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 […]
MSMIS helps graduates land promotions, new jobs.
While increasing knowledge and skills are fundamental goals of advanced degrees, oh, what a wonderful feeling when a degree helps land a sweet promotion or a great new job. Recent graduates of the Chapman Graduate School in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU) shared their success stories, made possible with their […]
MSMIS students create public health dashboards.
When Monica Chiarini Tremblay gave an assignment this spring to her health informatics class in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU), her instructions were vague—on purpose. The students, all working on a Master of Science in Management Information Systems (MSMIS), were given current nationwide health rankings and told to develop a […]
Graduate students learn how to convert raw data into meaningful health information.
With the availability of raw health data growing at phenomenal rates, one enormous challenge is disseminating statistics so people can actually use the information. Last fall, graduate students in a course focused on health informatics, working on their Master of Science in Management Information Systems (MSMIS) in the College of Business Administration at Florida International […]
CIO Lunch and Learn illuminates the impact of agile development.
Whether through hands on projects or special events, the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU) makes sure students see the real-world implications and application of what they learn in class. Recently, a number of those studying agile development in their graduate Master of Science in Management Information Systems (MSMIS) program saw how […]
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 […]
“Be the Boss Challenge” nets winner an iPad, spreads word about FIU’s MBA offerings.
“If only I were the boss . . .” That’s a fantasy most employees have at some point in their careers. But for the competitors in the “Be the Boss Challenge” run by the Chapman Graduate School at Florida International University(FIU), those musings translated into the opportunity to win an Apple iPad 16G (Wi-fi). Pitted […]
iVentures: Power of a chance encounter
Have you ever had a chance encounter that turned into a pivotal move for your business? Maybe it was a quick chat at a party that didn’t seem to mean anything at the time—but months later, held out amazing possibilities. How did you decide to let it drop or follow it up? In the spring […]
Fall Commencement helps close 2009 on upbeat note.
For students and their families and friends, there’s no more exciting event than when all the hard work, dedication and sometimes considerable sacrifice is recognized in the form of a college commencement. That was true for the more than 5,500 students who graduated from Florida International University (FIU) on December 14 and 15, 2009. Among […]
Distinguished CIO Lunch and Learn addresses emerging issues in health care IT.
Health care IT continues to command attention in the national debate on health care reform as legislators evaluate how its broader use can curb costs and reduce errors. A recent “Distinguished CIO Lunch and Learn, titled “Health Care Information Systems: Challenges and Cures,” hosted by the Master of Science in Management Information Systems (MSMIS) program […]