The Department of Finance will educate and train students and/or prospective managers in the theories and practices associated with the ownership and management of financial assets, the financial management of non-financial, and financial firms, and the creation of investment strategies that include all asset classes. Instruction will be at the undergraduate and graduate levels and will include doctoral education.
The department will produce research that contributes to the body of knowledge in finance. Concurrently, the finance department will support the programmatic needs of the college and the university and the educational needs of the community.
Three College of Business alumnae are among Fortune magazine’s 50 Most Powerful Latinas of 2017. They join three other FIU graduates and members of the FIU community on the ranking, which highlights Latinas’ growing presence in corporate America. The list, compiled by The Association of Latino Professionals for America, includes female executives running Fortune 500 companies or […]
You almost couldn’t stand still, even if you wanted to. Because Zumba creator himself, Beto Perez, was on the FIU campus, leading a class in an epic workout. The club version of Donna Summer disco hit “Hot Stuff” flowed through the speakers at Florida International University’s Wellness and Recreation Center on the Modesto A. Maidique […]
Man Ko, a College of Business student who expects to graduate in December with a double major in Accounting and MIS, is looking for a good job with growth potential. When he made plans to attend the Ahead of the Game Accounting and Business Expo, the career fair for Florida International University’s Accounting, Finance and […]
In the corporate world, it’s clear: the MBA pays off, in higher average salaries and stronger career potential. Yet the MBA can also be an asset for entrepreneurship. Some of the most notable entrepreneurs in the world – from Michael Bloomberg and Elon Musk to Phil Knight and Scott McNealy – also earned an MBA […]
Two high-profile College of Business graduates returned to FIU, sharing the importance of passion, determination and emotional intelligence–must-haves to stay ahead of the curve in the business world–with sales and marketing students. Michael Kappitt (BAAC ’92), president of Carrabba’s Italian Grill, and Eric Maldonado (BBA ’86), managing director of sales at information and analysis firm […]
Joanne Li has been appointed dean of FIU’s College of Business. She comes to FIU with a distinguished record in academia, most recently serving as dean and professor of finance at the Raj Soin School of Business at Wright State University, a position she has held since 2012. Li will take the reins of the […]
Florida International University (FIU) real estate students are often so caught up with classes and jobs that pondering the many career options within their industry often ends up on the back burner. But that changed at an event last fall, when professionals from nearly every nook and cranny of the real estate sector braved a […]
School of Accounting Clinical Associate Professor Kenneth R. Henry has been named chair of the newly formed Global Education Forum of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. The Education Global Forum will be added to the group’s Global Forums line-up starting February 2017, with participants debating and addressing key issues in global accounting education. Department […]
By Jerry Haar and John Price After three years of economic decline that depleted Latin America’s GDP of $1.7 trillion, depleting the region appears poised for a rebound in 2017. Economic hardship and a surge of civic consciousness have convinced millions of South American voters to reject populism and the record levels of corruption realized […]
Mariana Diez and her husband have opened Juicense, a juice bar that serves cold-pressed juices, organic smoothies and health food in Miami’s Coconut Grove, an ideal location for health-conscious consumers. Inside the white, well-lit juice bar hang three dreamcatchers, and her business logo also portrays a dreamcatcher. Indeed, Diez’s business dream has come true. “I […]