Healthcare executives offer FIU students insights into a fast-changing industry and must-have skills for future graduates.

Amidst a changing landscape, the U.S. healthcare industry is a field that’s ripe for success and continued growth, three veteran executives advised a group of students enrolled in FIU’s School of Business Healthcare MBA program. The December 12 panel featured Peter DeRobertis, principal, Life Sciences at executive search firm Korn/Ferry; Dave Schubert, assistant vice president […]

College of Business awards nearly 1,000 degrees at FIU commencement.

Nearly 1,000 students in FIU’s College of Business were awarded degrees at Commencement ceremonies on December 15, 2015. President Mark B. Rosenberg welcomed the graduates and their family and friends to two ceremonies at the U.S. Century Bank Arena, located at FIU’s Modesto A. Maidique Campus. Dean David R. Klock presented the diplomas. With faculty […]

FIU College of Business delivers donated books to Broadmoor Elementary students.

Students at Broadmoor Elementary, located in Miami’s West Little River neighborhood, received 615 books donated by students, faculty and staff of FIU’s College of Business through the college’s “Inspire a Child to Read” holiday book drive. Now in its second year, the initiative aims to boost students’ academic achievement. Gathered in the school library, a […]

Female executives share what the future holds for women in management information systems.

New opportunities are emerging for women who want to work in management information systems, a field that has recently become dominated by men. Sectors including data analytics, security, mobile, and telecommunications are increasingly looking for female graduates. That was the message from four senior female IT executives as they shared experiences, challenges and advice at […]

REAAC events give FIU Real Estate alumni and friends unique professional development and networking opportunities.

Seeing the power of “location, location, location” first-hand gave new insights to participants in the Doral Bus Tour, a recent activity of the Real Estate Alumni Affinity Council (REAAC) of Florida International University (FIU). From mansions to midtown, the bus toured through and stopped at innovative Doral residential and commercial sites. Participants heard the latest […]

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 […]

Women share how an FIU MBA gave them new insights—and a path to career success.

From giving up apologizing to taking up golf, the business world can hold many challenges for women–and an MBA can provide a toolkit for turning those challenges into opportunities. That was the message from six Florida International University (FIU) College of Business alumni as they shared experiences and advice at FIU’s first Women’s MBA panel. […]

Faculty Notes: October 2014

School of Accounting David W. Barman (JD ’05), instructor, was named as a “Legal Elite for 2014” by Florida Trend magazine, voted on by members of the Florida Bar. In October, he served as a guest judge in FIU’s College of Law Twelfth Annual Board of Advocates Intramural Appellate Advocacy Competition. Also, Barman’s article “Judge’s […]