Carlos Ghosn, the former Nissan and Renault head who fled Japan where he was facing trial, is launching a university business program.
It'll be offered at a private university's business school in Lebanon, a nation mired in a deep economic crisis blamed on years of misrule, mismanagement and corruption.
Ghosn is credited with turning round both the Japanese and French carmakers before he faced charges in Japan of financial wrongdoing that he denies
The Lebanese-French excutive plans programs to coach executives, offer technology training and help start-ups to create jobs.
Ghosn has found refuge in Lebanon where the economy is collapsing under debts amassed since the 1975-1990 civil war.
A devastating blast in Beirut on Aug. 4 compounded Lebanon's woes.
Ghosn, who was approached by the university in the weeks after arriving in Lebanon at the end of December, said the business program is aimed to offer practical help.
Drawing on his experience, the focus for the executive program would be turning around companies in trouble