Student Focus: Jonathan Cole – PhD in Cyber Security

Monarch Business School is happy to welcome Mr. Jonathan Cole to the Professional PhD program in Cyber Secuirty. Mr. Cole holds a M.Sc. in Cyber Security and Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology /Asian Studies from the University of Maryland University College. He also holds an Associate of Arts in Italian Studies also from the University […]

Richard van Ostende Publishes China Book

Organizations seeking expansion for their operations in China have a number of options to facilitate business development. Both domestic and foreign invested companies consider branch offices to be a popular investment vehicle for fast expansion in China due to their comparable low incorporation requirements including no capital requirements and easy maintenance, but allow for a formal representation. The information in this publication is not exhaustive, but aims to provide entrepreneurs with an in-depth understanding of the purposes China based branch offices serve the advantages and limitations of the different types of branch offices and set-up of the administrative organization.

Doctoral Candidate Gerard Bruijl Assumes Lectureship At NMIT In New Zealand

Monarch Business School Switzerland is happy to announce that 3rd year Doctoral Candidate Gerard Bruijl has assumed a lectureship position at NMIT in New Zealand within their Master of Applied Management program. Within the NMIT program Prof. Bruijl, MBA, B.Comm. will be teaching “Critical Issues in Management “and “International Strategic Management” courses within semesters 1, 3 and 5 of the program. Prof. Bruijl will be building upon his knowledge gained within the Doctor of Applied Management program at Monarch. Prof. Bruijl helps to demonstrate the value of the Monarch doctoral program in preparing professors for eventual teaching positions. The Faculty, Administrators and fellow candidates wish him the very best in his role as academic professor.

Jean Hazlitt Presented Award At World HRD Congress 26

Monarch Business School is proud to announce that Ms. Jean Hazlitt, Doctor of Leadership and Coaching Candidate, was presented the 100 TOP GLOBAL COACHING LEADERS award at the recent World HRD Congress 26th Edition held February 15th through the 17th of February in Mubai. She also presented a talk entitled, “Mindful Disruption in Leaders with Integral Coaching” on Day 2 of the event.

Student Focus: Robert Mahnic – D.Phil. in Business Research

Mr. Robert Mahnic is a Doctor of Philosophy in Business Research Candidate. He holds a Master of Arts From the University of Saskatchewan, an Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Regina and Certificate of Management from SAIT Polytechnic in Alberta. Mr. Mahnic has participated in many academic, consulting and professional research projects, workshops and presentations and has been either the sole, principal, joint or contributing author of numerous journal articles, consulting and management reports. He has also presented at, moderated, or facilitated large group discussions at more than 30 conferences, seminars and regional/national workshops. At present, he holds a professional position at TransCanada Corporation and was previously with the National Energy Board, Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada, AMEC Earth & Environmental, Communiplan Inc., Enbridge Pipelines, the University of Saskatchewan and Saskatchewan Municipal Affairs.

Student Focus: Felicia Chong – D.Phil. Finance Candidate

Ms. Felicia Chong is a Doctor of Philosophy in Finance Candidate. She is a doctoral transfer student from Universiti Malaya. She holds an MBA in Finance from Universiti Putra Malaysia and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia. Currently, she is a lecturer in Advanced Financial Managment at the Professional Accounting Center at Damansara Utama University College. She is a recipient of the Malaysian Government’s Full-Bright Scholarship. She is an accomplished academic having published many academic journal articles, manuscripts and books. She has also been a keynote speaker at several international conferences.

Doctoral Student Ms. Lutsenko Joins York University As International Visiting Research Trainee

Monarch Business School Switzerland is proud to announce that Doctoral Student Ms. Anastasiia Lutsenko has been invited as an International Visiting Research Trainee at York University, Ontario, Canada. York University is renowned for its excellence in teaching, renowned academic scholarships and visionary research programs. York University and Monarch Business School Switzerland share a focus and dedication to high quality management and administrative research. Monarch looks forward to future cooperation with York University with the appointment of other graduate researchers.

Student Focus: Siva Marayanan

Mr. Siva Narayanan is a Doctor of Philosophy in Health Economics Candidate. He holds a Certificate in Executive Leadership from Cornell University USA, a Master in Health Care Policy & Management from John Hopkins University USA as well as a Master of Science in Bioengineering from the University of Strathcylde UK. At present, Mr. Narayanan holds the position of Executive Vice President and Global Head of Market Access Solutions in the USA. Formerly, he has held Senior Vice President/Director and Managerial positions at well-known internationally operating companies, including: GlaxoSmithKline, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Merck & Co. He has served on the editorial boards for several medical journals, including: Health Outcomes Research in Medicine, Archives of Internal Medicine, and Health Services Research. He is an active researcher with many publications in peer reviewed journals as well as having presented at many conferences within the field of health care.

New Doctoral Graduates

It is a pleasure for Monarch Business School Switzerland to announce the new Doctoral graduates as of October, 2016. The convocation was recently held at the Rapperswil Castle on Lake Zurich on the 27th of October, 2016. Graduating were Dr. Marvin Ama, Dr. Aurelia Ravet-Narayan, Dr. Simon Akinteye and Dr. Samrat Sisodia.