our program sponsors that include, U.S. Department of Commerce, Enterprise Florida (E-Florida), Florida Makes, EXIM Bank, Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) and U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are ready to help you further in growing your business internationally.

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