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In-person Introduction to Export training with Mark Rowbotham of Portcullis – Thursday, 23rd June, Kendal


Join Cumbria Chamber of Commerce with export expert on Thursday, 23rd June, 10am – 4.30pm at The Villa Levens, Kendal. Lunch will be provided.

An in person session covering the key areas to give you and your team a good basic understanding of the requirements of exporting.

Section 1: Market Analysis – Where do you want to sell to?

  • Market Conditions
  • PESTEL (Political Economic Social Technological Environment Legal)
  • Potential barriers to entry

Section 2: Logistics – How do we get our goods there?

  • Methods of Freight
  • Cost Implications
  • Time Implications

Section 3: Finance – budgets, accounts, and what’s the cost of sale?

  • Export P&L
  • Currencies and Money management
  • Basic cost accounting

Section 4: Trade controls – The basics of trade controls

  • Free trade agreements
  • Basics of customs controls
  • Origin

There will also be time for questions and discussion.

Course Outcomes

  • Understanding of basic market analysis
  • Understanding of logistical requirements of export
  • Understanding of basic financial implications
  • Understanding the basics of trade controls.

There will also be time for questions and discussion.


The discounted rate for this training is £165+VAT, or £195+VAT for non-members.

To book a place on this workshop, you will be directed to our third-party event booking site. The information you provide remains the property of Cumbria Chamber of Commerce and will not be used by the third party in any manner. Any cancellations must be received at least three working days before the event, otherwise you will be charged for non-attendance.

Chamber Business Solutions is also able to deliver bespoke and in-house training – with our highly experienced team of trainers and subject matter experts we are committed to assisting you get the business results you need to achieve. For further information on how we can help your business please contact training@cumbriachamber.co.uk.

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