December 18, 2015
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Last Round of Training in Laos PDR

In the lead up to Christmas, CCES continued the Laos Trade Facilitation Development Program by conducting both Train the Trainer and Management Development workshops centred on trade facilitation and cooperative efforts among the Government Departments and the public and private sectors in Laos. The Train the Trainer Program was conducted in Luang Prabang, the ancient capital of Luang Prabang Province […]
November 18, 2015
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CCES delivers “Indirect Taxation” Unit at Shanghai Customs College

Senior Lecturer Rob Preece delivered CCES’s Indirect Taxation at the Shanghai Customs College (SCC) as part of its Master of Taxation program.  The Unit followed successful delivery of CCES’s Direct Taxation and Environment Taxation in the last 12 months.  Some 38 students undertook the course which was delivered on the SCC Campus between 12 and 23 October.  CCES and SCC […]
September 29, 2015
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Trade Facilitation Development Programs – Laos PDR

During August and September, CCES continued the Laos Development program by conducting both Executive and Middle Management workshops centred on trade facilitation and cooperative efforts among Government Departments and the public and private sectors. The training was conducted at a location on the Nam Ngum Dam, some 80km from the capital, Vientianne. The Nam Ngum dam is the site of one […]
August 24, 2015

DHL International Customs Program

CCES has been delivering the DHL International Customs Program since 2007. The program is designed to give DPDHL employees a broad understanding of international Customs issues and processes, and is comprised of theoretical, practical and technical components.  Importantly, assessment is on a vocational not an academic basis. Unlike academic assessment, vocational assessment focuses on the competency to perform a task […]
July 27, 2015
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Trade Facilitation and Regulatory Compliance Management Development Program Laos PDR

Over the course of the past 12 months CCES has been engaged by the Laos People’s Democratic Republic (LPDR) Trade Facilitation Secretariat to design and deliver a Trade Facilitation and Regulatory Compliance Management Development Program. The Program involves a Training Needs Analysis, two Train the Trainer programs as well as a series of six workshops for senior and middle management. […]
June 22, 2015
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2015 Customs Leadership & Development Program

The 2015 Customs Leadership Development Program (CLDP) was hosted by the Australian Immigration and Border Protection Portfolio, with the academic component of the program designed, prepared and delivered by CCES. CLDP 2015 was an intensive program aimed at developing the skills and knowledge of participants across a broad range of disciplines relevant to the effective strategic leadership of a modern […]
June 22, 2015
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2015 CLDP Participant Perspective

Ms. Norzila binti Abdullah Senior Assistant Director of Customs II Royal Malaysian Customs Department I have enjoyed every part of the program. Each topic delivered was good and beneficial to me in enhancing myself in the management side and gained lots of customs knowledge and experience. The team building activity was fun and got all of us in the group […]
June 22, 2015
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Direct Taxation at Shanghai Customs College

From 20 April to 1 May 2015 CCES Lecturer Michael Neilsen taught Direct Taxation Principles and Practice to 29 postgraduate Chinese students at the Shanghai Customs College (SCC). The students were all enrolled in the Masters of Taxation degree course from SCC. Direct Taxation is the second subject to be taught in English to these students. Michael said that it […]
June 22, 2015
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Visit from Indonesian Customs

On 27th May 2015, Professor David Widdowson and participants of the 2015 Customs Leadership Development Program (CLDP) met with Mr. Oentarto Wibowo, Director of Customs and Excise Internal Compliance, Directorate General of Customs and Excise Indonesia at Customs House in Canberra. Mr. Wibowo was a participant in the 2003 Customs International Executive Management Program (CIEMP). CIEMP is an annual program […]