Global Learning Company

100 Trade Center Suite G-700
Woburn, MA 01801
Phone: 1.800.352.0133

Company Profile

The mission of the Global Learning Company is to provide the highest quality experiential global learning seminars. We use our academic and business experience to develop innovative seminars that allow students to learn the intricacies of global business in the most effective, exciting and meaningful way. Our seminars are an extension of classroom learning providing a seamless transition from academic curriculum to real world interaction with business executives, policy makers and educators from around the world. We believe that cultural literacy is essential to understanding human behavior and motivation and paramount to success in vital areas in business such as leadership, negotiation, and teamwork.


   Dr. Shahriar Khaksari

   Chief Executive Officer


Dr. Khaksari is an expert in global business and international finance. He is the former Dean of International Business Programs at Suffolk University in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Khaksari founded Suffolk’s Global Seminars, Global MBA and Master of Science in Finance programs and AIAF, a Chartered Financial Analyst review program acquired by the Washington Post in 1999. Under his direction, Global Travel Seminars grew into one of the nation’s largest university faculty-led travel programs, sending hundreds of students to a dozen locations each year. Dr. Khaksari serves on Harvard University’s board for the Cyprus International Initiative for the Environment and Public Health. He earned his Ph.D. and MBA from St. Louis University and is a Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA). Dr. Khaksari is on the faculty of Suffolk University Sawyer Business School.

   Jon Morrison



Jon is a seasoned senior business executive with management roles that have included; Principal, COO, CFO, and Board Member. He brings to the company more than 30 years of hands-on business experience across many different types of businesses. Jon has been involved in numerous startups, acquisitions and divestitures. He has considerable international operating experience in both manufacturing and logistics. In addition he has been aligned with several educational institutions. While overseeing the internal operations and standardizing company procedures, Jon has consistently offered quality products with quality results. He has a BA from the University of New Hampshire and an MSF from Suffolk University and is well traveled throughout the world.

Message from the CEO

Globalization and its profound impact on technology and economic, social, cultural and political environments, will continue to be the driving force changing business curriculum in the 21st century. Society and business communities will be seeking men and women who understand global business, can work effectively with people of different cultures and can travel or live in different locations around the globe. Thus experiential global learning is and should be an integral part of the business curriculum.

The Global Learning Company is a leader in the design and delivery of innovative programs that complement the theoretical and abstract body of knowledge that students learn in strategic courses regarding global business, helping them develop skill sets and gain experience that is crucial to their success in their professional career. Our global learning seminars take students out of the classroom and into the boardrooms and into the production facilities of internationally renowned companies.

Our extensive higher education experience, plus 10 years of launching Global Travel Seminars allows us to design and deliver these innovative programs in the most efficient and effective way. Our programs will have an enduring impact on your students’ career and life, enhance the reputation of your institution by providing cutting edge global business education and opens new avenues for research and collaboration for your faculty.

We invite you to position your university as a leader offering integrated real world curriculum and experience.

Shahriar Khaksari, CEO, Global Learning Company

Sample Client List

American University

Babson College

Bentley University

Boston College

Clark University

Endicott College

Oxford-Brookes University

Suffolk University

References Available Upon Request