Community College of Philadelphia and the Centers for International Business Education and Research(CIBER) at Temple University and Michigan State University Present:
2018 Community College Internationalization Workshop
The Workforce Development Pipeline for Careers in International Business:
Focusing on the US Export Economy and Increasing International Investment in the US Through Program and Curricular Innovation
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Community College of Philadelphia
Center for Business and Industry (CBI), Room C2-28
1751 Callowhill Street (Entrance on 18th Street)
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Networking Breakfast begins at 8:30 AM
Program 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Dr. Sarah Singer
Assistant Director, International Business Center
Michigan State University
Sarah has managerial oversight over globalEDGE.msu.edu, the world’s leading online source for international business information. She leads the Center’s nationally-recognized community college outreach activities, including the International Business Institute workshops, white paper series, and curriculum development initiatives. She works with overall administration of Center projects, teaches an internationally-focused freshman seminar, and developed and leads the Business and Culture in Japan study abroad program.
The workshop will begin with a panel discussion on Identifying and Addressing Barriers to Export Growth in the form of Skills Gaps featuring academic and business community representatives from the workforce development pipeline.
Next, Dr. Singer will present insights from MSU’s Community College Internationalization Benchmarking Study along with an overview of a variety of valuable resources, including GlobalEdge.
The remainder of the program will be delivered in the form of 2 interactive sessions.
1. Assessing the needs of individuals that each attending institution serves
2. Building an individualized action plan for program and curricular internationalization.
Assistant Professor of Practice, Strategic Management, Fox School of Business
Director of Workforce Development
Montgomery County Community College
Principal Consultant U.S. Operations & Shareholder
AHP International Inc.
Moderator: Jeffrey Conradi
Associate Director, International Programs/CIBER, Fox School of Business
Adjunct Faculty, School of Sport, Tourism, and Hospitality Management
The Centers for International Business Education and Research (CIBERs) were created by Congress to increase and promote the nation’s capacity for international understanding and competitiveness. There are 17 nationally designated Centers administered by the U.S. Department of Education.
The CIBER network links the manpower and technological needs of the United States business community with the international education, language training, and research capacities of universities across the country.
Registration Deadline: Friday, July 27th
Community College of Philadelphia Main Garage:
$6.00 (cash or credit card).
For more information:
Contact for all program inquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org