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Business center offers courses in exporting and NAFTA

Starting next Monday and running for three days, Washington and Idaho managers can earn certification in  a downtown Spokane program designed to elucidate the ins and outs of global exporting.

The three-day program offers two different courses at the Academic Center of the Riverpoint WSU downtown campus. Classes run 8 a.m.-5 p.m. all three days. Presenting the courses is the Washington Small Business Development Center.

Pre-registration is required and can be submitted at

This export certification course runs May 10-11, and is certified by the Washington State Department of Commerce. Participants will be ready to take the Certified Global Business Professional exam, offered twice a year. The cost is $295.

The exporting under NAFTA class will run May 12 and is focused on helping companies that export to Canada or Mexico. The one-day seminar is designed to help determine what products qualify for duty-free tariff treatment. Cost is $150.

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