College of Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota
College of Science and Engineering

Management of Technology in the Middle East - IBUS/MOT 4010

MAY 20 - JUNE 5, 2013
Class begins meeting weekly during B Term 2013, March 26 through May 7

Seminar Description

Professor Marvin Marshak (physics) led his first group of students to Israel and Jordan during May Session 2010. His second seminar to Israel and Jordan in 2012 continued his exploration of the region, and blended students from both the Carlson School of Management and the College of Science and Engineering.The seminar continued the investigation of innovation, technology transfer, culture, and politics in the Middle East.

The 2013 seminar will include site visits and guest lectures at universities, research centers, start-up companies, established companies, venture capital firms, and government agencies. This will be a true merger of technology and business. Expert guides will also include historical and cultural sites that any visitor to Israel and Jordan would want to see. If you have an interest in the past and future of the Middle East, you will not want to miss this incredible educational experience.


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