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IBUS 102 Customs Brokerage and Procedures (CRN: 55611)

An introduction to international purchase-sale agreement negotiations, use of Incoterms, foreign exchange and collections, an introduction to international supply chains and cargo transportation, and cargo risk management. The course will include Foreign custom laws, industry standards, leases, consignments, marine air and casualty insurance, and methods of transportation. 

Classes will run from Jun. 11, 2018 – Aug. 1, 2018, and are held on Mon & Wed 6:30 p.m. – 9:50 p.m. 

IBUS 113 Introduction to Supply Chain Management (CRN: 55610)

Introduction to Supply Chain Management: Tools and techniques for design and improvement of supply chain management; optimal use of information, materials, and technology to improve efficiency and reduce costs; integration of outside suppliers and customers into an organization’s supply chain. 

Classes will run from Jun. 11, 2018 – Aug. 1, 2018, and are held on Mon & Wed 6:30 p.m. – 9:50 p.m. 

IBUS 200 Introduction to International Business (CRN: 55612)

An introduction to international business strategy and management. Topics include international trade theory and how companies develop competitive advantage in international markets, production and financial management, and risk management.

Classes will run from Jun. 12, 2018 – Aug. 2, 2018, and are held on Tues & Thurs 6:30 p.m. – 9:50 p.m. 

Pathways in Global Trade

    • Pathways in Global Trade (Credit to Josh Freedman for the video)
    • The four main areas of international trade career pathways that are aligned with the Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) accreditation are:
      • Global Business Management
      • Global Marketing
      • Trade Finance
      • Supply Chain Management (Logistics)
    • Occupational Trends in Global Trade & Logistics
Job Title Skills in Demand Education Requirements
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks Forklift Operation, Receiving, Inspection HS Diploma or Equivalent
Cargo and Freight Agents Data Entry, Logistics, Collaboration, Packaging HS Diploma or Equivalent
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists Marketing, Social Media, Product Marketing, Market Strategy, Optimization Bachelor's Degree
Logistics Analysts Procurement, Supply Chain, Purchasing, Contract Management Bachelor's Degree
Supply Chain Managers Supply Chain, Logistics, Procurement, Purchasing, ERP Bachelor's Degree or Higher
Logisticians Logistics, Inventory Management, Scheduling, ERP Bachelor's Degree
Logistics Managers Logistics Management, Procurement, Collaboration Bachelor's Degree
Customs Brokers Logistics, Record Keeping, Expediting Orders Bachelor's Degree

Internships/Work Opportunities

Internships on campus

Internships with local companies

Work opportunities in the Bay Area


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