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This Week in Brazil

A Cultural Foundation to Understand Current Events in Brazil

Tuesday, January 15, 2013, 4:00 – 5:15 p.m. EST

Featuring Dr. Orlando R. Kelm, Associate Professor, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, and Associate Director, Business Language Education, Center for International Business Education and Research, The University of Texas at Austin

Registration $35 (free for current UNC Kenan-Flagler faculty/staff/students). Register now!

The objective of this webinar is to review a number of events and stories that are currently in the news about Brazil and provide background explanation about the cultural, economic, historical, or business factors that are necessary to understand the significance of these events, both for Brazilians as well as for international communication.

The webinar is ideal for executives and professionals who seek a foundational understanding of the key success factors working with Brazil.

About the Presenter

Orlando R. Kelm teaches courses in Portuguese and Spanish, focusing mainly on business language and the cultural aspects of international business communication and doing business abroad. His research and publications center on the cultural aspects of international business and the pedagogical applications of innovative technologies in language learning, focusing mainly on Latin America and Brazil. Kelm’s most recent online materials development project is entitled "Conversa Brasileira." He recently co-authored "When We Are the Foreigners: What Chinese Think About Working With Americans" and a book about Brazilian perceptions regarding their work with North Americans entitled “Brazilians Working with Americans.”

Register at http://tinyurl.com/9je8qhc

This program is part of the “Best Practices in International Business Education” webinar series presented by the UNC Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) and co-sponsored by North Carolina Department of Commerce, International Trade Division