Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER)About Us

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In the Media

FIU CIBER Advisory Council

Dr. Joyce Elam
Dean Emerita, College of Business

Dr. Sumit Kundu
Assoc. Dean, International Programs & Professor and James K. Batten Eminent Scholar Chair

Dr. Joanne Li
Dean of College of Business

Dr. Modesto A. Maidique
President Emeritus & Professor

Dr. William Newburry
Chair, Department of Management & IB & Professor

Ms. Jaqueline Sosa
Regional Director, SBDC

Dr. Jose de la Torre
Professor and J.K. Batten Chair in Strategy (Emeritus)

Dr. Mary Ann Von Glinow
CIBER Director, Knight Ridder Eminent Scholar Chair in International Management

Dr. Pascale Becel
Chair, Department of Modern Languages, FIU

Dr. Frank Mora
Director, Latin American and Caribbean Center (LACC)

Dr. John Stack
Professor and Founding Dean, Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs, FIU

Dr. Maida Watson
Professor of Spanish, Department of Modern Languages, FIU

Representatives of Other Academic Institutions

Dr. Marjorie Lyles
Incoming AIB President

Dr. David Moore
Dean, International Education, Broward College

Ms. Sonia Verdu
Professor, Law School, Universidad del Istmo

Maribel Diz
Vice President, Visa, Inc.

Maria Drew
President, HR Strategist Group

Manny Mencia
Sr. Vice President, In'tl Trade Division, Enterprise, Florida, Inc.

Edgardo Pappacena
CEO, Cani Investments

Gary Spulak
President, Embraer Aircraft Holdings

Rossana Tabares
Organizational Effectiveness Consultant, Talent Strategies

List of planned programs and offerings

Competitive Preference Priority 1: Collaboration with a Professional Association or Business- Activities that propose to collaborate with one or more professional associations and/or businesses on activities designed to expand employment opportunities for international business students, such as internships and work-study opportunities.

Mandatory Activity "D": Collaborative programs, activities, or research involving other institutions of higher education, local educational agencies, professional associations, businesses, firms or combinations to promote the development of international skills, awareness, and expertise among current and prospective members of the business community.

  • BizPass Program
  • Global Citizen Work Preparedness Program
  • BMI International Scholarship Program
  • Student Global Career Development Internship Program
  • Study Abroad Scholarships Program
  • CLADEA Student Sponsorship
  • NASBITE Membership
  • International Business Seminar Series
  • GMCC Trade Mission and Consular Collaboration
  • Business Inside Speaker Series
  • CIBER-DEC Initiative
  • FIU Business Mentor Program
  • CMS Services
  • Global Bilingual Sales Lab
  • Industry Nights
  • The Honors in International Business Program
  • Masters of International Business
  • International MBA
  • International Study Options and Faculty-Led Study Abroad

Competitive Preference Priority 2: Collaboration with Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs) or Community Colleges - significant and sustained collaborative activities designed to incorporate international, intercultural, or global dimensions into the business curriculum of the MSI(s) and/or community college(s)

Mandatory Activity "A": Interdisciplinary programs, which incorporate foreign language and international studies training into business, finance, management, communications systems and other professional curricula.

Mandatory Activity "B": Interdisciplinary programs which provide business, finance, management, communication systems, and other professional training for foreign language and international studies faculty and advanced degree candidates

  • Study Abroad Curriculum Integration Study
  • Broward College Collaborations
  • SIPA Collaborations
  • Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) Initiatives
  • Connecting Countries Program
  • NOBLE K-12 Program
  • MSI/CC Consortium (CMCC)
  • International Summer School Program
  • Interdisciplinary Globalization Workshop Program
  • International Content Expansion Seminar Series
  • MSI Professional Development Program
  • CIBERWeb
  • Consortium for Undergraduate International Business Education (CUIBE)
  • Alternative Spring Break Program

Invitational Priority 1: Applications that propose programs or activities focused on language instruction and/or performance testing and assessment to strengthen the preparation of international business professionals.

Mandatory Activity "C": Programs, such as intensive language programs, available to business community and other professionals, which are designed to develop or enhance their international skills, awareness, and expertise.

  • Lesser-Taught Languages K-12 Program
  • College-Level Languages for Business Courses
  • Interdisciplinary Intercultural Competency Language Student Seminar
  • Annual CIBER Business Language Conference
  • Business Certificate for Language Students
  • Online/Hybrid Language Course Support
  • Foreign Language Curriculum Integration

Mandatory Activity "E": Research designed to strengthen and improve the international aspects of business and professional education and to promote integrated curricula

Mandatory Activity "F": Research designed to promote the international competitiveness of American businesses and firms, including those not currently active in international trade

  • Faculty Development in International Business (FDIB) Korea Program
  • FDIB India Program
  • FDIB Cuba Program
  • PDIB Pacific Alliance Program
  • Working Paper Series/Research Awards
  • AIB Best Theory Paper Award
  • CLADEA Conference Support
  • AOM Conference Best Emerging Scholar Award
  • South Florida IB Colloquium
  • Doctoral Research Support
  • Emerging Markets Strategy Practitioner Research Series
  • CUIBE Value of IB Education Study

Contact Us

Mary Ann Von Glinow
Mary Ann Von Glinow, Ph.D.
CIBER Director
Knight Ridder Eminent Scholar Chair in International Management
Eminent Scholar, Department of International Business
Florida International University
College of Business
11200 S.W. 8th St., MANGO 442
Miami, FL 33199

Direct: 305.348.4218
Office: 305.348.4218

Jennifer Hilton Montero
Jennifer Hilton Montero
Director, Office of Global Initiatives
Florida International University
College of Business
11200 S.W. 8th St., MANGO 210
Miami, FL 33199

Direct: 305.348.2780
Office: 305.348.4825
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