Get the skills you need with resources based on FITT’s global business standards

In an increasingly global economy, building your business know-how isn’t just a good idea—it’s imperative. That’s why we've collaborated with the experts at FITT, the Forum for International Trade Training, to deliver resources you can trust. Together, we’ll help get you up to speed with the skills you’ll need to take your business international.

   

Thousands of Canadian professionals rely on FITT to perfect their understanding of global trade—now, you can too.

Learn what you need in less time


Learn what you need in less time 

Each module takes less than an hour. Afterward, you can test your learnings with Q&As to make sure you're ready to move forward.

Stop searching; start solving

Stop searching; start solving

From selecting a market entry strategy and mastering digital marketing to managing your cash flow, the EDC x FITT Lite Learning Series has you and your business covered.

 Built by business, for business

Built by business, for business

Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or  just starting out, the skills you learn with FITT will help you grow your business at home and abroad.




 

See the difference the right skills can make



Explore the EDC x FITT Lite Learning Series

  

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Selecting a market entry strategy

Learn about the strengths and weaknesses of each market entry option, and the accompanying process you need to take to select the strategy that will work best for you.

  

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Cash flow management

Learn what impacts your cash flow, what changes you can make to improve your cash flow, how to make projections, and how to develop a cash flow plan.

  

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Establishing sales channels to international markets

Learn about each available sales channel, as well as how to select which option(s) are best for you, manage your sales relationships and abide by laws applying to your products or services.

  

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Marketing with digital technology

Learn how to increase your website traffic, improve the online customer experience, and influence customer decisions at each point of sale.

  

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Analyzing and mitigating currency/foreign exchange risk

Learn how currency/foreign exchange risks affect you and how to select the best risk mitigation and foreign exchange strategies.

  

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Conducting cost and pricing analysis for exporting products

Learn how Incoterms® and HS codes can affect your costs, and set your pricing strategy based on market, environmental and internal factors.

  

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Analyzing and mitigating commercial risk

Learn how to identify all key areas of potential risk, measure risk probability and develop a plan to mitigate them.

  

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International contracts and partnership agreements

Learn how each party’s rights and obligations are defined, what international rules govern your contracts, and how to settle disputes if they arise.

  

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Documents and the International Trade Transaction

Learn how to properly complete, submit and manage all required documents, dotting every “I” and crossing every “T”.

  

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Crossing borders and managing customs

Learn how customs and border security agencies function, what steps you need to follow to comply with all customs regulations, protocols and programs, and how customs brokers can help.

  

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Intellectual property protection

Learn what intellectual property (IP) risks exist in global markets, how to protect your IP in other countries, and how to identify the latest IP trends.

  

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Adapting products and services

Learn how to identify your adaptation options, choose the option best suited for your specific customers and market requirements, and customize your value proposition and pricing to ensure success.


 

                    

Louei Ali, CITP

Do not miss the opportunity to distinguish yourself with international trade education and the appropriate certification. With such tools under your belt, you are building much needed confidence and trust where clients would be willing to transact with you across the globe.

Louei Ali, CITP  —  Senior client manager Gulf Business Machines - Oil & Gas and Ministry of Interior


 

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