Trade and customs facilitation and enforcement is influenced by politics, policies, and multiple complex systems. This program will deepen your knowledge about the regulatory environment of trading networks, the practical trade applications and concerns related to artificial intelligence and machine learning, and the challenges and opportunities in managing cross-border regions. Institutes are facilitated by professionals from the Canada Border Services Agency, the Pacific North West Economic Region, and the World Customs Organization, as well as leading academics in the field of border studies.
Upon successful completion of this program you will be able to:
Recently, issues related to migration, border control, and trade have entered mainstream discourse due to increased focus on nationalism and the COVID-19 pandemic. This program provides an opportunity to engage with specialists on current issues pertaining to trade and customs. The program will appeal to professionals working in related sectors and to students and academics interested in border studies, trade and customs, and public policy. Interested community members are also welcome in the program.
This stream is composed of three institutes, which can be taken in any order. In order to fulfill the program requirements and receive a professional development certificate, you must successfully complete three required institutes.