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College of Business gathers experts to offer guidance to small- and mid-sized businesses.
Small- and mid-sized business owners were urged to look for disruptive innovations and pursue them at a seminar at FIU for small businesses seeking guidance on new trends and factors that can help them achieve ...
College of Business showcases its presence in FIU’s new Miramar campus.
The College of Business has taken a commanding presence at FIU’s recently inaugurated academic center in Miramar. Programs already underway include accounting, financial management, international business, a professional MBA, and a healthcare MBA. A joint FIU-Broward ...
College of Business alumnus talks creative marketing, consumer intelligence and branding success.
Delivering the right message at the right time to consumers has always been a challenge for marketers. Add to that a fast-changing media landscape and increased reliance on social media and the battle becomes even ...
High school seniors get a first-hand look at FIU’s College of Business.
Fifty students from the Academy of Business and Finance at Coral Reef Senior High School, most of them in the midst of planning a career entrance strategy, participated in last Friday’s Senior College Day. The one-day ...
FIU students connect with recruiters and executives at fall career fair.
Companies are thinking outside the box when it comes to recruiting prospective interns and employees. It’s no longer about a booth and one or two local representatives. FIU’s fall career fair showcased some of those ...
State Farm Financial Literacy Lab Weekly Market Wrap Up, September 29, 2014
Key News: After Alibaba’s shares leaped 38 percent on their first day of trading on Friday A decrease in investor purchases prompted an unexpected decline in sales of U.S. existing homes in August, indicating the housing rebound ...
At Resumania, College Of Business students gain an edge in the job hunt.
Looking to impress a potential employer? A recruiter? Better make it quick–a few seconds is all you have. A good resume can open new doors; a bad one is likely to be tossed into that infamous ...
Delivering Results: Retired P&G executive Jorge Montoya kicks off 2014-5 Leadership Lectures on October 7.
In real estate, they say the only thing that matters is location, location, location. Jorge P. Montoya, with enormous retail leadership success behind him, says only one thing counts in proving your effective leadership skills. “You have ...
Mentors offer FIU Business students practical knowledge.
The college experience demands many transitions, moments where students need guidance and practical knowledge to achieve their ultimate goal – a college degree that will form their professional career. That’s where the College of Business’ ...
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Entrepreneurs in Tech Speaker Series
FIU Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center in partnership with ALPFA FIU Tech Group host the Entrepreneurs in Tech Speaker Series Join us for an evening of networking and an engaging discussion on entrepreneurship in Miami's growing tech scene. Featured Speaker: Joanna Schwartz CEO EarlyShares
Conducting Yourself in a Business Setting Workshop for Business Students
This workshop will prepare individuals to make a good first impression and clarify behavioral expectations in a business setting. RSVP is Required
Matching Skills to Careers for Business Students
Need help figuring out career options? Understanding the skills you want to use at work and in your classes is essential! Gathering and understanding information about yourself is the first step in finding work you will enjoy. Using a fun card sort activity attendees will have the opportunity to narrow down and clarify their career options. Registration is required. **Space is limited to 10**
Miami Open Coffee Club
The Miami Open Coffee Club - a collaboration between FIU Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center and MapYourStartup.co - In an effort to bring more high-level mentoring discussions to the entire community, the MOCC team is doing new “fire-side” chats with well-known local entrepreneurs and subject matter experts ready to provide immediate, unscripted advice - all in front of a live studio audience. The first meetup with this new format will take place on October 30, 2014 and will feature Xavier Crossard of Plarity and Charles Irizarry from Rokk3r Labs. FIU Downtown on Brickell 1101 Brickell Avenue 10th Floor, South Tower Miami, FL 33131
Salary Negotiation Workshop for Business Students
Learn how to handle the process of negotiation regarding salary, benefits, and all other things involved with being offered a new position. RSVP is required
Lunch & Learn Workshop: HR and the Growing Business
HR and the Growing Business Presenter: Janette Tarafa, PHR, GPHR Founder & President Inspire HR, Inc. Learning Objectives: -Discover the roles and responsibilities of HR in a growing organization, including: federal, state and local laws, alignment with strategic planning, and moving from founder to CEO. -Learn how to define and implement your company culture and use it to build an employment brand. -Create a comprehensive and competitive plan to identify, retain and develop top talent to spur your company's growth. -Explore HR considerations of going global, whether you're already an international company or aspiring to achieve international expansion. Description: Have you established your company's strategic plan and are now in need of the right team to take you there? Learn best practices in a time of rapid growth and leave the workshop with a competitive HR strategy to take your growing business to the next level. Discover legal considerations, how to define company culture; recruiting, training and managing talent, and the HR considerations of going global. Our Entrepreneurship Workshop “Lunch & Learn” sessions will be held at FIU Downtown on Brickell on the schedule dates below from 12:00pm to 2:00pm. (Lunch is provided at 11:30am). FIU Downtown on Brickell 1101 Brickell Avenue Miami, Florida 33131 Registration for the full Entrepreneurship Workshop Lunch and Learn Sessions will allow access to all five (5) workshop sessions and an opportunity to pitch at the Shark Tank hosted on Friday, November 21st. Register for all 5 workshop sessions at a discount of $150.00/registrant. (Package discount of $30 per session).
Miami Leadership Dialogue- Alberto Carvalho
Alberto M. Carvalho, Superintendent of Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) Alberto Carvalho has served as Superintendent of Miami-Dade County Public Schools, the nation's fourth largest school system, since September 2008. He is a nationally recognized expert on education transformation and finance who has successfully elevated his district's academic profile and streamlined its business operations and financial systems. A versatile leader, Carvalho has served as President of the Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents, has been selected as Florida's 2014 Superintendent of the Year, as well as the 2014 National Superintendent of the Year and was recently named by Scholastic Administrator as one of “The Fantastic Five” educators making a difference in America. Mr. Carvalho has been awarded of a number of honorary degrees including a Doctor of Public Service by Florida International University; Doctor of Humane Letters by both Barry University and Florida Memorial University; and a Doctor of Pedagogy, Honoris Causa from Nova Southeastern University. He has been honored by the President of Portugal with the “Ordem de Merito Civil” and by Mexico with the “Othli Award,” the highest award for a civilian living outside of Mexico. Mr. Carvalho has been featured on CNN, NBC, and ABC and in publications such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, District Administration Magazine, and The Christian Science Monitor. Register online now to reserve your seat, places fill quickly. For more details please visit lead.fiu.edu
Entrepreneurs' "How To" Webinar Series: Deliver a Winning VC Pitch
Deliver a Winning VC Pitch Speaker(s): Ricardo Weisz Investor, Northvest Board Member, Miami Innovation Fund and David Suarez Founder and Lead Facilitator Interactive Training Solutions, LLC Description: This session will introduce the content, presentation style and structure of delivering a successful venture capital pitch. Take Aways: Familiarize yourself with structure of a VC pitch presentation. Discover the do's and don'ts of a successful pitch. Learn how to engage your audience with a captivating VC presentation. Gather the skills to convey your message to investors.
Power Wishing® Workshop
POWER WISHING® Power Wishing offers powerful formulas that support you to clarify what it is you truly desire and enables you to language your aspirations through the creation of wishes that manifest with ease. Using these effective techniques, you will use language and the power of your imagination to create unified results between your dreams and your everyday life experience. In partnership with FIU's Entrepreneurship Program, Anne Louise Carricarte will be presenting a very special POWER WISHING seminar and book launch celebration on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm. $25 Registration - Receive a signed copy of POWER WISHING FIU Downtown on Brickell 1101 Brickell Avenue, Suite 201 - South Tower Miami, FL 33131 For more information and to register, please visit: http://powerwishing.com/workshops/
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.