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Growing your business? We can help.

No matter what stage you are at in your business journey, our variety of workshops and courses, available across the province, give you the skills and expertise you need to help your business succeed.

In partnership with the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, we offer Export Development Education, providing Nova Scotia companies with export education and resources.

Here’s a quick snapshot of the training and workshops available to help your business succeed:

FITTskills Courses

These courses show you how to assess your export readiness and determine your corporate strategic needs. Businesses that have more knowledge before they enter a market are more successful. Exporters are more productive and innovative, they achieve stronger financial performance, and are more likely to stay in business. The course topics include:

  • Feasibility of International Trade
  • International Market Entry Strategies
  • Global Value Chain
  • Products & Services for a Global Market
  • International Trade Finance
  • International Sales & Marketing

View the Export Education Calendar.

Think Export Information Sessions

These information sessions ask the questions companies need to answer to become more successful exporters or tackle new markets. Research has shown exporters are more profitable and stay in business longer than non-exporters.

Sympli Works On-Demand Courses

Sympli Works is a membership platform that offers training and mentoring via a series of on-demand courses and live webinars. When you sign up for Sympli Works, you find resources that tackle common issues like scaling, sales, HR, and marketing — all available for you to learn on your own time.

Certified International Trade Professional

The Forum for International Trade Training (FITT) offers the only national professional designation that recognizes an individuals' experience in international trade. The Certified International Trade Professional (CITP) designation is the highest level of professional accreditation for international business and trade professionals in Canada.

Export Growth in a Virtual World: A Step-by-Step Guide

Have you ever considered expanding your business beyond your region or even beyond Canada? Help your business thrive with this step-by-step guide to export growth in a virtual world.

Online Global Program (Webinar Series)

Interested in increasing your capacity to grow your sales, exports, brand, and business globally? Learn about online business development tools like websites, e-commerce, and international marketing with this specialized webinar series.

Export Workshops

Want to become a more successful exporter or tackle new markets? These information sessions ask the questions companies need to answer. Research has shown exporters are more profitable and stay in business longer than non-exporters.

Find a course near you

Export Workshop Calendar

View available courses