Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship Professor Myles Shaver will share insights into why the Twin Cities is a headquarters economy at the 1st Tuesday speaker series on December 2 at 11:30 a.m. at McNamara Alumni Center. Myles Shaver

Tickets for the event are available online for $32.

Shaver is the Pond Family Chair in the Teaching and Advancement of Free Enterprise Principles at the Carlson School. He is a leading expert in corporate headquarters strategies, international expansions, mergers and acquisitions, and investment location choice. His research on firm strategies to profitably grow is published in leading scholarly journals and he is invited to present his research at conferences and universities around the world. 

Shaver has received numerous teaching awards for his classes on Corporate Strategy and Corporate Responsibility. His longstanding commitment to, and expertise in, imparting strategic management knowledge was recognized when he received the Academy of Management Business Policy and Strategy Division’s Irwin Outstanding Educator Award for Contributions to MBA and executive education. Shaver also won the Ross of School of Business (University of Michigan) Distinguished PhD Alumni Award, and a place among Poets & Quants' “World’s 50 Best Business School Professors.” He holds a BComm degree from the University of Alberta, and a PhD in international business from the University of Michigan.

About the Carlson School of Management 1st Tuesday Speaker Series

The Carlson School of Management's 1st Tuesday Speaker Series began in 1992 to provide an opportunity for alumni and friends of the Carlson School to continue their management education. The series features top-notch executives addressing hot topics in business and leadership. Held on the first Tuesday of every month, the program attracts alumni and business leaders from throughout the corporate community, and has become an attractive spot for professionals in the metropolitan area to network.