Over two decades before COVID-19 created a tsunami of demand for remote classes, FIU Business began its venture into distance learning. In 1999, a pilot program of 10 classes was developed to meet the needs of a growing audience of working professionals who could not access traditional in-person learning. The goal: open educational opportunities to […]
Women alumni talk about advantages of the FIU MBA.
Women executives — all Florida International University MBA alumni — shared their insights and experience at a panel discussion July 7, which took place at FIU Downtown on Brickell. “The discussion touched on community and empowerment, and the awareness of where that can take ambitious people,” said Ashley Capó, recruitment manager, professional and executive MBA programs […]
Melanie Garcia, Latin GRAMMY exec and FIU alumna, talks the PMBA advantage
Melanie Garcia didn’t sugarcoat things. The hardest part of the Professional MBA program at FIU, she said, was balancing work, school and personal time. “I would go to school all day Saturday, and I had a full-time job,” she recalled. But that hard work paid off. Garcia, now senior manager of business development at the […]
Sony Music industry executive highlights a changing landscape and self-awareness gained from FIU’s Professional MBA.
When the digital revolution dealt a strong blow to the music industry, forcing labels to change revenue streams, corporate structure and growth strategy, executives too had to rethink their roles and become experts in a new business model. “We’ve been faced with transformation challenges crucial to maintain our profitability and market share,” said Herb Payan, […]
College of Business showcases its presence in FIU’s new Miramar center.
The College of Business has taken a commanding presence at FIU’s recently inaugurated academic center in Miramar. Programs already underway include accounting, financial management, international business, a professional MBA, and a healthcare MBA. A joint FIU-Broward College facility, FIU at I-75 is located at 1930 S.W. 145 Ave. and will hold its open house on […]
FIU Business graduates first Downtown Professional MBA Flex class.
August, 2013 marked the first graduating class of the Professional MBA Flex program of Florida International University’s (FIU) College of Business. Thirty-three students were in this hallmark class for summer commencement; 12 additional students in the same cohort are completing their final courses for the degree. This inaugural class began their studies in August, 2011. […]
College of Business honors its own at awards event.
On November 27, 2012, faculty members of the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU) were recognized for their teaching excellence, their research contributions and their dedication to service. The annual Faculty Awards Reception holds special significance for faculty members because it is the students who select the recipients of the teaching awards—an expression […]
Summer Commencement characterized by happiness and poignancy.
More than 1,000 students in the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU) graduated in Summer Commencement ceremonies on Tuesday, August 14, 2012. In the morning, 523 business students received their bachelor’s degrees; 511 graduate students, three of them new PhDs, graduated in the afternoon. Among the many special moments: FIU President Mark B. […]
FIU Downtown on Brickell grows with student demand, new College of Business Administration programs.
Downtown on Brickell is the place to be. That’s the word from an incoming wave of businesses, restaurants and residents—and now, students at Florida International University (FIU). FIU’s Downtown on Brickell programs proved so popular that after less than a year, the university’s space will double. The added square footage will accommodate more students and […]
Downtime downtown: Students enjoy Graduate Student Appreciation Week at FIU Downtown on Brickell.
Work. Home. Life. And school. It’s more than fair to say that graduate students in the College of Business Administration are always juggling to keep a lot of demanding balls in the air. That’s why the students welcomed a relaxing change of pace during Graduate Student Appreciation Week held February 27 through March 1, 2012, […]