Training "Responsible International Purchaser"

Understand and gain proficiency in the fundamentals of international trade and become an excellent responsible negotiator for your company.

Continuing education


  • Evolve from purchaser to responsible international purchaser
  • Understand international standards and choose your standards
  • Integrate CSR criteria in your company’s international purchasing practices and operations
  • Manage CSR in your global supply chain


  1. Introduction: International Social, Ethical and Environmental Responsibility (CSEER)
  2. Responsible international sourcing: Choose your suppliers: the essentials
  3. Responsible international sourcing: Apply the CSR to your suppliers and subcontractors
  4. Responsible international sourcing: Product compliance - the European context
  5. A practical approach to REACH
  6. International transport The essentials
  7. International transport The particularities of a responsible supply chain
  8. International customs management The essentials
  9. International customs management: the characteristics of responsible practices


  • Customized intra-company
    • Face-to-face
    • Distance learning (on request)
  • Inter-company: contact us for more information
  • Duration: 7 days (49 hours)
  • Schedule: 2 days/month for 4 months
  • Number of participants: 1 max./session
  • Language(s): French or English

Target audience

  • CSR management, procurement and/or sourcing management
  • Purchaser, import or logistics manager


Experience in an international procurement role


  • Assessment
  • Feedback
  • Simulations and practical exercises