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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.
  • Biennial International Business Institute for Community College Faculty (May/June 2015)

    Dates:

    May 31 - June 3, 2015

     

    Location:

    Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, 219 S. Harrison Rd, MSU, East Lansing, MI, 48824.

    Description:

    The Biennial International Business Institute for Community College Faculty is a unique professional development program designed specifically for community and technical college faculty. The aim of the Institute is to provide participants with the knowledge, experience and resources they need to internationalize general business courses and/or develop specialized international business courses at the two-year college level.

     

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Food Fraud Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) (November 2014)

    Dates:

    November 3 - 28, 2014.  The first live event will be November 10; the second live event will be November 17. 

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    The Food Fraud Overview MOOC is a two-week program with readings, a 2-hour lecture, and then a weekly assessment quiz.  The objective of this course is to provide students with an insight into the emerging corporate need of Food Fraud Management. The course draws on a wide range of current experience and expertise, infusing many real-world applications and problem-solving exercises that will provide a framework for success in the future. The course will also serve as a forum for MSU to gain insight from the students who are working professionals, many of whom are leading their industries.Students will receive an MSU Food Fraud Overview MOOC Credential. This MOOC is positioned as a bridge between general webinars and the more intensive programs such as the graduate course, graduate certificate, or even a Food Fraud focus in a Master’s degree.

  • 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.

  • Introduction to Product Counterfeiting Academic Course (Fall 2014 and Summer 2015)

    Dates:

    Please see the MSU academic calendar for semester dates: http://www.reg.msu.edu/ROInfo/Calendar/academic.aspx 

    Location:

    • Fall 2014:  MSU Campus
    • Summer 2015: Online

    Description:

    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.  3 credits.

  • 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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