Antonio Papuzza is an “IB” (international business) and “OB” (organizational behavior) professional, with an additional consulting background in cross-cultural training and coaching. He is currently a Teaching Associate Professor in the Leeds School of Business at CU-Boulder where he teaches courses and modules in the fields of International Business (Fundamentals of International Business, Country Evaluation & Market Analysis, Global Leadership, Cross-Cultural Management, Global Strategy, Operating in Emerging Markets, Global Business Ethics, and Entrepreneurship for Indigenous Communities) & Organizational Behavior (Fundamentals of Management, Leadership, Negotiation & Conflict Management, Organizational Development, Teamwork, and Systems Thinking) – at undergraduate level (business students who pursue the Certificate in Global Business, international affairs, and ECON students), and graduate level (Full Time MBA, Evening MBA, and MS students). He also teaches Global Citizenship, Business & Culture (Food, Fashion & Fast Cars in Italy, Global Flavors: healthy cooking for international gourmets) for other schools and programs on CU campus. Additionally, he has being designing, teaching, and directing, for Leeds, academic programs in Northern Europe (the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, and Luxemburg), Southern Europe (Italy, Croatia), and Asia (Indonesia and Singapore).
He is the recipient of the 2015 Campus Global Citizen Award and of the 2015 Champion of International Education for Study Abroad Students. Antonio was, in 2016, the academic director and coordinator of the Leeds program “Certificate in Managing Global Competencies for International Careers” for CU students who want to work internationally. He has delivered workshops and training programs in the field of International Negotiations, Diplomacy, and Public Speaking in Jakarta, Indonesia (in English language), in Medellin, Colombia (in Spanish language), in Vilnius, Lithuania (in English Language), and in Palermo, Italy (in Italian language).
Antonio is also an international business consultant, cultural business mediator, and executive coach (certified coach with the International Coach Federation as well as a Gallup Strengths certified Coach) for companies, world organizations, and international institutions. He has additional expertise in analysis of organizational culture and change management. His clients have been ranging from Ericsson America, Schools of Management in different countries, to the United Nations. Antonio is as well a teacher, on request, for a few courses in anthropology (Introduction to Anthropology, Lakota Culture, Anthropology of Ancient Civilizations, Business Anthropology, and Economic Anthropology).
He is a blog content author and podcast creator on the topics/fields of intercultural competence, Italian language and culture, lifelong learning, and mindfulness.