Speaker: Doug Barry, International Trade Administration's Global Knowledge Center of the U.S. Department of Commerce

Air Date: January 09, 2015

Tomas speaks with Doug Barry, deputy director of the International Trade Administration’s Global Knowledge Center in the U.S. Department of Commerce; they discuss why companies should engage in exporting and the resource: A Basic Guide to Exporting.

Speaker: Udo Zander, Stockholm School of Economics

Air Date: January 09, 2015

Tomas speaks with Udo Zander, the Ragnar Söderberg Professor of Business Administration at the Stockholm School of Economics; they discuss the government crisis in Sweden and the Prime Minister’s (Stefan Löfven) decision to call for new elections in March 2015 (the first snap vote in Sweden since 1958).

Speaker: Tim Duvall, U.S. Department of Education

Air Date: January 09, 2015

Tomas speaks with Tim Duvall, senior program officer in international and foreign language education for the Office of Postsecondary Education at the U.S. Department of Education; they discuss the international programs in the U.S. Department of Education, including the Center for International Business Education program.

Speaker: Peter Buckley, Leeds University Business School

Air Date: January 09, 2015

Tomas speaks with Peter Buckley, professor of international business in the Leeds University Business School in the United Kingdom and a Fellow of the Academy of International Business; they discuss the current state of multinational business and future focus areas for companies engaging in the global marketplace.

Speaker: Tomas Hult, Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University

Air Date: January 09, 2015

In this segment of globalEDGE Business Beat, Tomas provides a summary of the 2014 activities of the International Business Center in the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University; it is a snapshot of the center’s annual report available at ibc.msu.edu.

Speaker: Tomas Hult, Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University

Air Date: January 07, 2015

In this segment of globalEDGE Business Beat, Tomas discusses the results in the 2015 Nationwide Benchmarking Report on International Business Education at Community Colleges, a study conducted by the International Business Center in the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University since 2008. The free report is available for download at ibc.msu.edu.