By Professor Farok Contractor
About the subject:
International Business course is designed for executives whose decisions will impact the strategy of their company in international operations. Topics have been selected for their likely interest to managers in Asia, such as how firms expand into foreign markets, offshoring and outsourcing, joint ventures and alliances with foreign firms, valuation of intellectual property and intangible assets, the impact of foreign exchange risk on company strategy, managing across cultures, and global integration. Many of the principles of global management are, of course, the same regardless of the location of corporate headquarters. The perspective is from the middle to senior management level.
About the Professor:
Dr. Farok Contractor is ‘Distinguished Professor’ in the Management and Global Business department at Rutgers Business School. He has also taught at the Wharton School, Copenhagen Business School, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, Nanyang Technological University, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, XLRI (India), Lubin School of Business, Theseus, EDHEC and conducted executive seminars in the US, Europe, Latin America and Asia.
He is a graduate of the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, where he received his Ph.D. (Managerial Science and Applied Economics) and MBA, and the University of Michigan, where he received an M.S. in Industrial Engineering. Farok Contractor’s research has focused on corporate alliances, outsourcing and offshoring, valuation of intangible assets, the technology transfer process, licensing, and foreign direct investment. He is particularly focused on the …