FIU Business receives $1.7 million grant to expand financial literacy program.

FIU Business receives $1.7 million grant to expand financial literacy program.

FIU Business has received a $1.7 million grant from the Truist Foundation to expand the reach of a high school financial literacy program, delivered through the Truist FIU Financial Wellness Clinic, to school systems across the U.S. Currently, students of four public high schools in Miami-Dade County and parents participate in the National Academy Foundation’s (NAF) […]

New FIU book shows how America’s best entrepreneurs financed venture launches without venture capital

New FIU book shows how America’s best entrepreneurs financed venture launches without venture capital

Starting a new business venture is among the most popular goals of the new year. Yet many potential founders quickly hit the wall, deterred by the slim prospect of finding venture capital (VC) to finance their endeavor. That’s a big mistake, says Dileep Rao, clinical professor at FIU Business, Forbes blogger, and a frequent speaker on entrepreneurship […]

Joanne Li

Lessons from COVID-19: a changing mission, FIU Business dean Joanne Li tells EFMD Global Network conference participants.

FIU Business dean Joanne Li urged educators and university leaders at the EFMD Global Network Americas Annual Conference to make the pandemic’s impact an opportunity to move higher education forward. “Never let a good crisis go to waste,” said Li. “We have to learn from it, come out better and stronger.” The EFMD, an international […]

Information systems professors highlight technology’s role in women’s healthcare at international panel.

Information systems professors highlight technology’s role in women’s healthcare at international panel.

High quality data and health informatics are increasingly central to addressing complex women’s health issues. FIU Business professors Min Chen and Cynthia LeRouge shared several high impact examples with members of the Think Tank for Women in Business & Technology, held virtually on December 15, 2020. The international panel “Women’s Health: What Technologies Should We […]

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 […]