Trade and Trade Policy in the Contemporary World Economy

Product code: IA0132

Upcoming sessions

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24 October 2023


09:00 to 12:00 EST

27 November 2023


09:00 to 12:00 EST

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Delivery method

Delivery method


Virtual Classroom



9 hours




Other Government Department Employee


This course is available to other government department employees on a cost-recovery basis.

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 Prerequisites (recommended)

  • Fundamentals of Economics - Trade and Investment Module 3 - IA0262

This course discusses how changes in global commerce, technology and geopolitical power are affecting Canada, and what this means for our long-term policy priorities. It analyzes the role of SMEs, global value chains, services and FDI in our relations with the rest of the world. It also discusses the implications for trade and investment agreements.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • explain the fundamentals of the global trading system
  • explain how trade fits into the domestic economy
  • describe the factors influencing firms’ entry or withdrawal from international markets
  • assess the impact of various trade policy tools on the Canadian economy companies, and individuals

Legacy course code: 00016688

Additional upcoming sessions

Date and Time Session code Location Language Status
24 October 2023 09:00 to 12:00 EST IA0132-BIL-2023-001 Virtual English Available More Info
27 November 2023 09:00 to 12:00 EST IA0132-BIL-2023-002 Virtual English Available More Info
Date modified: 2022-07-11