FIU Business has teamed up with the nation’s fastest-growing independent publishing house to create FIU Business Press, a unique imprint designed to bring resources for business success to a wide audience. With the college’s Office of Executive Education spearheading the effort, FIU Business Press was created as an imprint of Mango Publishing of Coral Gables. The publishing house, led by […]
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Florida SBDC at FIU offers tested business advice to entrepreneurs via new Grow Biz blog.
Why is the least-sexy aspect of business savvy also the key to business health? How can you avoid the trap of missing key turns in the market as you’re trying to stay afloat? Where can you turn for help when you’re running a business, alone at the top? The Florida SBDC at FIU, which has […]
Florida SBDC at FIU will assist small business owners in the Florida Keys.
The Florida SBDC at FIU, the small business development center within the FIU College of Business, has expanded its partnership with the Florida SBDC Network and will now work with small business owners in the Florida Keys. Margie Smith has joined the Florida SBDC at FIU team as the Keys-based consultant. She will work with […]
Study reveals small businesses’ strength in Miami-Dade County’s economy.
More than 82,000 small businesses employ 53.3 percent of Miami-Dade County’s workforce, according to a new study commissioned by the Florida SBDC at FIU. This stands in sharp contrast to the rest of the U.S., where large companies employ the majority of workers. Produced by the FIU Metropolitan Center, Small Business. Big Impact: Report on […]
JPMorgan Chase teams with FIU to develop program for Spanish-speaking entrepreneurs.
Small-business owners, often challenged by language as well as a lack of financial expertise, will now have hands-on help from a partnership between JPMorgan Chase & Co and the Florida SBDC at FIU. JPMorgan Chase awarded the center a $140,000 grant to develop “Hacia Ganancia” – a free online accounting and bookkeeping course for Spanish-speaking […]
Florida SBDC at FIU recognized at state-wide awards for helping entrepreneurs.
Recognized for its significant assistance to small businesses in South Florida, the Florida SBDC at FIU and its associate director Brian Van Hook received two important state-wide awards from the Florida SBDC Network. The Florida Best Practice of the Year Award was presented to the Florida SBDC at FIU in recognition of its Bizaster, a […]
Small Business Spotlight: Florida SBDC at FIU helps Miami businesses go global.
Miami businesses have the advantage of being located in a trade and logistics hub that is also the Gateway to the Americas. Despite these natural business advantages, three out of four of Miami-Dade County’s private-sector workers are engaged in business activity that stops selling goods/services at the shores of the U.S. Most businesses still believe […]
FIU Business to showcase hands-on consulting services at eMerge.
Entrepreneurs hungry to get a business off the ground, and those seeking to learn how to use data to fuel business growth, will find expert solutions at the FIU booth (D1) at eMerge Americas, April 18-19 at the Miami Beach Convention Center. Two College of Business organizations will showcase the hands-on solutions they offer to […]
Making the Case: FIU Business team scores in Florida competition
On February 13, 2016, five FIU students took on the Florida Intercollegiate Case Competition, a 24-hour test of strategy, stamina and presentation skills sponsored by the University of South Florida in Tampa. After three months of almost constant preparation, and with less than two hours’ sleep that night, FIU’s team, the Mercury Group, walked into […]
FIU Business consultants bring ATOM-ic intelligence for all.
Data analytics, one of the defining business tools of the 21st century, isn’t just for big firms. But sometimes, small firms that want to use the tools need a bit of guidance. That is where the ATOM Think Tank comes in. ATOM, which stands for Analytics, Technology Consulting and Operations Management, is FIU’s first faculty […]