Florida SBDC at FIU tops $300 million in capital assistance to local small businesses and startups.

Florida SBDC at FIU tops $300 million in capital assistance to local small businesses and startups.

Over the past 18 months the Florida SBDC at FIU Business (FSBDC) has helped more than 3,000 local businesses in Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties survive the COVID-19 pandemic and continue on the path to growth. Throughout 2020 and until September 2021, the organization has secured $141 million in capital and $89.2 million in government contracts for its […]

FIU Business launches Luxury Incubator MBA Project.

FIU Business launches Luxury Incubator MBA Project.

Florida International University’s College of Business (FIU Business) has introduced a Luxury Incubator MBA Project course that will teach the marketing of luxury products. The first of its kind at FIU Business, the Luxury Incubator MBA Project combines classroom and hands-on learning and includes an international residency component where 20 FIU MBA students will travel to Singapore […]

FIU Business launches MBA in Business Analytics.

FIU Business launches MBA in Business Analytics.

FIU Business will introduce an MBA in Business Analytics program, incorporating data analysis and information technology into a comprehensive MBA curriculum. The 16-month hybrid program, which includes online and in-person evening classes as well as professional development seminars, begins in January of 2022. Nearly half of the program’s 15-course curriculum focuses on data management, reporting, and […]

FIU Business receives $150,000 gift to expand supply chain management initiatives.

FIU Business has received a $150,000 gift from freight payment platform PayCargo to support logistics and supply chain management programs, expanding its focus on the air cargo sector. This gift establishes the “PayCargo Professorship.” The gift will support a team of FIU Business professors who will conduct research on supply chains for air cargo shipments […]

AIB recognizes FIU Business alumnus as International Executive of the Year.

Eduardo del Riego (BBA ’82), CEO of PayCargo, received the International Executive of the Year Award from the Academy of International Business (AIB) fellows. It recognizes an outstanding business leader who has helped their firm reach new heights in reputation and performance on an international stage. As CEO, del Riego has led the transformation of PayCargo, an […]

Women on corporate boards add innovative strategies, FIU Business research finds.

While women’s presence in corporate boardrooms has increased slowly, many are bringing innovation to firms’ business strategy and allocation of resources, looking at things differently and showing a willingness to take risks, new research from FIU Business reveals. Seema Pissaris, the FIU Business clinical professor of international business who conducted the study, found that women […]

$5.7 billion moved out of Northern Triangle countries by illicit financial flows in international trade, FIU Business research finds

$5.7 billion moved out of Northern Triangle countries by illicit financial flows in international trade, FIU Business research finds

Mispriced trade was a key driver of the $5.7 billion moved to the U.S. from the combined economies of Northern Triangle – El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras – countries, according to research from Florida International University’s College of Business (FIU Business). Individuals or companies can move money out of a country, undetected, by undervaluing exports to a […]

Florida SBDC at FIU Business posts record level of assistance for small businesses to recover and thrive.

Florida SBDC at FIU Business posts record level of assistance for small businesses to recover and thrive.

The Florida SBDC at FIU Business (FSBDC) has increased its support to the small business community in Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties, getting funds into business owners’ hands, developing strategies for recovery from the impact of COVID-19, and setting the stage for growth. Since January, the organization has secured $9.9 million in contracts and $30.3 million in capital […]