Ascend to Excellence: Conquer the Seven Summits of Global Trade with Digital Badges

The Seven Summits Global Trade Challenge, pioneered by the Global Trade Professionals Alliance (GTPA), features a digital badge awards program.

This program acknowledges and celebrates individuals' achievements and proficiency in global trade, without the necessity of certification, except at certain progression levels.

About the Seven Summits Challenge

The Seven Summits Challenge represents a transformative journey for professionals seeking to excel in the dynamic realm of global trade. Inspired by the ambition of mountaineers conquering the highest peaks on each continent, this challenge invites participants to ascend through various levels of expertise, culminating in the pinnacle achievement of summiting Mount Everest—the ultimate symbol of mastery in global trade.

Digital Badge Awards Program Overview

The Digital Badge Awards Program as part of the Seven Summits Challenge offers a dynamic and flexible pathway to demonstrate your expertise in global trade. These digital badges serve as portable and verifiable representations of your skills and knowledge, allowing you to showcase your achievements across professional platforms.

Unlike traditional certification programs, participation in this digital badge awards program does not require formal assessment or examination.

Instead, individuals earn badges upon completion of relevant education programs offered by GTPA and EMTC or by third parties.

We do not limit how you receive your knowledge and from whom. This approach ensures accessibility to a wide range of professionals, regardless of their background or prior experience.

Benefits of Digital Badges

Portable: Digital badges can be easily shared across professional networking platforms, resumes, and online profiles, enhancing visibility and credibility in the global trade community.

Flexible: Participants have the flexibility to earn badges at their own pace and convenience, tailoring their professional development journey to their individual needs and aspirations.

Recognition: Digital badges serve as tangible symbols of accomplishment, providing motivation and recognition for participants' dedication and expertise in global trade and supply chain management.

Networking Opportunities: Digital badges attract attention from peers, potential employers, and collaborators, leading to valuable connections within the global trade community.

Continuous Learning: Earning digital badges encourages continuous learning and skill development, fostering a culture of lifelong learning within the industry.

Global Recognition: Badges earned through reputable organisations carry global recognition, signifying to employers worldwide that the badge holder possesses relevant skills and knowledge in global trade and supply chain management.

Career Advancement: Displaying digital badges enhances career prospects by showcasing commitment to professional development, increasing the likelihood of career advancement opportunities.

Demonstrated Competency: Digital badges offer a transparent way to demonstrate competency in specific areas of expertise, allowing professionals to differentiate themselves in the job market and showcase their ability to tackle real-world challenges effectively.

Join the Journey

Embark on the Seven Summits Challenge and earn digital badges as you progress through the various levels of expertise in global trade with the option of undertaking GTPA and EMTC training programs.

Whether you're an aspiring professional or a seasoned expert, this program offers a flexible and rewarding pathway to showcase your skills and expertise on a global scale. Unlock the potential of digital badges and elevate your profile as a global trade.

Join us on the journey towards excellence in global trade—where every step forward is recognised and celebrated with a digital badge.

Who should apply?

Aspiring Trade Professionals: Individuals who are new to the field of international trade and supply chain management and are looking for opportunities to develop their skills and establish credibility in the industry.

Experienced Trade Practitioners: Seasoned professionals who have been working in the field for some time and are seeking avenues for continuous learning, skill enhancement, and career advancement.

Freelancers and Independent Consultants: Self-employed professionals who operate within the global trade and are interested in showcasing their expertise to potential clients and partners.

Mid-level and Senior Managers: Professionals holding managerial positions within companies involved in global trade, who aim to stay updated with industry trends and best practices while demonstrating leadership in their field.

Entrepreneurs and Business Owners: Individuals who own or manage businesses engaged in global trade activities and are looking to expand their knowledge and skills to drive business growth and success.

What are the fees?

Per digital badge: $50 USD.