FIU Business students win national J&J case competition.

Five members of the executive board of ALPFA FIU, a student organization in the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU), won the 2013 Johnson & Johnson (J&J) case competition, outperforming nine other teams at the national competition. Adrian Cabrera, Marc Diaz, Martin Falconi, Jerome Lynch and Boris Mizrahi were selected by three judges […]

Snow and success: FIU Business students capture third place in Vancouver trading competition.

Snow and success: FIU Business students capture third place in Vancouver trading competition.

Nicolas Lopez and Miguel Pando, Florida International University (FIU) College of Business students and officers in the Phoenician Investment Fund, were looking for a way to put their investment banking and trading skills to the test in a case competition. They searched the Internet and found an opportunity: the National Investment Banking Competition and Conference […]

Retired professionals, FIU entrepreneurship center team up

Florida International University students, alumni and local residents will soon have th chance to learn business tips directly from professionals, thanks to a new partnership between FIU and SCORE Miami Dade. FIU”s Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center joined forces with the local chapter of SCORE-a national organization of business retired professionals – in May and began […]

Trip to China sharpens marketing students’ global vision.

For the eleven College of Business Administration students who headed to China this summer, the goal was clear: raise their awareness of the importance of viewing marketing management strategies and tactics from a global perspective. They achieved that and learned so much more about the business practices and cultural aspects of life and work in […]

Financial literacy for the poor: why it matters.

Money management is a critical life skill. Those without it are often forced into a downward cycle of poverty and missed financial opportunity. Even minor setbacks can be devastating. The impoverished in developing countries are at an even greater disadvantage because of the general lack of financial education, fewer resources and challenging socio-economic conditions. Financial […]