Master of Finance program Wins CFA affiliation, with 15 Scholarships

Master of Finance program Wins CFA affiliation, with 15 Scholarships

Joining only 146 participating institutions nationally and 331 worldwide, FIU’s Master of Science in Finance program has earned the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst Program affiliate. “It brings a lot of prestige,” said Mark Del Pezzo, a finance and investments instructor in FIU’s Business College and CFA charterholder for over 20 years, who is the […]

FIU experts use hurricane loss model to estimate damages caused by Hurricane Irma at $19 billion

FIU experts use hurricane loss model to estimate damages caused by Hurricane Irma at $19 billion

Florida homeowners will bear the brunt of the wind-related costs A team of researchers headed by FIU College of Business professor Shahid Hamid, using the Florida Public Hurricane Loss Model, estimates that Hurricane Irma caused $19.4 billion in wind-related losses to Florida residents alone. The data doesn’t cover flood losses. Of that total, $6.3 billion […]

Shahid Hamid and his windstorm model recertified by state.

Shahid Hamid and his windstorm model recertified by state.

Understanding the financial and insurance impact of the destructive power of hurricane on buildings and their insurers is the rare specialty of Professor Shahid S. Hamid. He not only chairs the Department of Finance in FIU’s College of Business, but is also director of the Laboratory for Insurance, Financial and Economic Research, located in the […]

Opportunity in the field: panelists talk to FIU Business students about finance careers and the CFA.

Opportunity in the field: panelists talk to FIU Business students about finance careers and the CFA.

For many young business professionals, deciding to sit for the all-encompassing Chartered Financial Analyst exam may seem like volunteering to wrestle a bear. Still, as panelists from the CFA Society Miami explained to a room filled with Florida International University (FIU) College of Business students, the test yields a top-notch credential while reinforcing knowledge acquired […]

Faculty notes

Faculty Notes: September 2015

Department of Marketing Ronald Mesia, instructor and director of the Ryder Center for Supply Chain Management, and Anthony D. Miyazaki, chair and professor, were quoted in an article entitled “Rise of Logistics Technology – Florida International University” by Eric Williams and Robert Christensen, which appeared in the Summer 2015 edition of Cargo Focus, the official […]

Faculty Notes: May-June 2015

School of Accounting Kenneth Henry (PhD Business Administration ’08, MAAC ’94), clinical associate professor, was the subject of an article entitled “The Virtual Professor” which appeared in a 2015 special supplement of Accounting and Business, a magazine from the ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants). Miriam Weismann, clinical professor and academic director of the Healthcare […]

Faculty Notes: November 2013

School of Accounting Manny Pravia (MST ’92), adjunct, presented a two-hour seminar on “U.S. International Tax Concepts” to the Valle del Cauca Chapter of the Asociación Nacional de Empresarios (ANDI) in Cali, Colombia on November 15, 2013. Department of Decision Sciences and Management Systems Monica Chiarini Tremblay, Debra VanderMeer and Gloria Deckard, associate professors, presented […]

Faculty Notes: April 2013

An article titled “Executive Education,” written by David R. Klock, dean, appeared in the April 2013 issue of Brickell Magazine. School of Accounting Manny Pravia (MST ’92), adjunct, presented a Federal tax update at the Florida Institute of CPAs’  “CPAs in Industry Conference” held in Fort Lauderdale. The presentation, which took place on March 21, […]

College of Business honors its own at awards event.

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 […]