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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.
  • Annual International Education Week (November 2016)

    Dates:

    November 14 - 20, 2016

    Location:

    East Lansing, Michigan.

    Description:

    The annual International Education Week was established to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the U.S. The week includes dozens of events, including invited speakers, lectures by MSU faculty and staff, films and other cultural events, study abroad and international research forums, language study information sessions, and the annual Global Festival.

  • Brand Protection in China Seminar (October 2016)

    Dates:

    October 6, 2016.  8:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Location:

    Radisson Hotel, Lansing, MI

    Description:

    Participation in this in-person seminar will provide attendees with a background on doing business in China and how to proactively take steps to protect their brands through the Chinese legal system and networks and organizations related to brand protection.  This in-person seminar will utilize interactive learning methods, including case studies and group exercises.

  • 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 Advanced Study of International Development

    Location:

    202 International Center, MSU, East Lansing, MI, 48824.

    Description:

    MSU's Center for Advanced Study of International Development (CASID) promotes and coordinates the work of faculty and students interested in developing countries from the perspectives of the social sciences and liberal arts.Research and outreach activities taking place at the Center include:

    CASID also hosts the Humphrey Fellowship Program, which brings accomplished mid-career professionals from developing countries to the United States for a year of study and related professional experiences.

  • Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies Seminar Series (Fall 2016)

    Dates:

    Please see the website below for the current schedule.

     

    Location:

    Please see the website below for specific locations on MSU's campus in East Lansing, MI

    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 by Congress under the Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1988 to increase and promote the nation's capacity for international understanding and competitiveness.  The CIBER network links the manpower and technological needs of the United States business community with the international education, language training, and research capacities of universities across the country.  The 17 CIBERs serve as regional and national resources to business people, students, and teachers at all levels.

  • 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 Short Course: Research Management, Technology Transfer, and Commercialization (August 2016)

    Dates:

    August 21 - 27, 2016

    Location:

    MSU Campus, East Lansing, MI, 48824

    Description:

    This program is designed to enhance knowledge and skills of scientists and research managers in various aspects of agricultural research management, technology transfer, and commercialization. The program will share best practices in research management and partnerships, technology transfer, and delivery systems.

    Interactions with local farmers as well as field visits to agricultural research stations and extension services will be a key component of this program to demonstrate research-extension-farmer linkages.

  • Introduction to Product Counterfeiting Online Course

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    This 3-credit undergraduate course is an introductory examination of product counterfeiting, a global crime that affects people of every socio-economic class, race, gender and culture. The problem is explored through a review of popular literature (e.g., newspaper and magazine articles, blogs, social media), empirical studies, case histories, and criminological theory. Attention is given to understanding the following themes and concepts: the social and economic impacts of product counterfeiting, the transnational nature of counterfeiting organizations, offender motivation, consumer behavior, and the application of crime prevention techniques and theory. The materials presented in this course provide a global understanding of product counterfeiting including the role of brand owners, law enforcement, governments, legitimate businesses, criminal enterprises, and individual consumers.

  • 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.

  • Professional Certificate in Global Management (Ongoing)

    Dates:

    Ongoing - online

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    Global strategy needs to permeate the fabric of the organization across all departments and functional levels. To successfully implement and execute a global strategy, managers across the organization not only need the ability to identify and leverage their company’s competitive advantages, but also the ability to build and manage business relationships across cultures. Earn your Master Certificate in Strategic Global Management to explore how processes, people, culture and organizational structure work together to create a winning strategy in the competitive global economy.  You’ll take two required eight-week courses in succession - Global Business Strategy and Cross-Cultural Management - and earn 7 Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

  • Understanding Product Counterfeiting Online Course

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    This graduate course explores the crime of product counterfeiting through a mix of theoretical perspectives from criminology, victimology, and organizational behavior. Product counterfeiting is a global crime that impacts almost every aspect of society. The nature of product counterfeiting reflects a toxic mix of mercenary motivations and cognitive dissonance as individuals within organizations, both legal and illegal, capitalize upon criminal opportunities that are solely focused upon the maximization of illicit gains. Through an analysis of theory, empirical studies, and case histories this course helps students gain a comprehensive understanding of product counterfeiting, and promotes the scientific application of theory and research as a means of developing effective crime prevention solutions.

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