IGB Seminar on Intellectual Capital and International Business

07/21/2011

IGB Seminar

Description:

The ever increasing globalization of business brings with it both opportunities and challenges. An important challenge is the need to effectively manage, measure, monitor, and secure intellectual capital which is the essence of completive advantage. All types of organizations – large companies, SMEs, consulting firms, not-for-profit organizations – face this challenge, especially when conducting business in global environments. Each organization must proactively consider this challenge as a business strategy both at the enterprise level and the operational level. In this context, our one day seminar brings together professionals and academics to deliberate on key global issues to manage intellectual capital.

Who Should Attend?

The seminar is designed for professionals with interests and responsibilities in managing, measuring, securing, and assessing intellectual capital.  Prospective audience includes Government employees and administrators, Attorneys, Internal/External Auditors, Finance and Accounting Professionals, Consultants, Corporate Managers (operational and senior level), members of professional organizations (including AICPA, OCPA, FEI, IMA, IIA, ISACA, ACFE, CIPLA, ABA, OSBA), Students and Faculty.

Registration fee$265

Includes conference proceedings, breakfast, lunch, and refreshments during breaks

Registration deadline: October 7th, 2011

A late fee of $50 will be accessed for registration after the deadline.

Key Program Highlights:

  • Strategies to manage Intellectual Capital
  • Global issues in Patents and Trademarks
  • Protection and security of Intellectual Capital
  • Managing intellectual capital in the Government – Case of Best Practices from US PTO* Tenative
  • Emerging Models and Frameworks for managing Intellectual Capital* Tentative

Keynote Speaker: Anthony P. Scardino 

Chief Financial Officer, The United States Patent and Trademark 

For More information visit our home page at: www.uakron.edu/cba/cba-home/dept-cent-inst/igb