Community College Virtual Program
November 5, 2021
via Zoom | 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
North Carolina is experiencing a rapid growth of global businesses despite the on-going health crisis and community college students will play a key role in meeting the needs of their workforce. This UNC World View program will explore topics related to global businesses and its impact on the North Carolina economy. Community college and early college educators will gain knowledge and resources on the specific needs of global businesses, including how they can prepare their students to meet the needs of the global workforce.
For community college and early college educators.
Signature Sponsor: IBM
|Friday, November 5th|
|10:00 a.m. to 10:05 a.m.:||Welcome|
|10:05 a.m. to 10:35 a.m.:||Plenary I|
|10:35 a.m. to 11:05:||Plenary II|
|11:05 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.:||BREAK|
|11:15 a.m. to 11:55 a.m.:||Breakout sessions|
|11:55 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.:||Closing|
|Sekou Bermiss, Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship
Sekou Bermiss’ research is in the area of strategic management and organizational theory.
Specifically, he investigates how institutional factors shape the perception of firms by critical stakeholders. His research also explores the antecedents and consequences of human capital mobility and how different forms of employee movement impact a firm’s ability to compete with rivals.
Dr. Bermiss teaches courses in people analytics, managing human capital, leading for impact and organizational theory and design
He is a Fellow at the Filene Institute where he leads the research efforts of the “War for Talent” Center of Excellence.
His award-winning research has been published in the Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal and Research in Organizational Behavior. His research has been highlighted by Harvard Business Review, The Wall Street Journal and National Public Radio.
He was honored as a Poets & Quants 2018 Top Undergraduate Professor at the University of Texas at Austin, where he served on the faculty before joining UNC Kenan-Flagler.
Before entering academia, Dr. Bermiss worked for Deloitte Consulting in New York City. He received his PhD and MS management and organizations from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and his BS in chemical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
|Mabel Miguel, Clinical Professor of Organizational Behavior
Mabel Miguel teaches courses in leadership and management at UNC Kenan-Flagler.
She shares her global expertise and experiences by infusing leadership lessons that transcend geographical and cultural boundaries into the leadership and management courses she teaches in MBA and UNC Executive Development programs.
Dr. Miguel has developed and taught leadership skill courses for such organizations as the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, ExxonMobil, Sony Ericsson, Caterpillar, CEMEX, Eastman Chemical and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
She has taught extensively at universities and organizations around the world. She was a visiting professor at Koc University in Istanbul.
She received her PhD from UNC-Chapel Hill and her MBA and BS from New York University.
More info coming soon.
General support provided by:
|Explorer level supporter
Office of the Vice Provost for Global Affairs