FIU Business welcomed seven new faculty members across four academic departments for fall 2020, strengthening its position as a leader in business education and research. Michael (Minye) Tang has joined the FIU Business as an assistant professor of accounting. Tang, who earned his PhD from the University of Rochester, was previously an assistant professor of […]
New FIU Business Master’s programs offer training in business analytics, cybersecurity.
With an expanding need for technology leaders in South Florida, FIU Business has created two new specialty tracks for its Master of Science in Information Systems: Business Analytics and Business Cybersecurity. The Master of Science track in Business Analytics is currently admitting students to its first cohort, to start in Fall 2019. It is offered […]
Sculpting Data at FIU Business: students learn to parse a real company’s torrent of information.
Many businesses sell on Amazon. And SellersFunding, which provides loans and capital to small businesses, wanted to find the stars among the small-marketplace online merchants, and identify which might be good investment opportunities. They turned to the students in Assistant Professor Tala Mirzaei’s Business Analytics Applications class to find out. It was a unique […]
FIU faculty leads first-of-its kind program for Cuban entrepreneurs.
A group of 15 small business owners from Cuba this week became the first cohort of InCubando@FIU, FIU’s first-ever customized program designed to sharpen the managerial skills and business savvy of young entrepreneurs from the island. During the six-week program, College of Business faculty will deliver courses in Spanish covering small business management, accounting and […]
FIU Business’ “Data Panthers” win U.S. leg of Santander NEO’s Challenge, advance to Madrid.
While they study analytics every day, it’s rare that students in FIU’s Information Systems and Business Analytics Department (ISBA) have the chance to work with massive real-world financial data. That’s why global financial giant Banco Santander’s first Santander NEO´s Challenge, an international university competition, posed an incredible opportunity to put their classroom knowledge to a […]