CTLP offers a range of certificate courses. Below you will find a sample of courses that have been offered over the years. Please consult the following page to find information about scheduled certificate courses http://carleton.ca/ctpl/events/
Certificate in Trade and Development
This is a 5-10 day (depending on the audience) program involving modules on policy analysis and strategic planning; trade negotiation skills development, and meeting trade and development challenges in developing countries. The most recent international delivery of this course was in 2012 in cooperation with the University of Central Asia (UCA). This was a 10 day course for trade officials from Afghanistan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Kazakhstan, and Tajikistan. The highlight of the course was a four-day trade negotiation simulation of a proposed free trade agreement between these four countries and China.
Certificate Program in Trade Policy and Commercial Diplomacy
This is 4-6 week program on the fundamentals of international trade agreements, trade policy formulation and implementation, trade negotiation skills development, a policy advocacy. This successful program at Carleton University has been used as a model for the train-the-trainers capacity building programs at universities across the globe, including in Cuba, Russia, Ukraine, Armenia, and Barbados. For more information, please see ….
Trade Diplomacy @ Work
These two-day courses provide up-to-date training and advice on Canada’s trade policy agenda and emerging issues. The course is targeted at junior- to mid-level trade professionals in government, business associations, nonprofit organizations, and the private sector. It is usually delivered in Ottawa but can also be modified and delivered in other locations for specific audiences (e.g., provincial trade professionals).