International Trade

Integrating Exchange Rate Realities into your Operations Management

Maintain your international competitive edge

Friday, June 10, 2016 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.


This workshop will give you an opportunity to measure the impact of the rate of exchange on your company’s international competitiveness, and to determine the effect of exchange rate fluctuations on your sales cycle abroad. You will also learn how to recognize the risks related to exchange rates and how to stay aware of them.

What will you learn ?

Who is it for?

The activity will be held in French.


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Ticket(s) $169* $239*
* 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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Learn how to explore concrete solutions to mitigate the consequences affecting the profitability of import/export operations by focusing on the following elements:

  • Diagnosing the company’s level of risk
  • Identifying and analyzing variables that can harm the profitability of international operations
  • Developing and establishing plans of action to reduce or eliminate risks
  • Export pricing strategies
  • Evaluating the risks of change and measuring the tolerance threshold
  • Exchange rate policies
  • Hedging instruments and derivatives


  • Business leaders
  • Vice Presidents of Finance and Finance directors
  • Comptrollers
  • Business Development Directors
  • Contract and Project Managers


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)