Faculty Development in IB


Globalization Workshops, Atlanta, 2-5 Jun 2016; Deadline 30 Apr

Faculty Development in International Business: Globalization Workshops 

An Offering of the National CIBER Network – hosted by Georgia State University’s Center for International Business Education and Research

in Atlanta, GA on June 2-5, 2016

 Update your knowledge, classroom skills, and pedagogical toolbox for teaching International Business!

CIBER (Centers of Excellence designated by the U.S. Department of Education) Globalization Workshops have trained over 1,000 faculty from the U.S. and other countries through this event. The workshops are designed to assist business faculty improve their practical knowledge and skills for teaching international business. Workshops leaders address: (i) contemporary content, (ii) pedagogy, and (iii) resources for teaching international business.

This year’s event will feature a Poster Session where some participants will share their innovative classroom teaching practices with others. Top three poster selections will be recognized with a monetary award.

Also new this year are three plenary sessions:

·    Insights from Master Teachers (featuring seasoned IB educators)

·    Designing and Teaching the Introductory IB Course

·    Instructional Technology and Resources for Teaching International Business


Thematic workshops include:

·    Introduction to International Business

·    International Management

·    International Financial Management

·    Global Supply Chain Management

·    International Marketing

Participants also have the opportunity to attend four ‘bonus’ sessions:

·    Research in International Business

·    Teaching Pedagogy

·    Case Writing for International Business

·    Cross-national Perspectives


Workshop leaders include:

ü S. Tamer Cavusgil, Georgia State University

ü Roberto Garcia, Indiana University

ü Linda Gerber, University of Texas at Austin

ü Tomas Hult, Michigan State University

ü Ben Kedia, University of Memphis

ü Gary Knight, Willamette University

ü Piet Pauwels, Hasselt University Belgium

ü Michael Pustay, Texas A&M University 

ü Hakan Saraoglu, Bryant University

ü Attila Yaprak, Wayne State University


Application deadline for early bird registration is: April 30, 2016. For complete description, costs, and registration information, please visit: http://ciber.robinson.gsu.edu/msi-consortium/fdib

A limited number of faculty fellowships is available. The deadline for faculty fellowships has been extended to April 22, 2016. For more information, contact: Ms Farrah Bernardino, farrahb@gsu.edu or gsuciber@gsu.edu

The 2016 Faculty Development in International Business Globalization Workshops are a project of the Minority Serving Institution (MSI) Consortium, hosted by GSU-CIBER and sponsored by CIBERs at Brigham Young University, George Washington University, Georgia State University, Indiana University, Michigan State University, Temple University, Texas A&M University, University of Colorado-Denver, University of Maryland, University of Miami, and the University of Texas Austin.

S. Tamer Cavusgil

Fuller E. Callaway Professorial Chair

Executive Director, CIBER

J. Mack Robinson College of Business



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