Creative problem-solving has been a hallmark of William Putnam’s career. As an international corporate executive and leader, he spent time in Miami, where he received his Executive MBA from Florida International University in 2016. There, he met fellow students who were innovative, international and entrepreneurial in their thinking. A year later, faced with a challenging […]
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Sponsoring companies spark competition, camaraderie at 2016 Chapman Cup.
For the past 15 years, Excel spreadsheets and PowerPoint slides have been the tools of a life-changing annual competition at FIU’s Chapman Graduate School of Business. Dozens of the school’s most ambitious graduate students take on the case competition, recently branded as the Chapman Cup Challenge. Students organize into teams of consultants, learning business analysis […]
Unique Executive MBA readies FIU students for international leadership.
Kerstin Sachl’s BA in languages and extensive public relations expertise helped take the German native to scores of countries as the top in-house PR executive at Porsche Latin America and Bentley Motors Europe. Still, her trip to South Africa, part of the Executive MBA program at FIU’s College of Business, brought her a brand new […]
Cementos Argos employees visit FIU’s College of Business for marketing and networking.
Challenged with developing a savvy marketing strategy amidst the growing importance of digital media, Colombia’s ME School turned to FIU’s College of Business to offer multinational Cementos Argos’ employees an inside look at the digital marketplace. The five-day “Argos Digital Marketing Excellence Program” was designed by the College of Business’ Executive and Professional Education (EPE) […]
Executives, adding “MBA” to long list of accomplishments, take time to celebrate.
The setting was elegant and the congratulations were hearty as the latest class to be graduated from the Executive MBA program at Florida International University (FIU) gathered to celebrate. Members from this class of 23 elite executives and their guests enjoyed a Graduation Gala at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, Florida, on July 17, […]
Faculty Notes: May 2013
Department of Decision Sciences and Information Systems An article titled “The Future of Nursing—Leadership” by Neera Bhansali, visiting clinical assistant professor, appeared in the May issue of Hospital News and Healthcare Report. Joyce J. Elam, professor and James L. Knight Eminent Scholar Chair in Management Information Systems, was featured in an article titled “Women on […]
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: September 2012
School of Accounting Wendy Gelman, senior instructor, received a Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching at the Faculty Convocation on September 27, 2012. Department of Decision Sciences and Information Systems Nancy Borkowski, clinical associate professor, and Barbara Perez-Deppman, College of Nursing and Health Sciences adjunct, co-authored the article, “Healthcare managers need to be collaborative leaders […]
Supply chain managers gain Latin American expertise at FIU conference.
With so many global economic and political uncertainties coming into play in the course of doing business, supply chain managers face an increasingly challenging environment. At the 2012 Inter-American Supply Chain Forum, held at Florida International University (FIU) last month, participants learned valuable information about overcoming these obstacles and achieving success. “Supply Chain Management Analytics: […]
Green Supply Chain Forum shows how sustainable supply chain management is a great idea—in more ways than one.
Sustainable supply chain management has emerged as a strategic weapon for companies for decreasing costs and adding value to operations while protecting the environment. For the fourth year, the Green Supply Chain Forum at Florida International University (FIU) offered a close look at innovative practices. Key representatives from businesses and industries in South Florida attended […]