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OFFERED IN MAJOR CITIES ACROSS CANADA AND THE UNITED STATES
CORNELL UNIVERSITY CAMPUS
MESSAGE FROM THE DEAN
In a short period, the Cornell-Queen’s Executive MBA program has established itself in key regions across the U.S. and Canada, extending the reach of the Johnson School and Cornell University and garnering attention from accomplished managers and professionals from a large variety of backgrounds and sectors. Our strong partnership with Queen’s allows us to provide graduates with the incredible opportunity to earn degrees from two of the world’s leading business schools. The program’s unique format creates an interactive, real-time, continent-wide classroom where participants work with senior faculty from both schools in an intense, team-based learning experience.
L. Joseph Thomas, PhD, DEAN, THE JOHNSON SCHOOL AT CORNELL UNIVERSITY
. Cornell-Queen’s Executive MBA is the only program of its kind in the world. As a graduate.QUEEN’S SCHOOL OF BUSINESS CAMPUS DEGREES. DEAN. Saunders. MESSAGE FROM THE DEAN Queen’s School of Business is proud to be partnering with Cornell on this exceptional program. QUEEN’S UNIVERSITY Information in this brochure is accurate at time of publication. participants join together to learn from each other and respected faculty members of both schools. providing a unique opportunity for participants to be a part of a truly international management education experience. PhD. you will join the powerful alumni networks of these two outstanding schools. QUEEN’S SCHOOL OF BUSINESS. Across North America. David M.
2 CORNELL -QUEEN’S EXECUTIVE MBA . New York. perspectives and tools you will acquire while in the program will have a powerful and lasting impact on you and your career. The ideas.An International Management Education Experience Cornell-Queen’s Executive MBA is the only program of its kind in the world. There is no other MBA program in Canada that offers these opportunities. Your classroom experience is shared with your American colleagues. It is made possible through a partnership between two of North America’s premier business schools – Canada’s Queen’s School of Business and the Johnson School at Cornell University in Ithaca. Your classroom experience is shared by participants from both Canada and the United States. Cornell-Queen’s Executive MBA provides a unique and exciting opportunity to earn both a Queen’s MBA and a Cornell MBA in 18 months. and classes are led by outstanding faculty of both schools. while you continue to work.
CORNELL-QUEEN’S EXECUTIVE MBA 3 . Canadian graduates have the option to work in the U. universities collectively known as the Ivy League. The Johnson School at Cornell University is consistently ranked among the best business schools in the world by Financial Times and BusinessWeek. you will have the opportunity to meet and work with a group of experienced classmates from across Canada and the United States. The Global Business Project provides real-world international business experience. a combined network that literally spans the globe. BusinessWeek ranks Queen’s #1 in Canada and among the best in the world for full-time MBA and Executive MBA. Intensive on-campus sessions are held at both Queen’s and Cornell. You will forge an international professional network that will prove invaluable throughout your career. with the possibility of extending their visa status under other visa classifications. lodging and travel-related expenses up to a maximum of $4. your team will travel to an international location to conduct a minimum of five days of field research. Having both a Cornell MBA and a Queen’s MBA will increase your value to your organization and open the door to opportunities you have only dreamed about. AN INTERNATIONAL ALUMNI NETWORK Because this is a truly international program.S.S. WORKING IN THE UNITED STATES Canadian participants entering the Cornell-Queen’s Executive MBA program are required to obtain an F1 student visa for studying in the United States. Queen’s School of Business is Canada’s premier business school. To complete the project. Cornell is one of the eight prestigious U. All class sessions are shared jointly by American and Canadian participants. In this exciting team-based project. Program staff will provide assistance and support throughout this process. you will become a full-fledged member of the Cornell University and Queen’s University alumni. Upon completion of the program. You will be funded for transportation. A TRULY INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE The Cornell-Queen’s program is a uniquely international experience. Upon graduation. providing a much broader perspective for class discussions. BROADEN YOUR OPPORTUNITIES Cornell-Queen’s Executive MBA will provide you with an international business perspective and the skills to take on the challenges of today’s global business environment.000 per person. under the Optional Practical Training (OPT) program for a period of one year.EARN TWO WORLD-CLASS MBA DEGREES WHILE YOU CONTINUE TO WORK Graduates of Cornell-Queen’s Executive MBA earn both a Cornell MBA and a Queen’s MBA. teams complete a comprehensive analysis of an international business opportunity or issue anywhere outside of Canada and the United States. credentials that will open doors anywhere in the world.
Cornell also has a strong tradition as one of the very best research and teaching universities in the world. universities for number of patents received each year. and is known for the quality of both its scholars and its students.S. Twenty-nine Nobel laureates have been affiliated with Cornell as faculty members or students. Outstanding students are counted as the University’s most valued asset. universities collectively known as the Ivy League. Queen’s graduates have made indelible marks on the Canadian and international landscapes. The University is consistently among the top ten U. business and government. Queen’s has long enjoyed the reputation as “Canada’s Ivy League” university.000 alumni living in 150 countries.AN IVY LEAGUE REPUTATION Canada’s Ivy League Meets the Original Ivy League Both Cornell University and Queen’s University have a long and rich tradition of academic excellence and innovation. science. 4 CORNELL-QUEEN’S EXECUTIVE MBA . Cornell is known as the birthplace of the integration of theory and application within American higher education. Cornell University is one of the eight prestigious U. Queen’s is the oldest degree-granting institution in Canada. Cornell-Queen’s Executive MBA brings together two of the world’s premier business schools in an exciting and innovative program. Cornell graduates have made significant contributions to the arts. and a history of attracting the very best students and faculty from around the world. QUEEN’S UNIVERSITY Established by a Royal Charter from Queen Victoria in 1841. Queen’s graduates leave the university with an education that is second to none and join a highly active network of over 100. Queen’s attracts top students from every Canadian province and more than 110 countries worldwide. CORNELL UNIVERSITY CAMPUS CORNELL UNIVERSITY Founded in 1865.S.
The Johnson School is home to one of the world’s top-ranked full-time MBA programs and Executive MBA programs. Queen’s School of Business is fully accredited by the AACSB and the Association of MBAs. The School is fully accredited by the AACSB – the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Queen’s Executive Development Centre is one of the world’s largest and most highly-regarded providers of non-degree executive development. the Johnson School at Cornell University is one of the premier Ivy League general management schools. INTERNATIONAL + NATIONAL RANKINGS THE JOHNSON SCHOOL AT CORNELL UNIVERSITY Founded in 1946. offering an experiential focus that is among the richest of the top business schools in the world. Queen’s School of Business is home to Queen’s Accelerated MBA for Business Graduates – a unique program designed specifically for people with an undergraduate degree in business. as well as a highly acclaimed doctoral program. Ranks Queen’s Executive MBA #1 in Canada + top 25 in the world – November 2009 Ranks Queen’s full-time MBA #1 in Canada + #1 internationally – November 2008 Ranks Queen’s Executive Education #1 in Canada + top 20 in the world – November 2009 FINANCIAL TIMES Ranks Queen’s Executive Development Centre #1 in Canada + #21 in the world for open-enrollment executive education – May 2009 ENVIRONICS REPORT ON EXECUTIVE EDUCATION IN CANADA – February 2008 Ranks Queen’s #1 in Canada for full-time MBA Ranks Queen’s #1 in Canada for Executive MBA Ranks Queen’s #1 in Canada for Executive Education CORNELL-QUEEN’S EXECUTIVE MBA 5 .The Johnson School at Cornell University and Queen’s School of Business share a continued commitment to build on their traditions of academic excellence and innovation. The Johnson School leverages the breadth and depth of Cornell University – a place where visionary ideas become applied innovation. QUEEN’S SCHOOL OF BUSINESS Queen’s School of Business was founded in 1937 and has grown to become one of the world’s premier business schools. The School has continuously introduced new technologies in business education and new ideas for the practice of management. It has earned international recognition for its innovative and forward-thinking programs. Queen’s Bachelor of Commerce program has the highest entry standards of any undergraduate program in Canada. and often change the world. The School is distinguished by an intensively collaborative community. as well as EQUIS accredited through the EFMD (European Foundation for Management Development). while Queen’s masters and doctoral programs are recognized as among the country’s finest. In addition to the nation’s top-ranked Executive MBA and full-time MBA programs.
Cornell-Queen’s Executive MBA draws participants from more than 16 cities across Canada and the United States. Teams function just as they would in the workplace. This international scope is made possible by our unique and innovative approach to teaching. TEAM-BASED LEARNING Cornell-Queen’s Executive MBA uses a team-based learning approach to create a highly supportive and collaborative learning experience – both inside and outside the classroom. 6 CORNELL-QUEEN’S EXECUTIVE MBA . assisting with team-building and coaching. Transportation between the two campuses is included in the program fees. Our program staff organizes numerous events and activities to ensure a healthy blend of work and recreation. The location of the third session varies from year-to-year.CORNELL-QUEEN’S EXECUTIVE MBA A TRULY INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE NEW YORK CITY • TORONTO • VANCOUVER • WASHINGTON DC • PORTLAND • ATLANTA • DALLAS • OTTAWA CALGARY • SEATTLE • EDMONTON • MONTRÉAL • MISSISSAUGA • HOUSTON • AND OTHER LOCATIONS While most executive MBA programs draw their participants from a single city or region. On-campus sessions are intensive and productive. with an emphasis on diversity of background. Learning Teams are formed at the beginning of the program and remain together for the duration. providing excellent opportunities for networking. and the 10-day Global Business Session the following fall. there are three on-campus sessions – the two-week Opening Session at the beginning of the program. Team Coaches work closely with the teams. This creates a broader perspective for class discussions and a far more enriching learning environment. ON-CAMPUS SESSIONS During the program. class time will be split evenly between the Queen’s campus and the Cornell campus. For the first two sessions. drawing on the skills and experience of each team member. Each team is typically comprised of 5 to 8 members. the two-week Business Venturing Session in early February.
conveniently located in your home city. should you be required to relocate during the program. Participants are able to interact directly with the professor and with the other teams. Our participants consistently tell us that they actually prefer the Boardroom Learning approach to that of a traditional classroom. You will be able to download course notes. usually all day Saturday. a tabletop microphone. A mute button allows teams to carry on internal conversations without disrupting the class and. We are confident that you will too. The program is offered in major cities across Canada and the United States. ELECTRONIC COMMUNITY The program provides a customized electronic network used to communicate with professors and your classmates outside of class. all videoconference classes are recorded and are made available for review on the program portal. Should you have to miss a class. The Boardroom Learning approach also provides tremendous flexibility. at any time. Classes are delivered via real-time. Each Boardroom Learning Centre is equipped with two plasma screen monitors. you may be able to attend class in the city you are visiting and. you may be able to join a team in your destination city. Multi-point videoconference is used to link Learning Teams in major cities across North America. CORNELL-QUEEN’S EXECUTIVE MBA 7 . chat or upload assignments from anywhere at any time. but occasionally on Sunday. you may signal the professor that you have a question or comment. These class sessions are held three weekends per month. and a remote-controlled camera. This means that when business takes you on the road. interactive videoconference – a learning technology that Queen’s has been utilizing and perfecting for more than 15 years. e-mail. Professors lead the classes from purpose-built studios on the Queen’s and Cornell campuses.INTERACTIVE BOARDROOM SESSIONS IN YOUR HOME CITY The balance of your class time is spent in your Boardroom Learning Centre. The network allows you to use your time more effectively.
The three residential sessions provide a great opportunity for networking with your classmates and the multi-point videoconference technology provides Learning Teams with real-time opportunities for interaction with their counterparts in other cities. It is a lifelong relationship with a strong support system from both schools for program alumni. you will be afforded many opportunities to keep in touch. Your colleagues in the Cornell-Queen’s Executive MBA program are talented and highly motivated managers and executives. FUNCTIONAL MANAGER: Well-versed in one functional area. the Queen’s School of Business alumni magazine. London. As a full-fledged member of the alumni of both Queen’s School of Business and the Johnson School at Cornell University. TYPICAL PROFILES Cornell-Queen’s Executive MBA participants hold a variety of positions. Cornell-Queen’s Executive MBA participants have an average age of 36. • You will be provided with a lifetime e-mail address through which you can keep in touch with fellow alumni and faculty at both schools. • You will receive regular mailings of QSB Magazine. These events provide an excellent opportunity for networking and additional learning. • You will also receive e-newsletters from both schools. coming from a diverse range of professional backgrounds. SUPERIOR NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES Cornell-Queen’s Executive MBA offers outstanding networking opportunities at the team. Because Cornell-Queen’s Executive MBA is international in scope. this manager wants to develop a more general base of management skills and knowledge. and fosters strong friendships that endure long after graduation. as well as Cornell Enterprise. 8 CORNELL-QUEEN’S EXECUTIVE MBA .INTERNATIONAL ALUMNI NETWORK LEARN WITH EXPERIENCED MANAGERS FROM ACROSS CANADA AND THE U. with an average of 12 years of work experience. Importantly. ENTREPRENEUR: Driven by a desire to take an enterprise to the next level. AFTER GRADUATION Your relationship with Queen’s and Cornell does not end with graduation.™ • You will have access to the password-protected alumni websites of both schools (Queen’s School of Business Alumni Central and Johnson Alumni Connection). • You will be able to consult with Queen’s School of Business faculty through Queen’s By Your Side. the Johnson School’s alumni magazine. they come from cities across Canada and the United States. • You will be invited to attend Queen’s Business Club events which take place in major cities across Canada.S. and in New York. the entrepreneur is looking for advanced management techniques. Queen’s Leaders Forum and Sage Connection. has moved up the management ladder and wants a better understanding of modern management tools. NOT-FOR-PROFIT AND PUBLIC-SECTOR MANAGERS: This executive wants to improve the effectiveness of a public enterprise by learning about advanced private-sector concepts and skills. Here are four typical profiles: GENERAL MANAGER: This executive has many years of business experience. and Hong Kong. Networking at the team level creates a collaborative and supportive learning environment during the program. participants can develop an invaluable professional network in both Canada and the United States. class and alumni levels. as well as Johnson Club events throughout the United States.
I have been able to deliver greater value to our customers and consistent growth in our business. the USA and Latin America. responsible for $2 billion of IBM’s business. including Canada. Financial Services Sector IBM New York. Financial Services Industry for Canada. he was Vice President. NY CORNELL-QUEEN’S EXECUTIVE MBA 9 . Dino was promoted to Vice President. As a result of the program. Dino believes that the program enabled him to engage in more complex problem-solving.” DINO TREVISANI. Financial Services Sector. provided greater depth to his strategic thinking and prepared him for the global workplace. “Cornell-Queen’s Executive MBA program exceeded my expectations and significantly impacted my career. I was thoroughly impressed with the depth of real-world knowledge that the professors brought to the classroom. MBA Managing Director.W hen Dino enrolled in the Cornell-Queen’s Executive MBA program. He has subsequently been promoted to Managing Director. Financial Services Sector for the Americas. I have acquired the business foundation I needed to operate at a global level. During the program.
• a Team Coach who will work with you and your team to ensure you are productive and effective. Our experienced team works very hard to ensure that your MBA experience is nothing short of exceptional. CAREER-STEP® PROGRAM In today’s competitive business environment. • Case studies. and any books that you request will be sent directly to you. strategic career management. textbooks and professor’s notes are always available before class. • Should you have to miss a class or wish to review one. • You will have full access to the Queen’s University and Cornell University libraries. 10 CORNELL-QUEEN’S EXECUTIVE MBA . provides one-on-one career coaching and an online suite of career management services that you may complete at your own pace. .EXCEPTIONAL SERVICE AND SUPPORT We understand how busy you are. FROM THE BEGINNING.. • Program Managers are your frontline resource people and are available to handle issues that may arise during the program. if required. and alumnus. Your Application Advisor will work with you to ensure that your application is not only complete. just having the right skills may not be enough.This approach. Additionally. participant. according to your own goals. diet and fitness program. called Career-Step®. You will find them very responsive and committed to your academic success. but presents you and your qualifications in the best possible light. our dedicated staff work behind the scenes to ensure your time can be devoted to learning. an Application Advisor will be there to answer all of your questions. Queen’s School of Business has developed one of the most comprehensive approaches to career management available anywhere. We’re here to support you every step of the way. all videoconference classes are recorded and streamed on our program portal. • a Personal Fitness Consultant who. From your very first contact.THROUGHOUT THE PROGRAM While in the program. • Program faculty members are available outside of class by telephone and e-mail. you will work with a personal support team that includes: • a Career Coach who can provide one-on-one assistance with career development or job search.. A key ingredient in the recipe for career success is focused. • Project Advisors who will provide guidance for your major projects. provide preliminary feedback and assist you through every step of the application process. if you wish... will work with you to develop a personal lifestyle. Additionally. so we have developed a sophisticated support system for you at each stage – applicant. course notes are posted on the program portal.
spiritual and emotional well-being. newsletters and the lifestyle planner keep you involved and our staff will work to help you succeed. a program that recognizes and promotes the importance of mental. Fit to Lead™ will continue to inspire you. CORNELL-QUEEN’S EXECUTIVE MBA 11 . Throughout the program. You will have access to a Personal Fitness Consultant who will work with you to design a personalized fitness plan. and learn how to live a healthy. Group challenges. balanced life. the skills and knowledge that you take away from the Fit to Lead™ program will be beneficial in your personal and professional life after graduation. challenging yourself to live a balanced life and welcoming change. Within this context. You will find that the Fit to Lead™ program will help you in a number of ways as you complete the Cornell-Queen’s Executive MBA program.FIT TO LEAD™ In today’s hectic world. fitness. Fit to Lead™ focuses on the importance of making your own personal choices. During the residential sessions you have an opportunity to take part in various team and individual activities. it is easy to forget that your ability to manage and lead can be greatly influenced by health and wellness. healthy eating and striving for balance. The program covers various topics including personal reflection. physical. In addition. That’s why we created Fit to Lead™. goal setting.
corporate social responsibility. and international context. strategic thinking. dynamic.S. greatly enhancing the learning experience. including evaluating ideas. They maintain close contact throughout the program to ensure that teams continue to operate efficiently and effectively. and other highly relevant hands-on experiences in both Canada and the U. finding sources of venture capital. We provide dedicated Team Coaches who work with the teams. blending theory with experience and knowledge with application. This team-based learning approach creates a supportive and collaborative environment that mirrors today’s workplace. The experience is intensive. you will leave the program having developed the ability to approach issues from a comprehensive and multidisciplinary perspective. interactive and comprehensive. you will focus on new ventures. During the second residential session. innovation and entrepreneurship. AN INTEGRATED AND SEQUENCED CURRICULUM The Cornell-Queen’s Executive MBA program is a highly-integrated series of courses that provides a solid grounding in the fundamentals of management and a thorough understanding of advanced management topics. allowing ample opportunity to apply your learning to real-world business situations. The curriculum has been designed to provide a broad general management education within a Canadian. Throughout the program your course work will be augmented by guest speakers. The Cornell-Queen’s Executive MBA program will prepare you to respond to these challenges. This approach provides valuable opportunities for each participant to develop and hone critical team and leadership skills while in the program. THE POWER OF TEAMS Learning Teams are formed at the Opening Session. The courses are sequenced so that each course builds on the content of the previous courses. Executives face challenges that defy simple solutions. global business. U. Team members work together on assignments and projects. and lead in a constantly changing environment. and building an organization capable of sustained growth. and are maintained for the duration of the program. THINKING LIKE AN ENTREPRENEUR Understanding and practising entrepreneurship is important in today’s business environment.CURRICULUM PREPARING FOR THE CHALLENGES OF BUSINESS Today’s global business environment is complex. Because these themes are woven throughout the curriculum. creativity. leading them through team-building and teamwork-enhancing exercises. formulating a plan. field trips. it provides the opportunity to learn not only from your professors. but also from your teammates and classmates. Furthermore. The Cornell-Queen’s Executive MBA program provides the opportunity to develop and hone skills in this critical area.S. The program provides a solid grounding in the important areas of management – management fundamentals. adapt to new markets. and leadership. 12 CORNELL-QUEEN’S EXECUTIVE MBA .
Emphasis is placed on integrating financial considerations into management decisions and corporate policies. Financial Accounting Decipher and understand the key accounting statements. capital. Improving Project Planning and Management Apply advanced management techniques to project planning while aligning projects with the organization’s mission and strategy. CREATIVITY. Launching and Managing New Ventures Review issues of special concern to the general manager launching a self-standing new venture in the form of a line extension or new product. and evaluation. Curriculum is subject to change. the annual budgeting cycle. Understanding Cross-Cultural Business Issues Examine how cross-cultural issues affect internal business processes and decisions. and use marketing tools for costing. GLOBAL BUSINESS Understanding the International Marketplace Understand the global trends and issues that create business opportunities in foreign markets. Creating an Effective Strategic Planning Process Change the way you think about your business and develop useful strategic plans that have buy-in across the organization. Management Accounting and Control Use accounting information for management planning and control. Planning Strategically with Tools and Frameworks Discuss and evaluate a variety of strategic planning tools and frameworks. building alignment. Information Technology Management Use information technology to transform the competitive framework and to improve the operating performance of the business. and examine ways to address today’s key HR issues. conflict management and emotional behaviour and build collaborative relationships and management systems to foster integration across functions. social. legally and with a high level of integrity. Recognizing Human Rights Understand the organization’s responsibility to be aware of and respect human rights in all jurisdictions in which the company operates. Successfully Implementing the Strategic Plan Focus organizational resources on the strategic plan to ensure its rapid deployment and to generate sustained momentum. suppliers. Managing New Technologies Manage the introduction of new technology to enhance competitive capabilities and improve operating efficiencies. Managing an International Business Understand the management issues related to developing and sustaining competitive advantage in foreign markets. evaluate and prioritize market opportunities. Negotiating and Building Consensus Improve negotiating skills and build agreement among organizational stakeholders such as customers. Conducting a Country Risk Analysis Understand the political. Building Collaborative Relationships Recognize different styles of thinking. Human Resource Management Manage the human resource challenges in the workplace. Linking Functional Plans to the Strategic Plan Understand how short-term operational plans. decision-making. and operating plans relate to the long-term strategic plan. STRATEGIC THINKING Establishing a Strategic Foundation Develop a strategic mindset and understand the role of strategic planning in creating long-term competitive advantage. Evaluating. Operations Management Take a multidisciplinary approach to performance improvements. partners and colleagues.LEARNING THEMES MANAGEMENT FUNDAMENTALS Marketing Identify market opportunities. CORNELL-QUEEN’S EXECUTIVE MBA 13 . economic. Practising Effective Community Involvement Understand the importance of good corporate citizenship and form a bond with the local community in which you operate. respect and dignity. and learn how to use accounting information to assess the financial health of an organization. Using Innovation for Competitive Advantage Build an operating model that is capable of ongoing renewal and that provides the organization with a sustainable competitive advantage. INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP Leading Organizational Change Manage leadership issues involved in creating a vision. design. LEADERSHIP Understanding and Enhancing your Leadership Capabilities Challenge your assumptions and beliefs about leadership and change the way you think about your leadership qualities. positioning. and evaluate a financial strategy that creates and enhances shareholder value. prepare and evaluate a marketing plan. and understand the interrelated roles of technology. as well as a broader group of stakeholders. Addressing Internal and External Environmental Issues Conduct business in a way that minimizes negative impact on the environment and considers renewable rather than scarce resources. Evaluating International Market Opportunities Use country evaluation techniques to identify. Optimizing Employee Relations Ensure that employees are treated with fairness. Emphasis is placed on the use of accounting tools to improve planning. CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY Raising the Bar on Business Ethics Conduct business transparently. Finance Select. Understanding Value Propositions Apply value-building methodologies to the creation of new products and services and to modifying existing products and services. and human resources in an operating system. Implementing New Standards of Corporate Governance Recognize that management is responsible to investors. Coaching People and Creating High-Performance Teams Build and strengthen management coaching skills and achieve continuous improvement in teamwork. and developing an operating system to deliver an innovative stream of products or services to the marketplace. functional plans. work processes. and technological issues that affect a firm’s strategy for entering and investing in foreign markets. and management practices. pricing.
information systems. This material will be useful in the completion of your Global Business Project. market analyses. The CMA designation is internationally recognized as a leading financial qualification for executives. customer service. Each participant will be assigned a Project Advisor. profit margin improvement. and create a business plan. MANAGEMENT CONSULTING PROJECT The objective of this individual project is to analyze a business challenge and develop a comprehensive set of recommendations and implementation plans to address it. THE CMC DESIGNATION Graduates of the Cornell-Queen’s Executive MBA program earn credits toward the Certified Management Consultant (CMC) designation while earning their MBA. supply chain management. Please speak to an application advisor for more information. Each participant will be assigned a Project Advisor. and the challenges of international partnerships. Typically projects focus on performance improvements in operating processes. participants may earn exemptions toward a Certified Management Accountant designation. NEW VENTURE PROJECT The objective of this individual project is to create a business case and comprehensive business plan for a new stand-alone business. Your team will complete a comprehensive analysis of a real global business issue or opportunity anywhere in the world outside of the U. or a new line of business in an existing organization. and Canada.S. Participants are given a wide scope in the nature of the project. To complete this “live case” your team will travel to the . GLOBAL BUSINESS PROJECT The Global Business Project is a team project that provides real-world international business experience. The New Venture Project will give you an opportunity to use the management concepts and tools you have acquired in the program to create a business plan for a new venture.MAJOR PROJECTS You will have the opportunity to customize your MBA experience and create value for your organization through two major projects. investigate business potential. OR EARN VALUABLE PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATIONS THROUGH CORNELL-QUEEN’S EXECUTIVE MBA THE CMA DESIGNATION While in the Cornell-Queen’s Executive MBA program. consider financing options. You will identify market opportunities. legal and human resource complexities. 14 CORNELL-QUEEN’S EXECUTIVE MBA . or the business planning process. The third residential session will focus on global business issues including the global economy. international location to interview business managers and conduct field research prior to writing your final report. cross-cultural issues. This provides an outstanding opportunity to put all that you have learned into practice.
cultures and industries helped to expand my perspective and made me a more valuable and productive team member. “Cornell-Queen’s Executive MBA program provided me with a greater understanding of different business models. The program’s team-based learning experience was also invaluable. She credits the Cornell-Queen’s program with improving her decision-making processes and expanding her ability to look at the business from a variety of perspectives. she contributes to the development of brand identities and global strategies. Now.P rior to joining the Cornell-Queen’s Executive MBA program. I am now able to take a much more holistic approach to developing and evaluating our company’s objectives. & J. Gallo brands in Canada. Suzy’s role was focused on executing global brand strategies for the Canadian market. while managing the strategic marketing function for E. Gallo Winery Canada Mississauga. Ontario CORNELL-QUEEN’S EXECUTIVE MBA 15 . Since completing the program her responsibilities have greatly expanded. strategies and tactics. Working with a diverse group of individuals from a variety of backgrounds.” SUZY PETRUSHCHAK. MBA Marketing Manager E. as part of the global marketing team. & J.
” “The program provided the fundamental principles for things I had been doing for many years by the seat of my pants. was working in the U. and they were very impressed with the quality of our team’s contribution.S. I would never have met the ATC executive board. The ATC Group. Connecticut “The Cornell-Queen’s Executive MBA program led directly to my current job. affiliate of a global healthcare organization with headquarters in Europe. He believed that advancing his career to the next level would require an MBA. George and his team worked with the European-based financial services company. George was in a senior management position at a major Canadian bank. David was offered and accepted the role of Chief Medical Officer in a newly created business unit working out of Switzerland. ATC were so impressed with the work of George and his team. If not for our Global Business Project. As part of their Global Business Project. MS. who entered the program with their own unique career goals.RECENT GRADUATE SUCCESS STORIES Our Recent Graduate Success Stories reflect a range of people. MD. He was leading a 50-person function in the Medical and Scientific Division of the commercial organization. MBA Principal Klaipeda Consulting LLC. and my position would not have been created. Southport. David is a medical doctor who. prior to the program. The Netherlands DAVID MEMEL. and its value is clear to me every day. at a variety of levels within their organizations. Just before graduation. He has subsequently started a consulting practice in Connecticut. There is no question that my MBA has been a key factor in my transition to consulting. traded-credit operations. When he entered the Cornell-Queen’s Executive MBA program. they offered him a job at graduation. GEORGE PEDRA. He is now their Chief Information and Operations Officer. They have a great deal of respect for both Queen’s and Cornell.” 16 CORNELL-QUEEN’S EXECUTIVE MBA .S. leading a team of analysts in the U. MBA Chief Information and Operations Officer The ATC group Amsterdam.
he began evaluating MBA options and eventually decided on Cornell-Queen’s Executive MBA. a small Ottawa-based firm specializing in organizational transformation. DARREN SOKOLOSKI. Tracy decided to pursue a career in management consulting and is now a Principal at Totem Hill. PEng. I would never have had the opportunity to make the career change into management consulting. an investment bank focused on infrastructure assets and project finance advisory services. she was promoted. While in the program. Darren was impressed with how readily the materials he was studying could be translated into value-added services for his clients. allowed him to land a job with Macquarie Bank. Vancouver. together with his technical background in energy. The combined brand power of Cornell and Queen’s provides instant quality recognition. MBA Principal. Upon graduation. Darren left a managerial position in hi-tech R&D to start an independent consultancy focused on business development in the energy technology sector. Post-graduation. British Columbia TRACY FENTON. education and experience provided by the program.” “Without my MBA. Ontario “While tangible skills were clearly a core benefit of the program. Before she began the Cornell-Queen’s Executive MBA program. During the Cornell-Queen’s program. and then to Senior Project Officer at the Ontario Regional Headquarters. My MBA allowed me to leverage my engineering background into a corporate finance role. The program gave me credibility and the business literacy that is essential when interacting with clients. She says that this successful career change would not have been possible without the Cornell-Queen’s Executive MBA. CMA. it was a new found confidence and perspective that enabled me to take my career in a new direction. the skills. MBA Associate Macquarie Bank Ltd. Tracy was a Program Manager at the Joyceville medium security federal institution. Totem Hill Ottawa.A year prior to starting Cornell-Queen’s Executive MBA.” CORNELL-QUEEN’S EXECUTIVE MBA 17 . first to Assistant Warden of Correctional Programs at Millhaven Institution. Seeking to broaden his business knowledge and network of contacts.
That’s why we have developed an 18-month schedule that is designed to allow you to pursue your degree while continuing to meet your personal and work responsibilities. and assignments are divided evenly throughout the program so that you can develop a regular work pattern. projects. but are occasionally held all day Sunday. 18 CORNELL-QUEEN’S EXECUTIVE MBA .BALANCED SCHEDULE Cornell-Queen’s Executive MBA is an important undertaking that will require a significant investment of time. We confirm the class schedule well in advance so that you can plan your personal and course work time. There is also time in the fall allotted for travel relating to the Global Business Project. creating minimal disruption to the work week. Exams. BALANCED WORKLOAD Cornell-Queen’s Executive MBA typically requires you to carry two courses at a time. The schedule allows for some free time in December and July. A SCHEDULE THAT WORKS Regular class sessions are held on three weekends per month. These classes are normally held all day Saturday. which balances the workload over the duration of the program.
BUSINESS VENTURING SESSION This two-week session begins in late January or early February. CORNELL-QUEEN’S EXECUTIVE MBA 19 . CONVOCATION – May (approximately five months after classes are completed). GLOBAL BUSINESS PROJECT TRAVEL Travel required for the Global Business Project will be a minimum of five days between October and November.COM SIGNIFICANT DATES OPENING SESSION This two-week session begins in late June or early July. exams are held on non-class days (Saturday or Sunday). EXAMINATIONS For courses with final examinations. PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT WWW. One week of the session is held on the Queen’s campus and one week is held on the Cornell campus. GLOBAL BUSINESS SESSION This six-day session is held in October and will bring all members of the class together at a single location.CLASS SESSIONS JUNE S M T W T F S JULY S M T W T F S AUGUST S M T W T F S SEPTEMBER S M T W T F S OCTOBER S M T W T F S NOVEMBER S M T W T F S DECEMBER S M T W T F S JANUARY S M T W T F S FEBRUARY S M T W T F S MARCH S M T W T F S APRIL S M T W T F S MAY S M T W T F S JUNE S M T W T F S JULY S M T W T F S AUGUST S M T W T F S SEPTEMBER S M T W T F S OCTOBER S M T W T F S NOVEMBER S M T W T F S DECEMBER S M T W T F S BOARDROOM LEARNING TEAM SESSIONS THIS CALENDAR IS REPRESENTATIONAL ONLY AND IT DOES NOT REFLECT EXACT DATES. FOR AN EXACT SCHEDULE.CQEMBA. One week of the session is held on the Queen’s campus and one week is held on the Cornell campus.
real-world examples. the program faculty has extensive business and consulting experience with some of the world’s leading organizations. best-selling authors. This allows them to augment class material with relevant. The faculty in our program have extensive teaching experience. not only in two of North America’s most respected Executive MBA programs. your professors will create a classroom experience that is energized and exciting. Using a blend of case studies. class discussions and experiential learning. EXPERTS IN TEACHING WORKING EXECUTIVES AND MANAGERS Teaching working executives and managers requires a specialized approach that acknowledges and builds upon the skills and experience every participant brings to the table. EXTENSIVE BUSINESS EXPERIENCE In addition to their exceptional academic credentials. you will find them easily accessible by e-mail and telephone to answer questions and provide assistance outside of class time. but also in our highly-acclaimed non-degree executive development programs. both academically and in your career. They are experts at merging theory and application to guide participants in the classroom and beyond. COMMITTED TO YOUR SUCCESS The faculty in the Cornell-Queen’s Executive MBA program is committed to your success. 20 CORNELL-QUEEN’S EXECUTIVE MBA . our faculty members are experts in executive education. They are widely seen as authorities in their areas of expertise.FACULTY TEAM EXCEPTIONAL ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS The professors who teach in the program include widely-published researchers. and their research and expert commentaries are often featured in the North American business press. For that reason. and award-winning teachers. In short. The CornellQueen’s learning model fosters close working relationships between faculty and participants. briefings.
Newsweek. on corporate value. she spent nine years at Texas A&M University. Financial Times. a world leader in electronic legal research. and Land O’ Lakes. TD Canada Trust. He is an award-winning teacher and researcher. Professor Mannix is also the Director of the Institute for the Social Sciences. His research has been widely cited in major newspapers such as The Economist. society. specifically on the topics of partner selection and partner collaboration. he facilitates the networking of senior executives in the information technology sector through two well-known industry forums. Fidelity Management & Research. and the Journal of Business Research. JAY HANDELMAN | QUEEN’S | Marketing Sanjeev Bhojraj’s research interests are in the areas of discretionary disclosure of information by firms. Making IT Happen. YANIV GRINSTEIN | CORNELL | Corporate Finance & Governance DR. He has served as a reviewer for numerous academic journals and has made presentations at universities and business schools across the United States. International CentreforTradeandSustainable Development. He is often quoted in the media including The Wall Street Journal. Journal of Applied Psychology. His latest book.S. and a look at the role of corporate boards in monitoring firms. ORI HEFFETZ | CORNELL | Economics Marc Busch is a professor of International Business at Georgetown University. IBM. now in its 10th volume. He has won numerous awards for research and teaching. She has consulted with companies in many industries. He left private practice to become the Chief Operating Officer of Quicklaw Inc. MARC BUSCH Jay Handelman is an Associate Professor of Marketing and former Director of the Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility. JIM MCKEEN | QUEEN’S | Information Technology Yaniv Grinstein’s research and teaching interests are in corporate finance and corporate governance. JAMES DETERT | CORNELL | Management & Organizations DR. Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency. Ori Heffetz’s interests lie in the social and cultural aspects of economic behaviour. and the ways in which these strategies benefit the organization. Conference Board of Canada. His current projects involve an analysis of the effect of the new governance rules in the U. where consumers purchase visible goods in their attempts to advertise their wealth and gain social status. DR. Jim McKeen is a recognized authority on IT strategy. His work has been published extensively in journals of economics and finance. Program Faculty is subject to change. SHAI DUBEY Andrew Karolyi is the Alumni Chair in Asset Management at the Johnson School at Cornell University. He is an internationally known scholar in the area of investment management. He has extensive international experience. an examination of executive compensation in U. An authority on international trade policy and law. on whose behalf he addressed a NAFTA Article 2022 panel on dispute settlement. Shai is also a lawyer with the legal branch (JAG) of the Canadian Armed Forces Reserve. Booz Allen Hamilton. DR. He is an authority in organizational behaviour with a special interest in the areas of leadership and ethical decisionmaking. and he has written several books. A graduate of Queen’s Faculty of Law. where she was recognized for both research and teaching excellence. CORNELL-QUEEN’S EXECUTIVE MBA 21 . and organizational change and renewal. and Forbes magazine. stock valuation and international accounting and analysis. His work has been published in the Journal of Marketing. He is certified as a Chartered Accountant and a Cost Accountant.. including the Journal of Finance and the Journal of Financial Economics. He also holds an MBA from the University of Minnesota and a BBA from the University of Wisconsin. His research focuses primarily on applied theoretical microeconomic issues related to strategy and industrial organization. New York Times. among others. diversity in organizations and teams. As former Director of The Monieson Centre at Queen’s School of Business. with a specialization in the study of international financial markets. having taught at universities in the U.K. McKinsey. SANJEEV BHOJRAJ | CORNELL | Accounting DR. Professor Karolyi worked for several years at the Bank of Canada. including the Academy of Management Journal. His dissertation was featured in the New York Times and in the Israeli newspaper Ha’aretz. France. Shai practiced law at several major Toronto Bay Street firms. He was recently working at the Securities and Exchange Commission as a Visiting Academic Scholar. continuing his research efforts in these areas.S. he directed a number of research projects focused on knowledge-based enterprises. DR. He has traveled extensively in developing countries. New York Times. He has published in several journals. Journal of Operations Management. MR. and earned his MBA and PhD degrees at the University of Chicago. DR. Equifax Inc. TINA DACIN | QUEEN’S | Strategy & Organizations DR. He has also examined tactics used by consumer activists and boycotters as they target the marketing efforts of corporations. and the Trade Law Division of the Department of International Trade Canada. She is the winner of the inaugural EMBA Globe Award for Excellence in teaching. GEORGE ANDREW KAROLYI | CORNELL | Finance and Global Business James Detert received his MA in sociology and PhD in organizational behaviour from Harvard University. ELIZABETH MANNIX | QUEEN’S | Business Law & Negotiations | CORNELL | Management Shai Dubey is Director of Cornell-Queen’s Executive MBA and a corporate commercial lawyer. LA Times. and culture. and Harvard Business Review.S. In addition. He has conducted extensive research into the ways in which marketers integrate emotional. Public Works Canada. He is an award-winning teacher and highly sought-after consultant. Shai began his career as a commercial pilot and has been an aviation consultant. is a must-read for senior IT executives. He has been retained by many organizations to advise on corporate governance issues. He has also consulted extensively across a variety of high-technology and service-oriented industries. and has published in and serves on the editorial boards of leading journals. DR. Prior to joining Queen’s. corporations. He is similarly interested in the use of consumption as a language to convey meaning and in its relationship to fashion and advertisements. and was previously an Associate Professor at Queen’s School of Business and Harvard University. He has explored phenomena such as conspicuous consumption. JUSTIN JOHNSON | CORNELL | Economics Tina Dacin. Financial Times and Forbes. Among the premier researchers and educators in the field. studying problems at the crossroads of economics. Her work has been widely published in a variety of journals and she is the co-editor of the book series Research on Managing Groups and Teams. He returned to private practice after Quicklaw was sold. a Queen’s School of Business Distinguished Faculty Fellow. and the U. both in 2001. established in 2004 at Cornell. Whitcomb Faculty Fellowship. negotiation and conflict. Justin Johnson received his PhD in Economics at MIT and his BA in mathematics from the University of Florida. power and alliances. | QUEEN’S | Global Economy and International Business DR. and the Executive MBA Globe Award for Teaching Excellence in 2003. Elizabeth Mannix’s research and teaching interests include effective performance in managerial teams. His clients include Bell Canada Enterprises. corporate governance mechanisms. Monitor. Academy of Management Review. He has worked with participants in both Executive and full-time MBA programs at Cornell. Health Canada. specializes in the areas of management of strategic alliances and business networks. he received outstanding faculty recognition in the 2003 edition of BusinessWeek’s Guide to The Best Business Schools.DR. His clients include Sears. the Journal of Retailing.. BusinessWeek. as well as public sector institutions. and social responsibility dimensions into their traditional marketing strategies. cultural. He received the Apple Award for Teaching Excellence and the Clifford H. Marc is the author of the book Trade Warriors and numerous articles in top academic journals. His research has been published in a number of prestigious academic journals.. He received his PhD from Columbia University. His teaching interests encompass financial accounting and financial statement analysis.
K. working closely with senior executives on strategy development and deployment. and the cross-cultural aspects of international business. and the transition of the former centrally-planned economies of Central and Eastern Europe to free-market systems. an international consulting firm. | QUEEN’S | Strategic HR Management & International Business DR. Her clients include Auditor General of Canada. and the TriColour Venture Fund. designed to kick-start graduates’ entrepreneurial ventures. Enbridge Consumers Gas. GlaxoSmithKline. He is a sixtime winner of the MBA Teaching Excellence Award from Queen’s University. Alcoa. Mitel. Canon. remains one of the few books to be written on cost improvement. The New Venture Management course that she developed has been recognized by BusinessWeek as one of the world’s top 10 Executive MBA courses. the Supreme Court of Canada. and was for many years a member of its Ethics Committee. CIBC Mellon. DR. Novo Nordisk. an award-winning book on international business.WinnipegCommodity Exchange. the Marketing Science Institute. ELSPETH MURRAY | QUEEN’S | Strategy & New Ventures | QUEEN’S | Alliances & Strategic Management Elspeth Murray is the Associate Dean of MBA Programs at Queen’s School of Business. Prior to joining Queen’s School of Business. and the American Academy of Advertising. PETER RICHARDSON | QUEEN’S | Strategic Management Shawna O’Grady is an authority on team building. Her clients include Microsoft.. the U. Canada Post Corporation and TD Canada Trust. health economics. Mattel. Shoppers Drug Mart and Royal and Sun Alliance. including the Dare to Dream Internship Program. His teaching and research has focused on the study of emotional responses to advertising and the role of affect in decision-making. and Natural Resources Canada. She is also a Director of Parteq. to scheduling doctor’s appointments. and The Co-operators. He served on the Board of Directors of Hôtel Dieu Hospital in Kingston. Cost Containment: The Ultimate Strategic Advantage. She is an experienced team facilitator who is in high demand for her original approach to team building. BMW Canada. He actively consults with companies in many industries and he has published in a variety of journals. LAWRENCE W. During his years at Queen’s. Peter Richardson teaches strategy courses on the Executive MBA programs and on a number of the School’s one. He has conducted executive development seminars on ﬁnancial tools for senior managers at Alcan. He has been a Mobil Scholar. DOUGLAS M. and has been widely quoted in the media. including France. ROBINSON | CORNELL | Operations Management Lawrence Robinson’s research focuses on problems of operating in an uncertain environment.FACULTY TEAM MR. and Canada Post. Peter has written Fast Forward: Organizational Change in 100 Days. Together with Dr. a recipient of the Silver Medal from CMA Canada and a Fellow of the Society of Management Accountants of Canada.. Elspeth Murray. early-stage investment fund. SHAWNA O’GRADY Douglas Reid is an authority on corporate strategy. New Brunswick Power Corporation. Industry Canada. He also works with members of senior management teams to integrate financial accounting concepts into strategic planning.and private-sector organizations including BHP Billiton. He has worked at universities in countries around the world. 22 CORNELL-QUEEN’S EXECUTIVE MBA .and three-week executive development programs. He is the author of five accounting textbooks. He is co-author of several books. A previous book. BMW. DuPont. Approaches to an International Comparison of R&D Expenditures. Peter Richardson. Dr. Management Science. she leads the School’s new venture-related activities. MDS. DR. a student-led. in particular. along with an accompanying practitioner guide. STAYMAN | CORNELL | Marketing Douglas Stayman is an Associate Dean at the Johnson School. His research has been supported by grants from the Ogilvy Center for Research and Development. human resource management. the commercialization organization for Queen’s University. Ontario Realty Corporation. and Microeconomics: The Canadian Context. She is also the author of Border Crossings – Doing Business in the U. Shoppers Drug Mart. including It’s No Gamble: The Economic and Social Benefits of Stock Markets. Bell Canada. the multinational pharmaceutical industry. Peter has authored over 75 papers and case studies on strategic management. and is an active advisor to several companies including Bell Canada. As a researcher. In 2002. DR. JOHN MOORE | QUEEN’S | Financial Accounting DR. he was vice president at Burson-Marsteller. Bo Pazderka is an economist with expertise in the economics of research and development. Peter consults widely with both public. Ministry of Finance. Australia. BO PAZDERKA | QUEEN’S | Managerial Economics John Moore is an experienced executive educator who is highly regarded in the accounting profession. she co-authored Fast Forward: Organizational Change in 100 Days with Dr. including Operations Research. and has been recognized by BusinessWeek as one of the top teachers at the Johnson School. Xerox. Oracle. He recently concluded six years of service as a director of Candela Energy. Mountain Equipment Co-op. Shoppers Drug Mart. Reid specializes in studying inter-company alliance dynamics and large alliance evolution. and the European Journal of Operational Research. DR. His research interests range from inventory management to booking limits for discount fare airline passengers. DOUGLAS REID DR. Canada Post.S. Bank of Canada. the Auditor General of Canada. His work has involved methodological and measurement issues in studying emotions. and Slovakia. IIE Transactions. As well. GlaxoSmithKline. on developing practical heuristic policies that perform well and can be easily calculated. He is also interested in theoretical accounts of the effects of emotions on people’s preferences.
Bell. He is a 2006 inductee into the Canadian Marketing Hall of Legends and past winner of the National Post’s Leaders In Management Education award. CORNELL-QUEEN’S EXECUTIVE MBA 23 . and Nanyang Technological University (Singapore). and operations/marketing interrelated issues. addresses and consults with corporations around the world. and management of several new manufacturing ventures. considering the way people respond to different forms of work organization. Europe. and the effect of marketing decisions on production planning. He is author of several articles on solid fuel combustion efficiency. and sits on a number of advisory/ directorship boards. and federal/provincial governments.. He is a two-time winner of the Russell Distinguished Teaching Award. Equifax. spent nine years in sales.S. production and quantitative analysis. Hoffman-La Roche. and writes a monthly column for Strategy and periodically for Marketing and the National Post. His numerous credits include CMA Teacher of the Year at Concordia University and contributing author to the Society of Management Accountants CMA Entrance Study Guide. ROGER WRIGHT | QUEEN’S | Business Decision Models Joseph Thomas is Dean of the Johnson School at Cornell University and specializes in operations management. Ken Wong is one of Canada’s most frequently quoted business professors. He has consulted for and been involved in management education programs for several companies. He has also served as a member of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) from 1986 to 1996. DANIEL SZPIRO | CORNELL | Managerial Accounting & Control MR. Australia and India. NCR Knowledge Lab. He has published more than 40 articles in prestigious journals and has received several research and teaching awards. manufacturing strategy. supplier selection strategies. Professor Swieringa won the Justice Foundation Award for Outstanding Teaching at Cornell and has received numerous awards and honors in recognition of his scholarly and professional work. for 1995 and 2000. He regularly judges “Canada’s Best Managed Companies” and other competitions. and behavioural accounting. He has won teaching excellence awards at the University of Prince Edward Island. His current research interests involve models for managing complex production-distribution systems and the ways in which these can be implemented effectively. as well as management-related articles in Naval Logistics Quarterly and Canadian Journal of Higher Education.DR. DR. TD Canada Trust. His teaching interests are supplychain integration. Marketing Science Institute. Tim Hortons. JOSEPH THOMAS | CORNELL | Manufacturing DR. ROHIT VERMA | CORNELL | Operations Robert Swieringa is the former Dean of the Johnson School at Cornell. An outstanding teacher and lecturer. U. work-sharing systems. He has a wealth of experience in teaching MBA and executive development classes in the U. Rohit Verma is an Associate Professor of Service Operations Management at the Cornell School of Hotel Administration. His research interests include new product/service design. forecasting. the Royal Military College of Canada. and various corporations including CSFB. He has lectured internationally on production and operations management. His clients include Microsoft. and was a visiting scholar at Harvard Business School. First Chicago. prior to teaching. DR. ﬁnancial management. has been responsible for the design. corporate governance. He has been a member of the Accounting faculty at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and the Yale School of Management. Manulife. including capital budgeting. and transportation safety. Program Faculty is subject to change. start-up. He has worked with the Strategic Planning Institute at Harvard University and the Conference Board of Canada. Mead Johnson and Kimberley Clark. His primary areas of expertise are corporate financial reporting. and is a member of the Board of Directors of General Electric. L. His publications have dealt with manufacturing management. post-investment review. and the Balanced Scorecard. energy efficiency. He has published on the topic of integrating capital budgeting and corporate strategy. He has taught in many graduate and executive degree programs and. and has owned and operated a management consulting firm. KEN WONG | QUEEN’S | Marketing Strategy Danny Szpiro is an award-winning teacher and expert on ﬁnancial management. and his guides on the use of the case method have been adopted by universities around the world. Siemens. Roger Wright is a former Director of Queen’s National Executive MBA. and other international activities in the consumer electronics industry. ROBERT SWIERINGA | CORNELL | Corporate Governance DR. quality management and process improvement. His research has been sponsored by organizations such as the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI). Forest Service.S. logistics.
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