Paul & Elisabeth Merage Foundation | Andre & Katherine Merage Foundation


Imran Currim, Ph.D.

Imran Currim, Ph.D.

Chancellor’s Professor / Associate Dean, Marketing & Student Relations for Executive MBA Programs

The Paul Merage School of Business / University of California, Irvine

Class Overview

8.00 – 12.00 Customization of Marketing Strategies and Group Discussion

8:00 – 8:15 We will make a list of Israeli products or services for export. The participants will be divided into groups. Each group will select a product or service offered by a group member firm for export.

8:15 – 10.00 Dr. Currim will lead a brainstorming session on key questions and methodology for development of export plan

10.00 – 11.00 Group Develops Marketing Strategy for Israeli Exports to the U.S.

Each group will come up with:

  (a) key questions to be answered in order to judge the export potential of the product or service, to be summarized on 1-2 transparencies, and

 (b) an outline of a process or methodology for answering the key questions, to be summarized on 1-2 transparencies.

 11:15 – 12:00 Group Presentations and Discussion

Each group will present the output of the 9.45-10.45 session, followed by a discussion on how the questions and methodology can be enhanced (15-20 minutes per group).