Global Matters

Global Matters is a speaker and video series designed to enrich Minnesota professionals’ global business acumen.

Global Matters Speaker Series

The semi-annual speaker series features speakers at the forefront of global business who share their expertise in emerging issues in international business and management. The events also serve as a platform for business, government, media and academic professionals engaged in global business to create and develop a valuable network.

Fall 2015

A Conversation on Cuban Travel, Trade and Investment Prospects for Minnesota Businesses
November 10, 2015
3:00-5:30 p.m.

Featuring remarks from Minnesota Congressman Tom Emmer and Minnesota business leaders.

For more details and registration visit the event website.

Past Events

  • Global Mindset: What Is It and Why Does It Matter in Business Today? with Dr. Mansour Javidan (Fall 2013)
  • Leadership Lessons from the Front Lines of Global Business with Shari Ballard, Chief Human Resources Office for Best Buy, Inc. (Spring 2014)
  • Redefining Global Strategy with Dr. Pankaj Ghemawat (Fall 2014)
  • Successfully Navigating Opportunities and Challenges in Global Business with Glenn Leitch, President of the Jennie-O Turkey Store (Spring 2015)

These events are made possible by the generous support of our partners and sponsors.

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Global Matters Video Series

The series publishes new content regularly. Click on the videos below to access the full collection. Don't forget to subcribe to this series on Youtube to recieve notice of new content additions.

Mansour Javidan: What are the three dimensions of the global mindset?

Mansour Javidan: What is the global mindset and why is it important?