All awards are welcome, but recognition by one’s peers, and for professors, recognition by one’s students, is particularly meaningful. Each year, the dedication of members of the faculty of the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU) gets special attention at the Faculty Awards Luncheon. Held this year on October 20th, the luncheon […]
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FIU faculty members help Norwegian Cruise Line go from “Good to Great.”
Combine the vision of Norwegian Cruise Line CEO Kevin Sheehan; a team of academics in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU); consultants and practitioners who partner with the business school; and Jim Collins’ stimulating book Good to Great and you have the makings of an exciting, effective program to enhance the […]
First graduation takes place for Professional MBA-Panama.
On February 26, 2010, the 28 students in the inaugural Professional MBA in Panama (PMBA-Panama) graduated from the twenty-month, weekend MBA program designed for busy working professionals. Quality Leadership University (QLU) in Panama City offers the program, primarily taught by professors from the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU). Oscar Leon, QLU […]
Faculty gathers to celebrate achievements.
On September 25, 2009, the Faculty Awards Luncheon reinforced that students truly appreciate the efforts that faculty members in the College of Business Administration make on their behalf. Undergraduate and graduate students as well as those from student organizations selected the recipients for a series of highly competitive teaching awards. The event also provided the […]
Department of Management and International Business Several faculty members, along with a recent PhD graduate and a current doctoral student, won awards at the Academy of International Business (AIB) 2009 Annual Meeting held in San Diego, California, from June 27-30, 2009. One came from the Institute of International Business (IIB), which is associated with the […]
Executive MBA students from Jamaica complete Miami residency.
As part of the curriculum of the Executive MBA-Jamaica program (EMBA Jamaica), offered by College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU) and delivered in Kingston at University College of the Caribbean (UCC), students make a required—and enjoyable—trip to Miami. “After being a student for the past nine months, FIU to me now is […]
Commencement draws graduates from Jamaica.
In April 2008, four graduates of the Executive MBA in Jamaica traveled to Miami to participate in the commencement ceremonies. In April 2009, the tradition continued with seven students from that program, and three from the Master of Science in Human Resource Management (MSHRM), donning caps and gowns, and walking as part of the Chapman […]
Skills for Effective Management leaves a lasting impression on participants.
Learning to manage undoubtedly is one of the most challenging and career-boosting skills to master. Whether it be managing one person or many departments, most managers face the tasks of solving problems, handling conflicts, and negotiating with co-workers and vendors—and those are just for starters. But participants in the College of Business Administration’s Executive & […]