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Overview

SYNOPSIS

The target sector for evaluate the preparation of shipping documents associated with the import and export of goods is wholesale trade. As part of Singapore Economy 2030, the Trade 2030 strategy will deepen and widen Singapore’s trade and help enterprises grow beyond our borders.

Through growing trade volume, diversifying trading activities, expanding trade with more parts of the world, and attracting more global traders and new trade flows through Singapore, the trade industry will see more reexports and transshipment flows and plug Singapore more deeply into global supply chains.

Hence, companies from wholesale trade sector will need to learn import and export documentation administration to ensure compliance with these regulations, reducing the risk of penalties, delays and legal issues. By understanding import and export documentation requirements, professionals can streamline operations, reduce processing times and avoid unnecessary delays in customs clearance and logistics. Lastly, International trade practices and regulations evolve over time. Learning import and export documentation administration helps professionals stay updated on the latest industry trends, regulatory changes, and best practices. This enables them to adapt to new requirements and maintain a competitive edge in the global marketplace.

Event Detail

Minimum Entry Requirement
Learners are Head of Operation and Head of Trade Finance in respective organisations. Learners for the programme are to submit a letter from Head of Human Resource Department of the respective organisations to certify that:

  1. The learner possesses English literacy to manage routine work-related conversations and organisational procedures.
  2. Able to operate a personal desktop computer / laptop. To bring individual laptop.
  3. Humble and right attitude in learning is crucial before enrolling this course.
  4. Be proactive in learning activities.
  5. Be respectful in the class.
  6. With at least 1 years supervisory/managerial working experience in wholesale trade or professional.

Learners who do not meet the above requirements will not be admitted for the course. Such entry requirements will ensure that the learners have some working knowledge of the import and export documentation administration.

Methodology
This course will comprise of short lecture, discussion and case study.

Assessment Method
Written Assessment - Case Study = 30 mins; Short Answer Questions = 30 mins. Assessor-to-Learner Ratio: Min 1: 6, Max 1: 20. Date of assessment: 27 May 24 at 10am

Oral Clarification on Written Assessment = 10 mins. Assessor-to-Learner Ratio: Min 1:1, Max 1:1. Date of assessment: Learners are to select one of these dates 27 May | 28 May | 29 May 24. Actual time to be advised.

Course Fee

For courses commencing on or after 19 Aug 2022

Self-sponsored

*Company Sponsored (SME under ETSS)

Company Sponsored (Non-SME)

Before GST

After GST

Before GST

After GST

Before GST

After GST

For Non-Singaporean/SPR

$ 740.01

$ 806.61

$ 740.01

$ 806.61

$ 740.01

$ 806.61

For Singapore Citizens aged below 40 years and PRs

$ 370.00

$ 403.30

$ 222.00

$ 241.98

$ 370.00

$ 403.30

For Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above (MCES)

$ 222.00

$ 241.98

$ 222.00

$ 241.98

$ 222.00

$ 241.98

Funding Eligibility Criteria:

Self-SponsoredCompany Sponsored
Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents and course fees fully paid before commencement of training.Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residentsand course fees fully paid before commencement of training.
Trainee must achieve at least 75% attendanceTrainee must achieve at least 75% attendance
Trainee must pass all prescribed tests / assessments, and attain 100% competencyTrainee must pass all prescribed tests / assessments, and attain 100% competency
SBF reserves the right to claw back the funded amount from trainee if he/she did not meet the eligibility criteriaSBF reserves the right to claw back the funded amount from the employer if trainee did not meet the eligibility criteria

Trainee to provide the following details and email to jeffrey.kong@sbf.org.sg

  1. Identification (ID) Type * (i.e. NRIC, FIN and Others):
  2. ID Number*:
  3. Singaporean or Singapore PR:
  4. Name**:
  5. Designation:
  6. Date of Birth (DoB)***:
  7. Trainee Email (for notification purposes):
  8. Trainee Contact Number (for notification purposes):
  9. CV/ Resume:
  10. Employer Contact Name:
  11. SME or Non-SME:
  12. UEN Number:
  13. Employer Phone Country Code:
  14. Employer Phone Area Code:
  15. Employer Contact Email:

*For attendance and/or assessment scores to be captured for the trainee as part of the grants disbursement criteria, please ensure both ID Type and ID Number of the trainee are correctly and consistently indicated at “Enrolment” and subsequently at “Attendance” and “Assessment” (if applicable). Otherwise, attendance and/or assessment scores for the trainee will not be captured, and funding will not be accorded.

Programme/Agenda

Course Objectives
On completion of the course, the learner will be able to achieve the following learning outcomes:

  1. Analyse the evolving standards, market dynamics and trends in shipping documentation requirements.
  2. Develop strategies to streamline cargo documentation procedures based on INCOTERMS, IATA and FIATA standards.
  3. Develop logistics solution in response to changing standards in cargo documentation.
  4. Develop negotiation techniques to facilitate discussion on documentation terms in case of dispute.
  5. Evaluate the impact of changing standards in cargo documentation.