A collective goal motivated Master of International Business (MIB) students in the College of Business Administration’s Chapman Graduate School: to apply their skills in both a business and social context to help communities nearby and around the world. Their passion and commitment fueled the launch of Graduates Reaching Out Worldwide, or GROW. “Through GROW, we […]
College students experience Europe: east and west.
As students in a college known for its excellence in international business, many undergraduates and graduates take advantage of the opportunities the business school offers for well-planned, information-rich trips across the globe. In March, 2007, a group of undergraduates went to Paris in a study-abroad program, the logistics of which the Center for International Business […]
Dual Degree program signs official agreement with University of Puerto Rico.
Through the Dual Degree program offered by the Chapman Graduate School, students obtain an MBA from their home universities and a Master of International Business (MIB) from Florida International University in considerably less time than it would take if they pursued the two degrees sequentially. The Global Dual Degree Network includes 24 institutional members from […]
Burger King Corporation gives MIB students a taste of international corporate concerns.
The King, Burger King Corporation’s brand icon As the College of Business Administration forges deeper relationships with the business community, one of the most productive is the one with Burger King Corporation (BKC). Through internships offered by the company, the participation of BKC executives on college advisory boards and panels, Alumni Days, and other efforts, […]
NSHMBA conference makes impact on attendees…and vice versa.
Opening day at NSHMBA Conference and Career Expo When Anand Shah, a student in the Executive MBA (EMBA) program in the college’s Chapman School, was offered a full scholarship to attend the 16th Annual Conference and Career Expo of the National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) in 2005, he declined. Instead, he spent the next […]
Former president of Peru challenges audience to address poverty.
“I visited Peru the day that Alejandro Toledo assumed the presidency in 2001,” said Victoria Kenny (MA ’06), coordinator, USAID Farmer-to-Farmer Program for the College of Business Administration. “I remember seeing his picture on that day, dressed in indigenous clothing. It made an impression on me, as did the poverty I saw around me in […]
Graduate students help international company mine for new market opportunities.
Tomislav Mandakovic, Associate Dean, Chapman Graduate School For more than eighty years, Caterpillar, Inc., has been building the world’s infrastructure. Today, in partnership with its worldwide dealer network, Caterpillar is driving positive and sustainable change on every continent. The company is recognized as a technology leader and as the leading manufacturer of construction and mining […]
Beijing provides dramatic backdrop to program coordinated by college’s faculty member.
Mary Ann Von Glinow addresses AIB delegates. When Mary Ann Von Glinow, professor, Management and International Business Department in the college and director of Florida International University’s Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), stood on the stage of the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, it was the culmination of months […]
Visits with Chinese academic leaders lay foundation for future partnership.
Beginning a year ago, a number of visits between officials of Qingdao University, a major Chinese institution, and the Alvah H. Chapman Graduate School of Business began to establish the framework for a possible Dual Degree partnership. The Dual Degree program, which currently has 21 institutional partners, provides a way for students to earn an […]
Chapman School expands its focus on China.
José de la Torre, dean of the Chapman Graduate School of Business at Florida International University, recently returned from a six-day trip to China where he met with officials from several business schools to discuss possible joint programs. Preliminary proposals with the Graduate School of Business at Nankai University, located in Tianjin, and the International […]