discusses distance education with Deanne Butchey, Assistant Dean, FIU College of Business Administration.

Deanne Butchey, Assistant Dean at Florida International University, joins us today to discuss distance education. Tell us about the distance learning programs offered at Florida International University. Florida International University offers a number of degree programs for which a student can receive an entire degree online. FIU Online offers online courses, certificates, undergraduate degrees, graduate […]

A new lease on life insurance.

Seniors who need cash in the midst of the recession may want to consider selling their life insurance policies, some financial advisors say. “Your life insurance policy could be your financial lifesaver,“ said Susan Bruno of Beacon Wealth in Connecticut. Bruno, a certified financial planner and accountant, wrote about the sales, called life settlements, for […]

Schools offer new entrepreneurial classes.

From graduate programs to walk-in advice and quick bootcamps, South Florida colleges offer training to those who want to start their own business. Florida International University, one of eight Kauffman Foundation centers around the country, has been emphasizing entrepreneurship since 2004, when the university received a $3 million grant from the foundation to create programs […]

Strategic use of social media levels playing field cost-effectively.

Business schools with significant resources—such as full-time public relations personnel—can cultivate relationships with reporters in the hopes of gaining coveted press coverage. Now, thanks to social media outlets such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, a whole new group of players can be pro-active and get their message out in a very cost-effective way. Case in […]