A commodity specialist is a versatile specialist. He is a skilful businessman, an active trade organizer, and a sales manager in the latest technologies' conditions. When the production of a new product is accelerating, and the market is saturated with new products every day, commodity specialists' need increases.
Training in the profile "Commodity Science and Expertise of Goods in Customs Activities" provides a wide range of knowledge about the assortment, nutritional and biological value of goods, their quality and safety, packaging, transportation, storage conditions and periods, customs activities, and also develops skills and abilities to identify fraud, defects, forecast customer demand, engage in commercial activities in Russia and abroad.
Commodity experts are in demand by trade enterprises, forensic laboratories of the Federal Customs Service, certification bodies, state control bodies for the quality and safety of goods, a chamber of commerce and industry, appraisal organizations, and consumer protection societies.
A commodity specialist can accurately predict the number of purchased goods, form their optimal assortment for a specific trading enterprise, prevent low-quality, falsified, counterfeit and dangerous goods from entering the country and trading enterprises, as well as overstocking of warehouse premises with unclaimed products. Complete satisfaction of the population's needs for high-quality and safe goods, competitiveness, and the financial success of a trading enterprise depend on the results of an expert commodity expert's activity.
The country's commodity safety is in your hands!
A graduate of the direction "Commodity" can engage in the following activities:
Trade and procurement activities;
Organizational and managerial activities in the field of commodity management;
Evaluation and analytical activities;
Career after graduation in the field of "Commodity Science and Expertise of Goods in Customs Activities."
An expert commodity expert checks the quality of goods for compliance with GOSTs and other standards and is engaged in commodity research and examining consumer goods.
A customs broker carries out intermediary activities between clients and customs officials; prepares customs documents for the passage of goods across the border; calculates customs payments (excise taxes, duties, etc.).
The customs manager works in customs terminals at the border; prepares customs declarations for export, import, and transit of goods; controls dispatch, passage through customs control, and cargo receipt.
The Foreign Economic Activity (FEA) manager oversees all operations related to the firm's foreign economic activity; performs functions as a procurement manager, export and import manager, logistician, purchaser, customs declarant.