Speaker: Chris Holman, Michigan Business Network

Air Date: January 08, 2018

Dr. Tomas Hult who is Professor and Byington Endowed Chair in the Broad College of Business at Michigan State University. Dr. Hult also serves as Director of MSU’s 30-member International Business Center (a federally funded national resource center), Executive Director of the Academy of International Business.

Hult joins Chris Holman to cover a 2017 International Business year in review and look into 2018 along with the implications of cryptocurrency.

Speaker: Chris Holman, Michigan Business Network

Air Date: December 09, 2016

Hosted by Tomas Hult, this segment of the globalEDGE Business Beat is a dialogue between Chris Holman and Tomas Hult regarding global business in a post-Brexit, post-US election world. Chris Holman is the Founder of the Michigan Business Network but also a “global citizen” with business interests in various places. He tells us his take on recent global events, what we can expect, and (perhaps) where to go from here. He also chats with Tomas about his business interests and partnerships in China and how the China – U.S. relationship will likely be moving forward in a Trump and Brexit climate.

Speaker: Chris Holman, Michigan Business Network

Air Date: February 05, 2016

Chris Holman, Founder of the Michigan Business Network, and Tomas Hult, Host of the globalEDGE Business Beat on MBN, dialogue about the importance of MSU’s International Business Center to the Michigan community, some of its accomplishments in 2015 and what’s upcoming in 2016. They focus on the Center’s 25th year anniversary; helping local small and medium-sized Michigan companies go global; leading-edge research in international business; and the Center’s world-leading online resource in international business, globalEDGE.msu.edu.

Speaker: Chris Holman, Michigan Business Network

Air Date: February 05, 2016

Chris Holman, Founder of the Michigan Business Network, and Tomas Hult, Host of the globalEDGE Business Beat on MBN, dialogue about international business education at some of the nation’s 1200 community colleges. These community colleges educate nearly half of the students in the country, and are an important part of making the country globally competitive.

In this segment, we found out that community colleges are expected to triple their internationally oriented business offerings in the next decade, a large task, but an important one, to maintain competitiveness globally. They also cover the most popular courses to globalize international education at Michigan’s community colleges, and business education versus other majors.

Speaker: Chris Holman, Michigan Business Network

Air Date: November 09, 2015

Tomas Hult speaks with Chris Holman, Founder of the Michigan Business Network and serial entrepreneur in Michigan. Chris Holman has started numerous domestic and international businesses, and his experiences as a risk-taking entrepreneur are on display in this segment of the globalEDGE Business Beat.

Tomas and Chris cover a variety of entrepreneurship topics such as (1) what drives an entrepreneur like Chris Holman to start new businesses seemingly all the time; (2) what are the success factors, as seen by Chris Holman, in being an entrepreneur; and (3) are these success factors when you engage entrepreneurially in the global marketplace?

Speaker: Chris Holman, Michigan Business Network

Air Date: September 03, 2014

Tomas speaks with Chris Holman, founder and CEO of the MichiganBusinessNetwork.com; they discuss what countries small and medium sized companies should target as they grow and expand internationally.

Speaker: Chris Holman, Michigan Business Network

Air Date: June 18, 2014

Tomas speaks with MichiganBusinessNetwork.com CEO Chris Holman in the kick-off to his inaugural segment and episode of this new program on the network "globalEDGE Business Beat."

Speaker: Chris Holman, Michigan Business Network

Air Date: June 18, 2014

Tomas continues to speak with MichiganBusinessNetwork.com CEO Chris Holman; they discuss small business in Michigan from an international perspective.

Speaker: Chris Holman, Michigan Business Network

Air Date: June 18, 2014

Tomas continues to speak with MichiganBusinessNetwork.com CEO Chris Holman; they discuss the importance of international trade and global competitiveness in Michigan.

Speaker: Chris Holman, Michigan Business Network

Air Date: June 18, 2014

Tomas continues to speak with MichiganBusinessNetwork.com CEO Chris Holman; they discuss the function and impact of the Michigan State University International Business Center.

Speaker: Chris Holman, Michigan Business Network

Air Date: June 18, 2014

Tomas continues to speak with MichiganBusinessNetwork.com CEO Chris Holman; they discuss the impact Michigan State University has on the economy of the state of Michigan as a whole.