Certified Global Business Professional Prep Course now offered through Dallas SBDC

Established and aspiring international business professionals can gain a competitive edge by preparing for the Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) exam through the International Trade Center Small Business Development Center (SBDC) – Dallas, in cooperation with Richland College. At the request of area professionals, the CGBP certification prep course will now be offered each Saturday, starting April 21 through May 19.

The CGBP credential signifies a proficiency in international commerce with an understanding of topics including management, marketing, finance and supply chain. It establishes a professional development goal to ensure a full understanding of the profession for new professionals. For candidates experienced in international trade, the certification confirms their knowledge. For companies, it assures that employees are able to practice global business at the professional level required in today’s competitive environment. The course includes class discussions, practice questions, vocabulary games, guest speakers and resource maps.

The Dallas SBDC recently expanded its training sphere to incorporate the CGBP exam prep course. It is a National Association of Small Business International Trade Educators-accredited training program and also offers training and certification in the areas of import, export, free trade agreements and industry specific topics. The prep course is taught by counselors who have attained the CGBP certification and know firsthand what to expect from this challenging exam.

For more information contact, Alexandra Bowen, trade services manager and CGBP program coordinator at abowen@dcccd.edu or 214-267-2210. Registration can be completed at www.iexportimport.com. For more information on the CGBP certification and test dates, visit www.nasbitecgbp.org.