Monthly Archives: October 2011

Faculty Notes: October 2011

Department of Decision Sciences and Information Systems Karlene C. Cousins, associate professor, moderated the panel at the Distinguished Lunch and Learn Series for students in the Master of Science in Management Information Systems (MSMIS) program. The topic was “Legal Issues Facing the Technology Entrepreneur.” Law School faculty and local intellectual…

Here comes the next wave of condos

The aftershocks of the last housing boom are still lingering, but developers are once again rushing to buy up land and erect new condo towers in downtown Miami’s burgeoning metropolis. At least six new condo projects are slated to break ground in Miami in the coming years, with developers promising…

Trade logistics firms vital for South Florida’s international commerce

Hundreds of small trade logistics companies give South Florida a competitive edge in international commerce as ‘one-stop shops’ for companies moving products and improving their supply chains. Concepts & Design Studio, which sells contemporary furniture and accessories imported from 10 suppliers in Spain and China, uses WTDC in Miami to…

College of Business Administration is star of the big top in Roary’s Circus.

“I loved the energy, enthusiasm, and amazing creativity exhibited by our staff and students during Homecoming 2011,” said Joyce J. Elam, executive dean of the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU). And the awards were pretty nice, too. College gains two first place university recognitions. “Congratulations to…

FBLA-PBL conducts training for hundreds of high school and middle school students.

To learn important skills, it pays to go to people who know what they’re doing. Three-hundred-fifty officers and fifty advisors from Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) at high schools and middle schools in Miami-Dade County came to Florida International University (FIU) to learn more about being effective leaders and…

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