Creative problem-solving has been a hallmark of William Putnam’s career. As an international corporate executive and leader, he spent time in Miami, where he received his Executive MBA from Florida International University in 2016. There, he met fellow students who were innovative, international and entrepreneurial in their thinking. A year later, faced with a challenging […]
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FIU MBA opens new possibilities for veterans.
Military veteran Michael Scadden re-entered civilian life with goals of becoming a successful entrepreneur and a mix of confidence and caution. He had the discipline of a soldier, some experience as a government contractor and college work under his belt, as well as a background of marketable skills in risk analysis and security services. Yet […]
FIU hosts a luxury real estate program for worldwide Executive MBAs.
Miami has beaches, sun, and one of the world’s most renown global luxury real estate markets. In September, a group of 24 Executive MBA students from around the world visited FIU for a close-up view of this market, and the opportunity to study its design, financing and construction. The students participated in the EMBA Consortium […]
Women alumni talk about advantages of the FIU MBA.
Women executives — all Florida International University MBA alumni — shared their insights and experience at a panel discussion July 7, which took place at FIU Downtown on Brickell. “The discussion touched on community and empowerment, and the awareness of where that can take ambitious people,” said Ashley Capó, recruitment manager, professional and executive MBA programs […]
A leadership journey: Executive MBA student John Farias
The Socratic adage “know thyself” is not usually associated with graduate business school. Yet John Farias, soon to finish the Executive MBA program at Florida International University (FIU), found that he could apply such leadership lessons directly to his work as branch manager at the South Florida office of DHI Mortgage, a subsidiary of top […]
Unique Executive MBA readies FIU students for international leadership.
Kerstin Sachl’s BA in languages and extensive public relations expertise helped take the German native to scores of countries as the top in-house PR executive at Porsche Latin America and Bentley Motors Europe. Still, her trip to South Africa, part of the Executive MBA program at FIU’s College of Business, brought her a brand new […]
College of Business’ EMBA Consortium zeroes in on cultivating innovation.
Innovation is key for business success. Where do you find it? How do you incorporate it into your organization? Nearly 30 graduate business students from around the world gathered in Miami at FIU College of Business’ 2015 Executive MBA (EMBA) Consortium for Global Business Innovation to address those issues. An innovative, weeklong study abroad […]
Executives, adding “MBA” to long list of accomplishments, take time to celebrate.
The setting was elegant and the congratulations were hearty as the latest class to be graduated from the Executive MBA program at Florida International University (FIU) gathered to celebrate. Members from this class of 23 elite executives and their guests enjoyed a Graduation Gala at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, Florida, on July 17, […]
EMBA’s new interdisciplinary curriculum is getting rave reviews.
With more than 20 years of construction development experience and a 50- to 60- hour work week, Tim Munson knew exactly what he needed to get to the next step in his career. “I needed an MBA program that fits that lifestyle and, most of all, maximizes the hours I can devote to learning by […]
FIU Executive MBA program increases enrollment by 33 percent.
The word is spreading about the substantial advantages of the innovative Executive MBA program at Florida International University (FIU). FIU’s Chapman Graduate School of Business relaunched the program in January 2013. The initial class enrolled 21 students. One year later, the class that started in January 2014 has 28 students—a 33 percent increase. “I did […]