The BTS Commerce International is a theoretical and practical training of BAC + 2 level that allows students to acquire the knowledge and know-how necessary to conduct activities related to international trading.
Since September 2007, the BTS Commerce International has been recognized at the European level. It has been drawn up jointly with the competent authorities of the following European countries: Spain – France – Greece – Italy – Netherlands – Portugal – Romania – Slovenia – Switzerland. Other interested European countries are likely to adopt it.
The awarding of this diploma allows the student to obtain 120 ECTS (European Credits Transfer System) credits recognized throughout the European Union, thus facilitating his/her professional integration or pursuing studies.
BTS Commerce International has been preparing at the Lycée Saint-Marc in Lyon since September 1991. It became a BTS with a European reference in September 2007. It is accessible to holde; ES, STG, L or S.
OBJECTIVES OF THE TRAINING OF BTS INTERNATIONAL TRADE
Thanks to the lessons mentioned above, the BTS Commerce International allows to acquire skills in order to:
- Know and choose foreign markets
- Organize import or export operations
- Develop trade flows of goods and services between countries
INTERNATIONAL TRADE, A FULL EXPANSION
The new context of international trade activities linked to economic, sociological and technological developments, increased competitiveness and global trade flows requires highly skilled professionals capable of mastering all dimensions of international action and Adapted to foreign sociocultural contexts.
OPPORTUNITIES OF THE BTS INTERNATIONAL TRADE
Post BTS Commerce International and after a first experience as Export Sales Assistant, Import Assistant, Assistant Freight Forwarder or Assistant to the Area Manager, Assistant to the Head of Product Assistant, Sales Administration Assistant or International Procurement Assistant, the following positions are available:
- Commercial export
- International project manager
- Freight Agent
- Area Manager
- Product manager
- Head of Sales Administration
- International buyer
- Commercial Development Officer