Alumnus offers a novel approach to learning languages.

Archie Jeter With an intense desire to learn Spanish and understanding the needs of the language-learning market, alumnus Archie Jeter (MIB ’06) has created an innovative alternative to traditional Spanish lessons. In 2003, Jeter graduated from Northwest Missouri State University, where his interest in international cultures began.  As an undergraduate, he studied in Madrid, Spain, […]

Intellectual property comes to the fore in business plan project.

A recent event brought together the Florida International University’s Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center, the Office of Intellectual Property Management and Resource Development, and the Applied Research Center (ARC); the president of South Florida Technology Alliance (SFTA); and 54 students in the College of Business Administration’s International MBA (IMBA) program taking Advanced Business Plan Development. The […]

Dialogue intensifies between the Chapman School and leading Chinese universities.

Chapman School Associate Dean Tomislav Mandakovic, right, meets with universities and their students in China. It’s no surprise that prospective students and other business school administrators want to learn more about what the College of Business Administration at Florida International University can offer them. What may be surprising is that many of the interested parties […]

College students experience Europe: east and west.

As students in a college known for its excellence in international business, many undergraduates and graduates take advantage of the opportunities the business school offers for well-planned, information-rich trips across the globe. In March, 2007, a group of undergraduates went to Paris in a study-abroad program, the logistics of which the Center for International Business […]

Innovative Latin Trade MBA Challenge offers full scholarship to winning candidate.

From left to right: José de la Torre, Chapman School dean; Livia Muzzi, scholarship winner; and Mike Zellner, Latin Trade publisher Florida International University and Latin Trade magazine recently partnered to launch the Latin Trade MBA Challenge, which offered participants the chance to win a full-tuition scholarship for the International MBA (IMBA) program in the […]

First IMBA China track students complete month-long international residency.

“Who gets to go to China for a month, learn Chinese in China, meet Chinese people, and travel in the country?” Shirley Lowe (IMBA ’06) posed this question and had a simple answer: “I did.” Shirley Lowe (IMBA ’06) at the Summer Palace, Beijing, China She and Bruce Welch (BBA ’05), financial analyst, consumer products, […]

Beijing provides dramatic backdrop to program coordinated by college’s faculty member.

Mary Ann Von Glinow addresses AIB delegates. When Mary Ann Von Glinow, professor, Management and International Business Department in the college and director of Florida International University’s Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), stood on the stage of the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, it was the culmination of months […]

Fall advisory board meetings provide lively forum for vital input.

Members of the College’s prestigious Dean’s Council met on October 11, 2005, at the new Downtown Center at Macy*s. Hosted by Council member N. K. Tripathy, president, Macy*s Florida, the group was given updates about the College of Business Administration from Executive Dean Joyce J. Elam and about its Building for Business Campaign by Annabelle […]