Alpha Global Experts

 

On June 11, 2014 our President, Michèle Hecken, attended a successful event held by Capital Ideas Edmonton. Michèle was one of the panelists, alongside Rob Bertram, CEO of Ideal Products, and Mark Fitzsimmons, President of Psychometrics. They shared their experiences and how they successfully built their international business from Edmonton, Alberta. Thank you Capital Ideas for a great event to help Edmonton companies succeed in…

  Rob Bertram of Ideal Products, Mark Fitzsimmons of Psychometrics and Michele Hecken of Alpha Global Experts and Alpha Translations Canada joined us on June 11 for the Take Your Business to Texas Breakfast at the new Renaissance Edmonton Airport Hotel. They discussed building an international business from Edmonton — read on for the official recap! – See more   The Take Your Business to…

  We will be attending ACG’s Intergrowth 2014! We are excited to announce that Alpha Global Experts will be participating in ACG’s Intergrowth 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Our two founders, Michele Hecken and Usukuma Ekuere will be at the event excited to meet everyone.   What is ACG? The Association for Corporate Growth was founded in 1954 and currently has 56 chapters with over…

Faster integration improves M&A success

02 Apr 2014, Posted by Raphaela Hecken in Uncategorized

Faster Integration Improves M&A success A recent article published by Private Equity Wire reveals that although integration is not usually a topic in the headlines, it plays a critical role in achieving primary M&A goals. An EY survey of over 200 executives around the world found that companies, on average, spent about 14 per cent of total deal value on integration. Eighty per cent of…

Alpha Global Experts Inc. Official Launch Party was a great success! Thanks to all of you who joined us in celebrating the official launch of Alpha Global Experts Inc. on March 6th at The Phork restaurant in Edmonton, Alberta. We had a great turnout and fun times with clients, members of the Edmonton business community as well as government representatives.   Here are some highlights…

Merry Christmas

20 Dec 2013, Posted by Raphaela Hecken in AGE, Events, Training

In appreciation of our association during the past year, we extend our very best wishes for a happy holiday, and sincere thanks for your loyalty and goodwill throughout the year. May your holiday and new year bring  you the gifts of peace, joy and prosperity.  

Did You Hear the News?

19 Dec 2013, Posted by Raphaela Hecken in Events

We are thrilled to announce Michèle Hecken, President  & CEO at Alpha Translations Canada Inc., has been selected for The Wanderer’s Top 100 Women in Business. The Wanderer is a popular magazine that focuses on Edmonton and provides insight of the city’s business, culture, sciences, and sports. It has recently launched a project called “Edmonton’s Top 100 Women in Business,” which recognizes Edmonton’s most involved,…

  “The Celebration of Achievement pays tribute to an exceptional entrepreneur who has achieved recognizable success. This visionary woman is an inspirational leader, who has built an entrepreneurial venture in Alberta with significant impact on the economy and the community, and who acts as a role model for women in business.” – Alberta Women Entrepreneurs   Michèle, along with 36 other nominees, will be in…

How much control do you have over the risks of your business? Your answer to that question is very closely linked to the culture in which you grew up. If you’re an American or European, you’ll tend to feel (in varying degrees) that you have quite a lot of control. Risk is a specific “thing” capable of being sold to those who wish to carry…

Are rules or relationships more important for people in different countries? Fons Trompenaars tried to answer this question by developing the cultural dimension of Universalism and Particularism. This video visualizes peoples’ answers on a worldmap. The visualization is based on peoples’ answers on three questions. 1. would you make a false testimony in order to help a friend? 2. would you write a positive review…