Course 8: Product Certification Testing
Third Party Audits and Laboratory Testing
This course will teach you the importance of sample testing of your product, which is a requirement of most buyers. In this course we will discuss certificates of authenticity, organic certifications and basic product standard specifications. We discuss the specific tests that buyers look for when deciding to purchase from a foreign supplier.
Each module will detail each test and provide resources on how to choose a 3rd party party laboratory for testing that is acceptable by international buyers. The course will also outline how 3rd party testing, certifications and auditing can serve as a huge marketing tool to grow your export revenue. At the end of this 9 module course learners will understand the importance of laboratory testing. Your completed product standard specification certificate from an accredited laboratory will be your sixth insert into your "Product Passport".