Zero to Export training

January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018

The Zero to Export training is an intensive eight weeks capacity building programme. It provides hands-on training on export business and field visits. After the training you are ready to export.

This NEPC programme is designed for would be exporters in Nigeria. Participants are expected to enter into the export business immediately on completion of the training.


Exporter benefits

Attending the Zero to Export training programme will bring you several great advantages including:

  • Provision of practical export skills
  • Provision of in-depth knowledge of export products and markets
  • Exposure to product sourcing and knowledge of logistics
  • Handholding and mentoring of participants from start to point of export
  • Acquisition of a certificate upon successful completion of the programme


Practical information about training

Start date of the first upcoming Zero to Export training is still under decision. It will probably start in August 2018 and run for eight weeks on every Saturday. The trainings will be held in the conference hall of NEPC head office in Maitama Abuja.

The training is facilitated by Mr. Kola Awe. He is a renowned export consultant and Managing Director of XPT Export Logistics. He has over 20 years of experience in export business.


Training topics

The Zero to Export training programme touches numerous topics. These include:

  • Introduction to export: documentation and procedures
  • Planning for export business
  • Export product development / sourcing
  • Product certification, quality and standard requirements
  • Packaging / labelling for export
  • Export market penetration: market research / intelligence, costing and pricing / INCOTERMS, trade fairs / exhibitions
  • Export logistics / transportation
  • Export finance and export incentives
  • Field visits



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