National Society of Hispanic MBAs conference urges attendees to “Think Ahead. Move Forward.”

The weather in Minnesota was decidedly chilly in early October, but for the Florida International University (FIU) contingent attending the National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) Conference and Career Expo in Minneapolis, the atmosphere was anything but cold. More than a dozen students and alumni pursued hot job leads and participated in warm networking events […]

Case competition benefits Disney and College of Business Administration team.

Say “Disney” and listeners might recall their childhood absorption in cartoons, or agitating for a trip to Disney World or Disneyland. However, for five members of the College of Business Administration’s Professional MBA (PMBA) program, the word meant something far more serious. Over an intense weekend, they had to devise strategic business recommendations for Walt […]

College launches popular graduate programs in Mexico and Panama.

Combine solid economies in countries with strong U.S. ties, proven graduate programs offered by the College of Business Administration, and the college’s commitment to sharing the expertise of its faculty to benefit students globally, and you have the foundation for the expansion of the Master of Accounting (MACC) to Mexico and the Professional MBA (PMBA) […]

College of Business Administration comes on strong at NSHMBA conference.

Martin Fernandez, Tatiana Lopez, Ruben Salazar, and Mahendran Jawaharial compete at NSHMBA. From its booth alongside partner Bank of America (BOA) to its co-sponsored breakfast with BOA attended by several hundred registrants to the sterling performance of a team of four Professional MBA (PMBA) students invited to compete in a case competition, the College of […]

Students take the art of negotiation from the classroom to the business world.

Kimberly Taylor One’s ability to negotiate effectively with co-workers, superiors, and subordinates is taking on an increasingly important role in today’s global workplace. According to Kimberly Taylor, associate professor in the college’s Department of Marketing, people need to use active listening techniques, adopt effective question techniques, interpret non-verbal communication accurately, employ collaborative communication, and think […]

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 […]

Victorious case competition participants showed thirst for success.

The college’s self-named “Dream Team” holds their trophy—from left, Blas Elias, Ruben Salazar, Martin Fernández, Tatiana Lopez, and Mahendran K. Jawaharlal Teams competing in the Intercollegiate Case Competition hosted by the University of South Florida spent an intense 24 hours analyzing a case from an actual company and presenting recommendations to a panel of judges […]

Second offering of Professional MBA achieves capacity enrollment.

Luis A. Franceschi has three words for the Chapman Graduate School’s Professional MBA, which he recently began as a member of the second class: “Super, super, super.”As vice president of sales for the family-owned Simco Recycling Corporation, he has a secure career, yet wanted a graduate degree should he ever return to his native Venezuela. […]