International Trade

Integrating exchange rate realities into your operations management

Maintain your international competitive edge

Friday, April 17, 2015 from 8:30 A.M. to noon


Normand Faubert

Normand Faubert

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  • A professional with more than twenty years of experience in currency markets and the use of derivatives as hedging instruments.
  • An experienced manager at Canadian and foreign banks.
  • A media collaborator as a specialist in currency markets.
  • The author of Maintenez votre avantage concurrentiel à l'étranger (Maintain your international competitive edge), which deals with exchange risk management for SMEs.
  • A leader of numerous training seminars for organizations such as the Ordre des comptables agréés du Québec, the Montréal Exchange and HEC Montréal.


To measure the impact of exchange rates on the international competitiveness of your business.

To determine the effect of exchange rate fluctuations on your international sales cycle.

To recognize and be aware of the risks related to exchange rates.

To find concrete solutions that minimize any negative impacts on the profitability of your import/export operations by emphasizing the following actions:

  • Diagnosing the degree of risk to the business;
  • Identifying and analyzing variables that can negatively affect the profitability of international operations;
  • Developing and implementing action plans to reduce or eliminate risk;
  • Creating export pricing strategies;
  • Evaluating exchange risk and measuring tolerance thresholds;
  • Creating an exchange policy;
  • Using hedging instruments and derivatives.
  • To attend a practical training workshop complemented by a case study.  

Who is it for?

The activity will be held in French.


  Members Non members
Ticket(s) $167* $237*
* Taxes not included. Become a Member

By phone
514 871-4001

Comments and suggestions

Line Leblond
Project Manager, Training

The workshop expenses are tax deductible (provicial and federal).

The cost of the workshop is eligible as an expense under the 1% Training Investment.

Cancellation policyNo reservations, cancellations or refunds as of 2 days before the event. Participant substitutions are accepted at no extra charge until the event is held. Please note that only written cancellation notices sent by fax at 514 871-5971 or by email at will be accepted.


Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal
380 St. Antoine Street W. Suite 6000

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  • Business leaders
  • Vice-presidents and finance managers
  • Controllers
  • Business development managers  
  • Contract and project managers

A can't-miss training activity to help maintain your business's international competitiveness.

In collaboration with:

  • EDC
The "Exporting Québec" initiative 
is produced in cooperation with:

Official airline of the
"Exporting Québec" initiative:

LaPresse+   AIR CANADA
WTC Montréal receives financial
support from Canada
Economic Development.

Affiliated with the World Trade
Centers Associations


Canada Economic Development   World Trade Centers association (WTCA)