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Jacobus F. Boers

Assistant Dean for International Engagement and Senior Lecturer    
Education
  • M.B.A., Georgia State University
  • M.T.S., Emory University
  • B.A., University of Pretoria
Specializations
  • International business
  • Instructional innovation
  • Blended learning
  • International entrepreneurship
Biography

As an assistant dean Jacobus Boers is tasked to define and execute a strategic vision for the college’s portfolio of international programs including international experiences, study abroad, exchange programs, and the experience international students have while at the Robinson College of Business. He is also the director of the Global Partners MBA program.

In teaching, Boers shares practical experience he gained while conducting business on five continents. Through extensive travel and expatriate assignments, he has worked in different cultural, economic, political and legal environments. He has developed a systematic approach for establishing and developing strong relationships of trust with customers, clients, associates, and partners in diverse cultures, at times under difficult circumstances. Over the years, he has supported the international growth and success of organizations both as a member of the management team and as a consultant. Boers has directed the planning and implementation of large international projects with responsibilities for technical compliance, financing, procurement, logistics, facilities commissioning and testing. He has been responsible for worldwide customer service support, including directing post-sales technical support. He has also has worked with companies providing goods and services procured under Multilateral Development Bank lending facilities, bringing technology to the developing world for application in education, healthcare, civil administration, and research.