Training Programmes

The EDB operates training programmes & certificate courses to educate exporters and potential exporters on international trade.

Course on Operational Aspects of International Trade

For whom

For senior and middle level executives in public and private sector organizations dealing with international trade.

Course Content

Module 1 - Five (05) Saturdays

  • Legal and Financial Aspects of International Trade
  • Negotiation skills
  • Sales contacts
  • Contracts of carriage
  • Method of Settlement of Payment
  • Import Export Financing
  • Costing & Pricing
  • INCOTERMS(2010)
  • Exchange Risks
  • Settlement of Disputes
  • Preferential Trading
  • Factoring
  • eCommerce

Module II - Five (05) Saturdays

  • Logistics & Import/Export Procedures
  • Transport & Freight Forwarding
  • Customs Procedures
  • SLPA Procedures
  • Duty-free Access to imported inputs
  • Export Packaging
  • Marine Insurance
  • Air Cargo Procedures
  • BOI Procedures
  • Import & Export Procedures
  • Enter pot Trade

A field Visit to Sri Lanka Customs, Colombo Port and Air Cargo Terminal Katunayake is included.

Course Fee: Rs. 15000/=

Contact:

Mr. M.W. Morawake Deputy Director

Tel. No:+94 11 2303026

E-mail: morawaka@edb.tradenetsl.lk

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Certificate Course in Import/Export Procedures

For Whom

For personnel who need to enhance their knowledge on operations in cargo clearance, freight forwarding and shipping.

Course Contents
  • Introduction to Export Procedures & Certification
  • Introduction to Import Procedures
  • Customs Import, Export, Bonds Procedures & Documentation
  • Port Procedures & Documentation
  • Air Cargo Procedures
  • BOI Procedures
  • Banking Procedures in related to International Trade
  • Freight Forwarding & Transportation
  • Quality Controls on Export & Import
  • Cargo Insurance
  • Other requirements in International Trade

Course Fee:Rs. 9,500/=(Inclusive of taxes)

Course materials and refreshments will be provided.

Cheques should be drawn in favour of SRI LANKA EXPORT DEVELOPMENT BOARD

Contact :

Mr. S.R.B.N. Piyasiri Actg. Director

Tel. No:+94 11 2303026

E-mail: piyasiri@edb.tradenetsl.lk

Certificate

An evaluation test will be conducted at the end of the course and successful participants will be awarded a certificate.

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Certificate Course in Packaging Technology – 2014

For whom

For Middle and junior managers, Quality Controllers in the packaging user industries, Exporters, Export Oriented Medium Scale Entrepreneurs etc.

Course Content

General

  • Fundamentals of Packaging
  • Environmental Aspects of Packaging
  • Packaging, Marketing & Graphic Designing
  • Closures, Applicators, Fasteners, Printing Inks, Adhesives, Coatings, Labels & Labeling
  • Distribution Packaging, (Logistics, Package Design, Distribution
  • Hazards, Reliability/Performance testing)
  • Packaging Machinery and their Operations
  • Export Packaging considerations & selection of appropriate packing materials for various products
  • Standardization

Flexible Packaging

  • Chemistry of Polymers; Aluminum foil conversion
  • Factors governing the Selection of Flexible Packaging Materials
  • Flexible Packaging Materials, Barrier Properties, Flexible Package Converting Operations & Quality Assurance Aspects
  • Multi-wall Paper/Woven Sacks

Rigid Packaging

  • Paper board Packaging & Corrugated Fiberboard packaging
  • Metal Cans
  • Glass Containers
  • Rigid Plastics
  • Wooden Containers
  • Fiber Tubes/Cans/Drums
  • Quality Assurance Aspects

Course Fee: Rs. 30,000/00 per participant (Inclusive of Lunch, Refreshment & Course Materials)

Contact :

Mr. Dolawatta Deputy Director

Tel. No:011 2302072

Fax : 011 2302071

E-mail: dolawatta@edb.gov.lk

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