The Global Business Center at Cleveland State University's Monte Ahuja College of Business and U.S. Commercial Service have joined together in an innovative alliance to provide the nationally-recognized GlobalTarget program.
GlobalTarget membership provides a low-cost, interactive method to extend a company’s international resources to achieve an objective of global expansion. Member companies identify two management-level individuals with responsibilities for the company’s international activities.
Cleveland State University GlobalTarget Facilitators
If your company has global aspirations but needs additional guidance, GlobalTarget will provide you with the skills and tools you need to enter global markets quickly and with greater knowledge. Program features include:
Mentors are the critical success factor that differentiate and enhance Cleveland State University’s GlobalTarget program. Our Mentors bring years of global experience from a variety of industries. Mentors have come from:
The fee of $2,000 per company, plus a $500 deposit refundable if attendance requirement is met. Includes a one-year membership for two individuals to receive all program features. Parking, meals, and program administration costs are also included. In addition, you receive funds to support your access to the U.S. Commercial Services International Partner Search (IPS) or the Gold Key Matching Services made possible by generous sponsor support.
Who should apply:
The GlobalTarget export mentorship program is designed for small-to-medium businesses looking to proactively expand their export sales. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to growing their business and building Ohio jobs.
To wholly benefit from the GlobalTarget export mentorship program, applicants are required to:
Manufacturing companies with sales from $2 million to $50 million that are expanding into foreign markets, will have an opportunity to work throughout the year with experienced mentors, CSU faculty experts, and others from the public and private sectors, who offer current perspectives on operating in global markets. The knowledge, tools, and practices learned in the meetings over the year enable companies to execute their global strategies more quickly and effectively.
New registrations will be accepted until April 15, 2015.
|May 15, 2015||Orientation- Global Market Selection and Risk Assessment|
|June 26, 2015||Trade Finance|
|July 24, 2015||Export Compliance, Risk, Testing and Certifications|
|September 25, 2015||Global Supply Chain|
|October 23, 2015||International Marketing Techniques|
|November 20, 2015||Agents & Distributors|
|January 22, 2016||Profile Highlight Markets|
|February 26, 2016||Advanced International Management|
|March 10,2016||Graduation Ceremony|
Dates and topics subject to change
To learn more, contact the Global Business Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or 216-687-4750 .