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The ISM Shanghai Progam - 2009, will take place April 6-17, 2009. The following courses will be offered: Doing Business in China, Reform of the RMB Exchange Rate, International Business Transactions, and Marketing in China. Registration IS NOW OPEN.

Click this link to start the registration process:

Barbara Strother, ISM PhD student and Adjunt Professor at Azusa Pacific University's School of Business and Management, presented her paper: "Retail Market Estimation for Strategic Economic Development", at the Business & Economics Institute International Conference in Las Vegas, NV in December 2008.

Congratulations to Barbara and her co-authors on this distinguished achievement.

A description of the paper follows.

Dawn Bowden and Zaher Barakat, two of ISM's distinguished PhD scholars, have recently published the following articles related to their areas of professional expertise:

A Dose of Innovation for the Ills by Dawn Bowden
Key Islamic Banking Challenges by Zaher Barakat

Congratulations Dawn and Zaher!

To read either article please click on the titles above or follow the link to "Student Publications and Dissertations" on

ISM La Tour Maubourg seminar center now receives the Harvard Business Review. The HBR, as it is commonly known, is an excellent resource for any business professional or student looking for the newest trends, lessons from the workplace, thought provoking articles, and more.

Some current topics is this month's issue are:
Tomorrow's Global Giants
What Is a Free Customer Worth?
and a case study on When Your Colleague Is a Saboteur

If you are ever in Paris for a seminar, or are just in the area, please stop by 88, boulevard de la Tour Maubourg, for a browse.

ISM has created a Group on LinkedIn for all our Students, Alumni, Faculty and Staff to network anywhere, anytime. To join the group please view the following link . If you do not yet have a LinkedIn account you will be prompted to create one. To find out more about what LinkedIn is, please follow the general link here (