Whether a company has current international operations or is preparing for foreign entry or acquisition, this session will help attendees set the context and assess the risks of managing in a global market.
It will also analyze how the global economy impacts the national economy and the local business environment.
* Drivers of global growth: globalization, technology, and proliferating market reforms
* Risks and opportunities of the global economy
* The local impact of the global economy and its implications for the future of business and politics.
This event is kindly sponsored by ARX Equity, ALPHA Associates, and Kines Pierstone.
Marvin Zonis (Speaker)
Professor Emeritus, Chicago GSB
Marvin Zonis is a professor emeritus at Chicago GSB, where he teaches courses on International Political Economy, Leadership, and Business Strategy. He also heads Marvin Zonis & Associates, Inc., political risk consultants. The firm works with corporations and professional asset management firms throughout the world to help them identify, assess, and manage their political risks in the constantly changing global environment. In short, he is a global political economist.
Professor Zonis is a highly sought after speaker at events related to asset management, private equity and senior management training events where he speaks on the topic of political risk in the global business environment. He has written books on central and eastern Europe, Russia and the Middle East on related topics.
Richard Seewald, '05 (EXP-10)