KBS Summer School 2017: Distinguished Guest Speakers Announced


In June of this year, Kent Business School will host a Summer School programme on Global Business in a Dynamic Environment. This course is designed for those who want to gain insights into the core theories and activities involved in international business and the complexity of decision-making on a global scale.

The high-quality postgraduate-level Summer School will run for two weeks from Sunday 18 June – Sunday 2 July 2017 and is open to professionals or students considering postgraduate study or who simply wish to benefit from a short and intensive international study experience.

Kent Business School is proud to announce that this year the Summer School will be taught by specialist academics and practitioners from across the world. This diverse expertise will support students in expanding their professional, academic and social networks:

Professor Michael Czinkota

Michael Czinkota teaches international business and trade at Kent Business School and at Georgetown University. He is also the chaired professor emeritus for international marketing at the University of Birmingham. View Michael’s LinkedIn profile.

Dr Johannes Harl

Johannes Harl is CEO and Cofounder of Medal.org Limited. He also serves as a Director of several service and technology companies. Dr. Harl is active in business development and private equity. View Johannes’ LinkedIn profile. 

Professor Charles Skuba

Charles J. Skuba is a professor of the practice in marketing and international business at Georgetown University. In 2015, 2014, 2013, and 2010, Skuba received the Professor of the Year Student Choice award from the McDonough School of Business Academic Council. Skuba specializes in international trade and international marketing strategy. View Charles’ LinkedIn profile.

Professor Thomas Cooke

Professor Cooke specializes in the Legal Environment of Business and Federal Income Taxation. Professor Cooke’s current research focuses on federal tax law changes, ethics and professional responsibility and tax practice and procedure. View Thomas’s LinkedIn profile.


The Summer School has a credit transfer option and is equivalent to 10 credits (ECTS 5) for transfer purposes. Teaching formats will include lectures, seminars, and workshops, and students will be evaluated on a short piece of editorial, a series of case studies as well as their class participation.

Studying at a Summer School at the University of Kent, ranked 23 out of 119 institutions in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2017), you will benefit from expert teaching, on-campus accommodation (in Canterbury), social activities, excellent resources and facilities and an opportunity to enhance your career or progress to postgraduate study.


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