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E-Business

These training modules will show you how to use the Internet and other online tools to grow your business. Most of these training programs have a section on e-marketing. Many of these modules provide education on terminology as well as assistance in determining readiness to export online and help determining if global e-commerce is appropriate for your business. Some of these training modules will also assist with complications that may occur with distribution and logistics with e-business and international trade.

Course Description Cost Registration Provider
E-Business for International Trade Focuses on e-security, e-marketing, e-distribution and logistics, e-commerce, risk management among and much more. $850 Online World Trade Institute
Going On-line: E-Exporting Tools for Small Business Module will cover: E-Commerce defined; your company's readiness to export, steps to going online. Free Online Global EDGE (Michigan State University)
Website Globalization In this session we will discuss how to prepare your website for the global marketplace. Because of its length, this session is broken into three parts: Part 10A introduces the concept of website globalization, describes how simple enhancements can enhance your websites appeal to international visitors, and considers the pros and cons of website translation. Part 10B considers international website promotion, and introduces the concepts of website internationalization and localization. Part 10C provides a high level overview of international e-commerce. Runtimes: A- 23:54, B- 28:08, C- 12:16 minutes Free Register online from free online password Export-U