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    College of Business awards nearly 1,000 degrees at FIU commencement.

    Nearly 1,000 students in FIU’s College of Business were awarded degrees at Commencement ceremonies on December 15, 2015. President Mark B. Rosenberg welcomed the graduates and their family and friends to two ceremonies at the U.S. ...


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    Alumni share fun, fellowship and festivities at College of Business gathering.

    Alumni, faculty and staff gathered for a lively College of Business Alumni Holiday Reception at Florida International University (FIU) on December 10, 2014. This year the event, held at the Special Events Center, was open ...


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    FIU College of Business delivers donated books to Broadmoor Elementary students.

    Students at Broadmoor Elementary, located in Miami’s West Little River neighborhood, received 615 books donated by students, faculty and staff of FIU’s College of Business through the college’s “Inspire a Child to Read” holiday book ...


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    Female executives share what the future holds for women in management information systems.

    New opportunities are emerging for women who want to work in management information systems, a field that has recently become dominated by men. Sectors including data analytics, security, mobile, and telecommunications are increasingly looking for ...


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    Alumni Notes: October-November 2014

    Janely Garcia (BBA ’09) has been named as a banking officer for TotalBank, where she also serves as lender and relationship manager. Most recently, she was senior credit analyst for Ocean Bank. Michelle Sanchez (BBA ‘13) ...


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    REAAC events give FIU Real Estate alumni and friends unique professional development and networking opportunities.

    Seeing the power of “location, location, location” first-hand gave new insights to participants in the Doral Bus Tour, a recent activity of the Real Estate Alumni Affinity Council (REAAC) of Florida International University (FIU). From mansions ...


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    College of Business program helps established Haitian entrepreneurs “take-off to corporation.”

    Ideas, as the saying goes, are a dime a dozen. But entrepreneurs who have already established a business are truly poised for success. That’s why the Digicel “Entrepreneur of the Year” program, which helps Haitian entrepreneurs, ...


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    Women share how an FIU MBA gave them new insights—and a path to career success.

    From giving up apologizing to taking up golf, the business world can hold many challenges for women–and an MBA can provide a toolkit for turning those challenges into opportunities. That was the message from six Florida ...


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    FIU Hollo School’s Miami River Boat Tour mixes sun, fun, education and real estate.

    As over 100 of her students boarded a boat in Downtown Miami on a sunny day in mid- November, Suzanne Hollander, Florida International University (FIU) College of Business faculty member, prepared them for a different ...


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    Upcoming Events

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    Jan
    15

    Virtual Information Session: Corporate MBA

    This is an event for anyone interested in earning a fully online MBA. Attendees will learn all about the Online Corporate MBA from a real graduate and a professor.


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    Jan
    28

    The Leadership Lecture Series 2015: Entrepreneur and CEO Abe Ng

    Abe Ng is the founder and CEO of Sushi Maki - South Florida's award-winning leader in innovative Japanese cuisine. He is also the Owner/President Manager program at the Harvard Business School. Abe was also recognized as one of the Miami Herald's 2011 20 Under 40 and the South Florida Business Journal's 2010 40 Under 40. Sushi Maki was named as a 2011 Top 100 Minority Business and took home the award for Outstanding Minority Business of the Year, by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce. In 2014, Abe was honored as Ultimate CEO by the South Florida Business Journal. This lecture will be give you the opportunity to meet with a successful business owner and entrepreneur to learn first hand from a professional. Register online now to reserve your seat, places fill quickly. For more details please visit lead.fiu.edu


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    Feb
    07

    Lean Six Sigma, Yellow Belt Certification

    Lean, is a production practice that focuses on activities that will decrease inefficient processes, and consequently costs, while aligning them to an overall growth strategy. Six Sigma, a methodology used to improve business processes through quality-improvement approaches such as, utilizing statistical analysis, concentrates optimal development of product quality and reducing errors. Florida International University is offering the opportunity to join this proven method of industrial enhancement, which has been implemented by all industries. Six Sigma will aid in money savings, hard and soft, increasing customer satisfaction, reducing variation, and defining improvement projects, as its participants come to terms with the give domains in the CSSGB Body of Knowledge. Based on a “Belt System,” Six Sigma offers different levels of expertise, comprised of its own unique set of tools and skills. Yellow Belt training, in Six Sigma, provides its participants with an overall understanding of the basic methods, improvements, and techniques. Being a step up from Green Belt, Yellow Belts sit in the median of foundational knowledge and full realization of Six Sigma processes, being able to monitor and control projects in a more holistic way. Usually, Yellow Belt members will not lead a process on their own; however, they are a part of the core essentials in succession as subject matter members (SME) to meet team expectations, providing support and essential input. Yellow Belts will often be assigned to running smaller processes, using the Plan, Do, Check, Act (PDCA) technique. All efforts of the these members contribute to cost saving, team unity and support, maximum use of labor, reducing in waste, and meaningful assistance in an organization's overall goals.


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    Feb
    11

    The Leadership Lecture Series 2015: Pioneer Barrington Irving

    Barrington Irving, Jr. become the youngest person and only African American ever to fly solo around the world. He built a plane himself, made his historic flight, graduated magna cum laude from an aeronautical science program, and founded a dynamic educational non-profit. Irving founded Experience Aviation, a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering minority youth to pursue careers in aviation. His airplane, the "Inspiration", has been registered to Experience Aviation since 2006. Register online now to reserve your seat, places fill quickly. For more details please visit lead.fiu.edu


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    Mar
    14

    Lean Six Sigma: Green Belt Certification

    Lean, is a production practice that focuses on activities that will decrease inefficient processes, and consequently costs, while aligning them to an overall growth strategy. Six Sigma, a methodology used to improve business processes through quality-improvement approaches such as, utilizing statistical analysis, concentrates optimal development of product quality and reducing errors. Florida International University is offering the opportunity to join this proven method of industrial enhancement, which has been implemented by all industries. Six Sigma will aid in money savings, hard and soft, increasing customer satisfaction, reducing variation, and defining improvement projects, as its participants come to terms with the give domains in the CSSGB Body of Knowledge. Based on a “Belt System,” Six Sigma offers different levels of expertise, comprised of its own unique set of tools and skills. Green Belt training, in Six Sigma, provides its participants with an overall understanding of the basic methods, improvements, and techniques. Being a step up from Yellow Belt, Green Belts sit in the median of fundamental knowledge and full realization of Six Sigma processes, being able to monitor and control projects in a more holistic way. Usually, Green Belt members will not lead a process on their own; however, they are a part of the core essentials in succession as subject matter members (SME) to meet team expectations, providing support and essential input. Green Belts will often be assigned to running smaller processes, using the Plan, Do, Check, Act (PDCA) technique. All efforts of the these members contribute to cost saving, team unity and support, maximum use of labor, reducing in waste, and meaningful assistance in an organization's overall goals.


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    Apr
    14

    Lean Six Sigma: Green Belt Certification

    Lean, is a production practice that focuses on activities that will decrease inefficient processes, and consequently costs, while aligning them to an overall growth strategy. Six Sigma, a methodology used to improve business processes through quality-improvement approaches such as, utilizing statistical analysis, concentrates optimal development of product quality and reducing errors. Florida International University is offering the opportunity to join this proven method of industrial enhancement, which has been implemented by all industries. Six Sigma will aid in money savings, hard and soft, increasing customer satisfaction, reducing variation, and defining improvement projects, as its participants come to terms with the give domains in the CSSGB Body of Knowledge. Based on a “Belt System,” Six Sigma offers different levels of expertise, comprised of its own unique set of tools and skills. Green Belt training, in Six Sigma, provides its participants with an overall understanding of the basic methods, improvements, and techniques. Being a step up from Yellow Belt, Green Belts sit in the median of fundamental knowledge and full realization of Six Sigma processes, being able to monitor and control projects in a more holistic way. Usually, Green Belt members will not lead a process on their own; however, they are a part of the core essentials in succession as subject matter members (SME) to meet team expectations, providing support and essential input. Green Belts will often be assigned to running smaller processes, using the Plan, Do, Check, Act (PDCA) technique. All efforts of the these members contribute to cost saving, team unity and support, maximum use of labor, reducing in waste, and meaningful assistance in an organization's overall goals.


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    Apr
    21

    The Leadership Lecture Series 2015: Author and Professor Dr. Herminia Ibarra

    Professor Ibarra is an expert on professional and leadership development. Her book Working Identity: Unconventional Strategies for Reinventing Your Career (Harvard Business School Press, 2003) documents how people reinvent themselves at work. Her numerous articles are published in leading journals including the Harvard Business Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, and Organization Science. Her research has been profiled in a wide range of media including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times and The Economist. She teaches in a variety of INSEAD programs and consults internationally on talent management, leadership development, and women's careers. A native of Cuba, Professor Ibarra received her M.A. and Ph.D. from Yale University, where she was a National Science Fellow. Dr. Ibarra served on the Harvard Business School faculty for thirteen years and is currently Vice-Chair of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Women's Empowerment and Chairs the Visiting Committee of the Harvard Business School. Thinkers50 ranked Professor Ibarra #9 among the most influential business gurus in the world. Register online now to reserve your seat, places fill quickly. For more details please visit lead.fiu.edu


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