FIU Business establishes new business book imprint.

FIU Business establishes new business book imprint.

FIU Business has teamed up with the nation’s fastest-growing independent publishing house to create FIU Business Press, a unique imprint designed to bring resources for business success to a wide audience. With the college’s Office of Executive Education spearheading the effort, FIU Business Press was created as an imprint of Mango Publishing of Coral Gables. The publishing house, led by […]

FIU Business students develop a marketing research project with counterparts in Poland.

FIU Business students develop a marketing research project with counterparts in Poland.

Marketing students at FIU Business digitally crossed the ocean to conduct research alongside students from Poland’s Poznan University of Technology (PUT) as part of the university’s Collaborative Online International Learning program FIU-COIL. Throughout the semester, students worked on a marketing research project that analyzed small businesses in Poland and Florida, assessing the economic impact from […]

FIU’s online MBA program ranked No. 38 in the U.S.

FIU’s online MBA program ranked No. 38 in the U.S.

The Professional MBA Online program at FIU Business has been ranked No. 38 in the U.S. by Poets & Quants in its 2021 Best Online MBA Program rankings, released Nov. 9. The rankings are based on the quality of students admitted; the academic experience of alumni (whether alumni would recommend the program to a colleague, friend or family member […]

Empathy, equity and flexibility: corporate diversity officers share perspectives on working through COVID-19.

Empathy, equity and flexibility: corporate diversity officers share perspectives on working through COVID-19.

To remain successful as the COVID-19 pandemic wages on, organizations must continue to help employees navigate as they blend home and work responsibilities. But with employees facing so many different challenges at the “home office,” how can a company stay sensitive as issues arise? The practice and mindset of diversity and inclusion can hold many […]

Med Aesthetics Miami turns to the Florida SBDC at FIU Business again.

Med Aesthetics Miami turns to the Florida SBDC at FIU Business again.

Nearly a decade after the Florida SBDC at FIU Business (FSBDC) helped her launch her own business, Rosanna Bermejo again turned to the small business development center. This time, she sought help for her business, Med Aesthetics Miami, in recovering from the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The skincare and wellness center was closed for two […]

Juan Sanchez

FIU Business management professor contributes to analysis of COVID-19’s impact on disability benefits.

Professor Juan Ignacio Sanchez, Knight-Ridder Eminent Chair in Management, is working alongside the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) on an in-depth analysis of COVID-19’s impact on U.S. employment disability rates. The NAS’ Standing Committee for the U.S. Social Security Administration Disability Programs, of which Sanchez is a member, was tasked by the U.S. House Ways […]

Catherine and Malcolm Butters

FIU Business receives initial gift to establish $500,000 endowed professorship

FIU Business has received a $250,000 gift from noted developer Malcolm Butters and his wife Catherine Butters to support high-level teaching and research at the Hollo School of Real Estate. This initial gift, plus an additional $250,000 in matching funds, will establish the Butters Endowed Professorship, a $500,000 endowment to support one professor. To date $83,500 […]

FIU Business Conversations on Race and Equity.

Continuing a new path: FIU Business Conversations on Race and Equity.

With strong motivation to move toward a more inclusive college environment, the FIU Business Dean’s Student Advisory Board brought together students and faculty for its second “Conversation on Race and Equity” in September. Both students and faculty spoke of the importance of having role models they can relate to, as well as direct contact with […]

U.S. News Ranks FIU’s Undergraduate International Business Program No. 2 in the Nation

FIU Business Dean Li featured on international panels to address COVID-19 business school readiness.

No one was prepared for the shutdown when COVID-19 hit U.S. shores. Yet the response of Florida International University’s College of Business (FIU Business) was more nimble than many other schools, said FIU Business Dean Joanne Li, because robust online options have long been a dynamic element of its programs. Li made her remarks during […]