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IOE Summit - Exporting: "if we keep doing what we're doing..."

It is the stated goal of the government to achieve £1 trillion in exports by 2020 but if we keep doing what we’re doing, at the present rate of growth – £300bn exports in 2012 and £304bn in 2013 – we simply will not meet this ambitious target by 2020. ... So what needs to change?


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Learning from the CO-op?

It was with some surprise that Lesley Batchelor, the Director General of the Institute of Export heard that Richard Pennycook, the CEO of the CO-operative Group, found it difficult to manage the levels of management and the volunteer governance structure he had inherited - especially when it reflected the way in which many trade associations and professional bodies conduct themselves. Like many institutions incorporated in the last century (the Institute of Export was established in 1935),...

IOE celebrates record number of Foundation Degree graduates

We are celebrating the success of the largest cohort of students to graduate from our flagship two year Foundation Degree in Professional Practice in International Trade. Students completed the internationally accredited course which has been developed by the IOE in partnership with Anglia Ruskin University to specifically meet the needs of businesses and their employees trading in a competitive global market. IOE Chairman, Ian Taylor together with the Institute’s Director of...

IOE Vice President helps the next generation of entrepreneurs

The IOE would like to extend its warmest congratulations to our Vice President, Dr Rami Ranger MBE, on the opening of a new centre for graduate entrepreneurship which has been created in his name at the London South Bank University. A passionate advocate for both education and entrepreneurialism, Dr Ranger, a five time winner of The Queen's Awards for Enterprise in International Trade, recently donated a quarter of million pounds to the university to support student entrepreneurship...

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"Studying with the Institute of Export and International Trade has been valuable in increasing my knowledge and understanding of the complexities of international trade...
Kate Willars