As an Approved Education Provider, an organisation can apply for accreditation of:
- Degree or diploma courses recognised as an approved learning pathway for specific levels of GTP certification.
- Short term education courses or programs that address specific units of competency required for certification under the GTP Programme and ongoing
Continual Professional Development (CPD) activity.
- profiled on the GTPA website and wider communications
- discounted and fast tracked GTP certification for students
- use the approved ISO/IEC 17024 Approved Course Provider logo for your own marketing activity;
- a global CPD alumni to promote CPD activates
- governments and industry both domestically and internationally
- research reports on skills need and required competencies
- opportunities for international collaboration on the development, delivery or tendering of education and training
- access to share knowledge and insights.
Our goal is to bring people together to:
- build professional capabilities in trade
- elevate the profile of trade
- advocate the benefits and opportunities of trade
- facilitate networking
- improve the performance and success of companies in global trade
- boost the efficiency of trade processes.
Featured GTPA Member
Ziyaad Ebrahim, GTP
Ziyaad has close to fifteen years of experience in international trade and development.He joined the World Trade Organization (WTO) after serving 12 years in various positions within the Government of Seychelles, where he comes from.
During his time in the Government of Seychelles, he was directly involved in trade, investment and general economic policy formulation and implementation.He also has experience on WTO accession and was involved in FTA negotiations with the European Union and within the Eastern and Southern African region. He has also worked with international organisations such as the IMF, World Bank and the African Development Bank on Structural Adjustment Programmes, private sector and MSME development initiatives including gender empowerment projects.
In his current role with the WTO, he coordinates the work of the WTO LDC Group in the ongoing trade negotiations.He also monitors and assists LDC participation in specific areas of the negotiations which include Special and Differential Treatment (S&DT), fisheries subsidies, trade facilitation and LDC accession negotiations.
He is fluent in English and has working knowledge of French.
Ziyaad was one of the first people globally to be certified as a Global Trade Professional in the area of Trade Management.