Awards

MBA Teaching Award (2010, 2012)

MBA 2010 Students Each year, the Smeal MBA Association honors select members of the Smeal faculty with its “best professor” awards as chosen by the MBA student body. Fariborz Ghadar, Schreyer Professor of Global Management,Policies and Planning and director of the Center for Global Business Studies, was selected in 2010 to receive the MBAA Excellence in Teaching award. Dr. Ghadar is pictured to the right with MBA class members.

Top 10 Thought Leader and Practitioner of Strategy Coaching (2004, 2005)

FG was named as one of the world’s Top 10 thought leaders and practitioners of strategy coaching in the newly released book “Profiles in Coaching: The 2004 Handbook of Best Practices in Leadership Coaching.”

Weyerhaeuser “Educator of the Year” (2003, 2004)

FG was twice recognized as the “Educator of the Year” by the Weyerhaeuser Leadership Institute for his experience in executive education.

Top 20 Academic Superstar

Management International Review, a leading academic journal, named FG to its list of top academic leaders in North America for his research work in business strategy and organization.

Business Week’s Star of Finance (1997)

FG was cited as one of the world’s leaders in international finance in the magazine’s special report on “The New Stars of Finance.”

CIO Magazine’s Annual 100 Global Leaders Award, 1996

While he was Chairman of Intrados Group, a global management consulting company, FG received Chief Information Officer Magazine’s annual 100 Global Leaders Award, which recognizes the top 100 international organizations for their business performance excellence and reputation for global leadership.

Marketing Educator of the Year Award (1993)

FG was given this prestigious award by Sales and Marketing Executives International in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the advancement of marketing education and business development.

AT&T’s 5.0 Award (1993)

A frequent presenter at AT&T’s executive education seminars, FG received the company’s highest award for excellence in teaching.