College reaches out to community of K-12 language teachers.

Maria Amparo Yuste, deputy director Spain–U.S. Chamber of Commerce, speaks to participants. Thirty K-12 teachers, mostly from Miami-Dade, Broward, and West Palm Beach counties, recently got expert advice about an important task: how to incorporate aspects of Spanish for international business into the standard high school Spanish curricula. Organized for the second time by the […]

Beijing provides dramatic backdrop to program coordinated by college’s faculty member.

Mary Ann Von Glinow addresses AIB delegates. When Mary Ann Von Glinow, professor, Management and International Business Department in the college and director of Florida International University’s Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), stood on the stage of the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, it was the culmination of months […]

South American trip offers firsthand look at Latin American culture and business dynamics.

This year, thirteen university professors and administrators from across the United States journeyed to Brasil, Argentina, and Chile as part of the Tenth Annual Professional Development in International Business (PDIB)-Mercosur program. “The main objective of the PDIB-Mercosur is to raise the awareness of U.S. business professionals and faculty members around the country about the social, […]

Blended courses and online teaching veterans share insights at 2006 CIBER Business Language Conference.

Constance Bates, associate professor, Management and International Business Department While online and blended (partly online, partly on-site classroom instruction) course formats bring convenience and flexibility to students, they require a complete overhaul in the way professors present material—a potentially painful process that two professors from Florida International University recently made a little easier. In a […]