[GTA Course] Export Controls Specialist™ – October 26-28, 2021

Export Controls Specialist™ – October 26-28, 2021


The Export Controls Specialist™ (EXCS™) certification course provides the highest professional standards when it comes to the sharing knowledge associated with the regulatory environment of United States export controls, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR).


The Export Controls Specialist certification course deals, in detail, with all aspects of the U.S. export control process. With heavy reliance on case studies and practical in-class examples, participants will gain new skills, or hone existing skills, enabling them to present themselves as a certified professional for an in-demand trade specialty.


Participants who successfully complete the EXCS course will be proficient in both Department of Commerce and State Department’s export regulations, including:

  • ITAR (22 C.F.R. 120 – 130)
  • EAR (15 C.F.R. 730-774)
  • Other applicable government bodies’ regulations

In addition, this knowledge helps organizations become International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) compliant.


Course topics

  • Export reporting requirements of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), and so on
  • Automated Export System (AES) requirements
  • Case studies of penalty cases at the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC), Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS)
  • The prohibited party lists
  • Recordkeeping
  • Export manual
  • Reforms of export controls at DDTC, BIS
  • Voluntary disclosures
  • Dealing with reexports and diversion
  • Crafting of corporate export policies
  • Employee training
  • Complying with anti-boycott law in your export transactions

What you will learn

After completing this certification course, you will be able to:

  • Discuss AES requirements for managing proper ECCN classification.
  • Identify the roles and responsibilities of various government agencies including the BIS and the DDTC, that monitor export compliance.
  • Locate the prohibited party lists, commerce control list, and know when to use EAR 99 designations.
  • Create your own export recordkeeping list based on regulatory requirements.
  • Explain what the government looks for in an export manual.
  • Consider when to file a voluntary self-disclosure.
  • Outline topics to be included in a corporate export policy.
  • Consider when to provide training to key employees as well as build export awareness training across the organization.
  • Confirm the export ruling process at BIS and DDTC as well as the commodity jurisdiction process.