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CIBER Faculty Development Workshops


Georgia State University’s Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) is pleased to announce the 2015 Faculty Development in International Business – Globalization Workshops, to be held June 4-7, 2015 at GSU’s Buckhead Center, a state-of-the-art conference facility located in Atlanta, Georgia.

Held since 1992 by a consortium of CIBERs (Centers of Excellence designated by the U.S. Department of Education), Globalization Workshops have trained over 1,000 faculty from around the U.S. and other countries. The workshops are designed to help business faculty bring international context into the classroom and expand their classroom knowledge and skills. Two-day workshops offered are:

  • Introduction to International Business
  • International Management
  • International Financial Management
  • Global Supply Chain Management
  • International Marketing

Each of these workshops is taught by world-class educators in international business.  They incorporate content, pedagogy, and resources for teaching the respective courses. They are also designed to facilitate open dialogue among educators who share teaching interests.

In addition to these two-day workshops, participants have the opportunity to select from one or more of three-hour bonus sessions on:

  • Research in international business
  • Teaching pedagogy
  • Case writing for international business
  • Tools for Cultural Learning in Study Abroad (incorporating the Cultural Analysis Toolkit)

For early arriving participants, cultural experiences include visits to The World of Coca-Cola and the world-renown Georgia Aquarium.  For complete descriptions, costs, and registration information, please visit:

You can also contact: Dawn Foster, Managing Director, GSU-CIBER, at 404-413-7431.

The 2015 Faculty Development in International Business Globalization Workshops are a project of the a Minority Serving Institution (MSI) Consortium, hosted by GSU-CIBER and sponsored by CIBERs at Brigham Young University, George Washington 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.