Department of Decision Sciences and Information Systems On November 13, 2012, Nancy Borkowski, clinical associate professor, presented the webinar “Teaching Change Management: A Mini-Case Simulation Approach” for the Association of University Programs in Health Administration. On November 15th, she served as the panel moderator for “Developing High Performance Teams,” sponsored by South Florida Healthcare Executive […]
Lawrence kicks off annual Chapman Leadership Lecture series.
Calling for a new generation of leadership that will inspire a community to transcend personal differences to serve others, David Lawrence Jr., former publisher of The Miami Herald, delivered the keynote address at the first annual Chapman Leadership Lecture, an event presented by Florida International University’s (FIU) College of Business’ Center for Leadership (CFL). “Each […]
Summer Commencement characterized by happiness and poignancy.
More than 1,000 students in the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU) graduated in Summer Commencement ceremonies on Tuesday, August 14, 2012. In the morning, 523 business students received their bachelor’s degrees; 511 graduate students, three of them new PhDs, graduated in the afternoon. Among the many special moments: FIU President Mark B. […]
Faculty Notes: August 2012
David R. Klock, who will join the College of Business on October 1, 2012 as dean, was named Ryder Eminent Scholar Chair in Business. School of Accounting Abhijit Barua, associate professor, has been named to the Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra, LLC Professorship. Wendy Gelman, senior instructor, was named an R. Kirk Landon Teaching and […]
Faculty Notes: June 2012
School of Accounting Daniel Medina (MACC ’01, BACC ’97), adjunct, is quoted in an article titled “What’s new with e-discovery,” which appeared in South Florida Legal Guide Midyear 2012 Edition. Department of Decision Sciences and Information Systems Nancy Borkowski, clinical associate professor; Ariel Gil, Write-to-Learn assistant director in the Chapman Graduate School; and Jean Gordon, […]
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 […]
Faculty Notes: May 2012
Joyce J. Elam, executive dean, spoke at the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce’s Women’s Business Network Luncheon on May 15, 2012. Her topic was “My fifteen-year journey as a business school dean: lessons learned along the way.” School of Accounting Manny Pravia (MST ’92), adjunct, presented “Accounting for tax uncertainties from the tax, audit and […]
Miami-Dade County officials participate in intense one-day leadership program at FIU.
Imagine a meeting of busy government officials where everyone arrived on time, came prepared, weren’t checking their electronic devices constantly, participated enthusiastically, stayed for the entire all-day event—and best of all, left with substantial new knowledge about leadership. That describes the Leadership Development Program for Miami-Dade County mayor Carlos Gimenez and his team, presented by […]
To succeed in business, outthink the competition.
How do today’s most successful companies stay on top? Chances are, they outthink the competition, coming up with strategies that leave business rivals in the dust, said Kaihan Krippendorff, a FastCompany.com blogger, founding Fellow of the Center for Leadership and an adjunct professor at Florida International University’s (FIU) College of Business Administration. On February 3rd, […]
Top business, community and civic leaders convene at FIU to chart Miami’s course.
Nearly 100 influential community leaders gathered at The Miami Leadership Summit to discuss positioning the region as a global competitor economically, culturally and socially. The event, presented by Florida International University’s (FIU) Center for Leadership on January 17, 2012, was the brainchild of FIU’s president emeritus Modesto A. Maidique, who serves as the center’s executive […]