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C-TPAT Certification: How to Implement, and Maintain Compliance

Understanding the C-TPAT program requirements, benefits, how to maintain compliance, and prepare for validations can be overwhelming. On the surface the C-TPAT program and application seem to be straightforward however, at times it can become quite complicated. Not knowing where to start or how to begin the initial application process is something some companies tend to struggle with along with developing and documenting a risk assessment program to meet C-TPAT's standards. To become certified and maintain it, it's important that you have a reliable resource to guide you through the process and help you identify current security gaps within your program, so they don't affect your status in the program.

Training Topics include:

  • Program Overview
  • C-TPAT Portal Overview
  • Application Guidance
  • Risk Assessment Deployment and Management
  • Risk Management Program Review and Development
  • Validation and Revalidation Guidance

Intended Audience:

Anyone involved in or responsible for managing a C-TPAT program, Trade Compliance and Security risk/audits including:

  • Customs, Trade and Security compliance, risk management, and supplier compliance managers
  • People interested in learning more about the C-TPAT program, risk mitigation and management strategies

Featured Instructor

Sean Doherty, Advisory Executive
Instructor Bio: Sean served 35 years with the US Customs Service and US Customs and Border Protection. He served in numerous key managerial positions in both New York and Washington, DC. Sean was also a key contributor to the development of the Customs-Trade Partnerships Against Terrorism Program (C-TPAT) and was selected to be the first C-TPAT Field Director of the New York Field Office. As the principal field manager for the C-TPAT program, Sean provided guidance and assistance to many corporations representing the pharmaceutical sector and provided support to the New York based pharmaceutical Center of Excellence and Expertise. During this time the New York office certified approximately 2,500 companies and conducted approximately 5,000 validations and revalidations. As the C-TPAT Acting Director in Washington, DC Sean was responsible for managing the program on a national level and coordinated the activities of the seven field offices and over 160 personnel. In addition, Sean visited approximately 30 different countries for the C-TPAT program.

Pricing and Logistics

  • 1-2 Day on-site training
  • Training materials (if required) provided by BSI
  • Continuing Education Units Available (if requested)