A new book authored by Jerry Haar, professor of international business and director of Executive and Professional Education at FIU Business, in collaboration with Georgetown University Professor Ricardo Ernst, has been published. The book is titled Globalization, Competitiveness, and Governability: The Three Disruptive Forces of Business in the 21st Century. It argues that three powerful […]
Professor Jerry Haar: insights on globalization from a Latin America lens.
Growing up in Baltimore, Jerry Haar’s parents did something unusual for the time: they took the future FIU professor on extensive trips to Latin America and the Caribbean. (He has relatives in Argentina and Brazil.) It helped spark in Haar, interim director of Executive and Professional Education and a clinical professor in the College of […]
Cementos Argos employees visit FIU’s College of Business for marketing and networking.
Challenged with developing a savvy marketing strategy amidst the growing importance of digital media, Colombia’s ME School turned to FIU’s College of Business to offer multinational Cementos Argos’ employees an inside look at the digital marketplace. The five-day “Argos Digital Marketing Excellence Program” was designed by the College of Business’ Executive and Professional Education (EPE) […]
College of Business dives into the fast-changing luxury retail landscape
What is luxury retail? It’s not so clear anymore. “In the past we used to know because it was defined by a certain number of very exclusive brands,” said Stephen Barnett, faculty executive director of MBA programs at the College of Business. “Today, everyone is trying to figure it out. You have favelas [shantytowns] in […]
College of Business program helps established Haitian entrepreneurs “take-off to corporation.”
Ideas, as the saying goes, are a dime a dozen. But entrepreneurs who have already established a business are truly poised for success. That’s why the Digicel “Entrepreneur of the Year” program, which helps Haitian entrepreneurs, had a particular focus for 2014: the telecommunications operator sought to provide intellectual resources to entrepreneurs who are in […]
College of Business gathers experts to offer guidance to small- and mid-sized businesses.
Small- and mid-sized business owners were urged to look for disruptive innovations and pursue them at a seminar at FIU for small businesses seeking guidance on new trends and factors that can help them achieve growth goals. Presented by FIU’s College of Business and TD Bank, the Next Level Growth symposium covered topics ranging from […]
Colombian university students visit campus for international business program.
For the first time, students from Universidad Autonoma de Occidente (UAO) in Cali, Colombia participated in an International Business Program at Florida International University (FIU). The program was delivered from October 14-18, 2013 by the Office of Executive & Professional Education (EPE) in FIU’s College of Business. The 11 students, all professionals working on their […]
Number of firsts enhance already successful EPE program.
Executive and Professional Education (EPE) in the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU) has successfully run Inbound Study Tours for graduate students from Universidad ESAN, Peru over the past three years. The non-credit module exposes students to an American university campus experience, enables them to interact with faculty members and local business leaders, […]
Inbound Study Tour focuses on international finance.
February 18-22, 2013, 13 students from the Masters in Finance program at Universidad ESAN, Peru, accompanied by the program’s director, attended a residency at Florida International University (FIU) dealing with international finance. The Office of Executive and Professional Education (EPE) in the College of Business organized the Inbound Study Tour. A member of the college’s […]
First GUST Inbound Study Tour receives high praise from participants.
As much as professors would like it, students rarely say “we need more hours.” Yet, that was one person’s reaction to a recent Inbound Study Tour, offered through Executive and Professional Education (EPE) in the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU). These short-term non-credit study modules have attracted students from around the world. […]