Business Abroad

On April 3 and 4, Lubin will take you on a journey from Asia to Africa with two lectures on the future of Chinese financial markets and doing business in Morocco, Tunisia, and Algeria.

First up, on Wednesday, April 3, the Confucius Institute and Lubin’s Center for Global Business Programs present The Future of the Chinese Financial Markets with author Michael A. Santoro, PhD, JD, at 3:00 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room on the NYC Campus.

A world renowned business ethics teacher, scholar, and consultant, Santoro’s areas of expertise are business ethics on Wall Street, pharmaceutical industry ethics, and corporate social responsibility in China. He is the author of China 2020: How Western Business Can—and Should—Influence Social and Political Change, and his latest book (co-written with Ronald J. Strauss) is Wall Street Values: Business Ethics and the Global Financial Crisis.

Then, on Thursday, April 4, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Lubin and the U.S. Commercial Service Department of Commerce invite you to learn about the opportunities and challenges of doing business in North Africa from experts at Doing Business in Africa:  Focus on Morocco, Tunisia, and Algeria in Lecture Hall West in One Pace Plaza.

Hear from the U.S. Senior Commercial Counselor, Jane Kitson, who lives in Morocco and covers the three countries, and Sophien Bennaceur, President, U.S. Tunisian Business Council. The program will be moderated Tanya Cole, U.S. Commercial Officer, Department of Commerce Foreign Commercial Service.

Learn from the experts about the growth and trends in North Africa and where to look for opportunities in safety and security, environmental equipment, renewable energy technology, aviation parts, waste water and water treatment, and agricultural services and equipment.  There will be a panel discussion and Q&A. Register in advance by e-mail mmatthews@pace.edu or call (212) 831-0900.

There’s No Business Like Show Business

Lubin’s new Arts and Entertainment Management program gets a new student org. Plus, three additional programs this fall help meet market demand.

With Lubin’s new BBA in Management–Arts and Entertainment Management (AEM) comes a brand new student organizations: the Arts and Entertainment Management Industry Network (AEM IN), which will help provide a sense of community among current students in the AEM program, recruit incoming students for the AEM program, and maintain an alumni base. If you’re interested in joining AEM IN, check out their Facebook page.

If you’re looking to launch an exciting career with opportunities in performing arts and visual arts organizations, managing theatre companies, museums, dance companies, contemporary and classical music organizations, art galleries, talent representation and management companies, and television production firms, and getting treated to guest lectures by leaders in the industry including award-winning journalist Katie Couric, Academy Award-winning filmmaker Ron Howard, Viacom President Doug Herzog, and more, learn more about the Lubin BBA in Arts and Entertainment Management.

And this is just ONE of the new cutting-edge programs coming out of Lubin.

If you want to help take a business to the next level using social media and mobile technology, the MS in Social Media and Mobile Marketing will give you the tools to enhance communications and integrate digital and traditional media to position firms for success.

If you’re a firm believer in giving the customer what they want, the MS in Customer Intelligence and Analytics will teach you how to use data to create customer value and cultivate customer relationships, plan and develop integrated digital strategies, analyze marketing data, and help use it to shape business decisions.

A BBA and an MS in just five years? The Combined BBA Public Accounting/MS Taxation will prepare you to sit for the CPA and give you an in-depth understanding of accounting and tax law.

For a list of business degrees from A to Z, click here.

Opening the Vault

Pace’s E-Lab kicks off the academic year with the co-founder of career and job search supergiant VAULT.com, who sold his stake for $100 million and founded a leading financial data analysis company.

On September 27, Lubin’s Entrepreneurship Lab will host Entrepreneurial Strategy: From Raising Venture Capital To Selling Your Company, featuring a talk and Q&A with Sam Hamadeh, founder and CEO of PrivCo, the premier source for business and financial research on major privately-held companies (MPCs).

Hamadeh is a veteran media entrepreneur, corporate attorney, and financial expert based in New York. In 1997, after earning his MBA from the Wharton School of Business and JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, he co-founded VAULT.com, the web’s leading career information website. He served as the venture-capital-backed company’s president through its sale in 2007 to a major private equity firm for a significant return to his investors. In 2009, Hamadeh founded PrivCo and has since served as its CEO.

Hamadeh’s honors and awards include Small Businessman of the Year by Crain’s Magazine, the Harvard Business School Club’s Entrepreneur of the Year, Silicon Alley Reporter’s “100 Most Influential Media Executives,” Deloitte & Touche’s 50 Fastest Growing Companies, and the University of Pennsylvania Law School’s Young Alumnus of the Year award. Hamadeh has also served on the Board of Managers of the University of Pennsylvania Law School, has served on the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Advisory Board for a major U.S. Congressional Candidate, and has been the official Entrepreneurship-in-Residence at the Wharton School, advising Wharton MBA students on their startup business plans, where he also serves each year as a final round judge for their annual Business Plan Competition.

Hamadeh has authored 12 books about entrepreneurship, business, and careers published by Random House and Houghton Mifflin.

The event will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room on the NYC Campus. To register, click here.