Trade and Trade Policy in the Contemporary World Economy

Product code: IA0132

Upcoming sessions

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February 12, 2024


1:00 pm to 4:00 pm (ET)


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Delivery method

Delivery method


Virtual Classroom



9 hours




Other Government Department Employee



 Prerequisites (recommended)

The course will focus on how changes in global commerce, technology and geopolitical power are affecting Canada and what this means for our country’s long-term policy priorities. The course will give participants a deeper understanding of the role of small and medium-sized enterprises, global value chains, services and foreign direct investment in Canada’s relations with the rest of the world. It will also look at 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

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

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Legacy course code: 00016688

Additional upcoming sessions

Date and Time Session code Location Language Available seats
February 12, 2024, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm (ET) IA0132-BIL-2023-003 Virtual Bilingual Full
Date modified: 2022-07-11