Leadership Miami philanthropists pitch to the “Sharks” at FIU Brickell event.

Mixing charity, competition and celebration, Leadership Miami put a group of young philanthropists to the test at its annual Connecting for a Cause charity fundraiser at FIU Downtown on Brickell. The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce event, held on January 22, 2015 and sponsored by the College of Business’ MBA programs, was a proving ground […]

Connecting for a Cause: MBA programs host Leadership Miami fundraiser at FIU Downtown on Brickell.

When “good causes” meet “high energy,” lots of fun — and fund-raising — can happen. That was the case at “Connecting for a Cause,” a fundraising event for  Leadership Miami held January 16, 2014 at Florida International University (FIU) Downtown on Brickell. Leadership Miami, an annual program of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, provides […]

Leadership Miami event invites youths to campus to “Open Minds/Open Doors.”

“All things are possible.” This message resonated for the 30 students brought to campus recently by the Big Brothers Big Sisters organization to participate in the daylong “Open Minds/Open Doors” event. According to Garth D. Headley (MS ’07), director of programs, Center for Leadership, College of Business Administration, the campus visit marks the first of […]

Local event brings international perspective to business prospects in Venezuela.

With the landslide election of Hugo Chávez in Venezuela in December, 2006, businesses operating there are grappling with the potential consequences. More than 115 individuals got much-needed and much-appreciated insight from experts who spoke at the “Global Intelligence Briefing,” co-sponsored by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, Regions Bank, and the College of Business Administration. […]