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 […]

U.S. loses $3.1 trillion of taxable profits through international trade, FIU Business professor Zdanowicz research reveals.

U.S. loses $3.1 trillion of taxable profits through international trade, FIU Business professor Zdanowicz research reveals.

Tax evasion strategies in international trade have cost the U.S. government more than $3.1 trillion in taxable income, reveals updated research from Florida International University College of Business professor John Zdanowicz. A fraud expert, Zdanowicz conducted an in-depth computer analysis of U.S. customs data from 2003 to 2017. In the most current study, figures from […]

Motivation and willpower make four College of Business graduates "Worlds Ahead".

Motivation and willpower make four College of Business graduates “Worlds Ahead”.

Two words can easily apply to each of the Spring College of Business “Worlds Ahead” graduates: drive and determination. They have accomplished extraordinary things during their time at FIU — often against great odds. The 2018 Worlds Ahead graduates demonstrated strong leadership qualities, a desire to change lives and a record of going above and […]

FIU partners with BMI Financial Group to create unique opportunities for business students.

FIU partners with BMI Financial Group to create unique opportunities for business students.

BMI Financial Group has partnered with FIU to develop two unique programs that will provide support and hands-on learning opportunities for business students. The new initiatives are the BMI Global Business Experience and the BMI Eminent Scholars Program. Through the private-public partnership, BMI hopes to nurture and keep talented future business professionals in South Florida. […]

AACSB extends top-level accreditation for FIU Business and School of Accounting

AACSB extends top-level accreditation for FIU Business and School of Accounting.

FIU Business and its School of Accounting have been reaccredited for a standard five-year extension by AACSB International, The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. FIU Business is part of an elite group of universities that hold a specialized AACSB accreditation for their accounting programs. The extension of accreditation covers FIU Business’ undergraduate, masters, […]