This course is designed for sales teams, administrators and managers planning international growth through Agents and Distributors overseas. The course covers the differences between Agents and Distributors, advantages and disadvantages of each, what to consider when appointing them, and an introduction to the legal implications. The course will also look at the importance of harmonising all sales channels so if you are already selling through these third parties, there is valuable information to learn about doing this effectively.
Routes to overseas markets
Roles of Agents and Distributors
Advantages and disadvantages of Agents and Distributors
Harmonising your sales channels
Sources of help and advice
Who Should Attend
This course is suitable for staff within an organisation, ideally middle or senior management, who have a responsibility for developing business in overseas markets. The course is valuable for both newcomers wanting an introduction and overview, and experienced staff needing a refresher. It will also be valuable for those already using Agents and Distributors who want to ensure best practice and integrated sales channels.
Our 2021 courses are accredited by British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) and together form a curriculum that provides invaluable basic skills for small and large companies alike. Candidates must demonstrate knowledge of the subject and their performance will be marked by external examiners on the completion of each module. Candidates will receive a certificate for each module successfully completed, and achievement of six credits will result in the candidate obtaining a nationally recognised Foundation Award.
That?s why we offer high quality training courses for first time and existing exporters that cover the critical steps for any new export drive.
A Foundation Award in International Trade is awarded on the completion of six modules. Book six courses at the same time and receive a 10% discount.