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[Update April 8, 2020]

Although in-class seminars have been postponed to the fall, our On-Demand Learning Center is still open and now available free. Amid COVID19, all on-demand registration fees have been waived to provide you a learning alternative in today's physical distancing landscape. Stay safe!

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On-demand courses? Yes! Gone are the days where you’re confined to our touring schedule. Learn what you want, when you want and from the comfort of your own office or home. The choice is yours.

On-demand courses offer the same valuable content as our in-class seminars, but instead of a lecture-style presentation, we've sat our experts in global trade down for a Q&A-style interview. We have broken each topic down into bite-size modules.

Imagine a Netflix series, and your new favorite show is How To Import Into Canada (sounds exciting!). Within these 1-2 hour online courses - aka seasons - there are about 8 modules - aka episodes - of varying duration. You can play, pause, skip, rewind, fast forward, or even re-watch any module you'd like. With unlimited access, you can binge them all at once or tune in one by one at your own pace. You hold the remote control. 😉

Each course is moderated by me, Adriana Petty (aka Zamora). I take on the role of the importer/exporter asking our experts all the questions an international trader might have. From basic topics like what everyone's roles and responsibilities are to workshop elements like how to fill out a customs invoice field-by-field.

Sounds good right, but just like a new movie or TV show, it's hard to commit to watching something without seeing a trailer first, isn't it?

Figured as much, so we've compiled our current "trailers" in one place here for you to preview before committing to a whole "season".

On-Demand Courses Available

To watch a preview, learn more about the course or to register, press any of the corresponding links below.

Courses

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Previews

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How To Import Duty Free With NAFTA
Are you the party responsible for signing the NAFTA Certificates of Origin at your company? Are you trying to figure out whether your goods are NAFTA eligible? Are the NAFTA Rules of Origin raising more questions than answers? If you thought yes to any of these questions then this course is for you. You will learn definitions specific to NAFTA, how to determine eligibility, how NAFTA works with non-resident importing, how to fill out a NAFTA certificate field by field, and more. If you are the party that signs this document, pay close attention to the disclaimer you are signing.
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How To Classify A Product
Do you classify your product line for your company’s or customers’ customs documentation? Do you want to better understand how your customs broker determines an HS code? If yes, then this online workshop is perfect for you. You will learn the step-by-step process of accurate HS tariff classification, composition considerations and when binding rulings are recommended. There's a common misconception that tariff classification is as simple as looking it up in the tariff (and sometimes it is!); however, without considering all the aspects that play a role in the classification of a product, you may be inaccurately classifying it and therefore underpaying duty or worse, sometimes even overpaying.
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How To Import Into Canada - Part 1
Are you responsible for your company's customs compliance into Canada? Are you in charge of completing the customs documents for your company's imports or exports? Whether you are new to this or not, if your goods enter Canada and you need an expert to take the time to answer your questions, then this series is for you. In Part 1 you learn how to avoid triggering a customs audit by creating a set of practice standards for Canada Customs compliance. Click here for the 2-part series
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How To Import Into Canada - Part 2
In Part 1 you learned how to avoid triggering a customs audit by creating a set of practice standards for Canada Customs compliance and in Part 2 you will learn how to put those practices to work for you with what to do and expect when your company is selected for a Canada Customs audit. If you are responsible for your company's customs compliance into Canada then Part 2 of this series is particularly for you. Click here for the 2-part series
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How To Importing Into The US - Part 1
Are you in charge of completing the customs documents for your company's imports or exports? Are you responsible for your company's customs compliance into the US? Whether you are new to this or not, if your goods enter the United States and you need an expert to take the time to answer your questions, then this is for you. In Part 1 you learn how to avoid triggering a customs audit by creating a set of practice standards for US Customs compliance. Click here for the 2-part series
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How To Import Into The US - Part 2
In Part 1 you learned how to avoid triggering a customs audit by creating a set of practice standards for US Customs compliance and in Part 2 you will learn how to put those practices to work for you with what to do and expect when your company is selected for a US Customs audit. If you are responsible for your company's customs compliance into the US then Part 2 of this series is particularly for you. Click here for the 2-part series
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How To Import CFIA Regulated Goods
Are you responsible for your company's customs compliance into Canada? Are your goods regulated by the CFIA? Are you in charge of completing the customs documents for your company? Whether you are new to this or not, if your goods entering Canada are regulated by CFIA and you need an expert to take the time to answer your questions, then this course is for you. Click here for the CFIA-FDA bundle
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How To Import FDA Regulated Goods
Are you responsible for your company's customs compliance into the US? Are your goods regulated by the FDA? Are you in charge of completing the customs documents for your company? Whether you've been doing this for a while, new to this or just getting started and you need an expert to take the time to answer your questions regarding FDA regulated goods entering the US, then this course is for you. Click here for the FDA-CFIA bundle

Coming Soon To On-Demand

  • How To Choose The Best Incoterm
  • How To Value A Product For Customs

Is there a topic you'd like to learn about that's not listed above? Tell us and we may just add it to our library for you.

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About Author
Adriana Petty

Her career in the international trade industry began almost 8 years ago while she simultaneously worked her way to earning a Marketing Management Certificate from Kwantlen Polytechnic University's (KPU) School of Business and most recently an Associate Certificate in Graphic Design With Distinction from British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT). Having reached her goal of amalgamating her fields of study to become a Marketing & Graphic Design powerhouse, Adriana spearheads the organization’s education program, external speaking engagements and internal staff events while providing support to the Graphic Design team. The education program and industry events at which we speak focus on teaching importers, exporters, carriers, and the like, the importance of customs compliance while moving commercial goods across international borders. Our messaging boasts efficiency, accuracy and compliance above all else with the least amount of exposure to delays. In 2015, she joined the Marketing and Events Committee for The American Chamber of Commerce – Pacific Chapter where she volunteers her time at events from inception to take-down. A creative at heart, she loves challenging herself, and thus is consistently known for growing her multi-disciplined training, responsibilities, and expanding her knowledge.

While we strive for accuracy in all our communications, as the Importer of Record it is incumbent upon your company to ensure that you are aware of the requirements under the new regulations so that you maintain compliance as always.