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TDMT 1409 - Canada Customs and NAFTA

Transportation and Distribution Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

Introduces students to the harmonized system of exporting and importing and details many of the commonly encountered situations at Canada Customs. The USA, EEC and most OECD countries use the same documentation and valuation system for customs purposes. This course also familiarizes the students with basic NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) details.

Credits

4.0

Cost

$643.75

Fall 2014

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2014 term.

CRN 33995

Thu Sep 04 - Thu Dec 11 9 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 04 - Dec 11 Thu 18:00 - 21:30 DTC Rm. 820

Instructor

Gordon Kennedy

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

$643.75

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

Winter 2015

Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2015 term.

CRN 12031

Mon Jan 05 - Mon May 25 18 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Mar 13 Mon 18:30 - 21:30 BBY NE1 Rm. 404
Mar 16 - Mar 20 Mon 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE6 Rm. 206
Mar 23 - May 25 Mon 18:30 - 21:30 BBY NE1 Rm. 404

Instructor

Gordon Kennedy

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

$643.75

Notes

  1. No Class on February 9 and April 6 and May 18.

CRN 81079

Thu Jan 08 - Thu May 07 18 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - May 07 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 462

Instructor

Gordon Kennedy

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

$643.75

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be familiar with:

  • Articulate the role of the Border Services Officer.
  • Demonstrate your responsibilities as an Importer/Carrier when importing goods.
  • Demonstrate your responsibilities as an Exporter/Carrier when exporting goods.
  • Recognize and explain the Laws and Regulations concerning the cross border movement of goods.
  • Identify the roles of all stakeholders in the international movement of goods including various Government Departments.
  • Explain the steps involved in the Valuation of Goods.
  • Complete a valid NAFTA Certificate of Origin.
  • Identify the common errors in the completion of a Certificate of Origin.
  • Define the basic rules of Origin.
  • Demonstrate proper use of the Rules of Origin for NAFTA Annex 401.
  • Follow the steps in identifying goods using the Harmonized System or Customs Tariff numbering system.
  • Accurately complete a Cargo Control Document, Canada Customs Invoice, B-3 Accounting Document and B-2 Adjustment to Accounting Document.
  • Recognize important points in other relevant documents used by the public and Border Services at Border and inland Offices of CBSA.

Related Programs

TDMT 1409 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. International Trade and Transportation Logistics
    Part-time   Certificate
  2. Operations Management (Materials Management Option)
    Part-time   Certificate

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Fall 2014

Books for Fall 2014 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore

If you are taking this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore.

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Canadian Customs Procedures Simplified
Author Lindsay
Publisher Roy
Copyright 1997
Binding Paperback
Price $15.50
Optional

Winter 2015

No information on books is currently available for Winter 2015 offerings of this course.

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