ExportGA

Course Description

ExportGA – For Established Georgia Businesses

Since its inception in 1999, ExportGA has helped over 200 companies sell in excess of $40 million all over the world. The program has been nationally recognized for its quality and effectiveness by the North American Small Business International Trade Educators (NASBITE) and the U.S. Small Business Administration.

ExportGA 2021 is an intensive four session, 16 hour export training program which allows export-ready companies to develop their skills. By utilizing these skills throughout the program, new international sales opportunities are identified.

Companies accepted into the program will become skilled at finding profitable export markets, developing distribution channels, understanding foreign and U.S. regulatory issues, pricing and costing company products, submitting international quotations, processing accounts receivable and recognizing legal and cultural considerations. Each participating company will have access to its own international business student from the University of Georgia to help it with research.

Who Should Apply:

ExportGA applicants will be evaluated based on the criteria listed below. An applicant need not meet ALL criteria to participate in the program:

• Company Decision-maker: Applicant has decision-making authority for company direction/sales
• Domestic Business Success:  Applicant’s company has stable/growing domestic sales.
• Quality of Management: Applicant’s company has stable organization and business plan.
• Product Outlook: Applicant’s product or service is viewed as exportable by the Applications Committee
• International Travel: Applicant intends to travel abroad after training to meet with prospective buyers.

Details

2021 Dates:

  • Aug. 20
  • Sep. 17
  • Oct. 8
  • Nov. 5

Location:

UGA Gwinnett Campus
2530 Sever Road
Lawrenceville, GA 30043

Price:

$650 per company – includes:

  • Multiple employees from your company
  • Each participating company will have the opportunity to work and research with a student studying international business in the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia.
  • Support team of trade professionals

 

Grant Opportunity:

Go Global Georgia, in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) provides funding for small business export activities. The initiative is intended to increase the number of small businesses that export, assist with export development and expand international sales. As a use of grant funds, approved small businesses can request 50% reimbursement of the tuition for ExportGA. For more information on the grant program and eligibility requirements please visit https://www.georgia.org/go-global-ga .

Information/Questions:

Call 678-985-6820 -or- Email

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Agenda

Session 1:

Friday, August 20, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

  • Researching and Identifying your Best Potential Markets
  • Utilizing Powerful Intelligence and Analytical Tools
  • Lessons Learned from an Experienced Exporter

Session 2:

Friday, September 17, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

  • International Market Entry Strategies
  • Finding your International Partners and Qualifying Them
  • Understanding Free Trade Agreements
  • International Payment Terms and Risk Mitigation

Session 3:

Friday, October 8, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

  • Logistics: Understanding Incoterms and their Impact
  • International Costing and Pricing
  • Preparing International Quotations
  • Tools for Quoting
  • Risk Mitigation in the Supply Chain

Session 4:

Friday, November 5, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

  • Website Design for a Global Marketplace
  • Legal Considerations for Exporting
  • Export Compliance
  • Financing International Transactions

Apply for ExportGA

Applying saves your space for program consideration. No payment required when you apply.

August
Lawrenceville
ExportGA 2021
Other (Workshop)
August 20 | September 17 | October 08 | November 05
08:30 AM to 12:30 PM
$650.00

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