Florida SBDC at FIU, Chase Help Miami Small Businesses Prepare Against Cyber Threats.

Florida SBDC at FIU, Chase Help Miami Small Businesses Prepare Against Cyber Threats.

In recent years, high profile data breaches and cyber-attacks have garnered headlines worldwide. Most recently, the 2016 presidential campaign has kept the issue in the forefront of the public’s consciousness. Lost in splashy headlines and high-profile breaches has been the reality: small businesses are prime targets for cyber-attacks. Small businesses are often an entry point […]

Mariana Diez

Juicense gets healthy business advice from the Florida SBDC at FIU

Mariana Diez and her husband have opened Juicense, a juice bar that serves cold-pressed juices, organic smoothies and health food in Miami’s Coconut Grove, an ideal location for health-conscious consumers. Inside the white, well-lit juice bar hang three dreamcatchers, and her business logo also portrays a dreamcatcher. Indeed, Diez’s business dream has come true. “I […]

Worlds Ahead grads exemplify achievement and determination.

Worlds Ahead grads exemplify achievement and determination.

Five students from the College of Business have been named Worlds Ahead graduates for Fall 2016. Each was applauded for their accomplishments by FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg at commencement ceremonies for College of Business students on December 11 and 12, 2016. Established in 2010, FIU’s Worlds Ahead recognition goes to individuals with strong leadership […]

FIU students share global insight at CUIBE competition

FIU students share global insight at CUIBE competition

In November of 2016, I was chosen to participate in Northeastern University’s 7th annual CUIBE (Consortium of Undergraduate International Business Education) International Business Competition in Boston. Four of us from the College of Business became Team Mango, representing FIU. We’re all in the Honors International Business Seminar course taught by Dr. David Wernick, where we […]

Celebrate! College of Business awards almost 1,300 degrees at FIU commencement.

Celebrate! College of Business awards almost 1,300 degrees at FIU commencement.

As their families and friends cheered, 1,278 students in the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU) were awarded degrees at Fall 2016 commencement. President Mark B. Rosenberg congratulated business school graduates at three ceremonies held at the FIU Arena, located at FIU’s Modesto A. Maidique Campus. Acting Dean Jose Aldrich presented the diplomas. […]

SBDC at FIU works with ATOM to solve risky business problem for Global Health Intelligence.

SBDC at FIU works with ATOM to solve risky business problem for Global Health Intelligence.

When a client hired Global Health Intelligence of Coral Gables to build a database of hospitals and equipment located in Brazil, the market research and intelligence company soon realized the complexity of the task: Brazil has more hospitals than the United States; and the healthcare sector in emerging markets can lack reliable and accurate information. […]

Oil production in Cuba and a pristine ecosystem.

Oil production in Cuba and a pristine ecosystem.

Former Chevron Corporation executive Silvia Garrigo shared insights on the future of environmental sustainability, renewable energy and what the death of Fidel Castro will mean for business in Cuba with students in the College of Business’ international business and strategy program. “I don’t think Cuba is an attractive market for multinational businesses in the fossil […]

FIU Hispanic students nail it at 2016 Prospanica Conference & Career Expo in Houston.

FIU Hispanic students nail it at 2016 Prospanica Conference & Career Expo in Houston.

Marianella Camacho (BA ’94), working on her Professional MBA at the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU), liked everything about the 2016 Prospanica Conference & Career Expo in Houston, Texas, held September 28 – October 1, 2016. Presented by the National Society of Hispanic MBAs, the conference offered opportunities for career advancement through […]