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 […]

BBA+ Weekend class reaches out to better the lives of children in Guatemala.

Just south of the Mexican border, small villages dot the mountainous areas of rural Guatemala. The inhabitants, mostly Mayan families, have overwhelming needs but almost no access to resources of any kind. Education for many Guatemalan children is rudimentary at best. Health aid, sufficient food, adequate housing, clean water—life’s most basic necessities—are out of reach […]

College launches undergraduate internship program in response to business demand.

K. Galen Kroeck Though the College of Business Administration has an established record of placing graduate students in internships successfully, area businesses have expressed a desire to have access to talented juniors as well. “Companies perceive that when they get an intern from the college, they are getting someone great, especially as our programs continue […]

New Executive and Professional Education certification delights human resources professionals.

Most disciplines expect their professionals to stay current in their fields. In the area of human resources (HR), it’s a formal—and rigorous—requirement for those who wish to maintain their certification as Professionals in Human Resources (PHR) or Senior Professionals in Human Resources (SPHR). Hard work on the part of the staff of Executive and Professional […]