International Relations Means Business: Getting It Right At Your Peril
November 16, 2006, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
If everyone knows that high level contacts make or break deals, then why are deals lost due to ignorance of customs, protocol, and access? Learn more.
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM: Networking
Karl Buschmann, '85
More than mere lobbying, deft handling of government relations lays the foundation for the smoother conduct of getting the deal. Despite the homogenizing effects of globalization, culture still counts in the international marketplace. Plan now to hear Bob Langlois, a senior international business professional with 30 years of experience at the nexus of international relations and business from Motorola and the World Trade Center Chicago, give actual case studies of success and failure.