Sub-Saharan Africa trip overwhelms faculty member.

“I was absolutely transformed, professionally and personally, by what I learned in Africa.” That’s how Doreen Gooden, who teaches management and international business in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU), describes a life-changing trip she feels privileged to have made. In May 2010, Gooden was among 30 people who traveled to […]

Professors get up-close look at South American businesses, economy and culture.

Classroom teaching comes alive when a professor has rich experiences and insight to share with students. Fifteen professors from business schools across the country greatly expanded their understanding of South America’s economy and culture during the 14th Annual Faculty Development in International Business Mercosur Program. “This was a fantastic trip, a chance to talk with […]

Employee Service and Recognition Awards Ceremony honors dozens.

Approximately 500 people attended the most recent Employee Service and Recognition Awards Ceremony, during which Mark Rosenberg, president of Florida International University (FIU), traced the history of the university by focusing on milestone events in increments of five years, matched to the equivalent years of service of those being honored. The theme of the event, […]

FIU #12 in undergraduate international business in U.S.News 2010 rankings.

Since 2005, U.S.News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges” has ranked undergraduate international business programs in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU) among the 15 best in the nation, three times in the top 10. In 2010, this specialty within the college’s programs ranked #12 and was the only program in […]

CIBER awards grants to 11 faculty members for international business research.

From exploring a virtual Cuba world to examining the impact of language in advertising to bilingual Hispanics, members of the faculty of the College of Business Administration tackle research projects that help Florida International University (FIU) fulfill its mission as a public research institution. And, as part of its mission, the university’s Center for International […]

Mercosur Professional Development in Business showcases unique aspects of three Latin American countries.

During a June 23, 2009 press conference, a reporter questioned President Obama about relations with Latin American countries. He offered insights about Chile, whose president, Michelle Bachelet, he was meeting with that day. Pressed for insights into other countries, Obama provided a different set of details about Brazil. Had any of the sixteen faculty members […]

Students experience the rich blend of cultures that is Istanbul.

According to a Harvard Business School Centennial Colloquium report, globalization, leadership development and experiential learning are the lynchpins of management education in the 21st century. For years-and many times throughout the year-the College of Business Administration has provided students experiential learning through short-term study aboard programs. Immersed in a different environment, students take management courses, […]

CIBER conference deemed a success in any language.

Hola. Konichiwa. Ni hao. Olá! Hello. All appropriate greetings heard among the 92 educators participating in the First National K-12 Language for Business Conference held October 31 and November 1, 2008 at the Hotel Sofitel in Miami. [flv: 480 360] The conference brought together teachers from across the United States interested in introducing language for […]