Graduate students help international company mine for new market opportunities.

Tomislav Mandakovic, Associate Dean, Chapman Graduate School For more than eighty years, Caterpillar, Inc., has been building the world’s infrastructure. Today, in partnership with its worldwide dealer network, Caterpillar is driving positive and sustainable change on every continent. The company is recognized as a technology leader and as the leading manufacturer of construction and mining […]

Financial Management Association and Finance Honor Society win prestigious awards for recruitment efforts.

The Financial Management Association International has honored the College of Business Administration’s Financial Management Association (FMA) and the Finance Honor Society (FHS) chapter for their effective efforts to increase membership. The FMA’s receipt of a Bronze Membership Development Award for 2005-2006 puts the college’s chapter in the elite company of other chapters that successfully recruited […]

New scholarship endowment sparks the entrepreneurial spirit.

Margarita Gonzalez Student and entrepreneur Margarita Gonzalez rarely follows the traditional path. Already the chief financial officer of AccuBANKER, the company she and her husband founded in Miami in 1981, Gonzalez decided to pursue her Bachelor of Business Administration degree at Florida International University—at the same time her own children were heading off to college. […]

College of Business Administration establishes strategic alliance to offer interactive online certification program in customer relationship management.

It began with the arrival of an email message from the College of Business Administration announcing a course in customer relationship management (CRM). It continued with the recipient, Manny Buigas, principal of Axis Integrated Solutions, enrolling. And now, it has resulted in the development and initial offering of a one-of-a-kind, interactive CRM online certification program […]

Chapman School captures Top 10 ranking for Hispanic MBAs.

The Chapman Graduate School of Business ranks in the Top 10 among graduate schools in the country for Hispanic MBAs, according to an article titled “2006 Hispanic Business Diversity Report: Education,” in the September, 2006, issue of Hispanic Business. Among the other schools in the Top 10 were Stanford University, Graduate School of Business; University […]

BBA+ Weekend class “lights the night” with commitment to community service.

Chances are, we all know someone—be it a friend, family member, or neighbor—whose life has been touched by cancer. Just such a personal connection with the difficulties faced by a loved one fighting leukemia lit the spark fueling the community service project that students in Group 21 of the current BBA+ Weekend program are supporting. […]

College of Business Administration and Assurant Solutions build a dynamic relationship.

Maria Manduley, administrative assistant to Manuel José Becerra, group senior vice president, leads a tour of the campus for the college’s representatives. While the name R. Kirk Landon is widely known and respected, two places in Miami hold it in particularly high regard: the College of Business Administration, with its R. Kirk Landon Undergraduate School […]

College of Business Administration distinguishes itself at ALPFA convention…again.

Twenty-two students funded by the College of Business Administration were among the approximately 2,000 attendees at the recent Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting’s (ALPFA) annual meeting at the Fort Worth Convention Center, held from August 5-9, 2006. College Executive Dean Joyce J. Elam, who sits on the organization’s Corporate Advisory Board, also […]

Major technology grant from Hewlett-Packard Company creates a stronger collaborative community for the college.

Soon, several thousand alumni, more than 7,000 students, and more than 350 faculty and staff of the college will have access to a state-of-the-art email and collaboration system, thanks to a major technology grant from the Hewlett-Packard Company (HP). “Education is the single, most effective lever for increasing economic prosperity and for growing a diverse, […]