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Hinrich Foundation opens Global Trade Leader Development Program offering
complete career path in international trade with fully sponsored master’s degree

Employers include Knoll Printing & Packaging, Global Sources and Hinrich Foundation with master’s studies at Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong Poly University and National University of Singapore

HO CHI MINH CITY, Dec. 12, 2017– The Hinrich Foundation ( has opened applications ( for the 2018 Hinrich Global Trade Leader Development Program. This program offers career development with a leading company engaged in international trade plus a fully sponsored master’s degree overseas.

The Global Trade Leader Program is proven pathway to leadership and career advancement in trade. It is designed for people passionate about exports who aspire to reach their full potential, with an aptitude to earn a master’s degree, have the drive for career growth and possess strong leadership potential.

Key components of this turnkey program include:

  • Fully sponsored international study and training programs
  • Skills enhancement with Work Integrated Learning
  • Trade career development with their future employer
  • Powerful lifelong network via the Hinrich Foundation Alumni Association
  • Opportunity to build their success and leadership

The program team also works with the Global Trade Leaders to develop their soft skills and business acumen.

Career development and master’s scholarships now open:

“This unique life-changing opportunity is for those who aspire to succeed through career growth and higher education,” said Alex Boome, Program Director of the Hinrich Foundation. “For people ready to invest in their future success together with their employer, the university and the Hinrich Foundation, we invite them to apply for the Program.”

One Global Trade Leader alumnus, Khiem Vu, said: “The Hinrich Foundation has shaped my personality, my career as well as my attitude towards work. Being part of the scholarship program exposed me to a very high standard of education, the type I may not have received otherwise. I feel that the opportunities that surround me today are all thanks to the Foundation.”

For further information, visit our website or email the Hinrich Foundation team at

About the Hinrich Foundation

The Hinrich Foundation ( believes sustainable global trade promotes economic prosperity and peace. It aims to encourage individuals, the private sector and governments to drive innovation and competitiveness in trade-related activities by focusing on three program areas:

Trade Career Development: Through our Hinrich Global Trade Leader Development Program, we work with companies that drive international trade, and with universities to develop next-generation leadership talent for the export sector. For people who aspire to grow their careers in trade, we offer fully sponsored master’s degrees and careers upon graduation (

Export Trade Assistance: We offer practical trade services to promote and coach producers on how to participate more effectively in global trade (

International Trade Research: To advance productive trade relationships between countries through open, fact-based dialogues, we initiate thought leadership research, elicit opinions and disseminate information about global trade to encourage informed debate and balanced policy making (