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Welcome to GDP KnowHow, the home of
trade, investment, business and the economy!

As an economic development professional, you need to have a deep understanding of global market dynamics and how different industries interact with each other on a daily basis.

GDP Global’s e-learning resources at GDP KnowHow can help you enhance your skills and knowledge in all of these areas. Through its subscription services provide you can access to specifically e-learning courses. The learning insights feature the latest thinking on key issues in economic development, innovation, business development, trade and investment promotion, place marketing and much more.

With GDP KnowHow plugged into your organisation you will benefit from updated knowledge and critical skills that will enhance both personal effectiveness and organisational performance.

FDI and Investment Promotion

GDP KnowHow is the right solution for trade and investment promotion. The professional learning platform​ has more than 50 eLearning modules (and growing) that are also packaged in to popular courses in economic development, investment promotion, export promotion and more.

Trade and Export Promotion

Learn up on such topics as “The Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights TRIPS” or ‘Investor Development and Servicing’ or ‘Trade Promotion Essentials’ or ‘Digital Marketing in Investment Promotion’ or “Marine Insurance in International Trade

Frequently Asked Questions

There are many reasons for the increasing success of new forms of training such as online learning or E-learning:

  • Minimise the need to travel, saving time and budget.
  • The power and universality of the internet and information technology makes it easy to learn online.
  • The increasing need for specialised training for professionals working in the knowledge economy.
  • GDP Global’s online learning resource GDP KnowHow is an innovative solution to cover this need, accessible 24/7.

Learners can study at their own speed, whether at home, in the office or travelling. Learners can set their own study schedule, without losing time commuting to a classroom.

GDP KnowHow courses include a variety of content and learner interactions to ensure a great learning experience and support your learning and workplace needs:

  1. Every GDP KnowHow course includes a high-resolution video recording of live training sessions.
  2. Lecture videos are professionally edited with on-screen comments and highlighting.
  3. Learners can access some downloadable learning materials, planning guides and templates that can be used directly in their job.
  4. Learners can test their new insights via online quizzes, group case studies and personal assignments.

GDP KnowHow eLearning courses are typically delivered to a cohort of learners to enhance the learning experience start on a specific date.

Much eLearning is supported with live web tutorials, so that queries can be put directly to the experts:

  • Team interaction is encouraged in set GDP KnowHow courses, working on assignments together, thereby sharing experiences on problem solving and innovative thinking.
  • Regular GDP KnowHow courses also contain options to participate in classroom programmes, held throughout the year in different parts of the world.

GDP KnowHow has many eLearning courses and modules in economic development, investment promotion, export promotion and related topics.  These are being added to all the time.

GDP KnowHow’s list of courses covers the most important topics in economic development, foreign direct investment promotion and trade promotion.

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GDP KnowHow courses are designed to suit different skills levels and learning interests.

There are challenging courses for experts and ambitious professionals. Shorter courses are for individuals who want to be able to quickly brush up on the latest knowledge in relation to a particular topic. The choice is yours.

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Learners can study individually but enhanced learning experiences are available in groups.

GDP KnowHow eLearning courses for groups start on a specific date as advertised. eLearning is supported with regular live web tutorials with the training team, so that you can put your queries directly to the experts.

Team interaction is also encouraged when working on assignments together, thereby sharing experiences on problem solving and innovative thinking.

Regular GDP KnowHow courses also contain options to participate in classroom programmes, held throughout the year in different parts of the world.

Course prices can vary by country, for groups and for depth of training.

GDP KnowHow courses are made available to professionals across continents including developing countries and least developed countries.

In order to establish fair pricing developing countries receive discounts to reflect fairly the limitations on training budgets. This pricing will be reflected on the GDP KnowHow website following registration.

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GDP KnowHow is a trading name of GDP Global Development Ltd (GDP Global) for the global delivery of training courses and other digital solutions for economic promotion. 

GDP Global is recognised internationally as an accredited training centre with NCFE, a leading UK qualifications awarding organisation regulated by the UK’s qualification regulators, Ofqual.

GDP KnowHow flagship courses have been accredited by NCFE demonstrating their quality and rigor.   (Note:  Accredited courses are specialist qualifications and not regulated or nationally recognised as qualifications for members of the public.)

All courses are designed exclusively for professionals working in government and private sectors promoting foreign direct investment (FDI), trade, exports and economic development.

GDP KnowHow and GDP Global combined have in excess of 20 years’ experience providing training to a diverse range of learners around the world and have an established equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) policy. All courses conform in content and delivery to the EDI policy.

Visit NCFE for more information about accreditation.

As a division of GDP Global Development Ltd, GDP KnowHow is certified as an Approved Learning Centre by NFCE.

NCFE is an a qualifications' awarding organisation approved and regulated by the UK’s Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) – England’s statutory regulator for qualifications.

GDP KnowHow’s customised qualifications in investment and trade promotion are reviewed regularly by the NCFE. This recognition helps GDP KnowHow to remain a global leader in skills development.

Trainers on all courses are experts and fully qualified in their specialisms.

For more information visit NCFE.

GDP KnowHow is an exclusive learning platform for professionals working in government and the private sector, who are engaged in promoting foreign direct investment, trade, exports and economic development.

Whether you’re a senior executive starting a new position or an ambitious professional intent on expanding your knowhow, you will find your perfect accredited / certified course amongst those catalogued on GDP KnowHow.

NCFE is a leading UK qualifications' awarding organisation, regulated by the UK qualification regulator Ofqual. NCFE is subject to each of the regulators’ Conditions of Recognition. As such, NCFE has a responsibility to ensure that all training centres adhere to the same standards and conditions.

For more information visit NCFE

All registration fees are quoted in currencies excluding VAT/GST or other sales taxes. Country applicable taxes will be charged at the point of payment when users choose to pay by credit card or on invoice. Further details can be found in GDP KnowHow Terms & Conditions.

GDP KnowHow prides itself on winning full customer satisfaction. If there is anything you are not fully content with the service provided at any time we want to hear from you. Please contact us. Refer to Terms and Conditions for more information.

In a competitive
global market,
knowledge is key!

In a competitive
global market,
knowledge is key!

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Business & Investment Attraction Manager

Priority One Western Bay of Plenty

GDP KnowHow

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