Monterey Institute of International Studies

William Brooks

First Name
William
Last Name
Brooks
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Job Title
Adjunct Professor
Location
McGowan Building
Phone
831.647.4140

Mr. William M. Brooks has over 34 years of high technology industry management experience working in New Product Development (NPD) organizations.  His role has spanned from Research Physicist to Senior Vice President/General Manager, often working as Senior Program Manager leading international product development teams.  His expertise extends from technology to business development that includes project planning, multi-criteria decision-making, multi-cultural leadership, financial management, contracts management, and strategy development.

Expertise

Cross border leadership and management, leadership development, management of product development, operations management, strategic planning

Course List

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MBAG 8655 - Tools for Project Mgmt      

This course describes practical project management skills needed to successfully lead modern, multi-disciplinary, international projects. A description of the project management cycle is linked to the project lifecycle. Tools that help propel the project management cycle are described and demonstrated, including tools and techniques for managing project complexity, managing virtual and geographically fragmented project teams, tailoring the project scope to satisfy organizational costs and schedule constraints, identifying and proactively resolving potential success conflicts, and providing clarity to a project team. Also, practical methods and tools are presented that develop a prescription for project management development that is optimized for the organization’s culture and business environment.

Spring 2014 - MIIS

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John R.G. Jenkins

First Name
John
Last Name
Jenkins
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Job Title
Professor Emeritus
Language(s)
Français

Professor Jenkins' career began with Procter & Gamble.  He subsequently held senior-level management positions with three other multinational organizations.  He later became Market Research Director of the Canadian Television Network.  Following this he was Professor of Marketing and served as Dean of Business and Economics at Wilfird Laurier University in Canada.  While serving as dean, he launched Laurier's highly successful MBA and cooperative BBA programs.  He has been a visiting professor in Australia, Britain, China, and New Zealand, and has taught business seminars in various oth

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Expertise

Business in Pacific Rim countries, entrepreneurship, international marketing, marketing communications

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Education

DPhil, Political/Economic Geography, Oxford University; DBA, Harvard University; MBA, University of Toronto; MA, Political Geography, BA, Geography, Cambridge University

Faculty Type
Faculty Emeritus

Peace Corps Master's International MBA

Ashley Burke, Peace Corps Niger

Ashley Burke, MAIPS 2009 Peace Corps Niger

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Combine your master's degree in international business management with Peace Corps service through the Peace Corps Master's International Program (PCMI).

PCMI Program Overview

Available to Fall and Spring incoming students (depending on the program), the Peace Corp Master's International (PCMI) program uniquely prepares students to fulfill challenging Peace Corps field assignments in developing countries.  While attaining a degree from the Monterey Institute and carrying out the Peace Corps mission, students will apply theoretical knowledge learned in the classroom to real-life business development projects.

Admission Requirements

Professor Nuhket Kardam & Students

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Admission to the Monterey Institute is based on your prior academic performance, professional experience and foreign language proficiency.

Requirements by Program

Master's Degree Programs

► Development Practice & Policy (including MA in International Policy & Development, and Master of Public Administration)
► Fisher MBA in Global Impact Management
► International Education Management

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