The International Trade Department
TEL: 0532-55761097 55761098
The Program of International Trade (pairing with the undergraduate International Economy and Trade Program of Yantai University)
International Trade Practice (ITP) is a pairing scheme. Students need to study for three years in SFTC and continue the other two years in Yantai University. ITP mainly cultivates senior application-oriented talents that master basic theories of international economy and international trade, that are familiar with international trade rules and practices, that have strong English application ability, import and export business operation ability, international market development ability and business operation and management ability, that are able to engage in business operation, management and market development in foreign trade enterprises, foreign funded enterprises, the import and export department of manufacturing enterprises and the international settlement department of financial institutions.
After a three-year study, students may sign employment agreements with the top 500 import/export enterprises on the basis of mutual consent. Then they continue to complete their undergraduate study in the way of retaining the job but suspending the salary. Upon graduation, students can choose to either work in the signed enterprise or pursue a master's degree or study abroad.
Main Courses: Western Economics, Monetary Banking Science, International Trade, Financial Management, International Trade Practice, Business English Correspondence, Foreign Trade Document Practice, Foreign Trade Documentary Practice, Oral English for Foreign Trade Negotiation, Foreign Trade Comprehensive Practice, International Freight Forwarding Practice, Customs Clearance Practice, International Trade Law, International Finance, International Economic Cooperation, Business English Listening and Speaking
Employment Possibilities: foreign trade import/export, foreign trade and economic affairs managing, import/export trade document-making, order supervising etc. in major import and export enterprises, multinational companies, government foreign economic and trade departments and agencies etc.; customer developing, logistics managing, international cargo transport and agent etc. in international logistics and international freight forwarding companies
The Program of International Trade
(Provincial Prestige Program, Key Program funded by the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Finance, Program Development Alliance chair of vocational colleges and schools in Qingdao)
First started in 1964, International Trade Practice (ITP) is a foreign trade program with the longest history and the biggest enrollment number in Shandong Province. SFTC is the deputy director of the Instructing Committee of National Vocational Education of Foreign Economic Relations & Trade, and has over 100 off-campus practice training bases such as Hiking Group, Cherry Group, Qingdao Rulong Group Company etc. International Trade Practice aims to cultivate highly qualified and technical talents with strong integrity, and foreign trade knowledge and skills. Those talents should have high humanistic and professional quality, master the basic theories and policies of international trade, understand how to operate and manage commodity import and export, know the basic knowledge of international marketing theories and methods, be able to communicate, negotiate and develop new markets, be proficient in foreign language, operating and managing import and export business, and dealing with Internet import and export business, be innovative and develop sustainably. International Trade Practice has a provincial faculty team, all of whom are with double qualifications. The team has built 5 provincial Prestige Programs, compiled 4 national planning textbooks. Moreover, ITP chairs the project "Shandong Teaching Plan of the Five-year International Trade Practice", and International Trade Practice Alliance of vocational colleges and schools in Qingdao.
Main Courses: International Trade Practice, Foreign Trade Comprehensive Training, Foreign Trade Documentary Practice, Comprehensive English, Oral English for Foreign Trade Negotiation, Business English Correspondence, Commodity Studies and Classification, International Trade Law, International Finance, International Freight Forwarding Practice, Customs Clearance, Products QC and Quarantine, International Marketing, Cross-border E-commerce Practice
Employment Possibilities: import and export business in all kinds of import/export companies, foreign-related institutions, manufacturing enterprises with Imp/Export on rights and foreign-funded enterprises etc.; all kinds of freight forwarding enterprises, international logistics enterprises, logistics management companies and international freight forwarding agencies of customs clearance enterprises that provide services for import and export enterprises and institutions
The Program of International Trade (Imp/Exp of Textiles and Apparel)
Starting from the program "Import and Export Business" in 1964, International Trade Practice (Import and Export of Textiles and Apparel) is based on the program "International Trade Practice (provincial Prestige and Demonstrative Program)". It cooperates with the local textiles and apparel import/export enterprises to develop the orientation of this program. International Trade Practice (Import and Export of Textiles and Apparel) is the only program that cultivates "textiles and apparel + foreign trade" interdisciplinary talents, thus graduates are well received. The program aims to cultivate technical talents with high professional ethics and humanistic quality that have high international trade ability and sustainable ability, have the knowledge of fabrics, design, foreign trade, and English, and be able to engage in foreign trade operation, documentary operation, documentation operation, and international market development.
Main Courses: International Trade Practice, Business English Correspondence, Foreign Trade Comprehensive Training, International Trade Law, Clothing Materials, Clothing Plate-making, Clothing CAD, Clothing Technology, Clothing English, Clothing Documentary
Employment Possibilities: customer development and contact, business negotiation, clothing documentary and documentation, and foreign trade operation and management etc. in textiles and apparel import/export enterprises, textiles and apparel enterprises that import and export on their own, foreign-funded enterprises and government foreign trade department
The Program of International Business
Established on the basis of "International Trade Practice", International Business and International Trade Practice all belong to SFTC International Business program group and share quality teaching resources. SFTC is the training base of International Business Officials of the Ministry of Commerce, Vice President of Shandong International Commerce Union, and chairs the establishment of Shandong International Commerce Teaching Group, which has 82 members by now. International Business has a great faculty team, owns 8 assessors of Certified Business Executive, 3 core members of the compiling committee of 'Shandong Foreign Trade Reports', 'The Development Plan of the Open Economy in Provincial Capital City Clusters' Economic Circles' and 'The Development Plan of the Open Economy in Western Economic Uplift Belt'.
Mainly serving the international business (open economy) industry, International Business aims to cultivate high quality technical talents that master basic theories and policies of international business, the operation and management of commodity import and export and basic knowledge of E-commerce, that are good at communicating, organizing and managing, proficient in foreign language, operating and managing import/export business, that are able to handle business in Internet, and are sustainable.
Main Courses: International Trade Practice, Foreign Trade Documentary Practice, Purchasing and Supply Practice, Foreign Trade Documentary English, Internet Marketing, Cross-border E-commerce Platform Operation and Order Treatment, Customer Communication Skills, Foreign Trade Documentary Comprehensive Practice, International Commercial Law
Employment Possibilities: traditional import and export business, cross-boarder E-commerce and order processing, commodity supply arranging, production tracking, transportation arranging, document operating, cross-boarder E-commerce operating and customer services etc. in professional import/export and cross-border E-commerce enterprises, manufacturing enterprises that import and export by their own and foreign-funded enterprises etc.