Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5999
First Term: 2005 Fall   
Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 21-23
CIP Code: 52.1101

Occupational Area:
Instructional Council: Business Management (03)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: 11-1011, 11-1021, 25-1011

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in International Trade program prepares students for entry- and mid-level positions in international business. It is also designed to provide advanced knowledge and skills for those already working in the field of international business.

Consumer Program Costs and Career Information

Required Courses
IBS109 Cultural Dimension for International Trade 3
+ IBS116 Import/Export Management 3
+ IBS118 International Marketing Management 3
+ IBS123 U.S. Custom and Export Licensing Regulations 3
+ IBS140 International Financial Management 3
MGT147 Supply Chain Management 3

ARB+++ any ARB/Arabic course (3-4) OR
FRE+++ any FRE/French course (3-4) OR
GER+++ any GER/German course (3-4) OR
ITA+++ any ITA/Italian course (3-4) OR
JPN+++ any JPN/Japanese course (3-5) OR
SPA+++ any SPA/Spanish course (3-4) 3-5
Credits: 21-23

Program Competencies
1. Demonstrate an awareness of cultural differences and sensitivity of other cultures in the world. (IBS109)
2. Describe the basic knowledge of physical geography, specifically locations of countries, political boundaries, and major features and trading considerations of competitive markets in the world. (IBS109)
3. Explain negotiation techniques, responsibilities of distributors and agents, and international transportation and distribution systems. (IBS116)
4. Describe the strategies for implementing and utilizing the international business principles, concepts, and skills into the domestic business environment. (IBS116)
5. Explain how to plan, implement and manage international marketing strategies in diverse cultural, economic and political environments. (IBS118)
6. Demonstrate knowledge of preferential trade programs, commodity control, government requirements for exports, and U.S. Customs valuation and control. (IBS123)
7. Analyze and evaluate foreign exchange, international payments and collections, and international banking. (IBS140)
8. Demonstrate knowledge in international trade, including foreign investment, and the impact of financial markets. (IBS140)
9. Explain basic concepts of logistics and inventory management related to supply chain management. (MGT147)
10. Demonstrate communication skills in a selected foreign language course sequence. (Foreign Language)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: 5-24-05

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.