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About the Chamber of Commerce

The Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce champions economic prosperity and quality of life for the Los Angeles region by being the voice of business, promoting collaboration and helping members grow. The Chamber advocates on behalf of over 235,000 businesses and 650,000 employees while representing more than 35 industries. Learn more.

About World Trade Week

For more than 90 years, World Trade Week (WTW), an initiative of the L.A. Area Chamber, has been the most extensive and unique program of its kind in the country. WTW dedicates itself to educating the public on the importance and benefits of global trade on the local and national economy through a series of educational programs and events.

World trade is celebrated throughout the month of May with more than 30 events hosted by partnering organizations in Southern California that are jump started by the Chamber’s Annual WTW Kickoff Breakfast with more than 800 guests. WTW supports college and high school scholarships, high school student and career counselor workshops, as well as briefings for civic and business leaders interested in benefiting from the global economy. Learn more.

Our Sponsor

UCLA Extension

UCLA Extension, a proud sponsor of World Trade Week and the Chamber’s Career Guide, offers various pathways for meeting the educational needs of individual clients and organizations:

  • Extension offers an International Trade and Commerce program that can enhance the perspective and performance of both new and experienced professionals working in international trade. Courses offer in-depth coverage of the business, economic, and political forces shaping the international marketplace. Instructors are highly experienced professionals, many of whom are currently engaged in running and supporting international business operations. Students may take individual courses or earn a professional certificate.

  • Extension’s Department of Custom Programs & Corporate Education can adapt courses and certificate programs spanning various disciplines. Programs can be offered in various instructional intensive formats, which can be anywhere from one to twelve weeks in length. Custom-designed programs can be delivered at UCLA Extension campuses in Westwood, Downtown Los Angeles, Woodland Hills, online, or at a client’s worksite in the U.S or abroad. The Custom Programs team is experienced not only with designing these programs, but also with coordinating tuition reimbursement from corporations that pay for employee learning.

Our program offers excellent value:

  • Our instructors are highly experienced professionals

  • Custom-designed programs

  • Ongoing certificate advisory services help students plan their course of study based on their needs and schedules

  • Flexibility for completing coursework through live classroom sessions or instructor-led online classes

  • Career development opportunities through an internship program, networking events, and professional association affiliations

Don’t wait! Begin your adventure today!  For information on the International Trade & Commerce courses, call 310-206-5117 or click here. For more information on Custom Programs & Corporate Education, call 310-206-7341) or click here.

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