Students gain from international business case competition in Boston.

Four undergraduates from Florida International University (FIU) joined teams from other leading business schools offering international business programs for a case competition November 3-6, 2011. Northeastern University hosted their second annual International Business Case Competition in partnership with the Consortium of Undergraduate International Business Education (CUIBE). Luis Gasparini, Ana Perez, Belinda Sardinas and Luciano Viola, […]

Realities of Dubai surprise FIU students.

Where can you ski, dine in the desert and view the world’s tallest building? Dubai, of course. For 28 students, all but four of them undergraduate business majors in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU), a ten-day study abroad program to Dubai proved to be a revelation. “Dubai is as diverse […]

Students compete in university’s first-ever Business Olympics.

In today’s challenging economy, the need to distinguish oneself from the competition has taken on a new urgency. To help business students adapt, the Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) chapter at Florida International University (FIU) held the 1st Annual Business Olympics on January 22, 2010. The day-long competition, which combined both written […]

Leaders are not born . . . they are made.

  One goal the Business Alumni Chapter established for 2009-2010—to cultivate future Florida International University (FIU) business alumni leaders by enriching and enhancing the experiences of business students—is on the road to fulfillment. Thanks to chapter sponsorship, eight business organization leaders participated in FIU’s Center for Leadership and Service’s Academy of Leaders (AOL) certificate program […]

FIU #12 in undergraduate international business in U.S.News 2010 rankings.

Since 2005, U.S.News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges” has ranked undergraduate international business programs in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU) among the 15 best in the nation, three times in the top 10. In 2010, this specialty within the college’s programs ranked #12 and was the only program in […]

International Business Honors major participates in month-long service project in Amazon rainforest.

“If mosquitoes were made of chocolate, the Amazon trip would have been perfect,” said Yirama “Catalina” Medina, an International Business Honors (IB Honors) major in the College of Business Administration, with a second major in economics. One of students from Florida International University to journey deep into the Amazon rainforest—part of the first-time offering of […]

College student Jacob Dobbs travels with a purpose.

When Jacob Dobbs goes to far-flung places, a frequent occurrence, he does so not as a tourist but as someone who wants to learn and serve. The third-year International Business Honors (IB Honors) major and new president of the College of Business Administration’s International Business Honor Society (IBHS)—which has a strong focus on international community […]

Global Leadership and Service Projects put human face on globalization.

In just two short years, Global Leadership and Service Projects (GLSPs) have established themselves as a potent activity for shaping global business leaders who understand their obligations to the less fortunate in the world. Not only have the three projects drawn ninety students from the university as organizers and participants, but also, students from other […]

Second Global Leadership and Service Project-Bangkok 2006 renews memories, creates new ones.

Some aspects of the second Global Leadership and Service Project (GLSP)–Bangkok, which took place from March 16-26, 2006, were just the same as the inaugural trip: two of the sites at which students worked and the feelings the experience brought out. Some aspects were different: a more formalized plan to guide the work, the addition […]