On February 13, 2016, five FIU students took on the Florida Intercollegiate Case Competition, a 24-hour test of strategy, stamina and presentation skills sponsored by the University of South Florida in Tampa. After three months of almost constant preparation, and with less than two hours’ sleep that night, FIU’s team, the Mercury Group, walked into […]
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Florida Intercollegiate Case Competition offers substantial benefits to FIU students.
After almost 24 straight hours of pouring through spreadsheets, planning PowerPoints and many doses of caffeine, competitor Daniel Solana had one immediate reaction upon learning that his team had not placed first. “When’s the next case competition?” Solana, a graduate student in the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU), participated in the Intercollegiate […]
College of Business honors its own at awards event.
On November 27, 2012, faculty members of the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU) were recognized for their teaching excellence, their research contributions and their dedication to service. The annual Faculty Awards Reception holds special significance for faculty members because it is the students who select the recipients of the teaching awards—an expression […]
Annual Faculty Awards Luncheon honors professional accomplishments.
All awards are welcome, but recognition by one’s peers, and for professors, recognition by one’s students, is particularly meaningful. Each year, the dedication of members of the faculty of the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU) gets special attention at the Faculty Awards Luncheon. Held this year on October 20th, the luncheon […]
Case competition team creates solutions for 100-year old company.
Devising corporate strategies for taking a successful 100-year old company into its next decade was the task during the 2011 Intercollegiate Graduate Case Competition. A five-member team of students from the International MBA program in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU) competed in the event held February 10-11, 2011 in Tampa. […]
Graduate students tackle real problems, real solutions for Raymond James.
Financial services company Raymond James, like others in the industry, just weathered a tough year. So where does Raymond James turn for advice on how to move forward successfully in the wake of the financial crisis? To savvy business graduate students from six Florida universities participating in the 2010 Intercollegiate Case Competition. Competition provides learning […]
Faculty gathers to celebrate achievements.
On September 25, 2009, the Faculty Awards Luncheon reinforced that students truly appreciate the efforts that faculty members in the College of Business Administration make on their behalf. Undergraduate and graduate students as well as those from student organizations selected the recipients for a series of highly competitive teaching awards. The event also provided the […]
Seller beware: Research shows that ethical behavior matters to consumers and economy.
Caveat emptor. That familiar caution, “let the buyer beware,” deals with only half of the buyer-seller equation. “Consumers and businesses enter into a relationship based on trust,” said John Tsalikis, BMI associate professor of marketing in the College of Business Administration. “If companies break that trust, their businesses—and ultimately, the economy—will suffer.” John Tsalikis Tsalikis, […]