Training is a vital component of any effective compliance effort.  To that end OEC is pleased to provide the Duke community with informative and vibrant training on export controls.  For those who have never dealt with export controls before we suggest starting with the online training module.  For groups with more advanced needs please consider a live training session.

Online Training Offerings:

  • “Introduction to Export Controls” (15 mins)

This online training module provides a brief introduction to export control regulations and how they apply in a university setting.  This module explains what export controls are and explains how to identify export controlled activities. 

There are two options for accessing this online training module:

  1. Duke Learning Management System (LMS)

    By completing this module through the LMS this course will be captured on your training record.  This course may be a pre-requisite to advanced export control classroom courses.  For employees in a Research Costing Compliance program, this course will count as a ½ hour continuing education credit. 

    Login with your NetID to the Duke Learning Management System (LMS)  

    Under the Catalogue Search (right side of the screen), enter: Introduction to Export Controls at a University (00101143)

  2. Direct Link:

    Alternatively you can access the training module directly here: Introduction to Export Controls at a University

    This option is available to anyone, anywhere and does not require a NetID login. 

    Please Note – you will not receive credit in the LMS from this link


Live Training:

The Office of Export Controls can also offer customized topics or function-specific training by request.  If you, your work unit, or your project team would like an in person training session tailored to your specific function or project contact


Important Links

Department of Commerce - Bureau of Industry and Security

Department of State - Directorate of Defense Trade Controls

Department of Treasury - Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)

Duke International Travel Policy

Duke University - Office of Research Contracts (OCRC) 

Duke University - Office of Research Administration (ORA)

Duke University - Office of Research Support (ORS)

Index to the US Export Commerce Control List (CCL)

US Munitions List (USML)

Duke University - Administrative Support for Global Programs