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 […]

The business of "fun": Carnival Cruise Line brings FIU Business students onboard for an up-close look at the cruise industry.

The business of “fun”: Carnival Cruise Line brings FIU Business students onboard for an up-close look at the cruise industry.

On a recent sunny day, a group of 50 Florida International University College of Business students boarded the Carnival Victory in Miami and were invited up to the Lido Deck to fill their plates at the buffet. But theirs was no ordinary cruise ship experience. Starting with brunch, all the way to disembarkation that same […]

Professor Curba Lampert on technology and strategy.

How do firms respond to technological change? How do firms manage the ever-increasing costs of research and development (R&D)? How do firms capture the value they create from their innovative activities? How do firms respond technologically to oil shocks? These are just some of the important research questions that Curba Morris Lampert, assistant professor in […]

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 […]

International Business Honor Society in India: A life-changing experience on two continents.

International Business Honor Society in India: A life-changing experience on two continents.

They left for Spring Break with suitcases stuffed with kids’ clothing, notebooks and first aid supplies. They returned with fashionable tote bags – dozens and dozens of tote bags. But this was no Spring Break shopping spree. The tote bags – as well as purses, makeup bags, and yoga bags – were carried back by […]

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 […]

Celebrating success: College of Business awards over 1,000 degrees at Spring 2018 Commencement ceremonies.

Celebrating success: College of Business awards over 1,000 degrees at Spring 2018 Commencement ceremonies.

It was a day to celebrate a life-changing milestone. Over 1,000 students of the Florida International University (FIU) College of Business walked across the stage, received diplomas, and became the newest FIU Business alumni at the Spring 2018 Commencement ceremonies. Family and friends gathered to cheer and congratulate the graduates at two College of Business […]