Go global at International Business Week 2014

International Business Week is here.

From February 3 through 5, pop into an IBW event to burnish your knowledge of international business, economics, politics and culture — great topics to have under your belt as you head out to spring networking gatherings and interviews. Highlights include:

  • A speech by a top fixed-income analyst
  • free lunch with a leading global executive and Fordham alumnus
  • A keynote by a bestselling author and the founder of Eurasia Group

Individual event descriptions are below. Follow the specific registration link to grab a spot for each one that interests you.


Global Business Showcase

Date: Monday, February 3, 2014
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.
Location: Hughes Hall lobby
Go around the world without leaving the lobby of Hughes. International students will each sponsor a fair-style “booth” where you can learn about business in their country — and maybe sample a treat. Show your support for them by taking a few minutes to swing through.
Register: Not required. Simply stop by whenever, for as long as you want. 


Lunch chat

Roman Kyzyk: Fordham alumnus and global business executive
Date: Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location: Hughes 207
Enjoy Chinese food and sodas with Roman Kyzyk (FCRH ’75), senior advisor at Myrmidon Group, llc. This firm works with the government of Bosnia-Herzegovina on investment promotion and outreach in the U.S. Mr. Kyzyk’s background also includes leading a division of a Fortune 500 enterprise and directing an international consultancy that developed corporate strategies for a wide range of clients.
Register (only 20 seats available): Click here


Leadership, business and economics in Asia

Scott MacDonald, senior managing director at MC Asset Management Holdings
Date: Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Time: 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Location: Hughes – Daleo Hall
Mr. MacDonald, senior managing director at MC Asset Management Holdings, LLC, also held positions at the U.S. Comptroller of the Currency and Credit Suisse, authored 17 books and was rated one of the top fixed-income analysts by Institutional Investor.
Register: Click here


Bestselling author and president/founder of Eurasia Group

Ian Bremmer 2013Ian Bremmer
Date: Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Hughes – Daleo Hall
Learn how Mr. Bremmer built Eurasia Group from a startup with $25,000 to a leading global political risk research firm. Mr. Bremmer has authored several articles and books, including his latest national bestseller, Every Nation for Itself: Winners and Losers in a G-Zero World. The first 100 students to arrive get a free copy.
Register: Click here


If you have questions about any of these International Business Week events, contact Michael Polito, assistant dean and director of international programs, at mpolito6@fordham.edu.



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