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Peter A. Maillet

Professor of Practice in Commerce
Unit: McIntire School of Commerce
Department: McIntire School of Commerce
Office location and address
Rouss & Robertson Halls, Room 342
40 South Lawn
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
M.S., Industrial Engineering, Stanford University
B.A., Political Science, Stanford University
Mr. Maillet brings strong strategy, general management, and finance backgrounds to the McIntire School, as well as international expertise, having worked for nearly 20 years in the global financial services industry as an investment banker, business manager, and private equity investor. During his finance career, Mr. Maillet lived and worked for nearly 10 years throughout the Asia-Pacific region, and maintains an active interest in understanding how Asia and other regions of the world are transforming the global economy. Mr. Maillet teaches an undergraduate course in global finance as well as a graduate-level class on the global business environment. He is also Director of the Global Immersion Experience (GIE) within the M.S. in Commerce Program. Mr. Maillet spent the early part of his banking career in New York and San Francisco and then spent nearly 10 years living and working in Tokyo, Hong Kong, and Singapore. His experience in mergers and acquisitions, public and private debt and equity financing, and general financial advisory spans a wide range of industries, including real estate, telecommunications, information technology, financial services, energy, and transportation. In addition to his transaction experience, Mr. Maillet served as both Asia-Pacific COO and global information technology business manager for global financial institution J.P. Morgan, developing expertise in management, strategic planning, and business innovation. Mr. Maillet’s experience in private equity investing focused on information technology-driven opportunities across a variety of industries. Mr. Maillet was appointed to the faculty of the McIntire School in 2005 and was named Associate Dean for Global Initiatives in 2008.
COMM 4559: New Course in Commerce
Credits: 1–4
This course provides the opportunity to offer new topics in the subject of Commerce.
COMM 4741: Foundations of Global Commerce
Credits: 3
Foundations of Global Commerce examines the global context of business, the evolution of that context, and the many business implications. The course covers the global macro-economy, application of an analytical framework, and important future trends. In addition to mastering a defined body of knowledge, the course emphasizes conceptual thinking and a commitment to curiosity, critical analysis, active participation and intellectual risk-taking.
GCOM 7549: Commerce in the Evolving Global Landscape
Credits: 1
The coronavirus pandemic, unprecedented in recent history, is playing out in sharply divergent ways across countries, industries and various social sectors. It is both this breadth and complexity that make understanding the implications of the pandemic so vexing. In this course, we consider a range of perspectives on the crisis, seeking to understand the diversity of impacts and long term implications.
GCOM 7550: Topics in Global Immersion Experience
Credits: 1–5
Global immersion experience course options for M.S. in Commerce students.
GCOM 7870: Foundations of Global Commerce
Credits: 3
This course exposes students to the international issues, business practices, and concerns in their respective global immersion location. Prerequisite: Restricted to MS in Commerce students.
GCOM 7872: Doing Business in East Asia
Credits: 5
This course focuses on doing business in China. Coursework consists of classroom instruction, corporate visits, and cultural experiences to help students better understand the global business environment and conducting business in China in particular.