Global Leadership and Management: Preparing future leaders for next-generation workplaces.

With internationally-recognized faculty and top-ranked academic programs, the new Global Leadership and Management department (GLAM) has a clear mission: preparing students to lead and manage next generation workplaces. Previously part of the Department of Management and International Business, GLAM will leverage the expertise of its faculty to equip students with both specific skills and theoretical […]

International Business: Widely-recognized scholars deliver highly-ranked global education.

FIU Business’ newly-formed Department of International Business (IB), previously within the Department Management and International Business, plans to strengthen its academic programs as it solidifies strong rankings and high faculty achievement. The department includes faculty and programs in entrepreneurship and strategy, fields that are closely related to international business, particularly in Miami, a global city […]

Oh the places you'll go: FIU accounting students get "Seuss"ian insights from a corporate success story.

Oh the places you’ll go: FIU accounting students get “Seuss”ian insights from a corporate success story.

Right off the bat it was clear the presentation by Will Billings, vice president and global controller at World Fuel Services, would be different. He brought a copy of Dr. Seuss’ “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!” which he asked the graduate students in Associate Professor Antoinette Smith’s IT Auditing class to sign. His talk, on […]

Florida SBDC at FIU Partners with Miami DDA to grow downtown businesses.

Florida SBDC at FIU Partners with Miami DDA to grow downtown businesses.

Downtown Miami has traditionally been Miami’s entrepreneurial hub, dating back to the days of Henry Flagler’s Royal Palm Hotel in 1897. In recent years, this area has experienced significant population growth that is spurring newfound business activity.  The Florida SBDC at FIU, a center within the FIU College of Business, is helping to spur growth […]

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 […]