Faculty Notes: May-June 2016

Haitian entrepreneurs are winners in more ways than one.

Although Haiti continues to struggle in the face of challenges, the entrepreneurial impulse remains strong, and with the help of mobile telecommunications operator Digicel and Florida International University (FIU), it recently got a boost. As part of a new awards program sponsored by Digicel, 24 Haitian CEOs and entrepreneurs—selected from a group of 250 applicants—traveled […]

Dominican Republic students study international commerce at FIU.

Thirty undergraduate business students from Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE) in the Dominican Republic came to the United States to gain knowledge about international commerce—and Florida International University (FIU). The attendees participated in the Inbound Study Tour in International Commerce program held on the Modesto A. Maidique Campus. The non-credit study module, designed by Jerry Haar, associate […]

Disney Institute program stresses importance of service quality in healthcare.

Hospitals, clinics, group medical practices, dental practices and freestanding medical care providers share a common goal: distinguishing themselves through the delivery of quality healthcare services. To learn more about how to achieve this objective, nearly 200 healthcare professionals recently gathered at Florida International University (FIU) to attend the Disney Institute’s “Approach to Quality Services for […]

Disney Institute “Keys to Excellence” program works training magic.

In the current economy, companies know that it is anything but business as usual. With an ever-increasing gap between income and sales versus expenses, professionals are forced to evaluate what they and their organizations need to do to survive—and yes, thrive—in the coming year. Such a quest motivated 275 professionals from the local business, college […]

EPE courses help employee advance-and add greater value to her company.

Judy Delgado A combination of natural gifts, support from key people at Preferred Care Partners Corporation, and courses offered through Executive and Professional Education (EPE) in the College of Business Administration, have enabled Judy Delgado (BS ’92) to move up in her company and to contribute to it more effectively. It began with an email […]