Dr. Yoel Asseraf

Dr. Yoel Asseraf photoDr. Asseraf (PhD 2014, University of Haifa) is lecturer and head of the marketing and international business programs at Ruppin Academic Center, Israel. His research focuses on the intersection of strategy and international marketing. Recently, his research on ‘tug of war’ inside consumer minds has been published in the European Journal of Marketing (co-author with Prof. Aviv Shoham).

Dr. Amos Baranes

Dr Amos BaranesDr. Amos Baranes earned his PhD from the University of Chicago, and is also a Certified Public Accountant in the United States. He worked at PWC as a Senior Economist in the field of Transfer Pricing. At Lexecon Inc., Dr. Baranes developed the practice of Corporate and Asset Valuation.  He also founded the company AVNAT Ltd., which provides business intelligence services to financial institutions. In addition, Dr. Baranes is the founder of Africa Industrial Business Center (AIBC), which provides consulting services in the fields of Business Intelligence and Training for Financial Institutions in several countries in Africa. He lectures advanced courses in Entrepreneurship, Finance and Information Technology and carry out research in using XBRL data to forecast financial performance implementing advance algorithms.

Prof. Nahum Biger

Prof. Nahum Biger photo

Canadian and Israeli citizen.

Professor Biger is a Full Professor of Management and Financial Economics.  He is associated with the Faculty of Management at the University of Haifa, in Israel, as an emeritus professor of financial economics, and with the Peres Academic Center in Rehovot, Israel.

Professor Biger was the President of the Carmel Academic Center in Haifa, Israel between 2009 and 2016. 

Dr. David Bodoff


David Bodoff is a Senior Lecturer in The School of Business Administration at the University of Haifa. His research is organized around the central topic of search, with three specific focii: (1) consumer search behavior, online and offline; (2) technical aspects of information retrieval (aka search engines); (3) information and financial markets; (4) machine learning in organizations. 

Perseonal web site (with CV and publications)


Dr. Nir Brueller


Dr. Nir Brueller is a lecturer at the Graduate School of Management, specializing in corporate strategy, mergers and acquisitions, and technology entrepreneurship and growth in the information economy. His research won the Strategic Management Society Best Paper Prize, and the Yoram Rosenfeld Best Doctoral Dissertation Prize, and was published in the Journal of Management, California Management Review, International Business Review, Human Resource Management, and Strategy & Leadership, among other outlets.

Dr. Daniel Haber

Dr Daniel HaberPh. D in Economics; MBA, Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris
Graduate from Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris

President France Pacific Consultants, consulting company specialized in assisting corporations in their international development in Asia, since 1986.

Dr. Mashor Housh


Dr. Housh is a faculty member at University of Haifa in the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management, Faculty of Management. He joined the University of Haifa in October 2013 after a two-year Post-Doc at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). Since May 2017 he is the head of the Global Green MBA program.

Dr. Housh received his Bachelor of Science degree (cum laude) in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the Technion in 2007. His undergraduate studies focused on Hydrodynamics and Water Resources Engineering. He earned his Ph.D. (direct track) in Hydrodynamics and Water Resources Engineering from the Technion in 2011. His research interest covers: Optimization under Uncertainty, Robust Optimization, Large-Scale Optimization of Infrastructure Systems, Planning and Management of Water Resources Systems under Uncertainty, Design, Operation and Monitoring of Water Supply Systems.

Google Scholar researcher profile

Dr. Graham Jackson

graham jacksonDr. Jackson is one of Israel's most experienced and respected lecturers in Marketing. Over the last 15 years at the University of Haifa' Faculty of Management has taught about 2000 students in various MBA courses in Marketing Management, Marketing Strategy, Marketing Communications and Marketing High-Technology Products. He also currently teaches an Executive-level MBA course on Doing Business in China. He has won numerous awards for excellence in teaching.

Prof. Dominique Jolly

Dominique JollyProfessor Dominique Jolly is Chair of the Walker School of Business and Technology at WEBSTER University in Geneva and Visiting Professor at the Center on China Innovation at CEIBS (Shanghai). He is teaching Business Strategy and Doing Business in/with China in several MBA Programs around the world. He has published four books on Chinese Business firms and Chinese society.

Dr. Ronny Manos

ronny manosRonny Manos lectures in finance at the College of Management, Israel. Her PhD in Finance is from the Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham.  She has taught at various institutions including Cranfield School of Management; Open University, Israel; the International Executive Program of the Zicklin School of Business in Singapore, Taiwan and Paris; Haifa University; and at the Technion, Israel.  She teaches a wide range of courses including corporate finance, financial management, investment theory and applications, quantitative tools for finance, international finance and small business finance. 

Dr. Tuvia Melamed

Dr Tuvia MelameTuvia is a Chartered Occupational Psychologist with 30 years experience in the fields of business psychology. In 2009 he started a new talent management business – ClearWater A&D – specializing in OD Product development, executive coaching, leadership development, and psychological assessment. Tuvia combines a unique blend of strong technical knowhow with practical and commercially grounded consultancy skills. This mixture is reflected in his background. He worked in the consultancy field for several niche as well as large consultancy firms, and gained exposure to an impressive client list from Central and Local government and from blue chip private sector. Most recent roles were at Director and Equity Partner levels where he headed practices (Assessment, Coaching, and Resourcing). He spent his earlier career in academia – where he was a Senior Lecturer at several universities and a Director for an MBA in a Business School. 

Prof. (Emeritus) Ilan Meshoulam

ilan meshoulamPhD Business Administration, Boston University

MA: Personnel Management, MBA – American University Washington, D.C.Behavioral Sciences, MBA Boston University
BA: Accounting – Haifa University
Finance- American University, Washington, D.C.

Prof. (Emeritus) Ilan Meshoulam is a Professor at the Faculty of Management of Haifa University. He is the former Manager of the MBA Program at the Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management for the Technion (Israel Institute of Technology) and the former Head of the Graduate School of Management of Haifa University.

Dr. Steven Raj Padakandla

Steven Raj Padakandla

Dr Steven Raj Padakandla is Assistant Professor at Institute of Management Technology, Hyderabad. He teaches Macro Economics, International Business and Geopolitics. He holds a masters in Economics from University of Hyderabad and Ph.D from Andhra University. Prior to joining IMT, Dr Steven worked in several corporates as Economist and Sr. Analyst and was also associated with policy think-tanks. He regularly contributes opinion based articles in various national and international newspapers and magazines.

Prof. Sheizaf Rafaeli

sheizaf rafaeliProfessor Sheizaf Rafaeli (B.A., Haifa University, M.A. Ohio State University, M.A., Ph.D., Stanford University) is Founding Director of the the Center for Internet Research (InfoSoc, the Center for the Study of the Information Society) (1998 - present), and former Head of the Graduate School of Management  (2005-2011), University of Haifa Israel. 

Prof. Chalom Schirman

chalom schirmanChalom Schirman, Associate Professor, is the Head of Haifa University International MBA.

He has been Associate Professor at the Graduate School of International Management of the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées (ENPC), Paris, from 1995 to 2010, International Dean of SIMBA (Shanghai International MBA), a joint venture between the ENPC-MBA and the School of Economics and Management of TongJi University in Shanghai (1999-2010) and Head of IEDP (Corporate Managerial Programs) at Tongji University until 2015. He has been teaching at the Technion MBA (2000-2006) and in Haifa U MBA Programs since 2007.

H. Laurence Shaw, MD

laurence shawDr. H. Laurence Shaw teaches Entrepreneurship in International Business to the International MBA Course at the University of Haifa.

He is the founder of Human Life Sciences, an international life science consulting practice that focuses on improving the productivity and profitability of Life Science companies.

Prof. Lewis Shaw

lewis shawLewis Shaw, Ph.D., CMA is Associate Professor of Accounting at Suffolk University, Boston, MA and Visiting Lecturer of Accounting at the University of Haifa, Graduate School of Business

He got his Ph D. Accounting Information Systems at Durham University, 2002, his MS in Finance at Bentley University, 1982, and his BS in Accounting at New Hampshire College, 1979.

He is a certified Management Accountant. He published books and articles in several refereed journals.

Prof. Chen Song

ChenSongProfessor Chen Song, Deputy Dean of the School of Economics and Management (SEM) at Tongji University in Shanghai. Ph.D., Tsinghua University;  M.Eng., Chongqing Jianzhu University; B.Eng., School of Urban Construction, Chongqing Jianzhu University. Among his research fields: Technological Innovation Management; Economic Evaluation of Technology.
He is a Professor in School of Economics & Management, Tongji University since 2002 and former General Manager of Chongqing Consul Project Management Co. China State Construction Engineering Corporation.

Dr. Kimberlee Weaver

Kimberlee WeaverDr. Weaver Livnat received her PhD in psychology from Princeton University and completed her postdoctoral training at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. She is an expert on persuasion, social influence, and the presentation of information. Her research has been published in leading journals in psychology and consumer behavior such as the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, the Journal of Consumer Research, the Journal of Consumer Psychology, and the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology.

Dr. William Weisel

Dr. William Weisel

William Weisel (BA, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA); JD, Loyola University School of Law) is an attorney and has been General Counsel of five leading, Israeli publicly-traded companies over the past nearly 30 years. He is a lecturer for the International MBA Course at the University of Haifa, teaching a course he developed called "Business & Law Convergence" where the primary legal issues facing business managers are presented and discussed. He is the author of the article published in The Legal 500's General Counsel magazine (Spring 2015) entitled, "Deal Breaker to Deal Maker".


Dr. Dora Cohenca-Zall

Dr Dora Cohenc ZallDr. Dora Cohenca-Zall is an independent project management consultant, particularly for large infrastructure projects in their early phases of project definition, strategic planning, and procurement strategies. In recent years, she was involved in two of the largest projects in Israel: The Carmel Tunnels project in Haifa and the Light Rail Train project in Tel Aviv. Prior to these projects, she worked as a consultant to the UN in large organizational change projects in Paraguay, South America. She teaches project management courses to graduate students at both the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology and the University of Haifa. She obtained her BS in civil engineering in Paraguay and her M.Sc. and Ph.D. at the Technion in Israel.  




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International MBA program
Faculty of Management, University of Haifa, Mt. Carmel, Haifa, Israel
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