French and Italian added to 4th Annual Language for Business Conference, one of the largest in the nation.

Two additional language tracks—French and Italian—made the 4th Annual K-12 Language for Business Conference even more representative of today’s international business world. These added languages, as well as Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese and Japanese, were featured in the conference hosted on January 14, 2012, by the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) at Florida […]

From factory tours to dinner in the desert, students enjoy study abroad in Dubai.

Since the discovery of oil in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the early 1960’s, the country has been transformed from an impoverished region of small desert principalities to a modern state with a high standard of living. Enabling students from Florida International University (FIU) to learn about the exciting business environment of Dubai, one […]

Online case journal is free international resource for management scholars and practitioners.

The content is excellent—and the price is right. That seems to be the consensus concerning the Spring 2011 issue of the Online Journal of International Case Analysis (OJICA), published by the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU). The journal, offered at no charge, is co-sponsored by FIU’s Center for International Business Education […]

Undergraduates expand their international business acumen on Eastern Mediterranean cruise.

When the subject is “international business,” classroom and textbook learning is greatly enhanced through firsthand knowledge. That’s why Doreen Gooden, who teaches management and international business in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU), organized and led an Eastern Mediterranean Cruise study abroad program this summer for undergraduate business majors. “These students […]

Faculty member gets firsthand look at the beauty and challenges defining Africa today.

Exciting. Spectacular. Eye-opening. Well-planned. Intense. These are just some of the words that Joel Barber, associate professor in the College of Business Administration’s Department of Finance and Real Estate, used to describe his recent trip to Africa. He joined 16 other professors on the Fifth Annual Faculty Development in International Business (FDIB) Africa Program for […]

South American trip opens doors, insights to business and culture in the region.

Rio de Janeiro. Buenos Aires. Santiago. While the itinerary may at first read like a grand vacation tour of South America, the professors traveling in May on this year’s 15th Annual Faculty Development in International Business Mercosur Program came home with more than souvenirs. They also gained valuable insight into the social, political, economic and […]

Two cities provide multiple experiences during short-term study abroad.

For Issam Skalli, a seasoned European traveler, a study abroad program to Munich and Paris was still “eye opening.” Moroccan-born Skalli, a senior majoring in management and international business in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU), has already been to Belgium, Italy, France, the Netherlands, Spain and Switzerland with family and […]

FIU contingent hears Madeleine Albright speak in Miami.

Thanks to the generosity of the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) at Florida International University (FIU), five representatives from the College of Business Administration were able to attend the Miami Leadership Roundtable, presented by Miami Dade College and featuring Madeleine Albright. Albright, the first woman secretary of state—the highest governmental position held […]

Faculty Development in International Business to India resonates for participants.

Despite the impact of the global economic slowdown, the economy of India is outpacing many other countries. That’s just one aspect of the country that makes it a fascinating and essential place for business faculty to experience firsthand. Since 2008, the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) at Florida International University (FIU) has […]