April 2015 Program – Managing Expat Programs!

 Our April 22 Event! 

Managing Expat Programs!

(Something wicked this way comes)

Expats aren’t wicked, but the problems of designing and managing successful expat relocation and talent programs are! 

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Join us to learn how a juicy new concept from modern systems theory helps us understand, design, and  implement programs that are efficient, effective, and contribute significantly to both short and long terms profitability.  We’ll show you why “best” is not good enough, and why you need “ideal” practices to succeed in this area. 


We will present concepts to help you understand the issues, tools to help you manage the information, and comprehensive processes you can use to design and ensure the success of your program.


Presented by Neill M. Carson, PhD, MBA

Contributors include Ken Burgess, MA


Neill Carson, PhD, MBA has an extensive background in organizational and behavioral science applications in business, as well as computer and artificial intelligence technologies.  He is president of International Assignment Profile Systems, Inc. (www.iapsystems.com), a firm specializing in using technology to match and assist in the preparation of families for international assignments, and is a senior faculty and organizational consultant with the Levinson Institute (www.levinsoninst.com ).  A faculty member for the Harvard Medical School series on leadership and organizational design for physicians and members of the health care team, his focus is on designing effective and efficient organizations and management systems, tying strategy to requisite structure through accountability.   Articles featuring his work have appeared in major business publications, as well as professional journals, technology magazines and even NPR (National Public Radio).  Feature articles about expats, relocation, and talent management have been published in the Society of Petroleum Engineers journals (Business Bottom Line), Talent and Technology, as well as Mobility (online) and print edition.   


A Fellow of the A.K. Rice Institute, Neill has directed over 35 national and regional conferences on leadership, organizational and group dynamics, and management effectiveness.  Neill holds a Ph.D. in clinical psychology, was a postdoctoral fellow at Yale, and received his MBA from the University of Houston Executive program.

Kenneth M. Burgess, Senior EAP, Behavioral Healthcare and Expatriate Services Consultant, is a counselor with more than 20-years of international business experience. Holding a graduate degree from the University of Pittsburgh’s Department of Rehabilitation Psychology, Mr. Burgess began his career as an occupational alcoholism professional for US Steel Corporation, in Pennsylvania. He then served as the manager of Employee Assistance for two Fortune 500 organizations: Gulf Oil and Alcoa. In the early 1990′s, Mr. Burgess moved to the managed behavioral health sector as Director of EAP and WorkLife Services for WellPoint Health Networks and Blue Cross of California. He began his own company, Solutions, Latin America in 1998. Based in Sao Paulo, Solutions was a US/Brazil partnership providing  expatriate family support services. Solutions is now part of the Humana Health Network system. Ken has lived/worked as an expatriate in Brazil, Russia, and Australia.

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