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Unprepared to go global?  It’s going to hurt!

By |2022-11-02T11:53:04-04:00November 2nd, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

Join the January-February cohort for the Global Market Entry Training Program.  Here’s what participants say about the program:

“The Global Strategy Module is highly recommended as a refresher into the fundamentals of global expansion or for those looking to start engaging in an international opportunity. The content was engaging, informative and very detailed and truly exposes resources available that most companies don’t realize are there for assistance. I was highly impressed at the quality of the content, videos and resources shared throughout the certification process.”   Gina, Marketing Executive  

The Global Market Entry Training Program was created to educate business leaders and senior MBA students in the steps CEOs go through when taking their business global.  The program is presented in four modules with accompanying videos, webinars, discussions and materials from CEOs, senior business executives, and functional specialists.  Upon completing the program participants have built a competitive and actionable global market entry strategy significantly increasing financial performance and reducing risks.

For more information contact:  information@birchtreeglobal.com.

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Global Market Entry Leadership Program New Cohort

By |2022-10-17T16:13:03-04:00October 17th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

Expanding internationally? Thinking of going global? Concerned your leadership team is under skilled in global market entry? Don’t make uniformed decisions and risk losing your competitive edge. Join the final 2022 Global Market Entry Leadership Program cohort and confidently expand into new markets in 2023.

This six-week program enables you to graduate having completed a global market entry strategic plan. The program is taught by experienced, informed, boots-on-the-ground, presidents, CEOs, COOs, and subject matter experts. From finding accurate information, creating a global strategy, harmonizing the legal, financial, tax, and HR infrastructure to leveraging marketing, technology, and communications, you’ll outperform your competition, increase your revenues, and reduce risks.

Graduates from the program have uniformly discussed how this program made their global expansion successful and increased the financial performance of their firm.

Bring your leadership team along with you as you go global.

For more information on the program: https://www.birchtreeglobal.com/global-market-entry-course/

To sign up for the November/December cohort, email: information@birchtreeglobal.com.

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HRCI Appoints Dr. Janet L. Walsh to its Board of Directors

By |2022-09-30T11:38:48-04:00September 30th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (September 27, 2022) – HRCI®, the premier HR credentialing and learning organization for the human resources profession, today shared that it has appointed experienced global business leader Dr. Janet L. Walsh to its board of directors.
“We are thrilled to welcome Janet to our Board of Directors. She brings a deep knowledge of human resources combined with global expertise that aligns directly with the HRCI mission,” said board chair, China Gorman. “Her record of achievement and extensive board service complements HRCI’s values and enhances our strategic vision.”
President and CEO of Birchtree Global, a consultancy that provides global market entry services, workforce training and research, Dr. Walsh has established business operations on-site in 81 countries and all 50 U.S. states, directing teams of lawyers, CPAs and HR leaders. With experience in global startups, finance, infrastructure and human capital performance, she has also headed initiatives in Asia, Latin America and Egypt. Prior to Birchtree, Dr. Walsh worked as Vice President of HR at Minerals Technologies; Director, Global HR at Mead Corporation; and U.S. Head of Human Resources at S.W.I.F.T.
She is an adjunct professor of global business at Columbia University and the New York Institute of Technology.

Dr. Walsh holds a BA in Economics from Bucknell University with a concentration in Japanese, an MBA from Loyola University and a Doctorate in Business from the University of Phoenix.
Dr. Walsh commented, “Having served as and alongside HR leadership throughout my career, I am acutely aware of the challenges and opportunities these professionals face in today’s business world. Because of this, I understand and value how HRCI supports the advancement of HR and look forward to elevating the organization’s work.”
As part of the HRCI Board of Directors, Dr. Walsh joins a team of HR and business experts, which includes Gorman as well as HRCI CEO Dr. Amy Dufrane, Andre T. Allen, Gardiner Hempel, Jr., Kathy Claytor, Franz Gilbert, Janet Hanofee, Nancy Hill-Davis and Rajesh U. Kothari.

HRCI®, headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, is the premier credentialing and learning organization for the human resources profession. For over 45 years, we have set the global standard for HR expertise and excellence through our commitment to the development and advancement of businesspeople in the people business.

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Congratulations to NYIT Class in Multinational Business Management!

By |2022-08-03T15:04:09-04:00August 3rd, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

Congratulations to NYIT Class in Multinational Business Management!

Students in the class followed the Global Leadership Program outline to create a US market entry strategy for Cascade’s Aqua Gratis product (https://lnkd.in/eZW3pMvU). They did a terrific job in the class and made their final presentation to Carolyn Hogg, Managing Director, and Robert Parry-Jones, Executive Consultant.

Ten students from China and the US worked on the project and completed the assignment in two weeks…. All received top grades and will certainly go on to leadership positions in global business.

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Thank you Shelie Gustafson, for speaking to our class at Columbia

By |2022-07-14T20:50:33-04:00July 14th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

Thank you Shelie Gustafson, Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer of Jacobs for taking the time and making the effort to talk to our class on Leading Cross Cultural Global Organizations.  Jacobs is a Fortune 250 multidisciplinary engineering firm (https://www.jacobs.com/) delivering impactful global solutions from intelligence to infrastructure, space and cybersecurity.

Shelie’s advice and counsel stood out as she talked about employee engagement, strategic objectives, and global business.   She talked about the finer points of engaging with employees through group discussions and individual talk sessions.  Her advice and suggestions made a big difference to the business and HR professionals in the class.  Thank you, Shelie!

 

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Giovanni Giordano Speaks to Columbia Students

By |2022-07-01T14:16:03-04:00July 1st, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

Thank you, Giovanni Giordano, for coming to Columbia University from London to talk to our Masters class on
Leading Cross Cultural Global Organizations.  Giovanni spoke compellingly about his experiences as a global
CHRO and HR leader for BAT, Ferrero, and Procter and Gamble.  Leading in a global environment, he said,
requires the same focus on the company’s strategic objectives as it does in a domestic business.  However sometimes,
domestic agendas don’t always translate well internationally.  He gave a number of examples of solving complex HR
problems in Asia, Europe, and the Middle-East.  His 40-minute talk, lasted 2 HOURS with never-ending questions
from the students.  So glad to have Giovanni share his expertise with the class.

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The Language of Global Business Wednesday, May 4, 12:00 PM EDT-1:15 PM EDT

By |2022-05-03T14:07:53-04:00May 3rd, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

Join Dr. Janet L. Walsh and Wendy Pease for an enlightening webinar on global business language. Even if you have been in global business for years, you will find at least ONE “A HA!” moment in this webinar. Wendy shows you exactly how your business communication can be improved with a higher understanding and retention rate. Now, more than ever, businesses leaders need to communicate effectively across country boundries.

This program is elegible for HRCI/SHRM recertification credits.

To join: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82811328218

#shrm #communication #language #HRCI #globalbusiness #internationalbusiness

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Eat & Greet First Look-Cascade Water Products and Caimen Software-May 3, 12:00-1:15 PM EDT

By |2022-04-30T20:07:13-04:00April 30th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

Janet Walsh and Mike Bellach cordially invite you to “E&G First Look” to meet two rapidly growing, revolutionary businesses, Cascade Water Products and Caimen Software. These two businesses will be of particular interest to organizations interested in conservation of resources and customizable data information systems.

To register: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ej5912597f20acbe

 

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Dr. Walsh Goes Onboard Blue Origin Space Capsule

By |2022-04-25T13:57:57-04:00April 25th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

Dr. Walsh stepped onboard the Blue Origin space capsule for a simulated trip into space thanks to Jeff Bezos.  The capsule was featured at the Explorers Club
annual dinner in New York City.  Images show the capsule as it appears on the launchpad; Dr. Walsh entering the capsule; the view from inside the capsule looking toward the adjacent passenger;
the individual electronic monitors showing the capsule nearing touchdown.  Dr. Walsh reports that you don’t need to bring your purse (nothing to buy!), and she does not recommend high
heels and long gowns-too difficult to gracefully get into the reclining seats!

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