Customs LaW, Import Office Management, Customs Broker License Preparation Certificates         

 
                     
These courses provide the formal education for a professional career in the Customs brokerage & import industry.  A logical learning progression provides a solid foundation to obtain a Customs License AND progress in a Customs broker or importer's office.
Taken selectively by focus area of interest, the courses provide formal learning for the Customs brokerage employee ori mporter interested in raising their level of industry knowledge and compliance.
Certificates awarded are instrumental for the personal growth and promotion potential of employees of Customs brokerage or import / export firms.
                     
Customs Law 
                   
  Description                
                     
  The core course for Customs license preparation and/or professional development for Customs brokers and importers.  Covers all the focus topics
  commonly tested by Customs & Border Protection for the Customs License Exam.  This course provides an explanation of the laws and 
  regulations covered in CFR 19 and the HTSUS.  Instruction time parallels the historic emphasis areas - classification and valuation, while highlighting
  all pertinent Customs Law matters such as origin determination, duty preference programs, post entry, fines & penalties, drawback, ADD/CVD, etc.

One-on-one sessions taught by Licensed Customs Broker #6631, 11.21.80
  Offering Dates - on-line  - Indiv            
               
  2 sessions offfered - Thursdays -  11 x 45 minute sessions - 10:30 AM or 3:00 PM, Starting 10/21/21  
  Cost: $825.00 + student responsible for procuring CFR 19 and current HTSUS  - US Government Printing Office or Free On-Line        
  Individualized Registration      
 
Topical Outline
               
                     
  Structure of CF19 and HTSUS              
  Tariff Classification of Imported Merchandise            
  Valuation of Imported Merchandise            
  Country of origin marking requirements            
  Country of origin determination              
Special tariff provision, trade acts, special product provisions
  Duty preference programs - trade acts, FTZ, Bonded Whse, Chp 10          
  Customs Bonds & liquidated damages            
  Post entry - protest, prior disclosure, reconciliation            
  Drawback                  
  Intellectual Property Rights              
  Antidumping / Countervailing Duties            
  Customs enforcement actions - penalties, detentions, seizures          
  Nuts & Bolts - release process, quota, misc entry types, general order, user fees, carnets, duty relief    

         Subscription Furnished with each course of this training...The International Operations Manual on HCB Cloud

  • Policies and procedures to run a Customs brokerage office

  • "How to" not found in the regulations

  • Customs compliance review - suitable for your client's use

  • Clearance tutoring guidelines - practical tutoring to work in a Customs brokerage operation

  • Import trade references - deep and specialized Internet links, periodicals & books available to refine your professionalism

  • Operation formats useful in a Customs brokerage operation


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Import Office Management
        Import Office Management Overview video

Import Office Management Background Information
 
  Description                
                     
  This course is ideal for the employee of an import / export business.  The learning objectives are in part taught through shipment scenarios
  and management "wizards."  The student will understand importer compliance responsibilities through the course "wizard" tools and resources.
  Course objectives also include getting the most from your Customs broker and how to manage an import operation vis--vis clearance activities.
 
One-on-one sessions taught by Licensed Customs Broker #6631, 11.21.80
                 
  Offering Dates            
                     
  4 x 45 minute on-line sessions.   Weekly Sessions offered at 3:00 PM or 7:00 PM Thursdays starting 1/20/22        
  Cost: $300.00                
Individualized Registration
  Topical Outline                
                     
    One Transaction Concept       Compliance             
Preshipment Planning Reasonable Care
      Purchase Order Wizard   Recordkeeping      
    Supplier Relationship Management Binding Rulings Program    
          Compliance Measurement    
Customs Law Highlights        Prior Disclosure  
  Appraisment by CBP   CAT Teams  
    HTS Classification   Audits & Reviews      
        Drawback   C-TPAT      
        IPR          
        Duty Deferral  Import Traffic Management            
        Fines Penalties Forfeitures   INCOTERMS      
        Liquidated Damages    International Shipping      
        Trade Agreements   Marine Insurance    
            Container Specifications    
Customs Clearance    Quote Guidance    
        Preparation 7501   Warehouse Functions & Guidelines      
        ACE Entry Summary          
        Broker functions  Import Wizard           
        Entry Process   HCB's Importer of Record Management Tool      
        Import Documentation    Import Wizard Demos      
        Importer Security Filing            
          Late Payment of Duty   Import Operations Manual          
Refunds and Protests Import Manual Components
                Import Manual Demos      

         Subscription Furnished with each course of this training...The International Operations Manual on HCB Cloud

  • Policies and procedures to run a Customs brokerage office

  • "How to" not found in the regulations

  • Customs compliance review - suitable for your client's use

  • Clearance tutoring guidelines - practical tutoring to work in a Customs brokerage operation

  • Import trade references - deep and specialized Internet links, periodicals & books available to refine your professionalism

  • Operation formats useful in a Customs brokerage operation

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Customs Broker License Preparation              
                 
         

Recommended certificate - Customs Law
         
                     
  One-on-one sessions taught by Licensed Customs Broker #6631, 11.21.80
                     
  With the learning foundation of the Customs Law course, the student is given a "refresher" just prior to the offering of the Customs License examination.  This reviews the focused areas likely to be
  tested and provides practical preparation for taking the examination.  Extensive drills of previously-tested material is provided by Customs Law topical area.
               
                     
  Offering Dates                
                   
6 x 45 minute weekly on-line sessions - 11:30 AM or 7:00 PM
Course A - Just prior to the April Customs License Examination, Thursdays each week starting 3/3/22
Course B - Just prior to the October Customs License Examination.  Thursdays each week starting 9/9/21
Cost: $450.00
      Individualized Registration - This is a one-on-one tutoring format, not a group course.  This affords maximum individual attention!          
                   
  Topical Outline                
                   
 
  • Review of the highlights of Customs Law topics likely to be questioned in the Exam
         
    Examples of 80 question breakdown of 2 previous exams  
   
       
                   
 
  • Anatomy of a test question
             
 
  • Practical exercises - where to find answer in HTS or Regulations?
           
 
  • Classification drills
               
 
  • Actual past question homework by underlying theme
           
 
  • Exam Room strategy
   

         Subscription Furnished with each course of this training...The International Operations Manual on HCB Cloud

  • Policies and procedures to run a Customs brokerage office

  • "How to" not found in the regulations

  • Customs compliance review - suitable for your client's use

  • Clearance tutoring guidelines - practical tutoring to work in a Customs brokerage operation

  • Import trade references - deep and specialized Internet links, periodicals & books available to refine your professionalism

  • Operation formats useful in a Customs brokerage operation

Enrollees are required to provide the most recent CFR 19 (Customs Regulations) and current HTSUS.  Prior to taking the course enrollees required to complete the Preparatory Syllabus.

 

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Training ...Individualized for International Trade Ops

Operation Tools  ... for Import/Export Ops

Trade Manager... IOR/ Export Management

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