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Global Professional Development Series

Professional Development Series

The Global Professional Development Series is part of the Center for International Studies’ response to the growing needs of students seeking to lead global careers.

The program, which is suited for students from all disciplines and backgrounds, offers professional development seminars, workshops and alumni forums that will offer timely and valuable tips and tools that will help them succeed in their careers.

Global Professional Development Series flier

Here is the schedule for Fall 2018 for the Global Professional Development Series

Previous events

Feb 23, 2018: Disruptive Development, featuring Mr. Halifa Sallah, a well-known and highly-respected political leader from The Gambia.

Feb 6, 2018: Cooperative Project Management which  explored the complexities of cooperation versus competition in leading global projects. 

Friday, Oct. 6 Keynote Address and Panel - Homecoming Week

On October 6, 2017, Ohio University welcomed alumnus David Crane back to campus to serve as the Keynote Speaker for a Global Professional Development Series Homecoming Week event. An alumni panel featuring Bethany George, Judi Crane and Omar Kurdi was also part of this special event. 

You can read more about the event here.

A video of the Global Professional Development Series Keynote and Alumni Panel is shown below.


Thursday, Nov. 17 Keynote Address and Panel - International Education Week

On Thursday, Nov. 17, the Global Professional Development Series welcomed Center for International Studies Alumni Patrick Murphy, Lance Healy, Maura Fulton and Anastasia Karpoukhina back to campus to take part in the "Getting A Job: The Global Professional in Today's World," special event. Murphy served as the Keynote Speaker for the afternoon.
You can watch a vide of the Keynote Address and Alumni Panel Discussion below.









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