Sumit Kundu: Building new international bridges in academia and business.

Sumit Kundu: Building new international bridges in academia and business.

As a young man in his native India, Sumit Kundu faced the challenges of pursuing scholarship in a developing country, including scarce resources and slow (or no) Internet. With academics as his passion, his doctoral studies took him to the Rutgers University in U.S. and career opportunities Florida International University’s College of Business. He discovered […]

FIU Business partners with UIBE in China for academic collaboration and graduate programs.

FIU Business partners with UIBE in China for academic collaboration and graduate programs.

FIU Business has entered into an academic partnership with the University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) in Beijing for graduate dual-degree programs in finance and international business. The agreement lays the groundwork for a network of academic and professional alliances that will reach from Miami to one of China’s leading business schools. “This is the […]

FIU Business shapes new strategy for International Business and Management Departments.

FIU Business shapes new strategy for International Business and Management Departments.

To foster the ongoing achievement of its internationally-recognized faculty and programs, FIU Business will reorganize the Department of Management and International Business (MIB) into two independent units, with International Business and Strategy faculty in one department and Human Resources Management and Organizational Behavior faculty in the other. Dean Joanne Li announced the decision after reviewing […]

AIB-LAT conference focuses on “Multilatinas.”

As international companies are establishing more of a presence in Latin America, Latin American companies, especially family-owned and start-up enterprises, are expanding globally as well. These expanding companies, known as “multilatinas,” were the focus of the AIB-LAT (Academy of International Business-Latin American Chapter) conference held January 22-24, 2015 in Santiago, Chile. The “Internationalization of Family […]

Sumit Kundu, elected to AIB Board, outlines plans for his term in office.

Sumit Kundu, professor in the Department of Management and International Business at Florida International University (FIU), has been elected as vice president for Administration for the Executive Board of the Academy of International Business (AIB). He will serve three years. Kundu, who is also the James K. Batten Eminent Scholar Chair in International Business in […]

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 […]

Faculty Notes: January 2012

Department of Decision Sciences and Information Systems An article titled “Health Informatics: Critical to Healthcare’s Success” by Nancy Borkowski, clinical associate professor and director of graduate health management programs, was published in the South Florida Hospital News and Healthcare Reporter in January 2012. The article highlighted the College of Business Administration’s new degree—the Master of […]