Now you can learn at your own pace, when you have time from your desktop...at your home office or at work. The Export Compliance Training Institute has created online export compliance training e-Seminars, in which we have adapted our unparalleled high-quality live training into an easy to use plug-n-go format. The training is on a USB drive so you can take it wherever you need to go, no internet access required! The training includes a comprehensive printable training manual in Adobe pdf searchable format for you to use as a permanent resource.
e-Seminars combine videos of our highly respected experts John Black and Maarten Sengers alongside the actual power point presentations shown at our live seminars. Both instructors have over 25 years of experience in the field of US export controls. E-Seminars contain the same material that is covered in our live 2-day US Export Controls and Defense Trade Controls Seminars -- without the time or cost of travel.
US Export Controls (EAR) e-Seminar Program Modules
Export Compliance Classifications
- CCL Overview
- Export Control Classification Numbers (ECCNs)
- Determining the ECCN
- EAR99 and NLR
- No License Required
- ECCN-driven License Exceptions
- Other Useful License Exceptions
- Export License Applications
- Commodity Classification Requests
- The Automated Export System
- Harmonized Tariff Schedule and the Schedule B
- General Guidelines
- Who is Responsible?
- Foreign-Made Items Incorporating U.S. Parts/Technology
Sector Focus: Information Technology
- Computers, Telecom and Software Controls
- Encryption Controls
Sector Focus: Aerospace
- Aerospace Export Classification
- Special Considerations for Aerospace
US Embargo and Antiboycott Issues
- Office of Foreign Assets Control Administration Regulations
- EAR Special Country Controls
- Antiboycott Regulations
Technical Data and Software
- “Publicly Available Information”
- Deemed Exports to Foreign Nationals
- Relevant License Exceptions
Export Enforcement Issues
- What to Do When Enforcement comes Knocking
- Enforcement Case Studies
- Preventing Violations
- Coping with Violations
Effective Export Compliance
- Understanding the Regulations
- Assigning Responsibility
- Red Flags: Knowing Your Customer
ECOP™ Accreditation from the Leader in Export Compliance Training
Get Recognition for Your Expertise and Build Your Professional Credentials.
Export Compliance Training Institute (ECTI) has established a solid reputation as the world leader in US Export Compliance training programs. With ECTI’s seminars, you have always been able to document your participation in our courses — but now we are offering a new Export Compliance Professional accreditation test at course completion, to certify your mastery of the concepts.
By taking and passing our Export Compliance Professional (ECOP™) accreditation test, you can demonstrate to your employer and colleagues that you have mastered the content and that you have the skills necessary to perform your export compliance duties.
This accreditation benefits you and your company by:
- Demonstrating your achievement in the solid knowledge and application know-how of export compliance regulations
- Providing a systematic framework for a continuing education plan and documentation of your current export regulation mastery
- Creating less compliance risk for your company
- Helping you to move more quickly along your career path and providing solid evidence of your skills on your résumé
How the Accreditation works:
- Take one of our qualifying live seminar courses or e-seminar courses. The ECOP™ test is emailed after completion of the course.
- Pass rate for the ECOP™ test is 85% or higher.
- Accreditation is valid for a period of 2 years from course completion.
- Accreditation can be renewed by taking the relevant current ECTI live or e-seminar course(s) or another approved Continuing Export Compliance Education (CECE) course (see terms and conditions).
- Accreditation Renewal tuition is at a 20% discount off of regular tuition price.
Principal - BSG Consulting
John R. Black has been involved in US export and trade control matters since 1984. He advises a wide range of US and foreign companies, ranging in size from Fortune 10 to small companies in nearly every industrial sector. He also serves as an expert export control adviser to several major US law firms and their clients, and has advised several foreign governments on US export control matters. Within the export compliance field, he has earned a reputation as one of the leading experts on US export and trade controls.
From 1984 through 1988 he worked for the Bureau of Export Administration, where he was responsible for writing the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and interpreting the EAR for government and industry. From 1988 to the present, Mr. Black has been an export/trade control compliance consultant.
Mr. Black has developed a comprehensive knowledge of the Export Administration Regulations (including the antiboycott provisions), the International Traffic in Arms Regulations, and the trade control regulations administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control. He uses his depth of expertise in multiple US trade control regulations to help his clients ensure they comply with the entire scope of US trade controls.
Mr. Black has advised major US exporters on export control internal compliance policies, processes, and procedures. He has also conducted many export control compliance audits for his clients and worked with them to implement remedial measures to address deficiencies found in the audits. Mr. Black has worked with companies involved in export enforcement actions and has helped them to develop comprehensive remedial compliance policies, processes, and procedures which have successfully mitigated the penalties imposed for their violations.
Mr. Black’s comprehensive knowledge of US regulations and his understanding of practical business requirements enable him to develop targeted in-house training programs for US and foreign companies. He has been a featured speaker at well over 100 conferences and seminars on US export controls throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. He has also written numerous articles for various legal and export publications regarding US export/trade controls and has written several books on the subject.
Principal - BSG Consulting
Maarten Sengers runs the Washington, DC office for BSG Consulting. Since entering the field in 1993, Mr. Sengers has worked with a variety of corporations, both large and small, in all aspects of export compliance, particularly in the IT industries. He has mastered the EAR, ITAR, and OFAC regulations. Mr. Sengers has advised numerous companies on computer, telecommunications, software, encryption, chemicals, and defense controls. He has conducted numerous export compliance audits for both US and international companies. He is fully familiar with the latest regulatory developments.
Mr. Sengers has worked as an advisor to over 100 domestic companies in diverse industries. He has also served as the interim Export Compliance Director for a major PC company and a satellite telecommunications company. His work includes classifying thousands of products to determine their export control restrictions, obtaining export licenses, and constructing and implementing related compliance procedures, and providing practical day-to-day export compliance advice.
Mr. Sengers’ experience also includes drafting and implementing internal compliance programs and auditing some of the most sophisticated export compliance programs globally. Mr. Sengers in a regular seminar speaker on export controls and a regular contributing author to several export compliance publications. He received his Juris Doctor from the College of William & Mary and is admitted to the New York, Washington DC, and Maryland bars.