2011 Programs and Events
Former Fulbrighter Comes Back to BSU on a U.S. Speaker Program
Peter Young, faculty member at the Department of Journalism and Mass Communications, San Jose State University, San Jose, California, visited Belarus on April 22-30, 2011 within the framework of the U.S. Speaker Program. The American expert came to Minsk at the invitation of the School of Business and Management of Technology (SBMT), Belarusian State University (BSU), to take part in its annual conference on business education, to share his knowledge and expertise in marketing management, business ethics and communication with MBA and BBA students, and to advise SBMT faculty on curriculum design and new teaching methodologies to be utilized in Belarus’ first English language MBA program based on western standards to be launched at BSU in September 2011. It was Mr. Young’s second visit to Belarus. In academic year 2007-2008, he was a U.S. Fulbright Scholar at SBMT teaching there international marketing.
The Speaker’s program in Belarus also included a guest lecture on effective communication at Minsk State Linguistics University and a presentation on new media in public relations at the London School of PR Minsk Branch.