FIU College of Business launches the first Masters in Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

FIU College of Business launches Master’s in Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

The rapid growth of the logistics and supply chain industry, driven by consumers’ changing habits, led FIU’s College of Business to launch the Master of Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management program, the first in Florida from a business school. Designed to prepare students for managerial careers, the 10-month, Saturday-only program focuses on logistics […]

FIU marketing professor Tim Birrittella honored with a lifetime achievement award.

FIU marketing professor Tim Birrittella honored with a lifetime achievement award.

FIU Business marketing professor Tim Birrittella is a hero to a cadre of former and current students who credit him for caring mentorship and inspiring them to go further than they thought they might. The American Marketing Association Collegiate Chapters Council recognized Birrittella’s dedication, unanimously selecting him to receive the 2018 AMA Collegiate Lifetime Achievement […]

Well-tuned supply chains help and mitigate losses: Lessons from Puerto Rico.

Well-tuned supply chains help and mitigate losses: Lessons from Puerto Rico.

By Craig Austin, Instructor, Department of Marketing and Logistics and Dr. Ron Mesia, Executive Director, Ryder Center for Supply Chain Management While many will look with horror and deep concern at the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria upon Puerto Rico and its inhabitants on September 20th, the suffering for the island is really only just […]

Professor and mentor: Tim Dugan Birrittella honored by FIU for teaching through stories and real-life experience.

Professor and mentor: Tim Dugan Birrittella honored by FIU for teaching through stories and real-life experience.

Marketing professor Tim Dugan Birrittella’s students expressed their admiration for him in a unique way: they elected him King. The popular College of Business professor was voted Florida International University’s first-ever faculty-staff homecoming king in 2014, crowned at a ceremony with alumni, students, husband Meredith Birrittella and their 11-year-old daughter Emma watching. Birrittella’s excellence in […]

Omnichannel marketing: The consumer IS the channel.

As part of an op-ed series, BizNews shares the expertise and diverse perspectives of members of the university community. In this piece, Greg Maloney discusses how to market to consumers who today have access to many retail channels and sales within minutes to buy a single item. By Greg Maloney, marketing instructor, College of Business Omnichannel […]

FIU’s Global Sales Program expands its profile and offers new career opportunities for students.

The College of Business’ Global Sales Program, designed to prepare students for careers in professional selling and elevate the sales profession, has expanded its footprint, drawing new sponsors and connecting students with more potential employers. The program’s new tagline: Learning, Networking and Connecting. “We have done an incredible job of connecting people to each other […]

Public-private-non-profit initiative has FIU students cross disciplines to address social issues.

Public-private-non-profit initiative has FIU students cross disciplines to address social issues.

It’s not often that the public, private and non-profit sectors come together to advance an initiative. Similarly, it is not often that students from different academic disciplines team up to take on a social challenge. But that is exactly what happened at Florida International University on May 4, when the College of Business, Junior Achievement […]