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  • Academy of International Business

    Location:

    Academy of International Business: 645 N. Shaw Lane, Room 7, Eppley Center, MSU, East Lansing, MI, 48824-1121, U.S.A.

    Description:

    The Academy of International Business is the leading association of scholars and specialists in the field of international business. Established in 1959, the AIB now has 3338 members in 76 different countries around the world. Members include scholars from the leading global academic institutions as well as consultants, researchers, and NGO representatives.

    The objectives of the Academy of International Business, as set forth in its constitution, are to foster education and advance professional standards in the field of international business. These objectives include the following:

    • facilitating the exchange of information and ideas among people in academic, business, and government professions who are concerned with education in international business;
    • encouraging and fostering research activities that advance knowledge in international business and increase the available body of teaching material; and
    • cooperating, whenever possible, with government, business and academic organizations to further the internationalization objectives of the AIB.
  • Canadian Studies Center

    Location:

    306 International Center, MSU, East Lansing, Michigan, 48824.

    Description:

    The Canadian Studies Center provides teaching, research, and outreach to those interested in the many relationships between Canada and the United States. The Center offers information on Canadian events in the US and Canada, publications, resources for furthering knowledge, and other sources of data for studying and researching Canada. Areas of study include anthropology, American studies, business, economics, English, fisheries and wildlife, food science, geography, history, labor and industrial relations, resource development, and social sciences, as well as teacher education. The Center's Website contains links to Canadian news and funding opportunities for research.

  • Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies Seminar Series (January - April 2014)

    Dates:

    Please see the website below for the current schedule.

     

    Location:

    All sessions will be held in 201 International Center, MSU, at 3:00 pm unless otherwise noted

    Description:

    MSU’s Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies Center (CLACS) has provided regional expertise and leadership across MSU’s mission of research, teaching, and outreach for more than four decades. The Center’s seminar series provides a forum for MSU faculty and invited scholars from across the hemisphere to share their current research. Please see the current schedule at the Website below.

  • CIBERweb: Center for International Business and Research

    Description:

    The Centers for International Business Education and Research (CIBERs) were created under the Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1988 to increase and promote the nation's capacity for international understanding and economic enterprise.  The products delivered by CIBERs vary in format from workshops to conferences to publications to online resources. Therefore, CIBERweb is designed with multiple points of entry addressing user's interest as main categories. A particular activity may be listed under two different categories depending on the interest area. Visitors may also link to the web sites of the individual Centers through the directory to find more detailed listings of the lectures, workshops, events, publications, and funding opportunities that are offered.

  • Consortium for International Marketing Research (CIMaR) 2014 Conference (June 2014)

    Dates:

    • June 26-29, 2014
    • Call for papers:  March 17, 2013

    Location:

    Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

    Description:

    The conference theme is “The World Looks Different from Here: Theoretical and Empirical Issues in Rapidly Changing Global Markets.” As the 23rd conference, we will continue the tradition of combining excellent research with collegial hospitality by hosting this conference at the University of Victoria and in the beautiful Inner Harbour area of downtown Victoria, and visiting Butchart Gardens as well as other venues that highlight the value of looking at the world from a different perspective.

    CIMaR has served as an informal and effective networking community for international marketing scholars; and new participants are always welcome. Participants originate from over 15 countries and include doctoral students. For more than two decades, CIMaR has provided an excellent platform for both established and junior scholars to exchange ideas and form lasting research collaborations. Sessions are organized for both completed research and new project proposals that are under development.

    Against the backdrop of heightened global uncertainties, CIMaR 2014 will encourage the discussion of different perspectives and focus attention on location as a determinant of marketing approach and conceptual understanding. The conference will focus broadly on the theoretical and empirical issues related to rapidly transforming global markets. International marketing issues faced by firms from both advanced and developing economies will be explored.

    In line with the theme, conceptual frameworks, empirical work and data collection issues related to business-to-business relationships, sales and vendor management, operations and information technology, and knowledge transfer in the global context are particularly valued.
     

  • Global Business Club of Mid-Michigan Luncheon Speaker Series

    Dates:

    Monthly, during the academic year.

    Location:

    Henry Center for Executive Development, Lansing, MI.

    Description:

    The Global Business Club of Mid-Michigan focuses on global issues of interest to the mid-Michigan business community. In this role, the GB Club is dedicated to supporting global business growth of the State of Michigan and its diverse manufacturing and service organizations. The main activity of the GB Club is the luncheon speaker series.

    The monthly GB Club luncheons provide outstanding speakers and relaxed networking opportunities. With extensive international experience, the speakers wrap personal insights around a practical and up-to-the-minute approach to conducting international trade.

  • International Business Center (CIBER)

    Location:

    7 Eppley Center, MSU, East Lansing, MI, 48824.

    Description:

    The mission of MSU-CIBER is to provide world-class education, research, and assistance to businesses on issues of importance to international trade and global competitiveness. Under the guidance of its Business Advisory Council, MSU-CIBER:

    • Carries out research that generates best-practice knowledge on global business operations and global competitiveness.
    • Offers professional development and academic outreach programs on contemporary international business techniques, strategies, and methodologies.
    • Provides innovative, technology-driven dissemination of international business knowledge to business executives, public policy makers, scholars, and students.

    CIBER provides various academic resources, diagnostic tools, information about conferences and events on international business issues, and study abroad programs for students of international business. The Center also houses the Academy of International Business, a leading association of scholars and specialists in the field of international business.

  • International Food Law Online Workshops

    Description:

    Professionals interested in any of the Institute for Food Laws and Regulations (IFLR) courses have the option of enrolling as online workshop participants. Workshop participants receive no college credit, but receive feedback from the instructors and have the opportunity to ask questions and participate in all exercises. Except for the class being ungraded, participants enrolled for workshop (non-credit) status, receive the same course experience and course material as for-credit students. Not all workshops are offered each semester. Please see the Website below for the current semester offerings.

  • Introduction to Product Counterfeiting Course (May - June 2014)

    Dates:

    This seven week course begins May 12, 2014

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    A-CAPP will be offering a new and first ever undergraduate course through the School of Criminal Justice. Students will explore the elements of product counterfeiting and begin to understand how this illicit trade functions, its multidimensional effects, and formal responses to it.  Discussions will include defining product counterfeiting, managing trademarks, and understanding how global cultures and markets impact the manufacturing, distribution and sales of counterfeit products. Particular attention will be given to the evolution of methods to combat product counterfeits and what options brand owners and law enforcement have to protect trademarks in the global marketplace. Students that successfully complete the coursework will begin to understand why the FBI has called product counterfeiting the crime of the 21st century.  The course is 3 credits and lasts 7 weeks.

  • Michigan Export Growth Program Pro Bono Services (Lansing, MI)

    Location:

    Eli Broad College of Business: 7 Eppley Center, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA.

    Description:

    The Michigan Export Growth Program involves faculty, staff, and students who provide a few hours of free service to local businesses to assist them in taking the best possible advantage of opportunities in the global marketplace. Each year, IBC offers this service to a select number of local firms based on a match of the center’s expertise, the needs of the firms, and the opportunities that exist.

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