About the Course

The NCBFAA Educational Institute (NEI)'s Export 101 is an overview of export transaction basics and responsibilities, U.S. export regulatory requirements, and the forwarder process. This four-part course incorporates critical thinking questions throughout to help you learn the material and get you to start thinking like an export specialist. Upon completion of the course, you will have a firm understanding of the basic requirements for the freight forwarder documentation and shipping process.


Export 101 is completely self-paced and online, including the final exam. Unlike the NEI's Certified Customs Specialist (CCS) and Certified Export Specialist (CES) programs, Export 101 is not a certification program.
Who should enroll? Individuals working in the forwarding industry interested in expanding their fundamental knowledge of the industry. 
Benefits of Completing the Course

Expand your knowledge of export procedures
Keep current with recent changes affecting the export industry
Great introduction for someone new to the world of exports
Key Topics
This course covers many important topics relating to export transaction basics, U.S. export regulatory requirements, responsibilities of the parties to the export transaction and the forwarder process.  Click here to view a complete course outline.
Cost: $300 for members and $600 for non-members.
Enjoy member benefits for the next year and immediate savings on your education expenses by becoming an NEI Member! 

Non-member firms can join the Association now by clicking here and submitting a completed application form with payment.
If your firm is not eligible for NCBFAA membership, you may still take advantage of member rates by signing up as a Professional Member. 

***Special Group Pricing***
Additionally, t
he NEI is pleased to offer special group pricing for companies that wish to use Export 101 for company training! For more information, click here!

Continuing Education Credits: 10 CES Credits will be awarded to individuals who are active CES designees, and 5 CCS credits will be awarded to individuals who are active CCS designees. Please note completion of the course counts towards continuing education credits for recertification but not the designation itself. To become CES certified you need to complete the CES course or grandfather. For more information on the CES program, click here.

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If you believe Export 101 is the right course for you or your team, register now!
No application required.


Course enrollments are performed every Wednesday morning from 9-10am EST.

For information on group pricing, click here.

Questions about the Export 101 Course? Please contact nei@ncbfaa.org.

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