College of Business maintains prestigious AACSB International Accreditation.

Florida International University’s (FIU) College of Business and its School of Accounting have been reaccredited for a standard five-year extension by AACSB International, the longest-serving global accrediting body for business schools offering undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral degrees in business and accounting. The business school was one of 17 universities in the United States to maintain […]

FBLA-PBL brings home 15 awards from state conference.

The 63rd Annual State Leadership Conference for Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) yielded impressive results for members of the Florida International University (FIU) chapter. Eleven students from the College of Business won 15 awards, including four first-place finishes, earning kudos from throughout the university, including from the college’s dean, David R. Klock. […]

Visionary speaks, College of Business faculty member comments.

On March 4, 2013, renowned thinker Ray Kurzweil spoke at Florida International University (FIU) on “The acceleration of technology in the 21st century: the impact on business, the economy and society.” The College of Business was a co-sponsor. Monica Chiarini Tremblay, assistant professor, Department of Decision Sciences and Information Systems, was one of three panelists […]

Inbound Study Tour focuses on international finance.

February 18-22, 2013, 13 students from the Masters in Finance program at Universidad ESAN, Peru, accompanied by the program’s director, attended a residency at Florida International University (FIU) dealing with international finance. The Office of Executive and Professional Education (EPE) in the College of Business organized the Inbound Study Tour. A member of the college’s […]

Competition focuses on community engagement.

To show its support for service learning, the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU) offers courses in which students “participate in and reflect on a service activity as a means to attain the course’s learning objectives.” This year, it went even further by helping prepare students for the Enactus (Entrepreneurial, Action, Us) Competition […]

Faculty Notes: February 2013

Department of Decision Sciences and Information Systems Stylianos Drakatos, adjunct, learned his course, Application of Quantitative Methods (QM) in Business, received QM certification. Department of Finance Deanne Butchey (PhD ’05), senior lecturer, was quoted in “Florida International University attempts to infuse global learning across the curriculum,” in Inside Higher Ed on February 2, 2013. “Debt […]

Innovative website showcases newest business faculty members.

The College of Business at Florida International University (FIU) has launched a microsite that features conversations with its newest faculty members, who speak about their research interests and what they think makes for teaching excellence. The online approach—replacing previous printed publications that introduced new faculty members primarily to deans of other business schools—was chosen for […]

First GUST Inbound Study Tour receives high praise from participants.

As much as professors would like it, students rarely say “we need more hours.” Yet, that was one person’s reaction to a recent Inbound Study Tour, offered through Executive and Professional Education (EPE) in the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU). These short-term non-credit study modules have attracted students from around the world. […]

Dean and faculty members travel to China.

With a growing array of international partnerships with China, the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU) continues to hone its exchange programs, touching base with universities already in the college’s Dual Degree network and reaching out to potential new partners. Shortly after his arrival as dean of FIU’s business school, David R. Klock […]