HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 2, 2009 ? Dr. Michael Smith, associate professor of information systems at High Point University, recently delivered a course on Information Systems Management at the ESC-Clermont Graduate School of Management in Clermont-Ferrand, France. He was in France Sept. 21-25.
“I enjoy the challenge of dealing with students from other cultures, but my conversations with the faculty and staff members in France are always fruitful as well,” says Smith. “The ESC already has met many of the challenges of growth and research-orientation that our own Earl N. Phillips School of Business must address to obtain AACSB accreditation, and they are always willing to share their experience and insights. On the other hand, they were interested in learning more about online advising and registration systems and some research I have done recently among managers who hire MBA graduates.”
The ESC-Clermont is one of the elite French ?Grandes