Searching for substance in the summit’s declaration is akin to looking for a polar bear in a snowstorm. Summits of the Americas traditionally have been vacuous, mind-numbing conventions of inter-American heads of state and their acolytes in which pompous, sermon-style pontifications and amorphous and anodyne declarations—substance-free and coma-inducing—are delivered to the press and whoever else […]
Florida International University’s College of Business Administration is one of 15 schools named to The Princeton Review’s “Student Opinion Honors for Business Schools” in the operations category, one of six categories showcased. The list will be published in the April 2009 issue of Entrepreneur, the nation’s leading publication for and about entrepreneurs. Operations management deals […]
An innovative program brings together “virtual” interns from Florida International’s University’s Chapman School of Business with the Department of Commerce to benefit U.S. businesses and a new generation of business students. Read article from the Department of Commerce International Trade Administration Newsletter.
The MBA Solution: More people are eyeing graduate degrees to boost their prospects. Add this number to the many facts and figures being bandied about during this recession: 246,957, the record high number of GMAT exams… Read The Miami Herald article.
Add this number to the many fact and figures being bandied about during this recession: 246,957, the record-high number of GMAT exams administered to aspiring MBA candidates last year. So far this year, numbers of test-takers show the volume looks to be even greater. ”Typically, people sit out economic downturns in school — business school […]
Latin America is not immune to the economic downturn, but, says Jude Webber, with more stable governments and encouragement of foreign investment, the region is perhaps better positioned to deal with it than ever before. Worried about the economic crisis? Thinking of cutting back? Think again, Argentine president Cristina Kirchner advised this month. Though her […]
Will Chavez and Morales win referendums? Will Chile turn right? We take a closer look at Latin America’s political outlook this year. Read Latin Business Chronicle article.
On December 16, 2008, approximately 1,274 individuals made the passage from student to alumna or alumnus at the Fall Commencement in the U.S. Century Bank Arena on the University Park campus. For the first time since the 2004 Spring Commencement, the business school’s entire student body—from the undergraduate, graduate, and School of Accounting programs—participated in […]
Alumnus Profile: Emilio Vazquez (BBA ’95) Senior Vice President and Regional Branch Manager Coconut Grove Bank For Emilio Vazquez (BBA ’95), who began his banking career as a teller and now serves as senior vice president and regional branch manager for Coconut Grove Bank’s five branches, job satisfaction focuses on people. [flv:http://business.fiu.edu/newsletters/BusinessNetworks/2009/01/videos/emilio.flv 480 360] “What’s […]
Presenting sponsor U.S. Century Bank and the School of Accounting Alumni Affinity Council invite you to network with the Cuban American CPA Association and the FICPA South Florida Chapters. The “pre-busy season” kickoff will be held on January 15, 2009 in the courtyard at the College of Business Administration. Light fare, beer, and wine will […]