Tekle Sebhatu, STC International, a specialist Business Trainer from Brentwood | Expertbase

Tekle S.'s Profile

Export / Import Practice Management
Tekle holds a Ph.D. in International Trade and an MBA in Industrial and Business Management. He has nearly 20 years of domestic and international business experiences.

Tekle provides face-to-face export/import management training to businesses and entrepreneurs at the Bay Area World Trade Center in California. He teaches an online course in Import/Export Trade Operation at the University of California at Berkeley, Extension Online, as well as International Business courses for Strayer University, the University of Phoenix and Colorado Technical University Online.

Among his recent participation includes a Master Class workshop "Successful Growth Strategies by Effective Identification of Company Readiness and Best Approaches to Export Marketing" at the Asian Commercial Shipping Summit 2006, organized by the International Quality and Productivity Center (IQPC) in Singapore and during eBay Live! 2006 convention in Las Vegas conducted "Importing 101 for Small and Medium Enterprise (SME)" workshop organized by Alibaba.com.

As a consultant he has helped his clients define objectives assess importing/exporting operations and profit growth opportunities, devised plans based on findings of analytical studies. He has cultivated relationships with buyers and negotiated import/export agreements. For his clients he has conducted extensive market research to determine viability of new business venture.

He has also offered executive leadership and successfully navigated international business challenges. He provided expertise and consultative services focused on sales and marketing strategies to elevate revenues for global businesses.

In addition to his consulting business, he provides practical trade insights and timely expert advice using articles and live sessions in crucial import/export issues for Alibaba.com’s Resources Channel. Tekle’s academic credentials and professional experience provide a solid foundation for practical information discerning international traders can use.

His previous international business and marketing experiences include consulting for BAYTRADE, an export promotion organization, and for the Small Business Development Center/Center for International Trade and Development. He has also taught at Georgetown University School of Continuing Education, the University of California at Santa Cruz Extension and other colleges in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area, California. He has conducted live training for entrepreneurs using satellite broadcast for the African Virtual University (AVU), a World Bank spin-off.

Tekle: Overview

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Fluent Languages

English

Publications

Organizational and product readiness for Export in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area. MI: UMI Number 9840078
1998 Articles: -Approaches to Importing/Exporting -Essentials To Export/Import Success -Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) Making Export/Import Decisions -How to Use and Select Import Agents and Customs Brokers -Preventing Fraud When Sourcing From Overseas Several YouTube Videos

Career Highlights

Ph.D. International Trade

Tekle's Work Experience

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Tekle's International Experience Visualised
Russia
Singapore
USA

Tekle: Insights

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Delivery Styles

Virtual
In Person

Expert Category

Business Trainers

Travels from

Brentwood, USA

Citizen of

USA

Gender

Male

Age-Group

61 to 65

Tekle's Fees

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Strengths

- Strong Business Acuity. - Well Versed In In Multicultural Business Environment- Proven Success Implementing Changes To Move Business To The Next Level.

Hobbies

Reading
Exercise And Some Sports.

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Tekle's Expertise

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International Business and Trade

29 Years of Experience
Expert knowledge of international trade with emphasis in import/export products and services as well as related regulatory guidelines to ensure strict compliance. Verifiable success boosting client/company businesses. Experience negotiating with domestic and international businesses at all levels of organizations. Strong business acuity. Well versed in multicultural business environments and related traditions/practices.
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Education and Training

30 Years of Experience
Broad background in training and education, delivering one-on-one and group instruction to multi-industry professionals with all levels of experience. Adept in traditional classroom practices, as well as cutting-edge online, distance-learning. Export/import management training to businesses and entrepreneurs at the Bay Area World Trade Center. Teachings include an online course in Import/Export Trade Operation at the University of California at Berkeley, Extension Online, as well as International Business courses for Strayer University, the University of Phoenix and Colorado Technical University Online.
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Business Development

34 Years of Experience
Strong background providing strategic business development guidance to advance profit growth. Committed to responsive client services, defining needs, formulating customized plans, and providing sound advice to move business forward. Proven success implementing change to move businesses to the next level and generate double-digit increases.
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Business Articles by Tekle

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5 High-Value, Free, Ad-Free & Full-Text Articles

Advantages And Challenges Of Exporting

Any company, before committing its resources to venture in the export business, must carefully assess the advantages and disadvantages of exporting into ...
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Using Proforma Invoice Will Help To Increase Your Profit

It is common occurrence that most exporters provide their buyers very limited information when asked for quotation. This lack of detail and accurate information ...
60   |   94.95 K   |   7 min

Essentials To Export/Import Success

There is no question that operating an import/export business is inevitably more complicated and risky than operating business in the domestic markets. ...
59   |   13.02 K   |   6 min

Approaches To Importing/Exporting

The approach your company pursues to its import/export operation depends on host of factors. With several approaches available, choosing the best for your ...
73   |   11.82 K   |   7 min

Preventing Fraud When Sourcing From Overseas

A con artist can be anywhere-anytime and he or she is just a click away from his "mark" a language used by con artists to identify a victim. Anonymity, ...
50   |   7.67 K   |   6 min

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