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 to assist government organisations to build the capacity of their representatives to understand international trade and the needs of internationally trading businesses in order to offer more targeted and efficient support services. In addition, government organisations can also leverage our offerings for global trading businesses and individual trade experts to engage businesses.


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

Global Business Catalyst Programme (GBCP):

  • Global Business Diagnostic Tool
  • eCommerce Diagnostic Tool
  • eCommerce training solutions
  • Experimental learning solutions to advance internal capability and capacity
  • Online business mentoring programme
  • Certification of Global Trading business under ISO/IEC 17065
  • Links to global networks and supply chain opportunities
  • Links to globally certified trade services under ISO/IEC 17065
  • Participation in the building integrity into global value chains solution


Internal capability assessment:

  • Bespoke assessment of institutional trade capacity
  • Bespoke skills gap analysis of internal trade capabilities

Professional Development for Internal Staff:

  • Executive training programs for staff and accredited training pathways
  • Ongoing professional development pathways for staff
  • Training pathways and solutions delivery via experiential learning programs
  • Participation in Seven Summits Trade Challenge (SSTC) programme

International Recognition and Networks:

  • Certification as a Global Trade Professional under ISO/IEC 17024


  • ISO/IEC 17024 certification for global trade professionals
  • ISO/IEC 17065 certification for global consulting services
  • ISO/IEC 22095 for sustainable supply chains


  • Licensing arrangements for tools and services
  • Strategic alliance with GTPA
  • Contract delivery by GTPA

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