President Trump’s smackdown of Peter Navarro, assistant to the president and director of the Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy, for Navarro’s call to weaken the U.S. dollar was a breath of fresh air in an otherwise protectionist administration. Since his appointment to the Trump administration, this undistinguished economist has led a one-man jihad against […]
Tag: Executive and Professional Education
FIU Business Professor Jerry Haar publishes new book on globalization, competitiveness and governability.
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 […]
Porsche Latin America builds project management know-how, team spirit at FIU Business.
Every year, as president and managing director of Porsche Latin America, Inc., George Wills helps plan his team’s shared learning experience. He seeks out a training opportunity that can be tailored to meet the needs of each member of his team, from interns and novices to seasoned experts. He is particularly selective about the program […]
FIU Business partners with Georgetown University for international business and public policy program.
FIU Business has entered into an academic partnership with Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business to deliver a specialized International Business and Public Policy Program. The five-day program is designed to provide executives and other professionals with the tools they need to navigate the influence and impact of U.S. governmental policies, programs and regulations on […]
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 […]
Cybersecurity reaches a critical point, FIU and OAS create specialized program.
The magnitude of cybersecurity threats has never been higher and shows no sign of slowing down. The global cost of cyberattacks is forecast to grow from $400 billion today to $2.1 trillion by 2020 and experts anticipate a 2 million person shortage in information security professionals by the same year. The Cybersecurity Certificate is offered […]
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 […]
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 […]