Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER)Community Resources

FIU Business and our Department of Modern Languages will collaborate to organize a one-day seminar on teaching lesser-taught languages for business such as Portuguese, Italian, Japanese, and Mandarin. This seminar will provide crucial curriculum training to local K-12 teachers on integrating IB language skills in lesser-taught languages that are increasingly needed in the global marketplace. Stay tuned to Upcoming Programs and our Calendar announcements or email for more information.

2019 Languages for Business Conference

FIU Business will collaborate with professional associations in the community to host industry nights from different sectors of International Business and trade for students, faculty, staff and the community. Seminars will be followed by a guided networking session where executives, professionals and association representatives will engage with community members. Stay tuned to Upcoming Programs and our Calendar announcements.

FIU Business partners with the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce to sponsor 1-2 students and 1-2 faculty members on their annual international trade missions to China, Japan and Latin America, which focuses on international trade development and business matchmaking. APPLY by emailing with a letter of interest.

The Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), with the support of the Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy (JGI) and the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center (LACC), hosts a geopolitical speaker series that supports deeper understanding of the political, security, and business cultures of international markets and provides students, faculty, and community members with opportunities to interact with regional subject matter experts. Stay tuned to Upcoming Programs and our Calendar announcements.

Presented by FIU’s Masters of Business Administration, Executive MBA, Master of Science in International Real Estate, Healthcare MBA, Master of Science in Finance and other Chapman Graduate programs, these events will provide students access to high-level executives who will impart their international experience in specific industries as well as general leadership skills. It will offer students opportunities to learn crucial career readiness skills directly from local and visiting professionals. Stay tuned to Upcoming Programs and our Calendar announcements.

The CIBE Minority-Serving Institution (MSI) and Community College (CC) Consortium (CMCC) is a consortium of 9 universities across theU.S. that are home to the Centers for International Business Education Research, a Title VI grant provided by the U.S. Department of Education. As a consortium, we act as a resource multiplier in connecting schools across the CIBER network with MSIs and CCs nationwide for the purpose of internationalizing business education, thereby increasing the visibility of and access to innovative development opportunities for faculty, staff, and students. The CMCC includes Brigham Young University, Florida International University, George Washington University, Georgia Tech, Indiana University, San Diego State University, the University of Maryland, the University of South Carolina, and the University of Washington. The CMCC is actively seeks to support faculty, administrators, and students at MSIs and CCs across the country who aim to develop capabilities that will expand and strengthen international business education at their respective institutions or increase their own expertise in international business education. The consortium has $90,000 per year to support proposals. Applying individuals must be faculty, administrators or students of a MSI or Community College. Preference will be given to individuals who have not received CIBER-sponsored awards in the last two years. Applications are considered on a rolling quarterly basis. To be considered, individuals must submit a completed application, letter of support, and a resume or CV. All application materials should be sent in one email message to CMCC at

FIU Business in collaboration with the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) will provide an annual workshop open to Minority-Serving Institutions (MSI) and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) to help them gain pedagogical tools, knowledge, and experience in interdisciplinary international education that links language, cross-cultural skills, international business and international relations topics. Program mentees will receive training with our faculty, curriculum materials, and teaching methods to help their faculty incorporate international content into existing courses and/or develop new courses. Stay tuned to Upcoming Programs and our Calendar announcements.

As the largest MSI in the country, FIU has unique connections to build up fellow-MSI’s faculty through international professional development opportunities. We propose to provide a full sponsorship to one faculty member annually from another MSI to one of our Faculty Development in International Business Programs. There will be a competitive process to select a highly qualified faculty member with high research production and potential, but limited resources to participate. APPLY by emailing with a letter of interest.

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