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Huizenga School Professor Speaks at ASEAN Seminar in Bangkok, Thailand



Bahaudin Mujtaba, D.B.A.



On September 26, 2012, Bahaudin Mujtaba, D.B.A., professor of management in Nova Southeastern University’s H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship, was an invited speaker and panel member in a three-hour seminar in Bangkok, Thailand, presenting on the topic of “Preparation for ASEAN Community of Thailand: Public and Private Perspective Discussion.” Mujtaba’s presentation was entitled: Operational Excellence, Inclusiveness, and Ethical Imperatives in the ASEAN Community.

Government leaders and educational administrators are trying to prepare Thai business leaders and researchers to be better prepared for 2015, which is the date when the ASEAN Community’s free trade agreement contract goes into effect. The goals of the leaders are to make Thai businesses more competitive so they can take advantage of the opportunities that open up with the ASEAN Community. The three-hour seminar had four other speakers:

  • Introduction to ASEAN by Phanpob Plangrayoon, Director of ASEAN Division, the ASEAN Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Thailand.
  • Nalintib Nomvisetvongsa from the Trade Office, Professional Level Department of the Trade Negotiations, Ministry of Commerce in Thailand.
  • Surachai Jitpukdeebodin, President of Songkla Chamber of Commerce.
  • Satin Soonthornpan, Director of Institute of International Studies, Ramkhamhaeng University.

The seminar took place at the Institute of International Studies, Ramkhamhaeng University, in Bangkok; local researchers, business entrepreneurs and students were in attendance.