You Can Export: Managing Risk in International Trade


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Managing International Trade

You Can Export: Managing Risk in International Trade

It is no surprise that businesses operating overseas are susceptible to increased risks associated with customers, markets, credit, intellectual property, transportation, integrity and more. The key to a successful global business is to understand where these risks lay and deploy effective risk management techniques to mitigate them.

This seminar offers exporting businesses a practical approach to becoming fully aware of the range of potential risks in international trade. Businesses will learn how to undertake crucial strategic and informed forward planning to mitigate potential problems, maximise profitability and minimise the risk of loss.

You will:

- Gain a global overview of risk management in business
- Identify economic trends and associated risks
- Know how to map international trade risks
- Understand how to validate business models and business plans
- Be able to analyse financial performance and risk profiles and undertake scenario and sensitivity analysis


Dr. Elvis Hernandez-Perdomo PhD(Fin), PhD(EngSc), MIF, MSc, CQRM, AFHEA - Executive Director, OSL Risk Management

Dr. Elvis Hernandez has over eighteen years of experience in risk management. Formerly Central Banker's Economist, founder and executive director of a Latin-America consulting firm, and Senior Executive Consultant/Trainer at Real Options Valuations, Inc. (ROV-USA) working on real options, risk management, Monte Carlo Risk Simulation, optimisation, and business intelligence analytics.

Consultant in several international projects for Portugal, Spain, U.S., United Kingdom, Latin America (i.e., Brazil, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Chile, Guatemala, Argentina, etc.); and senior executive trainer in Decision Making, Risk Management and Strategic Options for board of directors, managers, analysts, and senior professionals in government agencies, oil and gas companies, telecommunications companies, Banks, and SMEs.

PhD in Finance (University of Hull), and a PhD in Engineering Science, with research and academic interests in Risk Management, Corporate Governance, Multi-criteria Decision Analysis, Valuations and Real Options. Certified in Quantitative Risk (CQRM) by the IIPER (member of the prestigious AACSB), and an Associate in Business ERP by SAP Corporation.

Visiting Professor and Associate Fellow the Academy of Higher Education in the UK, and Academic articles published in international peer-review journals in reliability systems, central banking, engineering, risk, uncertainty, and so forth.

Holiday Inn Doncaster, High Road, Doncaster, DN4 9UX
Date and Times

20 Feb 09:30 - 13:00