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Dr. M. Igor Paramonov

Dr. Igor Paramonv

Igor M. Paramonov has over thirty years of research, teaching, and consulting experience in North America and the former USSR. His academic activities have resulted in close to forty publications and numerous presentations covering regional economic integration, foreign direct investment, marketing channels for industrial products, economic geography, and business education.  

Born and educated in Russia, Dr. Paramonov received a grant from the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada to participate in the 1991-1992 Canada-USSR Academic Exchange Program at the University of Western Ontario. In 1996 he was selected by the Fulbright Office in Moscow for a research and faculty development program at the University of Montana in association with the United States Information Agency. Since 1998, Dr. Paramonov has lived and worked in Calgary. He is a faculty member at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology and has also been affiliated with the University of Calgary. His consulting experience involves a variety of projects in the fields of international business, regional economic development, and higher education, dealing with marketing research, feasibility studies, and market entry recommendations for small and medium-sized firms and non-profit organizations in the United States, Canada, Russian Federation, and Ukraine.

Dr. Paramonov applies his interdisciplinary knowledge and international expertise to the design, implementation and development of both traditional and innovative courses in management, marketing, and international business. He has also received awards for teaching excellence including the Mortar Board's Professor Award from the University of Montana's Pentralia Chapter.

For a full list of courses in the Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting) degree, click here

Courses taught at SAIT:

MGMT 4030 International Business 2012-present
MNGT 4040 Human Resource Management 2014-present
MKTG 358 International Marketing 2012-present
MNGT 363 International Management 2012-present
MKTG 1060 Marketing Essentials 2012-present
MKTG 260 Marketing Essentials 2010-2011
MGMT 360 International Business 2006-2011
MKTG 315 International Marketing 2006-2011
MKTG 205 Marketing Essentials 2006-2009
MKTG 210 Marketing 1998-2005
ECON 311 International Trade 1999-2005
ECON 240 Microeconomics 1998-2005
ECON 314 International Business 1998-2001

Research Interests:

  • Regional Economic Integration
  • North American Free Trade Agreement
  • Political Economy of International Trade and Investments

Publications: 

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Contact information:

403.284.7357
igor.paramonov@sait.ca