International Business Honor Society in India: A life-changing experience on two continents.

International Business Honor Society in India: A life-changing experience on two continents.

They left for Spring Break with suitcases stuffed with kids’ clothing, notebooks and first aid supplies. They returned with fashionable tote bags – dozens and dozens of tote bags. But this was no Spring Break shopping spree. The tote bags – as well as purses, makeup bags, and yoga bags – were carried back by […]

FIU Business welcomes CUIBE, AACSB leaders for dialogue on next steps in business education.

FIU Business welcomes CUIBE, AACSB leaders for dialogue on next steps in business education.

When leaders in international business education meet, the promise of progress is in the air. Ideas are exchanged, best practices are advanced, and students throughout the world stand to benefit. FIU Business facilitated such a gathering of leaders and members of two prominent academic organizations: AACSB, the international accreditation agency for business schools, and CUIBE, […]

A return to Bandhwari boosts FIU honor society’s social entrepreneurship project.

A return to Bandhwari boosts FIU honor society’s social entrepreneurship project.

It all began with a pouf, a fabric-covered hassock created last year by a group of village women of Bandhwari, India, in collaboration with nine Florida International University College of Business students as part of their annual social entrepreneurship project. When the 2016 trip was over, the students, all members of the International Business Honors […]

A bracelet helps launch International Business Honor Society project.

A bracelet helps launch International Business Honor Society project.

Juan Toro, a Master of International Business student, found himself 8,397 miles from home, playing soccer with children in India, when he realized how much helping others fulfilled him. “Seeing how a soccer ball can lighten a child’s day is something unimaginable,” he said. Yet Toro’s India experience went far beyond that game of soccer. […]

Teaching excellence conference inspires FIU business faculty and guests.

Teaching excellence conference inspires FIU business faculty and guests.

With end-of-term demands looming and cherished non-classroom hours for research and writing beckoning them, 60 Florida International University College of Business faculty members made time to gather for an event that promised to bring new insights and inspiration to the profession of university teaching. And that is exactly what the Second Annual South Florida Teaching […]

FIU students share global insight at CUIBE competition

FIU students share global insight at CUIBE competition

In November of 2016, I was chosen to participate in Northeastern University’s 7th annual CUIBE (Consortium of Undergraduate International Business Education) International Business Competition in Boston. Four of us from the College of Business became Team Mango, representing FIU. We’re all in the Honors International Business Seminar course taught by Dr. David Wernick, where we […]

A commitment to service drives an FIU business student.

A commitment to service drives an FIU business student.

As someone who helped steer an immigrant family business through challenging times, Ralph L. Gazitua, President and CEO of Miami logistics firm WTDC, knows what it’s like to struggle for success. He hopes his story will inspire FIU students to reflect on their own experiences and values, and make community service a key component of […]

A “pouf” could change lives in India, with help from FIU’s International Business Honor Society.

It was a concept born in Venezuela and nurtured in Miami by Florida International University (FIU) business students. Now, it’s flowering in India, where it could improve the lives of women and girls in a village ravaged by poverty. Meet the Moroccan pouf, an ottoman-style hassock with a production plan that offers a path to […]

FIU’s March 8 Geopolitical Summit highlights “The Dark Side of the Web,” where business meets international relations.

What do business, secured data and international relations have in common? Just about everything these days. The importance of those links will shine on March 8 at FIU’s Geopolitical Summit. The one-day event, titled “The Dark Side of the Web,” is sponsored by FIU’s Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), with […]

Amazon Going Global challenges FIU students at CUIBE competition in Boston.

Business problems don’t come any bigger than this: create a plan to expand Amazon’s global reach, with specific strategies to expand products and services in advanced and emerging markets. That was the challenge for four students from the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU) who traveled to Boston, Mass., to represent the university […]