CIBER


Ireland: An Economic Renaissance

Photos from the UConn CIBER Faculty/Professional Development in International Business Program, May 2017

UConn FDIB-PDIB Ireland 2017

 
This new program from the UConn Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) provided participants with a greater understanding of Ireland’s economic resurgence over the last two decades created through increased foreign direct investment, expanded exporting, a focus on high tech innovative entrepreneurship and a commitment to strengthening the international financial services sector.


The Value of Intercultural Competence In International Business

http://blog.charleshaylock.com– This past Wednesday (April 12th), I had the opportunity of attending another Global Business Leadership Seminar through the School of Business at the University of Connecticut.

For this particular seminar, UConn’s Thomas J. Dodd Research Center hosted Steve McDonald, Vice President and Head of Market Development, Risk, Americas at Thomson Reuters.


GE Fellowship Recipient: ‘I Feel Very Privileged’

2017 GE Global Fellows Milin Chhanechhara, Nidhi Jaswal, Leonard Borriello, and Michael Ballard (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
2017 GE Global Fellows Milin Chhanechhara, Nidhi Jaswal, Leonard Borriello, and Michael Ballard (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

MBA Students Used Scholarships to Study Insurance, Monetary Theory and More

The four UConn MBA students who were awarded 2017 GE Global Fellow Scholarships to pursue their global business research interests presented their findings to faculty and administrators on April 7. Continue Reading


Global Business Leadership Series Begins This Week

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Popular Speaker Series Returns; Students Can Earn Bonus Certificate

The School of Business’ popular Global Business Leadership Seminar Series (GBLSS) begins this week with presentations by successful business executives in diverse industries. All programs are held in the Konover Auditorium at the Dodd Center from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. unless noted otherwise. Continue Reading


Planet-Friendly Business

Pictured above are the program participants, including Michele Metcalf (back row, third from left), director of the UConn CIBER program. (Nicole Baker)
Pictured above are the program participants, including Michele Metcalf (back row, third from left), director of the UConn CIBER program. (Nicole Baker)

UConn CIBER Program Hosts Fifth Sustainability Conference in Australia

The UConn Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) and the University of Queensland School of Business in Australia co-hosted the fifth annual “Green Business: Australia” program, a faculty development conference in sustainable business program from Jan. 3-14. Continue Reading



I’ve Got to Buy That!

Lenovo Thinkpad X201 Notebook (iStock)

Best Mergers and Acquisitions Significantly Enhance Consumers’ Perception of Products

Consumer-product companies that execute well-thought-out mergers and acquisitions can tap a customer gold mine.

Not only can they appeal to savvy shoppers’ brand preferences, but also boost profits, streamline expenses and increase prominence among vendors. Continue Reading


Brainstorming, Friendships & Mansions

From left: Alexis Flowers, Southern University of Baton Rouge; Tshepo Makobela, University of Johannesburg; Alison Witschonke, University of Vermont; and Laura Van Eeckhoudt, Belmont University. (UConn School of Business)
From left: Alexis Flowers, Southern University of Baton Rouge; Tshepo Makobela, University of Johannesburg; Alison Witschonke, University of Vermont; and Laura Van Eeckhoudt, Belmont University. (UConn School of Business)

CIBER Challenge Gives Students an Advantage in the Workplace

Career advice from GE executives, a scavenger hunt at Newport, R.I.’s famous mansions, a brain-teaser on global transportation, and a chance to meet business students from around the globe highlighted the 2016 UConn CIBER Case Challenge. Continue Reading


Case Competition Club receives accolades at UConn CIBER Competition

Florida State University College of Business– Four Florida State University students recently traveled to the University of Connecticut to participate in the Center for International Business and Education and Research Case Competition. Twelve universities participated and students were placed on teams of four from various universities to compete.


Tradeoffs, Conflicts, Opportunities

Auret Van Heerden, former president and CEO of the Fair Labor Association. (Vivek Soundararajan/University of Birmingham)
Auret Van Heerden, former president and CEO of the Fair Labor Association. (Vivek Soundararajan/University of Birmingham)

Business Law Conference Draws International Experts, Sparks New Ideas

Experts in business law, management and a range of social science disciplines attended a two-day conference at UConn titled, “Public Regulation and Private Governance: Competitors or Collaborators?”

Conference participants, from North America and Europe, presented 14 papers that tackled the complex topic of how public regulations and private governance can complement each other.

The keynote dinner featured Continue Reading