This part-time distance learning course provides a thorough theoretical and practical analysis of the various sources and principles of law that govern international trade and transport.
Whether you’re a shipping industry professional with an interest in the trade of goods by sea or are working in the logistics sector and need to understand more about the legal issues involved in the movement goods inland, this course will provide that underpinning knowledge
The worldwide sale and flow of goods is becoming ever more sophisticated in response to rapidly changing markets, and the role of law in this sphere is significant, and correspondingly complex. Being aware that different rules, regulations, tariffs and inspection requirements exist can avoid time consuming and costly mistakes, whether you are an importer, exporter, transport operator or manufacturer.
During the course you will gain a comprehensive commercial and legal knowledge along with a practical understanding of key areas including:
- The mechanics of the international sale of goods and their transport
- Trade terms used in export sales
- Contracts, rights and liabilities of parties in international sales of goods
- Export finance and relevant legislation
- Documentation, law and practices involved in transporting goods
You will also improve your skills in recognising and analysing key legal issues, applying effective strategies and techniques to control the progress of negotiation and formation of a contract of sale, payment and transport.
For more details of the course content, view the course content or download the Trade & Transport Law prospectus here.
As international trade and transport becomes ever more sophisticated this course is crucial for developing commercial, legal and practical awareness of international trade issues.
Also available for dedicated in-company delivery by distance learning or instructor led workshops