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Certified International Trade Broker

Program Overview

The Certified International Trade Broker (CITB) is primarily designed to tackle the current menace of internet fraud among youths in Nigeria. Its aimed is to positively channel the energy and interest of young people for the internet into getting buyers abroad for SME manufacturers in Nigeria and earn a commission in the process. This will consequently make them to be engaged, self employed and desist from vices on the internet. It is secondarily designed for experienced trade professionals to leverage on this certification and their experience to create markets for businesses in Africa that are looking for buyers abroad. 
Designation: Certified International Trade Broker (CITB).
Targets: Professionals with little or no knowledge of trade like: Executive Trainees, Management Trainees, Young Graduates.
Duration: 3 months.


At the end of these training programme for the various levels, the participants will be equipped with knowledgeand skills needed to be able to:
  • Introduction to Import and Export Business
  • Overview of International Trade Around The World
  • Understanding Principles of Brokerage
  • Fundamentals of International Trade Brokerage
  • Negotiating Trade Brokerage Fee & Export Price
  • Understanding International Marketing & Research
  • Exploring Export Marketing Channel
  • Using ICT To Market Export Products
  • Understanding Export Contracts & Full Corporate Offer
  • Handling Payment Methods in International Trade
  • Managing Open Account Risks & Market Entry Options
  • Sourcing for Buyers via Online Portal & Database
  • Accessing the Credibility of New Buyers

Course Contents

  • The CITB programme covers introduction to International trade
  • Trade Brokerage
  • Export Contract
  • International Marketing
  • Sourcing for Buyers
  • Payment Methods
  • Risk Mitigatio
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