SCORE Counselor Al Grossman gave a workshop entitled International Trade with China on May 6 to a class of 30 Chinese MBA students at the IIT downtown campus. Afterwards, he and his wife hosted a luncheon at Lao Beijing Restaurant.
Most of the students were young adults, many of whom return to government positions. Others were professionals, one an MD, and another a college professor. The Chinese government sponsored the trip and their stay in Chicago.
Earlier this year, Grossman was inducted into Chicago Area Entrepreneurial Hall of Fame by UIC’s Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies. He is recognized “for entrepreneurial achievements and for making a lasting impact on Chicago’s business landscape.”
This entrepreneurl spent 46 years in the electrical/lighting industry. In the last 14 years of his business career he was Co-founder, President and CEO of a business manufacturing and importing commercial lighting products, sold through wholesalers throughout North America.
As a SCORE counselor, Grossman teaches semi-annual workshops on importing (CLICK for INFO)and exporting (CLICK for INFO), and counsels out of the Citibank Center location. (CLICK TO BOOK AN APPOINTMENT.)
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