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Post-Brexit Planning Workshop

This workshop focuses on the implications of Brexit for exporters and importers in relation to trade with both EU member states and the rest of the world.

It provides the knowledge to prepare for different Brexit outcomes, in the medium and longer term, and offers a checklist of practical steps to anticipate changes and take advantage of opportunities.

It is applicable to anyone working in international trade, who wants to learn more about the potential impact changes may have and the best way to prepare for them.


  • Course content
  • The Present

    • The exit process and timescale, implications
    • Current and future impacts, contingency planning
    • Communicating with existing EU clients/suppliers/partners

    Anticipating the future

    • Customs legislation, clearance, tariffs
    • Understanding the importance of the World Trade Organisation
    • Regulatory and documentary implications, licences, inspections
    • Other factors impacting on trade in services and goods
    • The transition phase

    Wider implications of Brexit for international trade

    • Trading with the rest of the world
    • Free Trade Agreements, and origin of goods
    • Implications for trade beyond Europe and within

    Securing the Supply Chain

    • Evaluating transport & logistics issues
    • Sourcing implications
    • Minimising delay and uncertainty
    • Authorised Economic Operator (AEO)
    • Supplier contracts

    Planning and preparation for exporters and importers

    • Risk analysis
    • Checklist of factors to consider
    • Risk mitigation
  • Pre-requisites
  • There are no pre-requisites for this course.

  • Assessment
  • No assessment. Courses are accredited by the Institute of Export and International Trade and certificates of attendance will be issued.

  • More details
  • Career progression:

    On completing this workshop, delegates will be able to look at their businesses existing Post- Brexit plans and use gained knowledge to aid in their planning process and create their own Post-Brexit checklist.

    The course will give delegates areas to look and issues to address in the lead up to, and in the wake of Brexit.