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Your Future in Global Leadership starts with the Master of International Management Program

Portland State University, Master of International Management Program

Wednesday, November 17, 2010 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PST)

Your Future in Global Leadership starts with the Master...

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The Master of International Management forum & social networking event

Due to the high demand/popularity on the Oct 20th forum- We are extending another forum discussion on November 17th.

Do you have what it takes to become the next global leader? Join us for an exciting forum discussion to learn more from the Master of International Management experts. Find out what it takes to become the next global leader in today’s competitive market. Mingle with some of the emerging global leaders and experts in Asian business and culture.

 

The Master of International Management forum will help you:

  1. Gain perspective on globalization and international leadership
  2. Cultivate effective cross cultural management relationships, liaisons and partnerships
  3. Learn more about the importance of Social Entrepreneurship and Sustainability, Global Marketing, Global Supply Chain Management, and International Finance to further enhance your marketability
  4. Get an overview of top-rated professional training and education on emerging language, culture and politics
  5. Network  with current working professionals, alumni and graduate business students who are industry leaders

Who should attend: Working professionals who aspire to be leaders of Global Marketing, International Social Entrepreneurship & Sustainability, Global Supply Chain Management and International Finance.

Where:

Smith Memorial Student Union

1825 SW Broadway, Portland, OR, 97201

Room 236 - The Cascade Room

 

When: Wednesday, November 17,2010  Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm

Forum will start at 6pm sharp- *RSVP/pre-registration is required as seating is limited to 30.

 

The forum will include:

  • Brief info session
  • Panel discussion with experts in International Social Entrepreneurship and Sustainability, Global Marketing, Global Supply Chain Management, and International Finance
  • Q&A
  • Complimentary hors d'oeuvres + drinks

 

 

 PANELIST BIOS

CLIFF ALLEN

Academic Director, Master of International Management Program

Cliff Allen holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts degree in Economics from San Jose State University. He is currently an ABD doctoral candidate in Leadership Studies at Gonzaga University.

Allen was most recently the Senior VP of Product Line Management and Operations at General Dynamics: Itronix, based in Spokane, Washington. Itronix is a world leader in the design and manufacture of rugged wireless computing solutions for mobile workers. At Itronix, Allen oversaw the Product Marketing, Design R&D, Manufacturing and Supply Chain throughout Taiwan, China, and the U.S.

Prior to Itronix, he was the Vice President of Manufacturing for 3Com Corporation. He led the Operations of Palm Organizer Products and the Mobile Communications Division.


MARIO SCHMIT

Trade Lane Manager, DHL Global Forwarding (MIM’08)

Mario Schmit, originally from Belgium, discovered the MIM program at a fair in Shanghai, China. He was attracted to the program because of the focus on Asia and the unique curriculum. He found that the diverse student body and community engagement opportunities set the MIM program apart. Now Schmit calls Portland home. He promotes DHL US throughout Western European markets. Schmit travels to Europe several times a year and supports local business opportunities abroad.


JACK CHIU

Project Management, LG International (MIM’09)

Jack Chiu applied to the MIM program as he transitioned to a new career. He wanted to leverage his global family-run business background as he entered a new side of international business. Chiu changed his career focus from working production side for a manufacturing firm to managing the supply chain of a global organization.  

Chiu credits the MIM program for the time management skills and business knowledge that he utilizes in his current position at LG International. His favorite responsibility is working with an outsourcing team in Wuxi, China, to find sourcing solutions for US customers.

 

Ali Mondragon

Current MIM (PT) student at Portland State University (MIM’11)

Ali Mondragon is a part time student in the masters in International Management at Portland State University. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Oregon Health and Science University and has been working as a pediatric intensive care nurse at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital in Portland, Oregon.

Mondragon feels that a MIM degree along with the experiences she obtains during her 27 months in the program will make her more competitive in the global playing field. She hopes to combine her experience in health care with a future career that involves travel, international relations, learning and exploring other cultures and languages. More recently Mondragon has completed a six-month internship assisting Mercy Corps with their Global Envision initiative. Upcoming plans include volunteer work in Vietnam with Cardiostart, a non-profit international medical team that provides free heart surgeries in developing countries.


JAMES BEGG

Current MIM (FT) student at Portland State University (MIM’10)

James Begg was born in Melbourne, Australia. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Marketing from the University of Tasmania. Begg has traveled throughout Europe, Africa, South America, Asia and the USA.

He worked in Melbourne for two years in events marketing and management. Begg then moved to New Zealand where he began a career in hotel management. His MIM specializations are Marketing and Sustainability, and Japanese. On the MIM Asia trip, Begg learned a lot about the Asian business environment, and created a strong bond with the rest of the cohort. Currently, he is working on the MIM exit project with Nike’s emerging markets, measuring and reducing the carbon footprint of Nike’s supply chain. He also interns at Portland Roasting Coffee, where he is working on a case study with PSU and Burgerville. He also works for Guayaki in marketing and promotions.

 

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For Master of International Management program info, contact John Stoeckmann by phone: 503.725.8001 or by email: gradinfo@sba.pdx.edu


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Smith Memorial Student Union
1825 SW Broadway,
Portland, OR 97201

Wednesday, November 17, 2010 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PST)


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