U.S. Department of Education awards FIU $1.1 million to create Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER)

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 […]

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. […]

FIU Business makes its mark at Spring Commencement.

More than 1,100 students in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU) graduated in Spring Commencement ceremonies on Tuesday, May 1, 2012. In the afternoon, 746 business students received their bachelor’s degrees; 411 graduate students, two of them new PhDs, graduated in the evening. Four new Worlds Ahead Graduates come from FIU […]

Marketing study abroad trip to Iberian Peninsula opens new business and cultural doors.

Barcelona. Madrid. Toledo. Lisbon. Sintra. The Portuguese coast. So reads the itinerary for the 20 Florida International University (FIU) students who participated in the March 2012 study abroad program to the Iberian Peninsula. The program was organized by the Marketing Department and supported by FIU’s Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER). According to […]

CIBER travelers visit world-class companies and historical marvels in India.

Whatever you say about India, the opposite is also true. That observation, often heard in this South Asian country of sharp contrasts, applies to everything from business life to cultural components. From January 3-10, 2012, the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), part of the College of Business Administration at Florida International University […]