Working together to support build Global Trade Capabilities, Networks and Recognition

The Global Trade Professionals Alliance (GTPA) is a global trade organisation dedicated to the development of international standards to harmonise and facilitate inclusive and trusted trade.

GTPA offers a series of solutions for education providers to support the delivery of ISO/IEC standards and capability programmes in strategic alliance with the GTPA via experiential learning pathways, partnerships on GTPA initiatives and executive education programmes, and offering solutions to students.


Global Trade Capability Accelerator (GTCA) Programme:

  • Offers students an opportunity to work on a two-week real-world business problem
  • Connects student teams with interest or expertise in particular markets to undertake research/analysis projects through a gamified project learning app
  • Students act as business consultants to conduct market research analysis for an exporter or trade professional


Trade Education Tools:

  • Experiential learning pathways and solutions
  • Approval as an education delivery partner for pathway to Certification for Global Trade Professionals under ISO/IEC 17024
  • Alliance partner in the Seven Summits Trade Challenge (SSTC)
  • Delivery partnership on Adaptive Leadership in a Globalised World executive education programme
  • Delivery partnership on Continuing Professionals Development (CPD) Programme

Projects and Programmes for Students:

  • Global Trade Accelerator International Business Nano-Project for students
  • Market entry consulting micro-projects, connecting students with businesses
  • Trade internships and mentoring


  • ISO/IEC 17024 certification for global trade professionals
  • Approved education partner under ISO/IEC 17024 for global trade professionals


  • Licensing arrangements for tools and services
  • Strategic alliance with GTPA
  • Contract delivery by GTPA
  • Collaboration on research grants

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