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.
Professor Jinhuei Dai is a pioneer of innovative teaching and learning strategies. She advocates a "sustainable model" for teaching the Chinese language to policy students from a wide range of language levels and academic interests. By emphasizing individualization, the personal experience of learning, Professor Dai's students cultivate their language abilities.
Michael Goble (MBA ’90), one of the four Monterey Institute alumni known to be working on relief efforts in Haiti, was interviewed by BBC Radio over the weekend about the situation there. An employee of the United Nations’ Department of Peacekeeping Operations, Goble is currently serving as an administrator at the Port-au-Prince airport’s makeshift morgue.
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.
Joshua Rhodes, management consultant for AMT Group in Tokyo, discusses the skills necessary for a successful career in one of the world's most competitive markets.
A recent Fox News story regarding the unique marketing strategy of San Francisco-based cell phone service provider CREDO featured expert commentary from Professor Fredric Kropp of the Institute’s Graduate School of International Policy & Management. CREDO is a small wireless corporation whose marketing strategy includes expressly political pitches designed to appeal to liberal-leaning consumers.
Monterey Institute President Sunder Ramaswamy and Graduate School of International Policy and Management Dean Yuwei Shi will be featured presenters at “WTO & China: Beijing International Forum,” a conference sponsored by the World Trade Organization’s Beijing office on November 19.