August 11, 2011: ITCD is a participating organization in the upcoming Access to Success: Expanding Virginia Exports to Korea 2011 conference. Hosted by the Business Development Assistance Group (BDAG), the conference wiil bring together key stakeholders, experts, practitioners, and business leaders to explore opportunities for increasing exports to Korea. For more information visit http://www.vaexport2011.com
Fall 2011: ITCD's new book, Policy Development and Negotiations in International Trade: A Practical Guide to Effective Commercial Diplomacy, a compilation of ITCD's key training manuals, will be on sale in the Fall 2011.
New website: Coming soon - www.itcdtradediplomacy.org, ITCD's companion website to its online learning program, www.ITCDonline.com, and rich library of information located on www.commercialdiplomacy.org. ITCD's new website will showcase ITCD's projects and services currently available to the international trade community.
Globalization has increased the demand for professionals with skills in Commercial Diplomacy. ITCD develops world-class training programs and materials targeted to the professional practice of Commercial Diplomacy. Participants in ITCD courses learn how to analyze policy issues that impact global commerce, communicate effectively with decision makers, develop strategies to advance stakeholder interests, and negotiate successful agreements. ITCD more broadly seeks to strengthen the field of Commercial Diplomacy as an academic field of study by partnering with other institutions interested in developing training programs in the field and by making training resources available to students, practicing professionals, and educators.
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