Friday, September 23, 2011

Week of 9/26 Events

Mon 9/26 (3:30pm) View Taleb Salheb on Education for Employment online at:

The AC will be closed at this time)

Tue 9/27 (3pm) Civic Debate Facilitation led by Jamil Choura

Wed 9/28 (2pm) Guest Speaker Paul Sullivan on Business Entrepreneurship


Paul R. Sullivan is an experienced member of adjunct faculties in global business. Paul received his B.S. in Engineering and his MBA from the University of Michigan. He has also completed the Program for Health Systems Management presented by Harvard University’s Schools of Business, Public Health, and Medicine.
In addition to teaching in Executive Education Programs, Paul was the Founder and Managing Director of Global Partners, Inc., an international business development consulting firm. With 35 years of experience in research, management consulting, and management education, Paul frequently travels to Europe, Asia, and Latin America to help corporations prepare business development plans and expand their world markets. He has worked in 50 countries and developed, and presented seminars on global management, business-to-business marketing, sales and entrepreneurship to thousands of managers from over 100 countries. He has led and trained capture teams resulting in hundreds of millions of dollars of new business worldwide for their companies.
Before founding Global Partners, Paul was a Senior Vice President of Harbridge House, Inc. an international management consulting firm, and a member of its Management Board and Strategic Planning Committee. He led the globalization practice and established the Functional Management Division and recruited and managed a staff of 50 providing consulting and custom educational services in all functional areas.
Paul has worked with many Fortune “Global 500” companies including ABB, Abbott Laboratories, ALSTOM, AT&T, Boston Scientific, General Electric, General Dynamics, McDonald’s, Motorola, Qualcomm, Raytheon, Rockwell International, STMicroelectronics, United Technologies, Volvo and Xerox as well as government organizations including the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the Departments of Defense, Energy and Health & Human Services and the US Agency for International Development.
He has written numerous articles including “A Global Perspective Enriches Entrepreneurs,” “Strategies for Playing the Global Game,” “Six Traits of Global Managers,” “Are You Developing Global Leaders?” and is co-author of the book Measuring Hospital Inflation.

Paul teaches Leading in a Global Organization and Project Management for Global Leaders in the Executive Education program for the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan as well as other programs around the world and volunteers as a mentor and adviser to entrepreneurs.

Wed 9/28 (4pm) Imen S’hel from I Watch presenting on Social Entrepreneurship

Thur 9/29 (5pm) Guest Speaker Jennifer Blitz on the Carter Center in Tunisia

Fri 9/30 (3pm) Film Screening: Up in the Air

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