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Welcome to this course aimed at enhancing knowledge about the Single Window Environment. The course is based on the WCO Single Window Compendium.
Volume 1 is intended to give a theoretical view of the Single Window environment to decision-makers while Volume 2 will give practical guidelines for implementation to the practitioners.
By the end of the program, learners will be able to:
• Explain the concept of the Single Window Environment.
• Recognize the advantages of Single Window implementation.
• Prepare a business case for Single Window implementation.
• Identify the components of the Single Window architecture.
It should take about 8 hours to complete the course.
This course has been developed with financial support from the WCO-HMRC-UNCTAD Project.
Duration: 8 hr
Screen resolution: 1020 x 768 (or above)
Internet connection: 4Mb (megabits) or above
Windows XP or higher
Microsoft Internet Explorer;9 or higherFirefox 3 or higherSafari 4 or higherLatest version of Google ChromeAdobe Flash PlayerAdobe Flash 9 or higher