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. […]

College of Business faculty works with FIU Center for Leadership to guide University College of the Cayman Islands global skills program.

Faculty members of FIU College of Business are helping to lead an effort to bring high-level leadership skills to an academic partner in the Caribbean. The effort is part of FIU’s Center for Leadership’s partnership with the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI)’s Executive Certificate in Global Leadership program at UCCI’s campus in Grand […]

FIU human resource programs at #2 in HR.com’s Leadership Excellence awards.

FIU human resource programs at #2 in HR.com’s Leadership Excellence awards.

The College of Business’ masters and bachelors human resource programs were ranked#2 in the U.S. by Leadership Excellence, a publication of HR.com, at the annual 2017 LEAD Awards. This marks the second consecutive year at #2 for the Master of Science in Human Resource Management (MSHRM) and the first time for its undergraduate counterpart, Bachelor of […]

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 […]

Free trade at the crossroads

Free trade at the crossroads

Trade agreements are like oysters, Jägermeister and Jackson Pollock paintings—you either love them or hate them. In the current political milieu, anti-trade proponents have the upper hand, relegating vocal champions of free trade to a tiny minority. Damning free trade agreements, especially NAFTA and TPP, is the contemporary equivalent of “Remember the Alamo!” and “Remember […]

Innovation in Emerging Markets

Professor Jerry Haar presents “Innovation in Emerging Markets” at Books & Books on October 20.

“Innovation – whether it’s high-tech, low-tech or no tech – is really sweeping the emerging markets,” said Jerry Haar, clinical professor in the Department of Management & International Business in the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU). In his newly-released book, Innovation in Emerging Markets, Haar and co-author Ricardo Ernst discuss the forces […]