By |2010-03-04T20:35:18-05:00March 4th, 2010|Categories: Birchtree News, Global Business News, Uncategorized, Webinars|

“Establishing a Business Overseas” 

Your clients are global and they want you by their side.  How does that work?

What are the key issues that will challenge your profitability and performance?

How much will it cost, what are the hidden costs?

What is the “artificial economy” for green/bio tech/tech organizations?

Join the global, legal, financial, and HR start up experts at “Birchtree Global” as they share their experiences in 70 plus countries in this dynamic webinar. 

To Register:  Info@birchtreeglobal.com

Cost:  $200/person

Agenda and Schedule

Begin With the End in Mind…

March 11, 12:00-1:30 PM

What characterizes success in global expansion and what are “Killer Assumptions”?
What factors enhance a successful outcome?  What are the key risks and costs?
Understanding how the game is played overseas and the economics of politics
Global business structures pro’s and con’s of joint ventures, sales offices
Understanding global trade requirements and import/export/restrictions
What is the artificial economy for green tech/bio med/technology?
Organizing global teams for maximum performance

Enhancing Profitability from Global Operations…

March 18, 12:00-1:30 PM

It’s all about the Benjamin’s, developing a global tax strategy and repatriating profits
Leaving profits in country and government restrictions on profit repatriation
Alternative financing arrangements, identifying country/region/city incentives
Shelf company or new establishment and the cost of incorporation        
Labor law requirements, who controls your workforce and unions

The “People Face” of Your Company…

March 25, 12:00-1:30 PM

Who’s going to do the work…cost/benefits/expat ROI/Expatriates/Inpatriates?
The employer/employee contract…surprise, you can’t hire or fire at will!
Critical selection decisions, how you are perceived and local labor law
Your new business partners-the Union and the Government
Why selection and performance management are of the utmost importance
Compensation issues, statutory and non-statutory benefits, stock options

Global Process Management and Integration…

April 1, 12:00-1:30 PM

The “three legged stool”, integration of tax, legal, HR issues
Workforce integration-cultural issues-knowledge management
Global financial management, it’s all about the Benjamins/Euros/Pesos…Regulation, what’s regulated…? 
Data Privacy requirements
Ethics, the difference between a tip and a bribe and what to do about it
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, enforcement is becoming critical
Safety, protecting employees, equipment and your business