Export Control Regulations And Compliance | Worldwide

All about regulatory framework governing the export of sensitive goods, technologies, dual-use and defense equipments
(82) Ratings
728 students
Created by Dr. Vijesh Jain

What you'll learn

  • Understanding the scope and importance of export control regulations in international trade. Identifying risks and consequences associated with non-compliance
  • Overview of major international export control regimes like the Wassenaar Arrangement, MTCR, NSG, and Australia Group. Understanding the objectives, scope etc.
  • Defining and recognizing dual-use items, defense articles, and strategic goods and technologies. Classifying and controlling these items.
  • Exploring key export control laws and regulations such as EAR, Export Control Act, and Dual-Use Regulation. Understanding licensing requirements, exemptions etc
  • Overview of the export licensing process, including types of licenses and application procedures. Documenting and adhering to licensing requirements.
  • Developing effective export compliance programs within organizations. Implementing internal controls and procedures for compliance monitoring.
  • Conducting risk assessments for export transactions. Screening customers, partners, and transactions to ensure compliance. Identifying red flags and indicators
  • Understanding enforcement authorities and agencies responsible for export control enforcement. Exploring penalties for export control violations
  • Overview of export control compliance audits and their importance. Planning, conducting, and addressing audit findings effectively.
  • Assessing the impact of emerging technologies on export control regulations. Adapting to evolving regulatory landscapes and future trends in export control.
This course includes:
3.5 total hours on-demand video
1 articles
24 downloadable resources
37 lessons
Full lifetime access
Access on mobile and TV
Certificate of completion

Course content


  • Foundational Knowledge: A basic understanding of international trade practices, regulations, and terminology would be beneficial. This could include familiarity with concepts such as imports, exports, customs procedures, and supply chain management.
  • Legal Understanding: An awareness of legal frameworks and regulatory compliance principles would be advantageous. This could include knowledge of business law, trade law, or international law.
  • Industry Experience: While not mandatory, participants with prior experience in industries related to international trade, export/import compliance, regulatory affairs, or supply chain management may find the course content more relatable and applicable to their professional roles.


In today’s interconnected global economy, navigating the complex landscape of export control regulations is paramount for organizations engaged in international trade. This online course, “Export Control Regulations And Compliance | Worldwide,” provides a comprehensive overview of the regulatory frameworks governing the export of sensitive goods, technologies, dual-use items, and defense equipment across various jurisdictions.

Participants will delve into the intricate web of export control laws and regulations established by different countries and international bodies, including but not limited to the Wassenaar Arrangement, the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR), the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), and the Australia Group. Through a series of modules, learners will explore key concepts, principles, and classifications integral to understanding export controls, including the identification of controlled items, technology transfer restrictions, end-use monitoring, and compliance obligations.

Design and implement robust export control compliance programs

The course will equip participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to design and implement robust export control compliance programs within their organizations. Topics covered will include risk assessment methodologies, screening and due diligence procedures, record-keeping requirements, and internal controls for managing export compliance risks effectively.

Drawing on real-world case studies and practical examples, participants will gain insights into best practices for navigating the complexities of global trade while mitigating regulatory risks and ensuring compliance with export control laws. Additionally, the course will address emerging trends and challenges in the field of export controls, such as the impact of evolving technologies, changes in geopolitical dynamics, and the growing emphasis on supply chain security.

By the end of the course, participants will have developed a comprehensive understanding of export control regulations and compliance frameworks, enabling them to proactively manage compliance risks, enhance business operations, and maintain the integrity of international trade activities.

Course Objectives:

  1. Understand the regulatory frameworks governing the export of sensitive goods, technologies, and defense equipment worldwide.

  2. Identify key concepts and classifications relevant to export control compliance, including controlled items and technology transfer restrictions.

  3. Develop strategies for designing and implementing robust export control compliance programs within organizations.

  4. Learn best practices for conducting risk assessments, screening procedures, and internal controls to mitigate compliance risks effectively.

  5. Explore emerging trends and challenges in export controls and develop strategies for adapting to evolving regulatory landscapes.

  6. Acquire practical skills for ensuring compliance with export control laws while optimizing international trade activities.

Target Audience:

This course is designed for professionals involved in international trade, export compliance, regulatory affairs, supply chain management, and legal counsel within organizations engaged in the export of sensitive goods, technologies, and defense equipment. It is also suitable for government officials, consultants, and individuals seeking to enhance their understanding of export control regulations and compliance requirements.

Who this course is for:

  • Export Managers and Compliance Officers: Professionals responsible for managing export operations and ensuring compliance with export control regulations within their organizations.
  • Regulatory Affairs Specialists: Individuals tasked with interpreting and implementing export control laws and regulations to ensure legal compliance in international trade activities.
  • Legal Counsel and Corporate Lawyers: Legal professionals seeking to deepen their understanding of export control regulations and develop strategies to mitigate legal risks associated with international trade.
  • Supply Chain Managers and Logistics Professionals: Professionals involved in managing supply chain logistics and transportation, seeking to understand export control requirements and ensure seamless movement of goods across borders.
  • Government Officials and Policy Makers: Officials working in government agencies responsible for crafting, enforcing, or overseeing export control policies and regulations.
  • Consultants and Advisors: Professionals providing advisory services to businesses on export compliance matters, including risk assessment, due diligence, and compliance program development.
  • Business Owners and Entrepreneurs: Individuals operating businesses engaged in international trade who wish to enhance their knowledge of export control regulations and implement effective compliance measures.
  • Students and Academics: Students pursuing degrees or courses related to international business, law, or regulatory affairs, as well as academics conducting research in the field of export controls and compliance.
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