CGBP Info

 

CGBP Program Accreditation

As Approved by the NASBITE Board of Governors & CGBP Accreditation Task Force on October 24, 2009. Revised by the NASBITE Board of Governors and CBBP Accreditation Task Force on April 7, 2010.

Accreditation Requirements


  1. Completion of Program Accreditation Application
  2. Program curriculum and learning objectives align with the four domains of the CGBP rubric
  3. The program accreditation evaluation will consider the pre-requisites organizations or universities require for accepting students in the process. These requirements may be based on specific courses taken previously, education levels, and/or life experience
  4. Professional development programs must be in good standing with and meet or exceed minimum requirements for the organization and type of credit being provided [i.e., CPE, CLE, …]
  5. University/college courses should meet or exceed the minimum requirements of the accredited offering institution
  6. Prior to accreditation application, the program must have been provided to a group of participants at least two times

Application Requirements - Training Organizations
Training organizations shall provide the following information:

  1. The number of CGBP training seminars organized and the number of participants each year including the focus of the training. Online offerings will submit the number of CGBP training seminars organized if not continuously offered and the number of participants each year.
  2. Program overview with training agenda
  3. A list of international trade related services
  4. The number of years providing international trade services or training
  5. List of trainers that are CGBP certified with resumes and/or CVs. At least one trainer from the organization must be CGBP certified (Note: exceptions can be made in cases that a trainer participated in the exam question writing/approval with NASBITE International)
  6. A list of all program materials including but not limited to textbooks, handouts, websites, and supplemental materials that were used by trainers and participants will be reviewed prior to accreditation (Note: The CGBP Accreditation Committee may request the applicant submit copies, samples or extracts of any or all training materials for review)

Application Requirements - Universities/Colleges
Universities/Colleges shall provide the following information:

  1. Number of semesters/terms the course(s) have been taught with CGBP training content as defined by NASBITE International
  2. Syllabus(i) of supporting courses with CGBP training content as defined by NASBITE International
  3. Requirements of any IB minor, major or certificate offered
  4. List of trainers that are CGBP certified with resumes and/or CVs. At least one instructor teaching the CGBP course should be CBGP certified (Note: exceptions can be made in cases that a trainer participated in the exam question writing/approval with NASBITE)
  5. A list of all program materials including but not limited to textbooks, handouts, websites, and supplemental materials that were used by trainers and participants will be reviewed prior to accreditation (Note: The CGBP Accreditation Committee may request the applicant submit copies, samples or extracts of any or all training materials for review)

Accreditation Validity Period
Program Accreditation will be valid for a period of three years.

Accreditation Fees

  1. A non-refundable fee of $150 must be paid at the time of application. If the program is approved, the fee will be applied to the first year’s accreditation fee
  2. Program Accreditation fee is $400 per year and include use of the NASBITE International Logo, listing on the NASBITE CGBP webpage and membership of one director. If an institution wishes to pay all three years in advance, the total fee is $1000

Accreditation Review Frequency

  1. The accreditation committee will accept applications for review 2 times per year
  2. Deadlines will be posted on the NASBITE CGBP Website

CGBP Logo Usage

  1. The accredited program will have the right to use the NASBITE CGBP logo on all training, marketing and promotional materials
  2. The logo may be used as long as the program is maintains accredited status with NASBITE International

Continuance of Accreditation

  1. Completion of CGBP Program Accreditation Continuance Application
  2. Submit proof of performance with an average CGBP exam pass rate of 75% for the past two years with at least three sittings of students during the former accreditation period
  3. Submit documentation of any changes or updates made to program and/or trainers/educators
  4. Continuance of CGBP Program Accreditation will be valid for three years
  5. CGBP Program Accreditation Continuance Fees are the same as above