Visiting Faculty
Benz, Alexandra
International Negotiation Skills


D.E.A (Doctoral Degree), Montpellier I, France
MBA, Montpellier II, France
Masters in Corporate Law, Montpellier I, France
Masters in Industrial Economics, Montpellier I, France Bachelor's in Law from the University of Algiers, Algeria

Teaching Area/Courses:
Negotiation, Cross-Cultural Business and Management, Organizational Behavior, International Business, Business Ethics, Cross-Cultural Management.

Academic Affiliations:
She has designed and/or directed MBA or MIB (Master's in International Business) Programs at :
HEC-Lausanne, Switzerland;
Bordeaux Ecole de Management, France;
Notre-Dame University, Beirut, Lebanon.
Stern School of Business, New York University;
ALBA (The Athens Laboratory of Business Administration): a joint INSEAD/Greek Chamber of Commerce and Industry project);
Wissenschafts university Wien (W.U.), in Vienna, Austria;
Trier University and Paderborn University in Germany;
HEC-Business School of the University of Lausanne, Switzerland;
Universidad Carlos III, Madrid, Spain;
Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary;
Peking University, in Beijing and the Diplomatic Academy in Beijing, China;
The Kazakhstan Institute of Management, Economic and Strategic Research (KIMEP) in Almaty, Kazakhstan;
Loyola Institute of Business Administration, Chennai;
Indian Institute of Management in Calcutta;
Indian Institute of Management in Indore.

Corporate Work:

IPEDEX (Service subsidiary of TECHNIP/French Petroleum Institute), 1988-90
Director, Human Resource and Development, with responsibilities at Headquarters and in overseas projects

Consulting Work:

Arthur D. Little International, Inc. for 27 years.

Worked successively in their Algiers, Boston, Paris, London, and Brussels offices. Participated in or responsible for projects in over 60 countries,

EFMD (European Foundation for Management Development, EU supervisory agency in Brussels): 2009-present, as an Auditor of Business Schools and Business Teaching programs worldwide competing respectively for EQUIS or EPAS Quality Certifications from EFMD.

Economic Development Institute of the World Bank in Washington D.C. (1966), and the Office for Science and Technology of the United Nations (1967-68).