Doing Business in the Middle East

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The Middle East and North Africa are two of the most dynamic areas in the world. In the business, cultural and academic arenas, this region is experiencing impressive growth. This seminar is designed to help you understand the way Middle Easterners think, act and do business. You will gain a better understanding of how you see and interact with Middle Easterners, and how they see and interact with you. Your advantage: more enjoyable and mutually profitable relationships with your Middle Eastern partners.

Specialist in the Middle East and North Africa

Michael combines rich practical business and academic experience to help you and your company work successfully with and better understand the fascinating people of this dynamic and fast-growing region. 

Michael holds a Master’s degree in Near Eastern Studies from New York University and a Bachelor’s specialized in Africa and the Middle East from the University of California, Berkeley.

He has studied Arabic, and has worked, studied and traveled in the Middle East and North Africa. He has a long-term business partner based in Cairo, Egypt and has taught modern Middle Eastern and North African politics and history at elite universities. Moreover, Michael has an extensive publications list under the nom de plume, “O’Brien Browne”, dealing with Middle Eastern politics, culture and history.

For a full listing, simply click here for List of Publications.