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International Business Workshops for business leaders in the Jacksonville community.

The International Business Program at UNF is proud to sponsor a series of International Business Workshops for business leaders in the Jacksonville community.

First Workshop: Tariff Impact on Business

Friday, Nov 9, 2018, Talon Room, UNF

This event will take a macro and micro business approach to tariffs. Professors from Coggin College of Business and industry specialists from the Jacksonville community would take us to dive into the topic of tariffs from their research areas and industry experiences. They will share with us their understanding of the impact of tariffs on business and society as a whole. Our discussants will also introduce a good book to the audience to further their investigation into the matter.

 

 Mike Breen headshot
 Mike Breen, TBC International

Keynote Speaker


Lian An headshot 
 Prof. Lian An
Panel Discussant 
hiradip Chatterjee headshot 
Prof Chiradip Chatterjee 

Panel Discussant
Andres Gallo headshot 
 Prof. Andres Gallo
Panel Discussant   
Russell Triplett headshot 
 Prof. Russell Triplett  
Panel Discussant 

Keynote speaker at podiumWorkshop attendees at tables
Workshop discussion panel

International Business Workshops for business leaders in the Jacksonville community.

The International Business Program at UNF is proud to sponsor a series of International Business Workshops for business leaders in the Jacksonville community.

Second Workshop: Leadership in Organization

Friday, Feb 15, 2019, Talon Room, UNF

UNF Professors from Coggin College of Business and industry specialists from the Jacksonville community would take us to dive into the topic on effective leadership in an organization. Our discussants will also provide us with fascinating insights.

 

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 Pamela Grey

Keynote Speaker


Rachel Frieder headshot 
 Assistant Prof. Rachel Frieder
Panel Discussant 
Matthew Leon headshot 
Assistant Prof. Matthew Leon 

Panel Discussant
Courtney Hughes-O'Connell headshot 
 Courtney Hughes-O'Connell
VP, HR - The Adecco Group

Panel Discussant   
Paul Fadil headshot 
 Prof. Paul Fadil 
Panel Discussant 
Kelley Shaw headshot 
 Kelley Shaw
Employee Benefits Specialist - Hylant
Panel Discussant 
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Speaker presenting at conferenceWorkshop panel discussion

International Business Workshops for business leaders in the Jacksonville community.


The International Business Flagship Program at UNF is proud to sponsor a series of International Business Workshops for business leaders in the Jacksonville community.

Third Workshop: Entrepreneurship

Friday, March 29, 2019, Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
112 W Adams St, Jacksonville, Fl 32202

UNF faculty from the Coggin College of Business, VCs, and successful entrepreneurs from the Jacksonville community present a lively workshop on the topic of Entrepreneurship. The workshop will focus on market development for new business creations, the development of entrepreneurial skills, and the environment of financing a business. The presenters look forward to sharing their stories of growing a successful business with the participants in an informal setting.

 

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 Jim Stallings
Managing Partner, PS27 Ventures, LLC

Keynote Speaker


Janice Donaldson headshot
Janice Donaldson
Director of Small Business Development
Panel Discussant 
 Keven Kennedy headshot
Keven Kennedy
Principal Corporate Development
and Strategic Investments, Florida Blue 

Panel Discussant
 Kelly Dyer headshot
Kelly Dyer
Entrepreneur in technology,
CEO, SourceFuse

Panel Discussant   
 Chris Freedman headshot
 Chris Freedman
Entrepreneur, co-founder and managing
partner, OnDefend

Panel Discussant 

Crowd at workshop
Panel Speaking at IB WorkshopDr. Dawkins addresses workshop attendees
Group photo of Discussion Panel

Final Workshop for 2019: Opportunities and Challenges in Transportation and Logistics

Friday, May 31, 2019, University of North Florida Talon Room

Faculty from the UNF Coggin College of Business and practitioners from the logistics industry in the Jacksonville area facilitate this interactive workshop entitled “Logistics and Transportation – Challenges and Opportunities”. The panelists are looking forward to sharing their expertise, understanding, and knowledge of this ever-changing industry with the audience in an informal setting.

 

 

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Jim Wagstaff
Vice President of Operations, 
TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico

Keynote Speaker

David Swanson Headshot
 Dr. David Swanson
Associate Professor of
Transportation & Logistics, UNF
Panel Discussant
Dawn Russell Headshot
Dr. Dawn M. Russell
Associate Professor of 
Transportation and Logistics, UNF

Panel Discussant 
;Ross Burnett Headshot
 Ross Burnett
Director of Logistics Sales,
Crowley Logistics

Panel Discussant 

International Business Workshops for Professionals in the Jacksonville community.

The First Workshop: Hedge The Next Economic Recession

Friday, Nov 22, 2019, Talon Room, UNF


UNF faculties from Coggin College of Business and practitioners with in-depth knowledge in finance and economics are going to give us an interactive workshop on the topic of hedging practices in an economic recession. The presenters are looking forward to sharing their expertise and knowledge with our audience in an informal setting.

 

 

Edward Cooper Headshot

Edward Cooper, Jr.

Former Chief Finance and

Risk Officer, Pruksa Real

Estate Company Ltd.

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Oliver Schnusenberg Headshot
Dr. Oliver Schnusenberg
Professor of Finance, 
UNF

Panel Discussant

Sam Peluso Headshot
 Sam Peluso
Director/Manager of Securities Based Lending Department, Merrill Lynch Credit Corporation,
 Jacksonville, FL

Panel Discussant   
Dr. Nilufer Ozdemir Headshot
Dr. Nilufer Ozdemir
Assistant Professor of 
Economics, UNF

Panel Discussant  
Pamela Grey headshot
 Pamela Grey
President of Grey Investment Group, Inc., an independent firm located in Jacksonville, FL
Panel Discussant  



Workshop Panelists together
Panelist speaking in front of audience

 Panelists posing for together