Carlos Alsua found himself wandering around a night market in Jaipur as part of an FIU-led trip to India, held off for a year due to COVID-19. As a University of Arizona professor studying how cultures around the world are adapting to life during a pandemic, Alsua noticed how happy the merchants were to have […]
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The CIBER South Korea experience: FIU Business helps lead faculty on a virtual visit, with help from corporate leaders, a K-pop star, Choco Pie and more.
Driven by its mission of bringing business and cultural awareness to U.S. educators in spite of the challenges of the pandemic, FIU’s Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) took cultural immersion to the next level in its latest Faculty Development in International Business (FDIB) program. Presenting “Virtual FDIB: South Korea” along with Loyola […]
FIU center creates a passage to India, virtually.
Since 2008, FIU’s Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) has sponsored a trip to India, bringing faculty to the nation’s top corporations and iconic historical sites and expanding its offerings through the years. When COVID-19 skuttled plans for the 2020 in-person program, known as Professional Development in International Business (PDIB), the center decided […]
U.S. Department of Education awards FIU $1.1 million to create Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER)
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Florida International University a $1,128,000 grant, which will have a total impact of more than $2 million with matching funds, to establish a Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER). The grant is one of just 15 CIBER grants awarded to leading universities across the country […]
Faculty Notes: May 2013
Department of Decision Sciences and Information Systems An article titled “The Future of Nursing—Leadership” by Neera Bhansali, visiting clinical assistant professor, appeared in the May issue of Hospital News and Healthcare Report. Joyce J. Elam, professor and James L. Knight Eminent Scholar Chair in Management Information Systems, was featured in an article titled “Women on […]
Faculty trip to Africa serves as catalyst for new international business insights.
“I was looking to improve the relevancy and quality of my online course material on international business and international human resource topics.” This was the primary reason Clifford Perry, who teaches management and international business in the College of Business, joined the recent Faculty Development in International Business (FDIB) trip to South Africa, sponsored by […]
Trip down under uncovers new vision of business learning.
Some call Australia the Land Down Under. Or Oz. Or Aussie. Elizabeth Carril calls it “amazing.” This summer, Carril joined a group of Florida International University (FIU) College of Business students on a study abroad trip to Australia. “The trip was eye-opening right from when we first landed in Sydney,” she said. “I was immediately […]
Business students get up close look at Rio de Janeiro.
While the rest of the world was watching the London Summer Olympics, Olivia Braidot and 12 other business students from Florida International University (FIU) were exploring Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the site of the 2016 Olympics and the 2014 World Soccer Cup. “Rio’s beauty and culture were impressive and we packed a lot into two […]
Mercosur trip provides firsthand look at what’s happening in Latin America.
“Knowledge is power.” So says Frederick V. Perry, clinical professor with the College of Business’ School of Accounting, when discussing the benefits from his recent trip to Latin America as part of the 16th Annual Faculty Development in International Business Mercosur Program. Perry quickly elaborated, saying that the trip provided an excellent way to “take […]
Lifetime learnings gained during South African marketing study abroad trip.
Former South African president and humanitarian Nelson Mandela once said: “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Led by Elisabeth Beristain, program director for marketing study abroad programs, eight students who recently traveled to South Africa now have a much deeper understanding of the power of those words. […]