Market Entry Services

About Market Entry

“During her tenure in our Trade Office in Canada, Ms. Ospina’s professionalism and expertise in Market Entry and Export Promotion secured the increase of Pennsylvania exports to Canada. Her knowledge of the Canadian Oil & Gas, Mining and Green Building industries, her ability to design market entry strategies and her talent as relationship builder, account for her success in opening new markets in Canada for multi-sector companies from Pennsylvania.”
Peter C. O'Neill
Executive Director, Center for Trade Development, Office of International Business Development
Department of Community & Economic Development State of Pennsylvania,
United States

"Your advice and guidance gave Alucine the organizational structure and marketing strategy to promote the experimental Latino and non Latino-a Canadian film/video.  The result of your work secured  Alucine the support of Trillium Foundation and other Art Organizations to fund our initiative of exporting the work of young artists, developing community work, and creating links internationally." 
Jorge Lozano
Director Alucine Toronto Latin@ Media Festival Toronto, Ontario,

About the Local Community Procurement Program (LCPP)

“…O Trade and Market Access had the skills and competency to work with a diverse array of stakeholders and interests to ensure that the goals of the Government of Alberta were achieved…SMEs learned how to self-identify core competences, how to access the oil and gas supply chain and understand the specific demands of Alberta’s Oil and Gas industry…”
Lori Schmidt
Sr. Director, Productivity Alberta
Industry Development Branch, Alberta Finance and Enterprise
Government of Alberta

“I found the Local Community Procurement Program very insightful and educational.  Coming from a small “mom and pop” company with aspirations to grow the business into the future, I learned plenty of valuable information … I have implemented many points from it already into my company ...”
Keegan McLevin
Chief Operations Officer
Mclevin Industries Inc.
Red Deer, Alberta

"... she (Monica) always considered my thoughts; allowing me to grow in the process. Monica's professionalism, creativity and vibrant personality are proven in her strengths to develop new ideas and create solutions for the stakeholders and program participants. She excels at breaking down complex issues and supply chains to explain them in a way the participants understand, all the while keeping the atmosphere fun..."
Christina Renfree
Former Project Leader for the LCPP on behalf of Productivity Alberta
Alberta Finance & Enterprise Government of Alberta

“…  I was highly impressed by the research skills you displayed in preparing a top-notch 3-ring binder workbook for participants to work through.  Your personal workshop presentation was equally professional, providing the knowledgeable and interesting insight that makes a workshop or seminar series “come alive” for the participants..." 
Mark L. Burggren
Alberta Manufacturing Solutions Inc.
Former Coordinator of the Central Alberta Region Innovation Network
Red Deer, Alberta

Trainning Services

“… Monica made many significant contributions to the School of International Business. She developed a new course entitled “Environmental Practices in International Business”.  Monica developed this subject, combining her extensive industry expertise with her teaching experience and creativity.”
Marianne Marando
Chair School of International Business
Seneca College,

“…I had a great time in your class this year.  You are an excellent instructor and have inspired me to continue forward in my life with an open mind and diligent enthusiasm.  I admire your dedication to teaching and I appreciate your relationship with our class, even though it was tough at times.  I'm sure I don't just speak for myself when I say that you are a role model for us and we can only hope to have half your passion...”
Justin Stein
Graduate Student
Graduate Program in International Business Management
Seneca College,

"... Masters of Business Administration students found the lecture to be stimulating, challenging, and expressed a strong desire to have her return as a guest lecturer again. Monica's multicultural background, extensive business experience, and love for what she does add value for any audience. “
Dr. Doreen Sams
Professor Marketing,
Georgia College and State University,  
United States

“My students really liked your guest lectures; they were entertaining and knowledge full. Thank you for the time you spent with my students and the good lectures you delivered.”
Dr. Mohammad Ayub Khan
Director of International Business Department
Business School, Tecnologico de Monterrey,

“Your contributions towards academic excellence and student successare clearly indicated in the student feedback with respected to your overall effectiveness as a teacher and the overall effectiveness of the courses you taught.”
Elizabeth Speers
Chair School of Business and CFSE,
George Brown College,

“Me permito destacar que el módulo de Economía Internacional ocupo el primer puesto…  Además usted ocupo primer puesto como Mejor Docente. Felicitaciones."
Carolina Ochoa Corredor
Coordinadora Postgrados Mercadeo,
Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano,

“The students got to know why and how free trade agreements are made and worked upon. It was a great experience and a great interaction too for the students, they learnt a lot from her about the work mechanism of world trade, especially after globalization.”
Dr. Prasoon S Majumdar 
“Entering Foreign Markets: Market Entry Solution in the Global Trade System”,  
IIPM, The Indian Institute of Planning and Management,

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