Current and previous members of the College of Business Administration’s Dean’s Alumni Circle and Dean’s Council gathered to toast past accomplishments—with a nod to a shared vision for the future at Florida International University (FIU). The evening spent at The Grove Isle Hotel in Miami provided a welcome opportunity for both groups to reconnect. In […]
It’s not who you know, it’s who knows you, participants at networking workshop learn.
The number of business cards you collect or the length of your email address book doesn’t indicate true connectivity. Rather, business success comes when people know you. That was a key message in the “Networking Rocks: It’s Not Who You Know, It’s Who Knows You” event held at Florida International University (FIU) on February 9, […]
EMBA graduates reunite and expand their network.
Though graduates of the Executive MBA at Florida International University (FIU) often maintain close relationships with their classmates, a reunion across all the EMBA groups, brought approximately 100 EMBA alumni together for a full day of activities. The event, which took place on Homecoming Weekend, began with a networking lunch at which Executive Dean Joyce […]
Everyone is looking: why it’s important to own your online brand.
First impressions make lasting impressions. That is certainly true of the image you project via social media channels such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter—where colleagues, partners, bosses and clients head to check you out online. No matter your professional or personal path, it makes good business sense to take control of your online image. Recently, […]
Re-energized alumni group looks to real estate market rebound.
On a balmy summer evening, more than 120 alumni, students and real estate professionals gathered at Smith & Wollensky steakhouse in Miami Beach. The topic? The commercial real estate outlook. The mood in the room? Cautiously optimistic. The Real Estate Alumni Affinity Council (REAAC) joined forces with the local chapter of the Realtors Commercial Alliance […]