Case competition provides forum for graduate students’ innovative thinking.

Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen is known for serving up delicious New Orleans Cajun-style fried chicken. But when it comes to developing a winning business strategy for meeting company growth goals, Popeye’s was in a bit of a pickle. So its marketing team brought its challenges to the recent 2012 Intercollegiate Case Competition held February 9-12, 2012, […]

FIU Business announces new executive and assistant directors.

The College of Business Administration at Florida International University is pleased to welcome four new administrators to its staff. Angel Burgos joins FIU business as executive director, MBA programs. In his role as executive director, MBA programs, Angel Burgos will manage the college’s portfolio of MBA offerings including the Executive (EMBA), Professional (PMBA), International (IMBA) […]

Annual Faculty Awards Luncheon honors professional accomplishments.

All awards are welcome, but recognition by one’s peers, and for professors, recognition by one’s students, is particularly meaningful. Each year, the dedication of members of the faculty of the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU) gets special attention at the Faculty Awards Luncheon. Held this year on October 20th, the luncheon […]

Officials from China’s Qufu Normal University visit FIU.

A delegation from Qufu Normal University, a major university in China’s Shandong Province, visited Florida International University (FIU) on June 18, 2011. It was the first time representatives from the two institutions had met. One of the stops on the tour was the College of Business Administration, where the group from China had conversations with […]

ASTAR’s John Dasburg heads up Entrepreneurship Week for International MBA students.

“By far, it was the most productive week I’ve ever experienced,” said Summia Chaudhry, a student in the International MBA (IMBA) program at Florida International University (FIU). “We received advice from an amazing lineup of experts, including John Dasburg.” “Global Entrepreneurship Week: Secrets of New Business Development” took place on FIU’s campus in April 2011. […]

Case competition team creates solutions for 100-year old company.

Devising corporate strategies for taking a successful 100-year old company into its next decade was the task during the 2011 Intercollegiate Graduate Case Competition. A five-member team of students from the International MBA program in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU) competed in the event held February 10-11, 2011 in Tampa. […]

Annual luncheon recognizes faculty contributions.

Faculty members toil long and hard on behalf of their students, the College of Business Administration and Florida International University (FIU). That dedication gets recognized annually at the Faculty Awards Luncheon, this year held on September 24th and attended by approximately 65 dedicated colleagues. Undergraduate and graduate students as well as those from student organizations […]

Habitat project draws international response.

Six International MBA (IMBA) students, all 2010 graduates and hailing from around the world—including Spain, Kuwait, Venezuela and India—volunteered with Habitat for Humanity to help build a home for a Miami family. Nouf Alfraih, Oscar De Lima, Gonzalo Garcia, Caitlin Nolan, William Torres and Dave Yadav roofed, put up inside walls, reinforced concrete walls with […]

IMBA scholarship recipients feted at luncheon.

Scholarship recipients in the International MBA (IMBA) program at Florida International University (FIU), gain a two-fold benefit: the awards recognize their potential while easing the way for them financially as they complete the Chapman Graduate School’s 12-month full-time master’s program. For the 2009-2010 academic year, 17 IMBA students received financial support. Fifteen of them celebrated […]