Our Trade Education Programs

At the Hinrich Foundation we believe that the most effective way to promote sustainable trade is to invest in human capital. Our education programs aim to provide the foundational knowledge about sustainable global trade to key stakeholders, and to create the next generation of global trade leaders for building leadership in trade.

Our scholars form part of the Hinrich Foundation community where they can exchange ideas with their peers about trade sustainability and have access to lifelong learning and career opportunities.

What we offer

Global Trade Leader scholarships

Global Trade Leader scholarships

This program recognizes that achieving sustainable global trade requires talented and well-trained people. We provide master’s degree scholarships at reputable institutions around the world, for individuals involved in global trade as business practitioners or policy makers or interested in developing careers in global trade.

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>Trade-focused courses for SMEs

Trade-focused courses for SMEs

SMEs account for over 97% of all business in Asia and employ over half the Asian workforce (Source: APEC.) Given the key role they play in Asia’s economy, we created courses in South East Asia to educate SMEs about sustainable trade. Offered throughout South East Asia, SMEs can learn how to and strengthen their international market entry and export management skills.

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Hinrich Trade Negotiation Simulation

Hinrich Trade Negotiation Simulation

We offer this experiential learning program in Asia where seasoned trade negotiators give a recent trade university students and young professionals deep insight into the challenges and dynamics of multiparty international trade negotiations.

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International trade training for journalists

International trade training for journalists

We run short courses in Asia for journalists from all over the world, with the goal of deepening their knowledge and understanding of trade issues.

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Hinrich Foundation Alumni Association

Individuals who have benefited from our Global Trade Leader Program are invited to join the Hinrich Foundation Alumni Association. It was established to create a community of individuals committed to promoting sustainable global trade and to help provide opportunities for lifelong learning through mentoring, professional development, training and knowledge sharing among Hinrich Foundation alumni.

The association also serves to nurture the future leaders for the Hinrich Foundation.