U.S. Sanctions & Export Control Training

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Did your eyes just glaze over with that title? We know controls and sanctions can be a little dry – and a little daunting. Don’t worry, we designed this course with real world examples and a clear, concise approach that learners relate to. No eye drops necessary.

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What’s covered in Ethena’s Export Control training?

This course gives learners a baseline understanding of U.S. export controls laws as well as sanctions and anti-boycott laws. With real-world examples of litigation and scenarios that resonate with a learner’s actual workflow, we demonstrate that learners are likely closer to export controls and sanctions concerns than they might realize.

  • 25 minutes
  • 3 training modules
  • Content configuration available
  • Created with U.S.-based tech companies that work with international companies
  • Deliver via Ethena’s LMS or your LMS solution

US Export Controls

  • Foundational terms and concepts
  • Defining exports
  • Employees’ critical role in following the letter of the law

Rules & Regulations

  • International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)
  • Export Administration Regulations (EAR)
  • Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)
  • Red flags, risk areas, consequences of noncompliance
  • Export Licenses / Classification
  • When to stop or proceed with an export transaction

Embargoes and Sanctions

  • Which countries are off limits
  • Which lists to check
  • How software is classified as an export, importance of classification
  • Distribution concerns
  • Red flags, risk areas, consequences of noncompliance

Skills learned

  • How to recognize areas of risk concerning U.S. export controls, sanctions, and anti-boycott laws
  • How to identify workflows in which U.S. export control regulations might be at play
  • How to react to potential exports concerns — and the tools to respond appropriately

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Why train your teams on U.S. Export Controls & Sanctions?

While the internet doesn’t have borders, the real world does, and it’s up to each organization to understand how shipping product across the globe might cross the invisible line between legal and illegal. It’s critical for tech and software teams dealing with global distribution to offer export control training in order to understand the basics around properly exporting within the law.



Many software tech companies are caught by surprise when large fines are handed down by the Office of Foreign Assets Control. The best offense is a good defense, so prep your learners with the knowledge and skills to avoid litigation and fines.


Let’s get technical

There is very little about U.S. export controls and sanctions that is “common sense” (lots of regulatory language and checking government watchlists) so training is essential to ensure employees understand their legal obligations.


Sanctions come, sanctions go

Exporting is complicated at the best of times, but when sanctions are actively being employed as a means for global political influence, employees need to have a solid foundational understanding of the role sanctions play in their work to keep up and out of danger.

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Easy and accurate reporting

Use our at-a-glance dashboard to track completion, and easily pull in-depth reports.

  • Motivate toward completion with department metric breakdowns
  • Export reports for regulators or third parties
  • Dive deeper with custom reports and analytics
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Course management

From our courses to yours, you’ll get total control of your team’s training with Ethena’s compliance platform.

  • A robust content library of topics, with targeted training ready to send
  • Automate assignments based on location and role
  • Easily remind employees with outstanding training
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Expanded platform features

Take advantage of shiny new add-ons offering a holistic look at company culture — and guidance on where to focus next.

  • Listen to your team’s concerns with our hotline and case management suite
  • Upload and manage your own content with our LMS Essentials
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