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NexusEdge GTL is the most comprehensive resource for global trade and logistics around, and includes:

  • Unique, youth-centric career exploration platform for middle school students
  • Digital badging opportunities for high school and college students
  • One-on-one video mentoring with real industry experts for those looking to find employment
  • One system tracking, progress, and growth

What the Heck is Global Trade & Logistics?

TEACHING GTL IN THE CLASSROOM

Children today are exposed to international relationships more than any other generation. Thanks to social media platforms, web-based video games, and the myriad other opportunities to connect digitally, the next generation is poised to capitalize on these opportunities.

As such, it is imperative to introduce children and young adults to the concepts, fundamentals, and landscape of the global business climate. By integrating global business coursework and modules into their existing classes, they will begin to have a firm understanding of the inter-connectivity of global commerce and its implications in their daily lives.

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Finland SLUSH Conference

Learn about global education and international business in Finland. Meet with educators, businesses and attend the annual SLUSH Conference, the largest Global Entrepreneur conference in the world! November 2018 – details to come.

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SUPPLY CHAIN

The process of planning, implementing, and controlling procedures for the efficient and effective transportation and storage of goods, from the point of product manufacturing to the point of customer purchase.

Simply put, logistics is the process that enables goods and services to get from its source to the consumer. Every business – from entrepreneurs to Fortune 500 companies – need logistics to operate smoothly.

Take, for example, the scenario of a teenager who wants to start a babysitting service. Think about everything that is involved in operating that business. He or she will need to get the necessary training and certification, market the business, which may involve buying business cards, and then manage transportation to and from babysitting gigs. Combined, this is the babysitter’s supply chain – the system that moves services from a supplier (the babysitter) to the customer (parents of children) – and logistics ensures that system moves forward efficiently.

GLOBAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

The skill sets required for a borderless career include core business skills such as project management as well as business communications but also includes international concepts such as international marketing, cultural awareness, international negotiations and related topics.

Simply put, the world’s economy is increasingly global. Studying international business will provide you with the ability to navigate the global marketplace with an understanding of doing business in other countries and knowledge of the global economy.

Demand continues to grow for individuals who understand the global context of business; from the logistics of international trade and cross-border investments to the cultural and ethical issues that are part of the competencies of doing business around the world. Employers are looking for skills in global business management as more businesses face the challenge of opening offices in foreign countries and working with a diverse staff and customer base overseas.

GTL Regional Consortium Presentation 8-15-17

Global Trade & Logistics Curriculum

TRADE FACILITATORS, INC. video series including: International contracts; letters of credit; Incoterms and Amazon strategies

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