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Global Sourcing

Date:   Sep 22, 2022 - Nov 03, 2022
Time:   6:30 PM (PDT)

Virtual through Zoom video conferencing


This module will be faciliated through Zoom video conferencing with Mr. Dan Nikolic and in place of the in-class session.

Only BC candidates accepted into the program should register.

Module materials are available 4-weeks in advance. Zoom link will be e-mailed approx. 48 hours in advance.

There is limited space, if you are not sure you are scheduled to take this module please contact Ginny directly:

Price: $495.00 + GST

Module Goals and Objectives

Upon completion of this module, candidates should be able to do the following:

• Understand major issues of the global sourcing environment, such as barriers and facilitators to global sourcing, with special reference to low-cost country sourcing.
• Conduct a total cost of ownership (TCO) comparison, including pre-transaction, transaction and post-transaction costs and sourcing an item domestically versus from a low-cost country.
• Identify and discuss some critical business and social issues of sourcing from low-cost countries, including child labour and countertrade.
• Identify important issues in the NAFTA/USMCA sourcing environment, such as drivers and challenges to sourcing from Mexico and the United States.
• Discuss the role and function of intermediaries in global sourcing and compare the costs and benefits of indirect versus direct dealing in global sourcing.
• Recommend when to use various means of payment available to importers/buyers.
• Discuss the impact of currency exchange on global sourcing risk.
• Discuss intellectual property and threats to it, including piracy and counterfeit goods and understand other security issues, including hijacking, bottlenecks and terrorism.


Cancellation Policy

You are eligible for a refund minus an administration fee of $150.00 plus tax for cancellation/withdrawal requests received 3 business days prior to the start of the module; thereafter, no refund will be available. 


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