Florida SBDC at FIU shares Fed Banks survey and guidance with small business owners.

Florida SBDC at FIU shares Fed Banks survey and guidance with small business owners.

With small-business lending constantly undergoing changes and challenges, the College of Business’ Florida SBDC at Florida International University (FIU) addressed the concerns of lenders and business owners by sharing data, trends and insights regarding small-business credit. The Business Lenders Forum at FIU, held April 27, highlighted the Federal Reserve’s 2016 Small Business Credit Survey: Report […]

Top Row: Delissa Campbell, Julieta Rodrigo, Madeleine Rabi, Yainely Castillo, Hasmaik Estevez, Gabriel Consentino, Karina Hleuka, Alexander Alonso, Michael Angrand, Daniel Weiland, Carolina Chavez, Elizabeth Alvarez. Bottom Row: Lawrence Whorrie, Marisel Lavizzari, Angela Gonzalez, Albert Amaya.

FIU Future Business Leaders of America score at state competition.

Students in FIU’s chapter of Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL), the largest collegiate business student organization in the world, demonstrated top-level skills at the annual 2017 State Leadership Conference in Orlando. The College of Business students won 39 awards in the individual, group, and chapter competitions at the conference, held March 16-19 […]

FIU College of Business joins Inter-American Development Bank to launch the first regional corporate sustainability index.

FIU College of Business joins Inter-American Development Bank to launch the first regional corporate sustainability index.

Today, the ability to advance sustainable development is an integral part of many businesses’ corporate missions, as well as addressing the social, environment, and financial impacts of their enterprises. The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) this week launched the Corporate Sustainability Index (IndexAmericas), designed to help gauge corporate sustainability efforts in […]

Students show off dual-language sales prowess at FIU’s Global Bilingual Sales Competition.

Students show off dual-language sales prowess at FIU’s Global Bilingual Sales Competition.

Armed with sales savvy in two languages, students from U.S. and international universities joined their FIU counterparts in a challenge: to sell a local advertising package on Comcast Spotlight as part of the 2017 Global Bilingual Sales Competition. Using role-playing techniques, participants had to sell an advertising solution to a South Florida business owner during […]

FIU human resource programs at #2 in HR.com’s Leadership Excellence awards.

FIU human resource programs at #2 in HR.com’s Leadership Excellence awards.

The College of Business’ masters and bachelors human resource programs were ranked#2 in the U.S. by Leadership Excellence, a publication of HR.com, at the annual 2017 LEAD Awards. This marks the second consecutive year at #2 for the Master of Science in Human Resource Management (MSHRM) and the first time for its undergraduate counterpart, Bachelor of […]

FIU’s Online Corporate MBA marks third consecutive year in the Financial Times’ Top 20.

FIU’s Online Corporate MBA marks third consecutive year in the Financial Times’ Top 20.

For the third straight year, the College of Business’ Online Corporate MBA program was ranked among the Top 20 in the Financial Times’ 2017 ranking of global online MBA programs. FIU’s program ranked #16 on the list of online programs, which include universities from throughout the world. Rankings are based on criteria including alumni salary […]

Prominent FIU alums shared lessons learned, insights and successes with students.

Prominent FIU alums shared lessons learned, insights and successes with students.

Two high-profile College of Business graduates returned to FIU, sharing the importance of passion, determination and emotional intelligence–must-haves to stay ahead of the curve in the business world–with sales and marketing students. Michael Kappitt (BAAC ’92), president of Carrabba’s Italian Grill, and Eric Maldonado (BBA ’86), managing director of sales at information and analysis firm […]

Networking: beyond social media and email, a key to career success.

Networking: beyond social media and email, a key to career success.

In an increasingly complex business world, students know that building relationships is key to identifying and obtaining internships and jobs, as well as an important way to explore career options. Yet for many, networking – the most effective way to begin those relationships – remains a challenge. To help them build their skills, FIU College of […]

AON and FIU interns find success jointly.

AON and FIU interns find success jointly.

  As graduation nears, College of Business student Diego Trujillo already has a job waiting, while human resources service provider AON is guaranteed a new employee familiar with the company’s operations. Trujillo was one of two FIU students who participated in a 10-week internship at AON’s Cloud Deployment Solutions practice, an on‑demand financial management and […]