Juan Carlos Paredes (MBA ’12) is an executive producer for Fundación Imagen Latina and current student at the Monterey Institute of International Studies. His newest film “Apaporis” opened on July 30 at the International Documentary Association’s 14th Annual Docuweeks Showcase in Los Angeles and New York. “Apaporis” was inspired by the epic journey of botanist Richard Evan Schultes, who in 1941 set off on a 12-year research trip down the Amazon.
Monterey Institute graduate David Reichbaum (MPA ’09) had been actively searching for a job for five months when Emily Newman (MAITP ’09) recommended to her supervisors that they hire David to replace her as Recycling Technician for the City of Monterey. During his studies at the Monterey Institute, David participated in the voluntary Development Practicum (DPMI plus), combining three weeks of intensive coursework with a three month internship in Peru where he worked on sustainable community building projects.
Hundreds of Students from More than Forty Countries Participate in Variety of Monterey Institute Summer Programs
The Monterey Institute offers a wide variety of special programs ranging from intensive language courses and specialized custom language programs to intense training for professionals in the fields of international trade and development. No matter what time of year you visit the Monterey campus, happy voices can be heard in dozens of languages. The summer is no exception.
Bulbul Ahammed graduated from the Monterey Institute in May 2010. Prior to coming to the Institute, Bulbul worked as a Cross-Cultural Trainer for Peace Corps Bangladesh and as an Administrative Officer for a French garment buying house. He also held a position with the Bangladesh Bank, which is similar to the Federal Reserve in the United States, as an Assistant Director of the banking inspection department.
The Monterey Institute’s Fisher International MBA Program, winner of a top 15 ranking from Entrepreneur magazine and The Princeton Review for four straight years, has now been recognized in The Princeton Review’s 2nd annual “Student Opinion Honors for Business Schools” as one of the top 15 graduate schools of business in the nation in the category of Global Management.
Lars Stenberg Berg, Christine Chau, Dawei Wu, and Sean Upton-McLaughlin: An IBP Team Travels to Zhejiang Province, China
In January, four members of our International Business Plan team - Dawei Wu, Lars Stenberg Berg, Christine Chau and Sean Upton-McLaughlin - traveled to Jiaxing City, Zhejiang Province, China to present our strategic recommendations to a committee of over 70 local and regional government officials.
Students typically enroll in classes at the Monterey Institute hoping to gain knowledge and training that will help them in their future careers. They don’t necessarily expect to have a particular class lead directly to landing their first post-graduation job.
A Tuesday night workshop at the Monterey Institute earned local TV coverage.for a competition designed to give Central Coast entrepreneurs a boost. The third of three workshops at MIIS (and the last of 10 throughout the area) offered entrepreneurs tips for competing effectively in the 2010 Monterey Bay Regional Business Plan Competition.
Yuwei Shi, dean of the Institute’s Graduate School of International Policy and Management, was quoted today in a Reuters story regarding Google’s recent threat to pull out of China.
Andrew Silberman is President of the Tokyo based AMT Group, a management training organization he founded in 1992, and a graduate of the Monterey Institute's Fisher International MBA program. In this interview, Andrew offers advice to current MBA students about the skills necessary to live and work in Japan.