Superintendent Alberto Carvalho to share his vision on the future of education at FIU on Nov. 5.

Alberto M. Carvalho, Superintendent of Miami-Dade County Public Schools and one of the most admired education leaders in the U.S., will share his insight and vision at Florida International University (FIU) on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. The event, free and open to the public, will be held at the Graham Center Ballroom […]

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Delivering Results: Retired P&G executive Jorge Montoya kicks off 2014-5 Leadership Lectures on October 7.

In real estate, they say the only thing that matters is location, location, location. Jorge P. Montoya, with enormous retail leadership success behind him, says only one thing counts in proving your effective leadership skills. “You have to deliver results,” Montoya says emphatically. “A good leader can pay attention to ‘other matters’ but ultimately he […]

Leadership development program welcomes its fifth class of Miami-Dade principals.

Principles of the business world are of significant value to school principals. Now, the fifth class of principals from the Miami-Dade County Public Schools is benefiting from that multidisciplinary idea, the basis of the Principals Leadership Development Program from the Center for Leadership of the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU). “A principal […]

FIU Center for Leadership Ranked #1 in the Country for Leadership Development by

Leadership Excellence, a publication of, has named Florida International University’s Center for Leadership as the recipient of their 2014 Leadership 500 Excellence Award, ranking the center’s programs as #1 in the educational institution category. Awardees were announced last week at the 2014 Global Leadership Excellence Forum in Vail, Colorado, which recognized exceptional leadership development […]

“Set your group up for success!” Distinguished Harvard Professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter urges leaders to create and maintain a winning streak.

Rosabeth Moss Kanter has been so fascinated by winning streaks and losing streaks that she studied extremes of high and low performance to garner lessons. Kanter, a Harvard business professor and author, shared her findings on January 14, 2014 as part of The Leadership Lectures series presented by the Center for Leadership (CFL) at Florida […]

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 […]

FIU Business students and employees celebrate achievements at Spring Commencement.

FIU Business students and employees celebrate achievements at Spring Commencement.

Approximately 1,011 students in the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU) graduated in Spring Commencement ceremonies on May 1, 2013. In the afternoon, 676 business students received their bachelor’s degrees; 335 graduate students, two of them new PhDs, graduated in the evening. Three new Worlds Ahead Graduates majored in business. The Worlds Ahead […]

Faculty Notes: March 2013

School of Accounting Antoinette Smith, associate professor, was the subject of an article titled “Going for it” in the spring 2013 issue of FIU Magazine. Department of Decision Sciences and Information Systems Chris Ellis, instructor, was featured in Florida’s MBA professors are pushing the limits, an article in the March issue of Florida Trend. Department […]

Faculty Notes: February 2013

Department of Decision Sciences and Information Systems Stylianos Drakatos, adjunct, learned his course, Application of Quantitative Methods (QM) in Business, received QM certification. Department of Finance Deanne Butchey (PhD ’05), senior lecturer, was quoted in “Florida International University attempts to infuse global learning across the curriculum,” in Inside Higher Ed on February 2, 2013. “Debt […]