The business of "fun": Carnival Cruise Line brings FIU Business students onboard for an up-close look at the cruise industry.

The business of “fun”: Carnival Cruise Line brings FIU Business students onboard for an up-close look at the cruise industry.

On a recent sunny day, a group of 50 Florida International University College of Business students boarded the Carnival Victory in Miami and were invited up to the Lido Deck to fill their plates at the buffet. But theirs was no ordinary cruise ship experience. Starting with brunch, all the way to disembarkation that same […]

FIU Business health informatics program achieves a "first" in accreditation.

FIU Business health informatics program achieves a “first” in accreditation.

Florida International University’s Master of Science in Health Informatics and Analytics (MSHIA) program has earned the prestigious Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) accreditation, becoming the nation’s only health informatics program housed in a business school to earn the commission’s seal of approval. “CAHIIM is the gold standard for academic […]

FIU partners with BMI Financial Group to create unique opportunities for business students.

FIU partners with BMI Financial Group to create unique opportunities for business students.

BMI Financial Group has partnered with FIU to develop two unique programs that will provide support and hands-on learning opportunities for business students. The new initiatives are the BMI Global Business Experience and the BMI Eminent Scholars Program. Through the private-public partnership, BMI hopes to nurture and keep talented future business professionals in South Florida. […]

AACSB extends top-level accreditation for FIU Business and School of Accounting

AACSB extends top-level accreditation for FIU Business and School of Accounting

FIU Business and its School of Accounting have been reaccredited for a standard five-year extension by AACSB International, The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. FIU Business is part of an elite group of universities that hold a specialized AACSB accreditation for their accounting programs. The extension of accreditation covers FIU Business’ undergraduate, masters, […]

Top award recognizes Dr. William Hardin's contributions to real estate research scholarship.

Top award recognizes Dr. William Hardin’s contributions to real estate research scholarship.

Dr. William Hardin, director of FIU Business’ Hollo School of Real Estate, has been awarded the David Ricardo Medal, the highest recognition by the American Real Estate Society (ARES). The award recognizes a person who has created a significant body of published research in academic and refereed professional journals, spanning at least two decades. Hardin received […]

Sumit Kundu: Building new international bridges in academia and business.

Sumit Kundu: Building new international bridges in academia and business.

As a young man in his native India, Sumit Kundu faced the challenges of pursuing scholarship in a developing country, including scarce resources and slow (or no) Internet. With academics as his passion, his doctoral studies took him to the Rutgers University in U.S. and career opportunities Florida International University’s College of Business. He discovered […]

FIU Business partners with UIBE in China for academic collaboration and graduate programs.

FIU Business partners with UIBE in China for academic collaboration and graduate programs.

FIU Business has entered into an academic partnership with the University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) in Beijing for graduate dual-degree programs in finance and international business. The agreement lays the groundwork for a network of academic and professional alliances that will reach from Miami to one of China’s leading business schools. “This is the […]

FIU Business welcomes CUIBE, AACSB leaders for dialogue on next steps in business education.

FIU Business welcomes CUIBE, AACSB leaders for dialogue on next steps in business education.

When leaders in international business education meet, the promise of progress is in the air. Ideas are exchanged, best practices are advanced, and students throughout the world stand to benefit. FIU Business facilitated such a gathering of leaders and members of two prominent academic organizations: AACSB, the international accreditation agency for business schools, and CUIBE, […]