Marcus Goncalves

Associate Professor of Management / International Business Program Chair

Marcus [dot] Goncalves [at] nichols [dot] edu


  • MS, Computer Information Systems, Southwest University
  • EdD, Education, Boston University


In addition to teaching, Professor Marcus Goncalves enjoys a multi-faceted professional career. He is an entrepreneur, award- winning educator, technologist, researcher, business speaker, leadership coach, and an international management consultant for several Fortune 500 companies including firms in Asia, Latin America, Europe, and the U.S. His research interests include international education, immigration, and emerging markets.

Professor Goncalves teaches a number of courses including:

Undergraduate Level Courses

  • Advanced Economies and Emerging Markets
  • International Management
  • International Marketing
  • International Business Ethics
  • Operations Management
  • Learning to Lead

Graduate Level Courses:

  • The Leadership Experience
  • Operations Management
  • Negotiation and Conflict Management
  • The Ethical Leader
  • Global Leadership

Industry Experience

  • Author/co-author of more than 40 books, including:
    • Global Management Strategies: Sales, Design, Manufacturing & Operations
    • Advanced Economies and Emerging Markets, by Business Expert Press, scheduled for publication, December 2013
  • President, Senior Partner, MGCG
  • International Management Consultant, International Paper (Brazil), Mitsubishi, and several utilities in Argentina, Philippines, and Thailand
  • Former CEO, iCloud, Inc. (later acquired by GenExpo)

Hobbies, Activities, etc.

In his spare time, he loves reading and dirt biking with a select group of friends and students at the state forests in the region.

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