There are approximately 16 hours of training material, which covers the following topics

  • Understanding and managing cultural differences
  • Improving international communication
  • Contracting across borders
  • Managing foreign exchange risk
  • Setting expectations for logistics providers
  • Taking control of customs operations
  • Choosing the right procurement channel
  • Paying the supplier
  • Finding the world's best suppliers
  • Calculating landed costs
  • Managing remote suppliers

This material is incorporated into Next Level Purchasing's online courses Basics of Smart International Procurement and Executing a Global Sourcing Strategy.