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Export Training Package

  • Understanding the export processes and international trade issues by all African women exporters is one of the main objectives of the ACCESS! programme.


    Built around six main subject matters and keeping in mind all the challenges faced by businesswomen in Africa, the ACCESS! Export Training Package covers all aspects of the international trade cycle, including priority sectors which are the most relevant for African exporters, such as coffee, leather, horticulture, textile, handicraft and services. Specific example and case studies are illustrating insights from the authors which can be used by trainers and partners institutions in delivering the training sessions at the enterprise level.

    Read more about the topics covered and the learning objectives of each of the modules and get trade work on the ground!


    • Export Strategy

      Export Strategy

      When going into the export process, women exporters must have a clear understanding of all the constraints they will be facing before building an Export Business Plan.


      ARE YOU READY TO EXPORT?

      BUSINESS STRATEGY FOR EXPORTS

      MARKET RESEARCH

      BUILDING AN EXPORT BUSINESS PLAN

      GLOBAL VALUE CHAIN

      INTERNATIONAL TRADE ENVIRONMENT

    • Export Capabilities

      Export Capabilities

      Production capabilities, export packaging quality management, distribution channels and communicating on your products are prime topics for exporters and must be addressed in the right manner.


      BUILDING PRODUCTION CAPABILITIES

      DISTRIBUTING YOUR PRODUCTS

      PACKAGING & LABELLING

      COMMUNICATING ON YOUR PRODUCTS

      EXPORT QUALITY MANAGEMENT

    • Export Transactions

      Export Transactions

      A good understanding of all technical elements such as INCOTERMS 2010 (R), costing and pricing and the legal aspects of the international trade will facilitate the transactions and allow the enterprises to achieve better commercial results.


      COMMUNICATION AND NEGOTIATION SKILLS

      COSTING & PRICING

      INCOTERM(R)2010

      RAISING CUSTOMER INTEREST

      CONTRACTING & LEGAL ASPECTS

      EXPORT DOCUMENTATION

      TRANSPORTATION

    • Resource Management1

      Resource Management

      The series of modules will take the women entrepreneurs through all the different aspects of resource management such as export finance, intellectual property and new information technologies.


      CASH FLOW MANAGEMENT

      INFORMATION & COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY

      INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

      EXPORT FINANCING AND GETTING PAID

      MAKING RESOURCES DECISIONS

    • Sector Dimension

      Sector Dimension

      Sector such as coffee, leather, handicrafts, textile, horticulture and services are most relevant for women in sub-Saharan Africa. ACCESS! will take you through the different technical element of these sectors for a better understanding of the market requirements.


      EXPORTING COFFEE PRODUCTS

      EXPORTING LEATHER PRODUCTS

      EXPORTING YOUR SERVICES

      EXPORTING HANDICRAFTS AND TEXTILES

      EXPORTING HORTICULTURAL PRODUCTS

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      Thematic Modules

      Gender dimension for trainers and for women exporters, environmental impact of trade and results based management complement the ACCESS! export training course. Explore the modules and get ready for export success!


      ENVIRONMENT & INTERNATIONAL TRADE

      GENDER ISSUES AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE

      RESULTS BASED MANAGEMENT