TU to Host China Business Seminar

The University of Tulsa College of Business Administration will present a global risk assessment seminar focusing on China from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. Oct. 12 in the Gallery Room of the Allen Chapman Activity Center on the TU campus.

The seminar will be part of a series of programs designed to bring relevant information to those with international business interests.

“There’s a huge connection between China and Tulsa,” said J. Markham Collins, associate dean of the College of Business. “There are a lot of companies from Tulsa that have been doing business there, and Tulsa has a relationship through the Sister Cities Program. The university wants to lead the effort to make Tulsans competitive in China.”

The seminar will cover: How to avoid the pitfalls of political and trade risk in Asia, the emerging business and risk climate in China, the cultural dynamics of dealing in the Chinese market, and how to plan for a potential flu pandemic and business interruption

Speakers will be: Bryan Squibb, Aon managing director of trade credit and political risk, Jennifer Chuang, Aon Global Business Unit specialist for placement and service of global property and foreign casualty programs, Karl Bryant, Aon Global Business Continuity Management director, and Kalpana Misra, associate professor of political science and associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

Registration is $55, which covers breakfast and participant packets. To register or for more information, log on to http://bus.cba.utulsa.edu/CEPD/global_risk.asp or call 631-2784.

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