FIU College of Business launches the first Masters in Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

FIU College of Business launches Master’s in Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

The rapid growth of the logistics and supply chain industry, driven by consumers’ changing habits, led FIU’s College of Business to launch the Master of Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management program, the first in Florida from a business school. Designed to prepare students for managerial careers, the 10-month, Saturday-only program focuses on logistics […]

Linkages between multinationals and small and mid-sized businesses are key for competitiveness and growth, FIU Business-AS/COA study finds.

The growing number of partnerships between multinational corporations and small- and medium-sized businesses are driving growth and development in Latin America, reveals a joint study by the Americas Society/Council of the Americas (AS/COA) and Florida International University College of Business. These relationships, the research indicated, can be leveraged for innovation, growth, and competitiveness for both […]

College of Business honors five Worlds Ahead graduates at Summer 2018 Commencements.

College of Business honors five Worlds Ahead graduates at Summer 2018 Commencements.

Five College of Business Worlds Ahead graduates who accomplished extraordinary things throughout their lives and during their time at the FIU — often overcoming life-altering challenges — were honored at the Summer 2018 Commencement ceremonies on July 29 and July 31, 2018. “These students have shown they are Worlds Ahead by excelling in and outside […]

Process excellence impacts competitive advantage for hospitals, FIU Business study.

As hospitals face increasing pressure to balance strategic priorities and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of care delivery, new research from Antoinette Smith, associate professor in the School of Accounting, reveals that a focus on process excellence can improve a hospital’s competitive position. The research looked at what happens when hospitals make improvements in three […]

Classroom challenge helped College of Business marketing students change lives in Miami.

Classroom challenge helped College of Business marketing students change lives in Miami.

What started as a project for a team of FIU Master of Marketing students became an impactful experience that filled the hearts of many. Working together, and with support from local businesses, the team raised $50,000 to help Lotus House, a shelter for homeless women and children in Miami. The assignment presented by professor Jayati […]

A conversation with… FIU College of Business alum Frank Gonzalez, managing principal at accounting firm Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra (MBAF)

A conversation with… FIU College of Business alum Frank Gonzalez, managing principal at accounting firm Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra (MBAF)

FIU Business alumnus Frank Gonzalez (BAcc ’90) was planning to study law when an accounting class at FIU captured his attention. The rest is history. Today Gonzalez leads accounting firm MBAF’s audit department across all offices as well as the firm’s financial institutions and SEC practices. MBAF is South Florida’s largest accounting firm by billings, […]

FIU real estate panelists examine the boom in South Florida's industrial properties marketplace.

FIU real estate panelists examine the boom in South Florida’s industrial properties marketplace.

South Florida’s strategic location as the gateway to Latin America, the Port of Miami’s increasing influence in international trade and a fast growing e-commerce marketplace are driving growth for the industrial real estate sector. Industry experts that participated in the bi-annual Real Estate Speaker Series presented May 15, 2018 by FIU’s Hollo School of Real […]

Study reveals small businesses' strength in Miami-Dade County's economy.

Study reveals small businesses’ strength in Miami-Dade County’s economy.

More than 82,000 small businesses employ 53.3 percent of Miami-Dade County’s workforce, according to a new study commissioned by the Florida SBDC at FIU. This stands in sharp contrast to the rest of the U.S., where large companies employ the majority of workers. Produced by the FIU Metropolitan Center, Small Business. Big Impact: Report on […]