A banking executive, an accounting authority, a prominent Spanish-language television journalist, the marketing chief at a national restaurant company, and a commercial real estate leader will be inducted into the 2015 FIU Hall of Fame. They share a common denominator: their first steps into the business world, the ones that put them on the road […]
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Big turnout for marketing alumni event at Miami Heat season closer.
The cell phone cameras were going non-stop at a pre-game event at the American Airlines Arena. People were taking photos of the Miami Heat Dancers; with Burnie, the Miami Heat mascot; and with old acquaintances and new friends. “People were even taking selfies in the reflection of the Heat’s spectacular 2012 NBA Championship Trophy, which […]
New Year networking scores for College of Business grads at Broward County alumni event.
A group of graduates of Florida International University (FIU) in Broward County started the New Year having fun and making connections at Bokamper’s Sports Grill in Miramar. The event on January 8, 2015 was organized by two groups: the Broward Alumni Chapter, which serves all Panthers living or working in Broward County, and the Business […]
Experts offer advice on making the most of technology in the workplace.
How can you boost productivity, decrease costs and better execute on your business goals by leveraging new workforce technologies? The recent MIT Enterprise Forum South Florida gave attendees the opportunity to ask experts that very question. Hosted jointly by the College of Business Administration’s Business Alumni Chapter and the MIT Enterprise Forum, the event brought […]
Speed networking puts alumni on the fast track to building new business contacts.
OK. The clock is ticking. You’ve got four minutes to tell a fellow Florida International University (FIU) alumnus about your professional background, business goals and personal interests. Go for it! It’s a fast-and-furious way to connect that really clicked for the more than 50 alumni who attended the recent speed-networking event hosted jointly by the […]
Alumni boards gather to welcome in the new fiscal year.
A recent breakfast held on the Florida International University (FIU) campus brought together new and past alumni board members to celebrate the successes of the 2010-2011 fiscal year and to create excitement for the upcoming one. More than 25 alumni—including representatives from the College of Business Administration’s Accounting Alumni Council (AAC), Business Alumni Chapter, Chapman […]
So you think you can speak? Yes, says presentation expert Jim Bussey.
Being an accomplished speaker and presenter is an essential skill for successful business people, said Jim Bussey (EMBA ’99) during the “So You Think You Can Speak?” seminar. The event was presented June 30, 2011 by the Business Alumni Chapter (BAC) of the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU). “Whether you’re an […]
Young professionals learn tricks of the trade.
Every young professional wants to make it to the top. Sometimes all it takes is a little ambition, creativity and good business sense. To help guide this path to success, the Business Alumni Chapter at Florida International University (FIU) and the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce recently joined forces to host a panel discussion on […]
MIT Enterprise Forum teams with FIU Business Alumni Chapter for a sold-out marketing education event.
When an educational event sells out three weeks in advance, it’s obvious the subject matter has strong appeal. The “Marketing Innovation: Back on the Offensive! What’s Your Playbook?” forum played to a packed house in March at Miami’s Epic Hotel. Ninety attendees heard expert panelists give specific ideas about how to build a business and […]
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, […]