CALL for PAPERS
5th ABEM 2019 Conference

Submission deadline: March 30, 2019

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EMERGING MARKETS (BUS-4940)
Course Outline * Assignment Guidelines * Grade

PowerPoint Slides: Introduction to Emerging MarketsBottom of the Pyramid *  Fair/Unfair Trade Practices *  Genetically Modified Foods * Eco Tourism * United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), Millennium/Sustainable Development Goals (MDG/SDG) * Misleading Marketing * Islamic Banking * Microfinance * Corporate Philanthropy * International Business Diplomacy * Luxury Marketing

Resources: OECD * ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) * World Bank Country ClassificationAPEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) * Mercosur * COMESA (Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa) * ECOWAS (Economic Council of West African States) * The Colonial Pact (CFA Frank) * Bank Capital to Assets Ratio (World Bank) * Trade Related Investment Measures (TRIM) * Transparency International * Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (US) * Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (Canada) * OECD Anti-Corruption Initiatives * ILO Convention on Minimum Age 138 * UN Global Compact (UNGC 2007) * Sample Collective Agreements * Millennium Development Goals (MDG) * Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) * Carbon calculator *  Assiniboine Credit Union * Association of Fundraising Professionals * Fundraising Software * Burkina Faso Investment Proposal * World Heritage Site Selection Criteria World Heritage Site (WHS) Outstanding Universal Value (OUV) * UNDSS * Commitment to Development Index (Center of Global Development) * AGOA (Africa Growth Opportunity Act) * UN Security courses (Basic I Advanced) * Registration for Canadians abroadHow much inequality is too much? * Better Life index * Canadian Fair Trade of Network * Securitization Microfinance * Landmines paper * Tourism and Sports Paper * Fragile States Index * Vienna Convention (The document for diplomats) * Diplomat Protocol * Passport Index — Visa Free Travel * Why Microsoft Gives * Foreign Aid * Balkan Arm Trade * Dolphin Happiness * How Long Will You Live?C-section BabiesDiplomatic Aircraft ClearancePassport and EconomyE-PetitionBusiness of ScholarshipOECD Guidelines for MultinationalsMilitary FactoryLegislative InternshipCFA: BBC

Video Clips: Keukenhof Tulip Garden in Holland 2:14 min

Pictures: The Trade * Map

If applicable, use the free CAT Scanner Software for Content Analysis for your group assignment.
www.amckenny.com/CATScanner * Canadian Secondary Data * Library Resources

Use plenty of images to prove your point in your project report, if applicable

Emerging Markets groups
EM Group 1 Topic: Vocational versus philosophical training to build competitiveness in EM
Members: Hang, Meron, Courtney and Priel

EM Group 2 Topic: Effects of reverse globalization on businesses in EM
Members: Jordy, Lindsay, Justine, Kyle and Benton

EM Group 3 Topic: Role of foreign aid in international business diplomacy in EM
Members: Tare, Maria L, Lana, Maria DT and Junaid

EM Group 4 Topic: Conflict trade in developing countries
Members: Edwig, Jin, Femi and Alexsandre

EM Group 5 Topic: Impact of passport control on economic growth in EM
Members: Eric, Iman, Julia and Nadia

EM individual assignment presentation dates
Jan 24: Hang, Meron, Femi and Priel
Jan 31: Lindsay, Justine and Kyle
Feb 7: Benton, Tare, Maria L and Lana
Feb 28: Maria DT, Edwig and Jin
Mar 7: Julia, Jordy, Iman and Courtney
Mar 26: Eric, Alexsandre, Junaid and Nadia

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INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS (BUS-4220)
Course Outline * Assignment Guidelines * Grade

PowerPoint Slides: Introduction to International Business * The World’s Marketplaces * Economic and Labor Forces * Political and Legal Forces * Financial Forces and International Financial Management * International Human Resource Management * Foreign Market Entry and Strategies * Export and Import Practices * International Operations Management * Negotiations in International Business * International Licensing

Resources: Government of Canada * Find your MP if you know your Postcode * CIA World Fact Book (General information) * International Market Potential Indicators (Inflation) * International Monetary Fund (Time-series) * Human Development Index (Labor market) * Worldbank (Database and leading indicators) * OECD (International trade indicators/time-series/XL) * Conference Board of Canada (Economic forecast) * Bank of Canada (Interest rate/inflation/foreign exchange) * Foreign Exchange (Converter) * Export Services Fees * AGOA (Africa Growth Opportunity Act) * Vienna Convention (The document for diplomats) * UN Members Contribution to Budget * World Happiness Report * Passport Index — Visa Free Travel * Apple Corporate Tax Structure * Military Services * Under 5 Mortality Rate (U5MR) * Outsourcing 2:27 min

Forecasting Models: Moving Averages Model * Simple Linear Regression Model * Linear Trend Equation Model * Exponential Smoothing Model * Exponential Smoothing Trend Adjusted Model

UAE: Chaal 1 * 2 * 3 * 4 * 5 * 6 * 7 and 8

Map of Bandar Abbas  * The border crossing * North Korea

If applicable, use the free CAT Scanner Software for Content Analysis for your group assignment.
www.amckenny.com/CATScanner * Canadian Secondary Data * Library Resources

Use plenty of images to prove your point in your project report, if applicable

International Business groups
IB Group 1 Topic
Members: ***

IB individual assignment presentation dates
Sept ***

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INTERNATIONAL MARKETING (BUS-4540)
Course Outline * Assignment Guidelines * Grade

PowerPoint Slides: Introduction to International Marketing  * Stages of International MarketingProducts  * ServicesCreativity in New Product DevelopmentBrand DevelopmentInternational Pricing StrategiesInternational Marketing Strategies * Forecasting International Demand * International Distribution System * International Marketing in Emerging Markets * Negotiating in International Markets * Negotiation Role Play * Trends in International Marketing * Quiz Diaper * How to Market a Country * Worlds Flags * Logo Designs * Home for Elderly Animals * Carbon Calculator

Forecasting Models: Moving Averages Model * Simple Linear Regression Model * Linear Trend Equation Model * Exponential Smoothing Model * Exponential Smoothing Trend Adjusted Model

If applicable, use the free CAT Scanner Software for Content Analysis for your group assignment.
www.amckenny.com/CATScanner * Canadian Secondary Data * Library Resources

Use plenty of images to prove your point in your project report, if applicable.

International Marketing groups
IM Group 1 Topic: Impact of website image on e-coupon redemption
Members: Gurvandana, Steve, Stephen and Aldrin

IM Group 2 Topic: Effect of store crowd on store sales
Members: Priel, Donaji, Nadia and Natalie

IM Group 3 Topic: No-logo versus logo-based marketing in luxury sector
Members: Kyle, Tare, Tasha and Maria

IM Group 4 Topic: Political brands and international businesses
Members: Ifeoma, Taina, Shawn and Eucharia

IM Group 5 Topic: Big data analytics and marketing strategy
Members: Jin Yi, Linh, Femi and Justine

IM Group 6 Topic: Cool global distribution system
Members: Courtney, Wenxin, Shahzad and Wei

IM individual assignment presentation dates
Jan 24: Gurvandana, Steve, Stephen and Femi
Jan 31: Aldrin, Priel and Donaji
Feb 7: Nadia, Natalie, Kyle and Tare
Feb 28: Tasha and Maria
Mar 14: Jin, Linh, and Justine
Mar 21: Wei, Ifeoma, Shahzad and Eucharia
Mar 26: Taina, Courtney, Shawn and Wenxin

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INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT (BUS-4500)
Course Outline * Assignment Guidelines * Grade

PowerPoint Slides: Introduction to international management * Ethical challenges of international management * Impact of globalization on the organizational activities * Evolving multinationals * Merger and Acquisition * Design and management of international joint ventures * International government relations * International strategy formulation * Strategy implementation–balanced ScoreCard * The Global Manager

Resources: International Merger and Acquisitions (e-book) * Find your MP if you know your Postcode * List of MLAs * Corruption Perceptions Index (Transparency/Disclosure) * Novartis-Corruption in China *  Blackberry * Home Assessment * P/E Ratio Sector * College Inc.Child labor article * Passport Index — Visa Free Travel * Child Labor in Cobalt Industry

If applicable, use the free CAT Scanner Software for Content Analysis for your group assignment.
www.amckenny.com/CATScanner * Canadian Secondary Data * Library Resources

Use plenty of images to prove your point in your project report, if applicable

International Management groups
MG Group 1 Topic:
Members: ***

MG individual assignment presentation dates
Sept **: ***

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LUXURY AND FASHION MARKETING (LUX-003)
Course Outline * Logo Guide

PowerPoint Slides: Introduction to Luxury: History, Industry and ProductsFashion Marketing * Luxury Consumer Behavior * Luxury Pricing, Promotion and Distribution * Luxury Brand Development, Management and InternationalizationA to Z of Luxury Watches

Resources: Coach Case Study * Adobe Color * Color paper * Color Association of USA * How to Spot Fake LV Bags * Sample Consumer Behavior TheoryHow to Wear a ScarfHow to Select a SuspenderConsumer Profile in USA * Burberry Burns * Zimbabwe Crocodile IndustryLuxury Brand from AfricaHair BusinessFashion and EnvironmentFashion Clothing: Buy versus RentFashion PredictionGifts for Super RichFashion as a Communications Tool

There is no group assignment for this course. However, all students will give a 10-min individual presentations on May 3, 2019 based on their individual assignments. Use plenty of images to prove your point in your individual assignment and presentation.

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INTERNATIONAL TRAINING, WORKSHOPS AND KEYNOTES
2019: Takoradi Technical University, Ghana
2018: San Beda University, Philippines
2018: Build Bright University (BBU), Cambodia
2017: Universiti Brunei Darussalami (UBD), Brunei
2017: United States International University, Africa (USIU), Kenya
2017: Regent University, Ghana
2017: Hanyang University, South Korea
2017: Waljat College of Applied Sciences, Oman
2016: Build Bright University (BBU), Cambodia
2015: Surya University, Indonesia
2015: Build Bright University (BBU), Cambodia
2014: Regent University, Ghana
2013: Kenya Methodist University (KeMU), Kenya
2012: Indian Institute of Management, Ranchi, India
2012: Build Bright University (BBU), Cambodia
2012: Great Lakes Institute of Management, India
2012: GLA University, India
2012: Birla Institute of Technology (BIT Mesra), Patna, India
2010: Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH), India
2010: Regent University, Ghana
2010: Inoorero University, Kenya
2010: University of Nairobi, Kenya

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