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FIU Center for Leadership Ranked #1 in the Country for Leadership Development by HR.com

Leadership Excellence, a publication of HR.com, has named Florida International University’s Center for Leadership as the recipient of their 2014 Leadership 500 Excellence Award, ranking the center’s programs as #1 in the educational institution category. …

State Farm Financial Literacy Lab Weekly Market Wrap Up, April 15, 2014

Market Overview:
US fundamental economic data should start to look a bit sunnier as a dreary winter fades away. The upcoming week will focus on March spending, retail sales, housing, and a first look into April …

Faculty Notes March 2014

School of Accounting
Manny Pravia (MST ’92), adjunct, presented a Federal Tax Update at the Florida Institute of CPAs (FICPA) in Industry Conference on March 20, 2014.

Department of Finance
John Zdanowicz, professor, presented “Detecting Income Tax Evasion …

Alumni Notes: March 2014

De La Hoz & Associates has appointed David G. Barbeito (BAcc ’97, MAcc ’03) director. Prior to joining the firm, he was the principal-in-charge of the audit department and led the middle market audit group …

Academy of Finance students receive iPads for winning essays.

Winning essays netted four high school students from Miami-Dade County Public Schools a new iPad mini, presented to them at a reception at the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU) on March 11, …

State Farm Financial Literacy Lab Weekly Market Wrap Up, April 8, 2014

Market Overview:
The NASDAQ Biotech Index and major exchange-traded funds that track biotech firms have suffered most in the last month. Shares for the IBB ETF (Biotechnology Index) have fallen 16% at the news from President …

State Farm Financial Literacy Lab Weekly Market Wrap Up, March 24, 2014

Market Insight:
Last week, Janet Yellen announced that the Fed is planning to lower short term interest rates by next spring. Although the stock market was moved by the announcement, Yellen stated that the decision to …

Faculty Notes: February 2014

Faculty Notes February 2014
School of Accounting
David W. Barman (JD ’05), instructor, was the guest speaker at the Aventura Inventors and Entrepreneur Group meeting on February 11, 2014. His topic was “Intellectual Property Law for …

State Farm Financial Literacy Lab Weekly Market Wrap Up, March 17, 2014

Market Insight:
The US quickly condemned Crimea’s overwhelming vote to join Russia. President Obama stated, “Crimea’s vote was made under duress of Russian military intervention, and no diplomatic solution was possible amid large scale Russian military …

February: Alumni Notes

The Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation had added Mayi de la Vega (BBA ’81) to its board of directors. She is currently the founder and CEO of ONE Sotheby’s International Realty.
Mercantil Commercebank has promoted Robert Lopez …

New university-wide PAW program brings alumni for classroom visits.

The College of Business at Florida International University (FIU) has a strong reputation of inviting successful alumni into the classrooms, to share their experience and knowledge with students. So it wasn’t surprising that it was …

March 21 deadline: Apply for SBDC at FIU’s first Emerging Leaders initiative.

The Small Business Development Center at Florida International University (FIU) has been selected as the host location for the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Emerging Leaders initiative, a seven-month intensive training program designed to help business …

FIU Executive MBA program increases enrollment by 33 percent.

The word is spreading about the substantial advantages of the innovative Executive MBA program at Florida International University (FIU).
FIU’s Chapman Graduate School of Business relaunched the program in January 2013. The initial class enrolled 21 …

Business Olympics results in medals, valuable experience – and job opportunities.

Standing out in a competitive world is an extremely valuable skill for any business student to have. Members of Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) at Florida International University (FIU) offered a chance …