Become a Free Member of CSA and get Immediate Access to:
- China Sourcing Crash Course
Learn how to Avoid Costly Mistakes when sourcing in China! 9 full length videos by Mike Bellamy
- Live Interviews
Watch live interviews with China sourcing experts and get valuable information that helps you to save time and money!
- 2016 China Sourcing Conference
-Slides and Recordings – 6 videos
- 100 Essential Blog Posts
100Must ReadArticlesabout sourcing in China reflecting 15 years of China business experience by Mike Bellamy
- Factory Visits in China
Watch factory audit video footage by Neale O'Connor and learn to ask the right questions when visiting a factory in China.
CSA Mission StatementThe China Sourcing Academy (CSA) was developed with the Serious Business Owner in Mind
Our solution eliminates the steep learning curve and positions you to get it right the FIRST time! We walk you through the process of building factory-direct relationships which are essential to controlling quality, costs and most of all your brand! With CSA you not only get all the information you need to optimize your next international project—you get a team with boots on the ground in China with a proven track record of success that adds to the bottom line:
Save Time! – Avoid Scams! – Protect your IP!
ServicesCustomized Advisory Services
CSA Certified Sourcing Advisors™ speak English, Spanish, French and Portuguese (at time of writing) and are available to support the general public and registered CSA users.
At a minimum, CSA Certified Sourcing Advisors™:
- are based in China full time
- have significant and relevant business experience
- graduated from the CSA with honors
- have trained under the direct supervision of CSA founders
CSA Certified Sourcing Advisors™ make themselves available up to 4 hours each month for conference calls and/or email communication at a set time each week, but they don’t get involved in actually managing the vendors for you.
Retaining a CSA Certified Sourcing Advisor™ is the ideal option when you are willing to do the heavy lifting of project management, but want a seasoned China advisor on your team.
Public Rate: 400 to 850 USD per month, depending on experience of the Advisor.
Discount Rate for registered CSA users: 300 to 750 USD per month, depending on experience of the Advisor.
For an introduction, simply email Advisors “at” ChinaSourcingAcademy.com with the following information:
- Your Name
- CSA Student ID (if applicable)
- Preferred Language
- Level of China Experience
- Project background and your areas of concern
- Due Diligence
- Quality Assurance
- Engineering, Design and Prototyping
- Tool & Die/Mold Making
- 3rd Party Assembly
- China Visit Support
- Efficiency Consulting
- Corporate Structuring & Tax Planning
- Fulfillment/Selling to China