Students step up to the challenge at regional SIFE competition.

Often, a trip to Orlando conjures up images of theme-park fun and adventure. In April, 2008, four students from the College of Business Administration’s Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) organization traveled to Orlando for a very different reason: to participate in the regional SIFE competition and demonstrate their commitment to making a difference in their […]

Rubik’s cube adds new dimension to statistics course.

The American Heritage Dictionary defines statistics as “the mathematics of the collection, organization, and interpretation of numerical data, especially the analysis of popular characteristics by inference from sampling.” Many of the College of Business Administration’s undergraduate students view required statistics courses as a barrier that stands between them and their diploma. But they should not fear. […]

Simulation offers taste of the real world—and success.

Students in Strategic Management in the Multinational Corporation, taught by Randall Martin (BA ’76), a member of the Department of Management and International Business, achieved repeated successes during the fall semester in the Business Strategy Game, used by 2,000 teams at 161 universities around the world. Players take a global athletic shoe company through five years of […]

Graduates hear gem of a speech at Fall Commencement.

At the Fall Commencement on December 17, 2007, approximately 810 undergraduate students and 241 graduate students became the newest alumni of the College of Business Administration. Undergraduates from the Landon School, with the exception of the School of Accounting, received their diplomas during an afternoon ceremony, with the Chapman Graduate School and the School of Accounting […]

Accounting sector sees future leaders within the College of Business Administration’s ranks.

While many people kick back in the summer, an elite group of students from the College of Business Administration stayed busy attending special events designed to prepare them for careers in accounting. Grant Thornton (GT) LLP, the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), and KPMG ran programs this summer targeting those from diverse backgrounds, helping groom […]

College of Business Administration now offers two full majors at Biscayne Bay Campus.

This year marks the thirtieth anniversary of the Biscayne Bay campus (BBC) of Florida International University. It also heralds the expansion of two of the College of Business Administration’s undergraduate majors, making both a management and a marketing major fully attainable at this north campus site. “About 900 of our students consider BBC their home […]

BBA+ Weekend group takes community service to new level by entering the policy-making process.

How bright is the Sunshine State when it comes to autism? Weekend BBA+ class with Professor Robert Hogner That’s the question students in the Business in Society class, part of their BBA+ Weekend program in the College of Business Administration, asked in their required community service project. The answer: Not very. Although the conclusion takes […]

BBA+ Weekend class reaches goal and raises the bar on global community service.

Early on, members of the 22nd BBA+ Weekend class knew they had selected a community service project for their Business in Society class that would be both challenging and rewarding. The class chose to support the Adopt-a-Village in Guatemala organization and set an ambitious fundraising goal of $10,000. The final tally for funds raised during […]