Module 1: Understanding Benefits and Barriers of Export
Research shows that small and medium-sized businesses that export achieve higher turnover growth, innovate more and create more jobs; but exposure to international competition also brings challenges and risks. Attend this free webinar as part of our Export Academy programme to discover the many benefits that exporting could bring to your business, as well as hear about the specialist support that is available.
Delivered by the UK Export Academy from the Department for International Trade (DIT) who gives businesses the know-how to sell to customers around the world by learning from experts in international trade.
The UK Export Academy has been designed to accommodate different levels of exporting experience, whether your business is interested in starting to sell internationally or looking to grow your international sales further. The academy will you to overcome common challenges that businesses can face.
What will your business get from the UK Export Academy?
- Foundation course: Build your knowledge and confidence if you’re relatively new to selling internationally or interested in learning about how to start. You will leave the foundation course with an export action plan tailored to your business.
- Sector faculties: Sector specific webinars, masterclasses and virtual missions. More experienced exporters can join sector faculties to provide your business with specific information to allow you to operate effectively in particular foreign markets or sectors.
- Market access events: Learn about the benefits of new market opportunities, including the benefits of new free trade agreements.
Who is the UK Export Academy for?
The UK Export Academy is open to any business in the UK who has a product or service that can be sold internationally. It is for businesses who know that they want to reach international customers and contracts in the future, as well as those who might already be selling beyond the UK and want to expand into new markets.