NJCU’s Center for Workforce & Community Development to offer Import & Export Agent Training Beginning April 5

February 25, 2022
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JERSEY CITY, N.J. |New Jersey City University (NJCU)’s Division of Professional Education and Lifelong Learning, in a partnership between the NJCU Center for Workforce & Community Development and the Hudson County Small Business Development Center, will offer Import & Export Agent Training beginning on April 5 through June 30, 2022.

The 13-week, 48-course hour offering meets twice weekly on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-8:30 p.m. in an online format via Zoom.

This training provides participants with in-depth foundational knowledge from industry experts and professionals on the processes and procedures needed to become a successful Import & Export Agent. Well-trained agents with up-to-date knowledge on importing and exporting requirements are needed in the International Trade industry. Properly trained agents reduce delays in shipping, ensure that businesses are compliant and avoid penalties of regulations established by U.S. regulatory agencies, and guarantee timely payment.

Individuals who successfully complete this program will receive a Certificate of Completion from NJCU and an opportunity to meet and interview with employers seeking to fill open positions.

The tuition for the course is $1,295 and WIOA (The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act) funding is available for eligible participants. For further program details or to register, visit the NJCU PELL website at http://diversity.m-y-c.net/academics/professional-education-and-lifelong-learning/featured-programs/import-export-agent-training.

Program participants must be 18 years or older with a high school or GED Diploma. If you have questions about this program, please contact us at pell@m-y-c.net or call 201-200-2462.

About NJCU:
New Jersey City University is an institution of higher learning with an audacious goal: the development of our students, our city, our communities, our state, and the world beyond. We are a game-changing force for our students and their families. Whether our students are enrolled in one of our 50 undergraduate, 30 graduate or three doctoral programs, NJCU provides an affordable, diverse environment, and an exceptionally supportive faculty—all of which prepares them to be critical thinkers in a global landscape.

We’re also changing the game for our city, our communities, and our state. As the educational anchor institution in Jersey City, we’ve established partnerships to ensure the area’s growth directly benefits our students and community members. We seek to improve the lives of everyone in the Garden State, whether creating a home for the arts, bringing educational programs to K-12 students, offering bachelor’s degrees in partnership with community colleges, or providing professional development opportunities for adults.

At NJCU, we’re not just educating minds, we’re nourishing souls and lifting communities. We’re changing the game.


Ira Thor
, Senior Director of University Communications and Media Relations | ithor@m-y-c.net | 201-200-3301