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Dinner and Lecture with Dr. William Cohen
AJU in Los Angeles
Come hear Dr. William Cohen, PhD, Major General, USAFR,Ret. who is president of the Institute of Leader Arts and is a VP of the Peter Drucker Academies of China and Hong Kong. He is the author of more than 50 books on leadership and management which have been published in 22 languages. Dr. Cohen was a rav seren (major) in the Israeli Air Force in squadron 120 and flew in the Yom Kippur War. Dr. Cohen holds a B.S. in engineering from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago and an M.A. and PhD in management from the Claremont Graduate University.
Cohen has taught the graduate schools of California State University Los Angeles, the University of Southern California, Trident University, and the Peter Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management at Claremont Graduate University, and the Peter Drucker Academies of China and Hong Kong. He has also conducted leadership seminars or spoken on leadership for all four U.S. military services: the Air Force, Navy, Army, and Marine Corps as well as speaking at the Air War College, Industrial College of the Armed Forces and the Canadian Armed Forces College and many corporations and trade associations.
He has held executive positions in several companies and was president of two private universities. In addition to his B.S. in engineering from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, he has an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago and an M.A. and Ph.D. in management from Claremont Graduate University and is a distinguished graduate of the Industrial College of the
Dr. Cohen’s awards include the Outstanding Professor’s Award at California State University Los Angeles (1982), the Freedoms Foundation of Valley Forge George Washington Honor Medal for Excellence in Economic Education (1985), and California State University Los Angeles Selectee for the Statewide Outstanding Professor Award (1996). In 1999 he was named one of four “Great Teachers in Marketing ” by the Academy of Marketing Science among nominees from around the world. In 2002 he received an honorary doctorate in humane letters from the International Academy for Integration of Science and Business in Moscow, Russia.
He has spoken around the country for Machal, Jewish, and Israeli groups regarding the history of Jews in the U.S. armed forces and will speak about such little known facts as: