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EXECUTIVE DIPLOMA IN 

SUSTAINABLE INTERNATIONAL TRADE (Non-MQA)

About The Course

Location

Duration
Mode of delivery

Start date

Fees

Program codes

Kuala Lumpur

10 weeks
Online learning, online coaching & 1 to 1 coaching

July 2023 

Informed via registration

ED-TRADE

Learning Goals

  • Provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of sustainable international trade practices and ESG compliance.

  • Equip participants with the knowledge and skills to effectively navigate the complexities of international trade while considering environmental, social, and governance factors.

  • Foster the development of sustainable business strategies and practices for companies venturing into overseas markets.

  • Enhance participants' ability to identify and address sustainability challenges and opportunities in international trade.

The program is designed for professionals, executives, and managers from companies or organizations that are planning to venture overseas and engage in international trade. It is suitable for individuals involved in various aspects of international trade, including supply chain management, business development, marketing, and sustainability roles.

- NGOs and industry associations involved in shaping ESG policies and regulations.

- Entrepreneurs and business owners  interested in incorporating sustainability

and ESG practices into their business models

- Investment and finance professionals CSR and corporate affairs professionals responsible for corporate social responsibility, stakeholder engagement and reputation management.

- Sustainability personnel overseeing sustainability initiatives, reporting, and performance within organizations.

- ESG analysts involved in analyzing and assessing ESG risks, opportunities, and performance.

- Compliance and risk personnel overseeing

  regulatory compliance and risk assessment related to ESG issues.

Who Should Join?

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Core Modules (21 hrs)

  • Introduction to Sustainable International Trade

  • Sustainable Supply Chain Management

  • Environmental Compliance and Resource Efficiency

  • Social Responsibility and Labor Standards

  • Stakeholder Engagement and Community Development

  • Sustainable Product Design and Life Cycle Assessment

  • Green Logistics and Transportation

  • Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies

  • Corporate Governance and Transparency

  • Ethical Marketing and Consumer Engagement

  • Complete and Qualify for Upskilling Certificate -  Advanced Certificate in Applied Sustainable Practice

Elective Modules (3 hrs)

  • Module 1: International Trade Regulations and Compliance

  • Module 2: Market Entry Strategies and Market Research

  • Module 3: International Business Negotiation and Cultural Intelligence

  • Complete and Qualify for Upskilling Certificate -  Professional Certificate in Applied Sustainable Practice

1 to 1 Coaching (6 hrs)

  • ESG Reporting and Certification (3 hours Coaching session)

  • Case Studies and Best Practices (3 hours Coaching session)

  • Complete and Qualify for Executive Diploma in Sustainable International Trade

Training an Coaching Session

Total Hours: 30
Complete and Qualify for Executive Diploma in
Sustainable International Trade

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the program, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the importance of ESG compliance in international trade and its impact on business operations.

  2. Apply sustainable supply chain management principles to enhance environmental and social performance.

  3. Implement strategies for environmental compliance and resource efficiency in international trade.

  4. Promote social responsibility and labor standards within global operations.

  5. Engage stakeholders effectively and contribute to sustainable community development.

  6. Incorporate sustainable product design principles and practices into business operations.

  7. Implement green logistics and transportation solutions to reduce environmental impacts.

  8. Develop strategies for climate change mitigation and adaptation in the context of international trade.

  9. Enhance corporate governance practices and promote transparency in decision-making.

  10. Apply ethical marketing practices and engage consumers in sustainable behavior.

Coaching

  • The assessment methods in the Executive Master in Executive Diploma in Sustainable International Trade program are designed to evaluate learners' knowledge, skills, and application of sustainable practices.

The coaching given by the trainers may include:

  1. Presentations: Learners may deliver presentations showcasing their understanding of sustainable practices and their application in specific projects or scenarios.

  2. Quizzes: These may assess learners' comprehension of key concepts, theories, and frameworks related to sustainable practices.

  3. Self-assessment : Collaborative activities and reflective exercises may be used to encourage learners to evaluate their own progress and provide feedback to their peers.

  4. Discussion on assignments: These may involve case studies, or critical analyses of sustainability-related topics.

  5. Project-based assessments: Learners may be required to develop and implement sustainable projects, demonstrating their ability to apply experiences and knowledge to real-world contexts.

Coaching Modules

There will be 3 hours Online / Physical coaching.  The specific objectives of the coaching sessions for the mentioned topics:

  1. ESG Reporting and Certification (3 hours Coaching session)Objective: The coaching session on ESG reporting and certification aims to enable participants to understand the frameworks for ESG reporting and certification in the context of international trade. The session seeks to equip participants with the knowledge and skills to leverage ESG reporting as a competitive advantage and attract responsible investors.

  2. Case Studies and Best Practices (3 hours Coaching session)Objective: The coaching session on case studies and best practices aims to provide participants with the opportunity to analyze successful sustainable international trade initiatives. The session seeks to enhance participants' understanding by learning from real-world examples and best practices in ESG compliance. Participants will gain insights into strategies, approaches, and challenges faced by organizations and apply this knowledge to their own business contexts.

Core Modules

Topics that align with ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) compliance objectives for international trade:

  1. Introduction to Sustainable International Trade

    • Overview of ESG principles and their significance in international trade

    • Understanding the business case for sustainability in global markets

  2. Sustainable Supply Chain Management

    • Assessing and managing environmental and social impacts throughout the supply chain

    • Implementing sustainable sourcing practices and responsible procurement strategies

  3. Environmental Compliance and Resource Efficiency

    • Environmental regulations and standards in international trade

    • Strategies for reducing resource consumption and optimizing energy efficiency

  4. Social Responsibility and Labor Standards

    • Promoting fair labor practices and human rights in global operations

    • Addressing labor issues, including child labor, forced labor, and workplace safety

  5. Stakeholder Engagement and Community Development

    • Engaging with local communities and indigenous groups in overseas markets

    • Building mutually beneficial relationships with stakeholders to foster sustainable development

  6. Sustainable Product Design and Life Cycle Assessment

    • Integrating environmental considerations into product design and development

    • Conducting life cycle assessments to identify environmental impacts and improvement opportunities

  7. Green Logistics and Transportation

    • Sustainable transportation options and carbon footprint reduction strategies

    • Implementing efficient logistics practices to minimize emissions and environmental impacts

  8. Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies

    • Understanding the impact of climate change on international trade

    • Developing strategies to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to climate risks

  9. Corporate Governance and Transparency

    • Enhancing corporate governance practices for sustainable decision-making

    • Transparency and disclosure of ESG-related information to stakeholders and investors

  10. Ethical Marketing and Consumer Engagement

    • Communicating sustainability initiatives to consumers and target markets

    • Ethical marketing practices and consumer engagement for sustainable brand building

  11. ESG Reporting and Certification (Coaching session)

    • Frameworks for ESG reporting and certification in international trade

    • Leveraging ESG reporting as a competitive advantage and attracting responsible investors

  12. Case Studies and Best Practices (Coaching session)

    • Analyzing successful sustainable international trade initiatives

Learning from real-world examples and best practices in ESG compliance

Elective Modules

Topics that align with ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) compliance objectives for international trade:

  1. International Trade Regulations

    • Understand the importance of international trade regulations and compliance

    • Identify key trade regulations and their impact on international business

    • Gain knowledge of international trade regulations and their implications

  2. Market Entry Strategies

    • Explore various market entry strategies for international trade

    • Understand the importance of market research in identifying opportunities and risks

    • Gain insights into different market entry strategies and their suitability for specific markets

  3. International Business Negotiation

    • Understand the dynamics of international business negotiations

    • Develop effective negotiation skills for international trade

    • Gain insights into the complexities of international business negotiations

  4. Cultural Intelligence

    • Enhance cultural intelligence to navigate cross-cultural business environments

    • Enhance cultural intelligence to build productive relationships with international partners

Disclaimer: Program Improvement Notice

Please be advised that the module of the Executive Diploma in Sustainable International Trade program and other related programs may undergo periodic improvements based on ongoing development, user feedback, and quality enhancement objectives. The institution responsible for these programs is committed to continuously improving the quality and effectiveness of its educational offerings.


These improvements may include but are not limited to updates, modifications, and enhancements to the program's curriculum, content, teaching methodologies, assessment techniques, and overall learning experience. The institution strives to ensure that the programs remain relevant, up-to-date, and aligned with industry standards and best practices in applied sustainable practices.


By enrolling in this program or any related program, you acknowledge and agree that the program's module is subject to improvements and changes from time to time for quality purposes, and that the institution has the discretion to determine the nature and scope of such improvements.


Please consult the program's terms and conditions, enrolment agreement, or related documentation for further details regarding your rights and obligations as a participant.

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