Certified Global Business Professional Exam Prep Training

  • 24 Sep 2018
  • 9:00 AM
  • 26 Sep 2018
  • 3:00 PM
  • World Trade Center Denver (Geotech Building, 2650 E. 40th Ave., Denver, CO 80205)



Date and Time

This is a 3-day training at the World Trade Center Denver on:

September 24, 2018 from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

September 25, 2018 from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

September 26, 2018 from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Why Become a Certified Global Business Professional

The NASBITE Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) credential confirms knowledge in international trade and assures that employees are able to practice global business at the professional level required in today's competitive environment.

Securing the credential provides you with an opportunity to stand out from your peers and position yourself more attractively for employment or career advancement.

Prepare for the Certified Global Business Professional Exam

Better prepare yourself for exam success through this training. Training will highlight key international trade concepts, terminology and resources. Participants will have the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the four domains that the CGBP exam test knowledge and understanding of: global business management, global marketing, supply chain management, and trade finance. Instruction includes a mix of lecture, practical exercises and opportunities for shared learning.

The Instructor

Author of "The Global Entrepreneur: Taking Your Business International", Jim Foley is currently an expert trainer, who's experience spans 35 years of marketing, sales, corporate management, and small business consulting. Jim serves as the director of the Turner Center for Entrepreneurship and the Illinois SBDC International Trade Center at Bradley University and Director of International Programs for the Foster College of Business. He is a Past President and current board member of NASBITE International, and has served as the Director of the NASBITE Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) credential. He is past Chairman and current board member of IATTO – International Association of Trade Training Organizations and serves as national chair of the America’s Small Business Development Centers (ASBDC) International Trade interest group.

Training Content

Training will cover the content of the CGBP exam:

  • Global business management
  • Global marketing
  • Resources and data sources
  • International supply chain management, focus on export facilitation
  • Trade finance

Specific topics include:

  • Assessing readiness to export
  • International business plan development
  • Foreign partner selection
  • Channel management
  • Incoterms
  • International export documentation
  • Financing export growth
  • Risk management (political, economic, financial)
  • Foreign market selection
  • foreign market entry mode
  • International logistics - moving freight globally
  • International trade compliance issues
  • International payment methods


The registration fee is $500.00 per person for World Trade Center Denver Members and $550.00 per person for non-members. The fee includes coffee breaks, lunches and conference materials, including the textbook, for all three days. The registration fee is nonrefundable after September 3, 2018. Participant substitutions can take place at any time.

For questions, please contact Karen Warsh at (303) 592-5369 or by email: karen.warsh@wtcdenver.org.