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) […]
President Rosenberg welcomes Chapman graduate students at orientation.
He had just moved to Miami from Georgia two weeks earlier to begin studies in the Chapman Graduate School of Business in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU). But in one evening, Dinesh Hasija met faculty members and administrators, received important information, had his first chance to meet classmates—and was welcomed […]
Chinese business woman uses her MIB from FIU to pioneer water treatment business.
Lin Li (MIB ’11) had already been accepted for graduate work at Monash University in Australia when she heard about a partnership between Florida International University (FIU) and Qingdao University, where she had earned two bachelor’s degrees. “The United States is one of the world’s most important economic centers and Miami is a gateway city […]
FIU welcomes largest number of Dual Degree graduate students from around the world.
The Dual Degree International Program at Florida International University (FIU) is on the grow. The innovative idea, which allows international students to receive a degree from FIU’s College of Business Administration while also earning a degree from their home institution—in almost the same time as it would take to earn only one degree—has enjoyed a […]
Alumnus’s business in Istanbul makes for a “Whopper” of a success story.
When planning summer travel, members of the Florida International University (FIU) community should know they can have a free hamburger in Istanbul. “For FIU people, burgers are on me,” Oguz Aklar (MIB ’02) said. Aklar owns a Burger King franchise, located in the historic district of Uskudar in Istanbul, Turkey. With a master’s degree from […]
Dual degree students from China welcomed by FIU President Rosenberg.
Recently, Lulu Dong, a dual degree graduate student from China, was walking across campus at Florida International University (FIU) and President Mark B. Rosenberg came over to say hello. “We had a short but very nice talk,” Dong said. “He asked about my courses. He is very kind.” Rosenberg recognized Dong because she was among […]
New MIB students learn about the program, themselves and each other during residency.
Over the course of an information-packed two days, the 49 newest students in the Master of International Business (MIB) at Florida International University (FIU) got introduced to each other, heard “practical and useful lectures,” according to Moying Xing, who took graduate business courses at Tianjin Foreign Studies University and is one of 21 students in […]
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 […]
Dual Degree program yields multiple benefits for recent grad.
Having earned his undergraduate degree in finance from the College of Business Administration, moving on to graduate school seemed a likely next step for Marco Lavalle (MIB ’10, BBA ’06). But in his case, the journey took two paths—earning Lavalle both a Master of International Business (MIB) degree from the Chapman Graduate School and an […]