CREW Miami unites real estate professionals and students for networking and career guidance.

The commercial real estate field encompasses many professions: attorneys, brokers, bankers, mediators and more. As real estate students meet professionals and learn more about what they do, they build connections in the field as well as an awareness of the variety of routes to career success. This was the motivation behind Commercial Real Estate Women […]

Sony Music industry executive highlights a changing landscape and self-awareness gained from FIU’s Professional MBA.

When the digital revolution dealt a strong blow to the music industry, forcing labels to change revenue streams, corporate structure and growth strategy, executives too had to rethink their roles and become experts in a new business model. “We’ve been faced with transformation challenges crucial to maintain our profitability and market share,” said Herb Payan, […]

“Welcome to the BizLife” shows off College of Business programs

Kicking off the spring semester, Florida International University’s College of Business “Welcome to the BizLife” fair offered new and returning students the opportunity to learn more about in-school services including career services, international studies, and over a dozen student organizations. This year’s event was held January 27, 2015 in the CBC Lobby, and featured representatives […]

Creativity and optimism reigns as local entrepreneurs go before “Shark Tank.”

Hundreds of South Floridians came out to showcase their products and ideas before a crew of casting agents for ABC’s reality show “Shark Tank.” In all, 650 entrepreneurs ventured to the Miami Beach Convention Center for the show’s open casting, including two local entrepreneurs from the SBDC at Florida International University (FIU). The January 15 […]

MANGO takes the lead in a new education era at FIU.

Amidst a fast-changing educational landscape, one driven by digital technology and students’ evolving needs, Florida International University (FIU) this week officially inaugurated its six-story, state-of-the-art Management and New Growth Opportunities (MANGO) building. MANGO is a key component of FIU’s strategy of growth and entrepreneurship designed to expand classroom space, add laboratories and support innovation. “Here we […]

Ready to swim with the Sharks? Audition for ABC’s “Shark Tank”, Jan. 15 in Miami Beach

“Shark Tank”, the ABC reality show where entrepreneurs pitch their companies to multimillionaire investors, is looking for bait. The program’s casting team will hold an open call in Miami on January 15 at the Miami Beach Convention Center during the Small Business Expo. If you’re ready to pitch, bring a completed application, available at, […]

College of Business recognizes Fall 2014 graduates at specialty Masters program celebrations.

They are opportunities to thank professors, remember classes and toast a new professional network. But above all, this fall’s dinners for FIU Business’ specialty Masters program students and faculty celebrated an important academic milestone: graduation. As part of the Fall 2014 Commencement activities, three COB programs held recognition events: Master of Science in Human Resources […]

Healthcare executives offer FIU students insights into a fast-changing industry and must-have skills for future graduates.

Amidst a changing landscape, the U.S. healthcare industry is a field that’s ripe for success and continued growth, three veteran executives advised a group of students enrolled in FIU’s School of Business Healthcare MBA program. The December 12 panel featured Peter DeRobertis, principal, Life Sciences at executive search firm Korn/Ferry; Dave Schubert, assistant vice president […]