The CIBER South Korea experience: FIU Business helps lead faculty on a virtual visit, with help from corporate leaders, a K-pop star, Choco Pie and more.

Driven by its mission of bringing business and cultural awareness to U.S. educators in spite of the challenges of the pandemic, FIU’s Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) took cultural immersion to the next level in its latest Faculty Development in International Business (FDIB) program. Presenting “Virtual FDIB: South Korea” along with Loyola […]

FIU center creates a passage to India, virtually.

FIU center creates a passage to India, virtually.

Since 2008, FIU’s Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) has sponsored a trip to India, bringing faculty to the nation’s top corporations and iconic historical sites and expanding its offerings through the years. When COVID-19 skuttled plans for the 2020 in-person program, known as Professional Development in International Business (PDIB), the center decided […]

FIU Business students develop a marketing research project with counterparts in Poland.

FIU Business students develop a marketing research project with counterparts in Poland.

Marketing students at FIU Business digitally crossed the ocean to conduct research alongside students from Poland’s Poznan University of Technology (PUT) as part of the university’s Collaborative Online International Learning program FIU-COIL. Throughout the semester, students worked on a marketing research project that analyzed small businesses in Poland and Florida, assessing the economic impact from […]

U.S. Department of Education awards FIU $1.1 million to create Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER)

U.S. Department of Education awards FIU $1.1 million to create Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER)

  The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Florida International University a $1,128,000 grant, which will have a total impact of more than $2 million with matching funds, to establish a Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER). The grant is one of just 15 CIBER grants awarded to leading universities across the country […]

Faculty trip to Africa serves as catalyst for new international business insights.

“I was looking to improve the relevancy and quality of my online course material on international business and international human resource topics.” This was the primary reason Clifford Perry, who teaches management and international business in the College of Business, joined the recent Faculty Development in International Business (FDIB) trip to South Africa, sponsored by […]

Trip down under uncovers new vision of business learning.

Some call Australia the Land Down Under. Or Oz. Or Aussie. Elizabeth Carril calls it “amazing.” This summer, Carril joined a group of Florida International University (FIU) College of Business students on a study abroad trip to Australia. “The trip was eye-opening right from when we first landed in Sydney,” she said. “I was immediately […]

Mercosur trip provides firsthand look at what’s happening in Latin America.

“Knowledge is power.” So says Frederick V. Perry, clinical professor with the College of Business’ School of Accounting, when discussing the benefits from his recent trip to Latin America as part of the 16th Annual Faculty Development in International Business Mercosur Program. Perry quickly elaborated, saying that the trip provided an excellent way to “take […]

Lifetime learnings gained during South African marketing study abroad trip.

 Former South African president and humanitarian Nelson Mandela once said: “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Led by Elisabeth Beristain, program director for marketing study abroad programs, eight students who recently traveled to South Africa now have a much deeper understanding of the power of those words. […]

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 […]