Succeeding in Emerging and Developing Markets:
Understanding How Institutions Impact Firms and Managers

Faculty Development in International Business
June 11-14, 2013

Agenda

Tuesday, June 11
SETTING THE STAGE

12:30-2:00pm
WELCOME LUNCH & PROGRAM OVERVIEW


Presenters:
Dr. Reid W. Click, Director, GW-CIBER and Associate Professor of International Business & of International Affairs, GW School of Business

Dr. Philip Wirtz, Vice Dean of Programs and Education and Professor of Decision Sciences and of Psychology, GW School of Business

Dr. Liesl Riddle, Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Associate Professor of International Business & of International Affairs, GW School of Business
and

Yohannes Assefa, Esq., Director, Stalwart Management Consulting PL
Room 451
2:00-3:30pm
FRAMEWORK LECTURE
What are Institutions? Why are they Important for Development?

Presenters:
Dr. Liesl Riddle, Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Associate Professor of International Business & of International Affairs, GW School of Business
and

Yohannes Assefa, Esq., Director, Stalwart Management Consulting PL
Room 651
3:30-4:00pm
BREAK
6th Floor Fishbowl
4:00-5:30pm
CASE DISCUSSION
Institutional Change? Challenges for Business - "The Case of the Untouchable Watercarrier"

Case Debrief with Practitioner's Perspective:
Monika Kalra Varma, J.D., Executive Director, D.C. Bar Pro Bono Program; Former Director of RFK Center's Center for Human Rights
Room 651
5:30-7:00pm
CHECK INTO RESIDENCE HALLS

Logistical remarks by Alexis Gaul, Administrative Director, GW CIBER
7:00-10:00pm
DINNER, INFORMAL INSIGHTS FROM BUSINESS/POLICY PROFESSIONALS & KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Introduction:
Dr. Doug Guthrie, Dean and Professor of International Business and of Management, GW School of Business

Keynote Address:
Dr. Jianhai Lin, Secretary of the Fund and the International Monetary and Financial Committee, IMF

*Walking directions from residence halls to Elliott School are included in the workshop binder
City View Room, Elliott School of Int'l Affairs, 1957 E St. (7th floor)*


Wednesday, June 12th
INSTITUTIONAL CHALLENGES IN EMERGING & DEVELOPING MARKETS (I)

9:00-9:30am
BREAKFAST
6th Floor Fishbowl
9:30-10:45am
PRACTITIONERS' PERSPECTIVES
"Navigating Institutions in Emerging Markets & Developing Countries"

Presenters:
S. Qaisar Shareef, Former Country Manager, Procter & Gamble, Pakistan & Ukraine

Rex Pingle, President & CEO, PMD International and GW-CIBER Advisory Board Member

Moderator:
Dr. Liesl Riddle, Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Associate Professor of International Business & of International Affairs, GW School of Business
Room 651
10:45-11:15am
BREAK
6th Floor Fishbowl
11:15am-12:30pm
RESEARCHERS' PERSPECTIVES
"Political Risk in International Business: Teaching & Research"

Presenters:
Dr. Reid W. Click, Director, GW-CIBER and Associate Professor of International Business & of International Affairs, GW School of Business

Dr. Robert Weiner, Professor of International Business, of Public Policy and Public Administration, & of International Affairs, GW School of Business
Room 651
12:30-2:00pm
LUNCH
"Corruption and the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act"

Presenter:
Yohannes Assefa, Esq., Director, Stalwart Management Consulting PL
Room 451
2:00-5:00pm
CASE DISCUSSION
"Mobil in Aceh, Indonesia"

Participants' Individual Review of Case (2:00-2:30pm)
Small Group Case Discussion/Activity (2:30-4:00pm)
Case Debrief with Legal Perspective (4:00-5:00pm)
Room 651
5:15-9:00pm
GROUP DINNER
Dinner & Cultural Night: Meaza Ethiopian Restaurant

Meet outside Duqués Hall for group departure.
5700 Columbia Pike, Falls Church


Thursday, June 13th
INSTITUTIONAL CHALLENGES IN EMERGING & DEVELOPING MARKETS (II)

9:00-9:30am
BREAKFAST
6th Floor Fishbowl
9:30-11:00am
PRACTITIONER'S PERSPECTIVE
"The World Bank's Doing Business Index: Potential for Research & Classroom Use"

Presenter:
Dr. Rita Ramalho, Program Manager, Doing Business Unit and Women, Business and the Law Project, The World Bank
Room 651
11:00-11:15am
BREAK
6th Floor Fishbowl
11:15am-12:45pm
VIDEO & LUNCH
"Life & Debt"

A documentary addressing the impact of the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank and globalization policies on a developing country, such as Jamaica.
Room 451
12:45-3:00pm
VISIT TO THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
"Institutional Challenges in Emerging & Developing Markets: The IMF Perspective"

Presenter:
Patrick Cirillo, Principal Assistant to The Secretary of the International Monetary Fund and the IMF's International Monetary and Financial Committee, IMF
IMF
3:00-5:00pm
SMALL GROUP DISCUSSION


Leader:
Dr. Jennifer Spencer, Chair, Dept. of International Business and Assoc. Professor of International Business and of International Affairs, GW School of Business

Workshop participants will be organized into small groups and given discussion questions to debate and discuss the role of supranational institutions in emerging and developing countries.
Room 451
5:00-5:30pm
BREAK
6th Floor Fishbowl
5:30-7:00pm
AN AMBASSADOR'S PERSPECTIVE
"China's Involvement in Africa: The Role of Institutions"

Ambassador David H. Shinn, Former U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia
Interviewed by Yohannes Assefa, Esq.
Room 651


Friday, June 14th
INSTITUTIONAL BUILDING IN EMERGING AND DEVELOPING MARKETS

9:00-9:30am
BREAKFAST
Room 451
9:30-10:30am
RESEARCHER'S PERSPECTIVE
"The Role of Institutions in Providing Access to Credit"

Presenter:
Dr. Meghana Ayyagari, Associate Professor of International Business, GW School of Business
Room 651
10:30-11:00am
BREAK
Room 451
11:00am-12:30pm
PRACTITIONERS' PERSPECTIVES
"Impact Investing: Building Institutions Through Investment"

Presenters:
Ambassador John Simon, Founding Partner, Total Impact Advisors

Randall T. Kempner, Executive Director, Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE)

Tom Scriven, J.D., Consultant and Legal Advisor, Renew Strategies

Moderator:
Dr. Reid W. Click, Director, GW-CIBER and Associate Professor of International Business & of International Affairs, GW School of Business
Room 651
12:30-2:00pm
LUNCH
"China's Economy in an Era of New Leadership"

Presenter:
Dr. Doug Guthrie, Dean and Professor of International Business and of Management, GW School of Business
Room 451
2:00-3:30pm
RESEARCHERS' & PRACTITIONERS' PERSPECTIVES
"Bridging Institutional Divides: Diaspora Entrepreneurship & Investment"

Presenters:
Dr. Liesl Riddle, Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Associate Professor of International Business & of International Affairs, GW School of Business

Romi Bhatia, Senior Advisor for Diaspora Partnerships, Global Partnerships Division, U.S. Agency for International Development
Room 651
3:30-4:00pm
BREAK
4:00-4:30pm
CONCLUDING REMARKS


Presenter:
Dr. Liesl Riddle, Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Associate Professor of International Business & of International Affairs, GW School of Business
Room 651
4:30-5:00pm
FREE TIME
5:00-8:30pm
DINNER & WORKSHOP DEBRIEF
Casual Dining Cruise: See the Monuments from the Potomac!

Meet outside Duqués Hall for group departure
Georgetown Waterfront