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MI Economic Outlook w/ Dean Diana Lawson, Ph.D from GVSU

June 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Where is the Michigan Economy headed as businesses look to the next phase of re-opening? Join this important discussion!

Please note: this is a virtual class and a Zoom link will be sent to you by 9:00 AM the day of the event.

Please join us as Diana Lawson, PhD. Dean of the Seidman College of Business at Grand Valley State University, addresses where the Michigan Economy is as businesses look to the next phase of re-opening amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Dean Lawson will speak to the importance of flexibility and agility as a small business owner in today’s world climate. Dean Lawson will be answering any questions you have during the webinar as well.

Diana R. Lawson, Ph.D., brings extensive experience leading business programs and a wealth of international practice to Grand Valley State University.

Lawson most recently served as dean of the Herberger Business School at St. Cloud State University in Minnesota, and was previously interim dean at the University of Maine’s College of Business, Public Policy, and health. Respected nationally and internationally, Lawson has held positions as an invited and visiting professor and scholar at universities in France, Moldova, and Turkey as well as at Harvard University.She is widely published on topics ranging from the value of a liberal arts education to masculinity and femininity in business negotiations and designing an international business curriculum. Lawson’s research has been included in publications like the Journal of Financial Services Marketing, Marketing Education Review, International Business Review, Journal of Euromarketing, and Journal of Teaching in International Business. She is also the author of a textbook, Communicating in Global Business Negotiations: A Geocentric Approach.

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June 25
10:00 am - 11:00 am