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FOCUS ON GLOBAL COMPETENCE

The Global Business Center's Spring 2014 programs and events are designed to take business people, educators and students to the next competitive level of global business competence. We hope you will join us as we take a deep dive into the critical issues, knowledge and skills needed for global success.

Jayashankar M. Swaminathan, GBC Director

Sharpen your cross-cultural interpersonal business skills
A new Cross-Cultural Savvy Global Business course offers two personal assessments, seven expert presenters and intensive, one-on-one consultations to prepare business people and students to operate effectively with other cultures and in other countries.
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Examine emerging market strategies for a tight economy
UNC Kenan-Flagler business students convene business and academic experts for a February student conference on innovative approaches corporations can take to sustain returns on their investments in emerging markets as business growth slows.
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Explore innovations that create sustainable global communities
GBC and the Center for Sustainable Enterprise convene experts in city and regional planning, environment and business April 4 for the fourth annual Sustainability and Innovation Symposium, focused on best practices in sustainable development.
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Look for UNC GBC FALL 2014 newsletter coming to your Inbox in September.
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Jan. 20 Deadline for student clubs to apply for GBC mini-grants
Jan. 23 Deadline to register for Online Working Languages (Hindi, Mandarin, Portuguese)
Jan. 27 Deadline to register for Cross-Cultural Savvy for Global Business
Feb. 1 Call for papers: Tax-Efficient Supply Chain Management Conference
Feb. 6 Webinar: Country Briefing – Turkey
Feb. 21 Emerging Markets Conference: Innovations to Sustain Growth
Feb. 24 CIBER mini-grant applications due from faculty and Ph.D. students
March 27 Webinar: Political Risk and Emerging Markets
April 3 Sustainability and Innovation Symposium, "Building Thriving Communities: Best Practices from Around the World"
April 22 CIBER Business Language Conference, hosted by Brigham Young University
April 25 Next Generation Conference: Tax-Efficient Supply Chain Management
May 1 Global Business Center Advisory Council Meeting
May 20 Spanish Language Summer Immersion in Costa Rica
May 28 Webinar: Tax Efficient Supply Chain Management
June 15 WorldView Global Education Leaders' program for N.C. K-12 and Community College leaders
Online Working Languages adds Hindi to Mandarin and Portuguese offerings in January
Sreedhari Desai receives GBC mini-grant to study religious symbols and workplace behavior in India
UNC Kenan-Flagler alumni relations associate receives GBC grant for professional development in India
Hee pursues GBC research collaboration with scholars in India

Jayashankar Swaminathan, Ph.D., Faculty Director • Julia Kruse, Ph.D. Executive Director

UNC Kenan-Flagler's Global Business Center works to improve the global competence of students, educators and companies and enhance the nation's global competitiveness.

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