College of Business faculty works with FIU Center for Leadership to guide University College of the Cayman Islands global skills program.

Faculty members of FIU College of Business are helping to lead an effort to bring high-level leadership skills to an academic partner in the Caribbean. The effort is part of FIU’s Center for Leadership’s partnership with the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI)’s Executive Certificate in Global Leadership program at UCCI’s campus in Grand […]

Zumba co-founder Beto Perez stages a dance-out for College of Business charity.

Zumba co-founder Beto Perez stages a dance-out for College of Business charity.

You almost couldn’t stand still, even if you wanted to. Because Zumba creator himself, Beto Perez, was on the FIU campus, leading a class in an epic workout. The club version of Donna Summer disco hit “Hot Stuff” flowed through the speakers at Florida International University’s Wellness and Recreation Center on the Modesto A. Maidique […]

Faculty on the rise: FIU College of Business leaps 9 spots on prestigious UT Dallas research rankings.

Faculty on the rise: FIU College of Business leaps 9 spots on prestigious UT Dallas research rankings.

Florida International University’s College of Business marked its second consecutive appearance on the University of Texas at Dallas’ Top 100 Business School Research Rankings for North America, one of the nation’s key barometers of top faculty research. Appearing on the list of business faculties that publish most frequently in the nation’s top journals is considered […]

Prominent FIU alums shared lessons learned, insights and successes with students.

Prominent FIU alums shared lessons learned, insights and successes with students.

Two high-profile College of Business graduates returned to FIU, sharing the importance of passion, determination and emotional intelligence–must-haves to stay ahead of the curve in the business world–with sales and marketing students. Michael Kappitt (BAAC ’92), president of Carrabba’s Italian Grill, and Eric Maldonado (BBA ’86), managing director of sales at information and analysis firm […]

Networking: beyond social media and email, a key to career success.

Networking: beyond social media and email, a key to career success.

In an increasingly complex business world, students know that building relationships is key to identifying and obtaining internships and jobs, as well as an important way to explore career options. Yet for many, networking – the most effective way to begin those relationships – remains a challenge. To help them build their skills, FIU College of […]

AON and FIU interns find success jointly.

AON and FIU interns find success jointly.

  As graduation nears, College of Business student Diego Trujillo already has a job waiting, while human resources service provider AON is guaranteed a new employee familiar with the company’s operations. Trujillo was one of two FIU students who participated in a 10-week internship at AON’s Cloud Deployment Solutions practice, an on‑demand financial management and […]

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 […]