December 12, 2014

Elements of International Trade – Commercial Transactions Workshop

In response to a request by the ACT Exporters Network and the ACT Government, CCES Senior Lecturers Brent Juratowitch and Dr. Mikhail Kashubsky were engaged to facilitate a workshop on International Trade Commercial Transactions on 19th November 2014 in Canberra. Over the past few months the ACT Exporters Network (AEN) had received a number of requests from local Canberra exporters […]
November 19, 2014

Environmental Taxation at Shanghai Customs College

From 3rd to 14th November 2014 CCES Senior Lecturer, Dr. Mikhail Kashubsky taught Environmental Taxation to 47 postgraduate Chinese students at the Shanghai Customs College (SCC). The Environmental Taxation course is part of the Master of Taxation degree course offered by the SCC and is the first postgraduate course at SCC to be taught in English. CCES and SCC have […]
July 25, 2014

ESAMI Intake 28 Intensive Sessions in Maputu, Mozambique

Associate Professor Stephen Muller and Mr. Brian Hurrell conducted intensive teaching sessions for the MBA (Customs) course from 28 June to 06 July 2014 in Maputu, Mozambique. The MBA is jointly offered by CCES and the East and Southern Africa Management Institute (ESAMI). This is the third group of students following the course. 18 Customs Officers from Mozambique Revenue Authority, […]
July 25, 2014

CCES VET Qualifications

International Business Skills for Your Future   At the beginning of 2014, Centre for Customs and Excise Studies (CCES) and the Australian Institute of Export entered into a partnership to deliver Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) vocationally accredited International Business Management qualifications. We now offer the Advanced Diploma, the Graduate Certificate and the Graduate Diploma in International Business Management. These courses […]
April 28, 2014

Intensive Course Delivery in Namibia

Two of our Senior Lecturers, Shane Davie and Andy Johnson (pictured above with Ms Erikah Shafudah, the Namibian Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Finance and 2013 Business Woman of the Year) have recently spent time in Windhoek, Namibia, delivering intensive face to face sessions for the large cohort of Namibian Customs Officers enrolled in our online courses theBachelor of […]
March 25, 2014

Pakistan Customs Senior Management Development Program

From 6 – 12 March 2014, 15 senior Customs managers from the Federal Board Revenue (FBR) Pakistan attended a five day Senior Management Development Program (SMDP) in Canberra delivered by Associate Professor Stephen Muller and Senior Consultant Mr. Shane Davie from the Centre for Customs and Excise Studies (CCES). The workshop was coupled with a study tour to visit selected […]
March 25, 2014

CCES Becomes a Registered Training Organisation (RTO)

The Export Council of Australia and the Centre for Customs and Excise Studies, Charles Sturt University are pleased to announce their partnership to deliver comprehensive international business management education and training for exporters. The Advanced Diploma, the Graduate Certificate and the Graduate Diploma have been specifically designed for people seeking or pursuing a career in international business. Developed by professional […]
November 20, 2013


In September 2013, the first cohort of students commenced the Associate of Applied Science degree in Customs Management delivered jointly by the Centre for Customs and Excise Studies (CCES) and the Community College of Qatar (CCQ). The group of 18 male and 7 female students were taught fundamentals in the field of customs and border control. Students completed their midterm […]
November 20, 2013

2013 Customs International Executive Management Program (CIEMP)

CIEMP 2013 conducted by CCES on behalf of the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (ACBPS) wrapped up on Tuesday 12th November 2013. The course was attended by 12 nationals from Thailand, Timor-Leste, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Pakistan, People’s Republic of China, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand and Australia. During the four week course, participants developed their team skills […]