Among the topics Michael and I discuss:
• The ethnocentric bias and why one size does not fit all in terms of digital communications around the world
• How institutions can use digital communications to attract students from Asia
• Advice for communicators and professors looking to generate a media presence in Asian markets
• How taking part in podcasts can benefit professors
• Lessons from the classroom
In our reports sections, correspondent talks about Google Classroom, while I discuss the significance of the Minerva Institute launching this month.
- Singapore Management UniversityProfessor & consultant, present
Michael currently serves as the Academic Director of Executive Development, Singapore Management University, and has been on the faculty since 2002. Partnering with corporate universities and L&D teams, he primarily designs and delivers customized executive programs across numerous sectors. In the classroom, he teaches general management courses and in 2011 he was awarded the prestigious Champion’s Award, from the Central and Eastern European Management Association, for innovative course design and delivery.
Originating from the USA, his international assignments have included Singapore, Finland, Slovenia, Japan, Germany and Argentina.
Over his 25-year career, Michael has served as the Faculty Program Director of the SMU -Wharton Business and Industry Insights for IBM, the Wharton-SMU Strategic Leadership and Change Management Program, and taught in the President’s MBA Program at the Bled School of Management. Executive and consulting clients have included Unilever, IBM, BNP Paribas, Intercontinental Hotel Group, Singapore Airlines, UOB, TCS, ABB, Infineon, Singtel, Singhealth, Raffles Medical, GSK, MSIG, Singapore Power, Singapore’s CPF, MFA, MoE, and CARE.org.
- University of MinnesotaCommunication & rhetoric, 1996 - 2002
- Harvard Business SchoolCase Teaching, 2008 - 2009Completed educators' course, Program on Case Method and Participant Centered Learning (PCMPCL)