COVID-19 Business Webinars and Online Events

Register for upcoming virtual events with our Virtual Events Calendar.

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FIU Power Up 2021

Power Up 2021: Reinvent Yourself: With an eye toward the importance of career reinvention, the FIU Business 2021 Power Up Women’s Leadership Summit encouraged participants to “flip the switch.” The virtual event, held on March 8, International Women’s Day, drew 280 participants | March 8, 2021


The Real Estate Leadership Series

The Real Estate Leadership Series: How Real Estate in 2021 will be different from 2020 | February 23, 2021


Wertheim Wisdom Wednesday: A Leadership Mindset

Wertheim Wisdom Wednesday with guest speaker: Shanequa Fleming, CEO of Culture Accelerators | January 27, 2021


Conversations on Race and Equity Part III

"Conversations on Race and Equity: Looking Beyond FIU and Focusing on the Skills and Competencies FIU Business Graduates Need". | October 22, 2020


Executive Roundtable Discussion with BankUnited

Guest speakers: Eric Hibbert, Executive Vice President, Managing Senior Credit Officer and Residential and Consumer Risk Manager; Dolsin Rivas (BBA '17), Marketing Coordinator; Cristina Frias (BBA '00), Executive Vice President, Director of Financial Planning and Analysis and Transformation Officer; Melanie Hapner, Risk Advisory Manager and Vivian Vogt-Lowell (MBA '10), Vice President and Technology Business Relationship Manager, Corporate Finance. | September 23, 2020


Philanthropy and Giving in the Cuban-American Community

Guest speakers: Tony Argiz, chairman and CEO of Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra LLC; Melissa Medina, president of eMerge Americas and Ana Marie Argilagos, Hispanics in Philanthropy (HIP) president and CEO. | September 17, 2020


Wertheim Lecture Series: "Leadership and Influence"

Guest speaker: Joe Martin, BBA '07, Founder of BoxyCharm | September 9, 2020


Conversations on Race and Equity: An FIU Business Dean’s Student Advisory Board Series

Guest speakers: Sarah Noel, Chief Financial Officer, NABA, NAACP Treasurer, Subsidiary Tech Group under ALPFA Marketing Director; Thalia Paulete, President, FMA; Ochieng Fred Walumbwa, Professor, International Business, FIU Business and Sheryl Weir-Latty, Assistant Teaching Professor, Marketing and Logistics, FIU Business | September 9, 2020


Beta Gamma Sigma Discussion Panel on "What is Lifetime Value?"

Guest speakers: William G. Hardin, Associate Dean, FIU Chapman Graduate School of Business; Demi Lamas, Former BGS President; Alberto Garcia Marrero, Former BGS Graduate Representative and Veronica Fernandez-Barquin, BGS Alumni. | September 2020


Leadership: Understanding the Vision, Creating Value and Inspiring Success

Guest speakers: Angel Gallinal, Fellow, Harvard's Advanced Leadership Initiative and Al Prieto, Managing Partner, New York & Partner, Board & CEO Practice, Egon Zehnder | August 14, 2020


FIU Business & MIAMI Realtors South Florida Real Estate Market Perspectives

Guest speakers: Alexandra Goeseke, Broker, Cervera Real Estate; Jonathan Lay, Senior Advisor, Fairchild Partners; Adam Tiktin, President/Broker, Tiktin Real Estate Investment Services and Wesley Ulloa, Broker/Owner, LUXE Properties LLC | August 6, 2020


The World of Sports in Digital Media

Guest speakers: Aymara Del Aguila, COO and Co-Founder, Sportsmania and Vicente Fernandez, CEO and Co-Founder, Sportsmania | July 28, 2020


ATOM COVID-19 Datathon: Managing the complexities of a COVID-19 world.

Guest speakers: Kay M. Yoder, Vice President, Environment, Health, Safety, Security and Business Continuity Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits; Nicholas Martinez, Ph.D., Director, Analytics, Research and Strategy, The Miami Heat; Marcelo Rodriguez, Vice President, Global Business Resiliency, Assurant Inc. and Joanne Li, Ph.D., CFA, Dean and Ryder Eminent Scholar, FIU College of Business | July 24, 2020


Racial Division in Society: How Did We Get Here and How do We Feel?

"Conversations on Race and Equity," an FIU Business Dean’s Student Advisory Board Series, a series of panel discussions to address race, equity and social justice. Guest speakers: Michele Anglade, Lecturer, Law, FIU College of Law; David Garcia, President, FIU Business Dean’s Student Advisory Board; Akeem Green, Director, Global Capital Markets, FIU Phoenician Investment Fund; Antoinette Smith, Professor, Accounting, FIU Business and Alexandre Boucan, NABA President | July 22, 2020


The Future of Real Estate

Guest speakers: Tere Blanca, Chairman and CEO, Blanca Commercial Real Estate, Inc. and Mayi de la Vega, BBA '81, Founder and CEO, ONE Sotheby's International Realty | June 30, 2020


Evolving Workspaces: What you Need to Know about Your Organization’s Post COVID-19 Work Spaces

Guest speakers: Eddy Augsten, Managing Director, Concurrent Advisors; Jose Diaz, Principal, Co-Founder and Co-Owner, Compass Office Solutions; JC Gomez, Senior Project Manager, Wellington Construction Group, Marlene Liriano, Managing Director and Principal, IA Interior Architects and moderator Maureen Mascaro, Founder and Chief Project Officer, The Common Area | June 25, 2020


AI in Healthcare, Initiatives and Lessons Learned as CIO in the Pandemic Era

Conf-IRM 2020 Keynote Presentation: "AI in Healthcare, Initiatives and Lessons Learned as CIO in the Pandemic Era", Michael Garcia (MSIS '12), CIO & VP, Information Technology, Jackson Health System | May 29, 2020


Wertheim Wisdom Wednesdays: "Leading During Uncertain Times, Managing Teams, and Diversity and Inclusion."

Guest speakers: Ken Bouyer, Americas Director, Inclusiveness Recruiting, EY and Bryan Lovy, Senior Manager, Recruiting, Altria | May 20, 2020


Wertheim Wisdom Wednesdays: "Pivoting your Sales Approach in times of Crisis."

Guest speaker: Eric Maldonado, SVP & managing director, global sales, financial services, IHS Markit | April 15, 2020


FIU Business Virtual Industry Open House

Guest speakers: William Newburry, Chair, Department of International Business; William G. Hardin, Associate Dean, Chapman Graduate School of Business; Dileep Rao, Clinical Professor of Entrepreneurship and Sungu Armagan, Senior Instructor, Department of Global Leadership and Management | May 28, 2020


Thriving in the New Normal: How to Lead Your Organization In a COVID-Driven Climate

Guest speakers: Eduardo Del Riego, CEO, PayCargo and Manuel "Manny" Perez de la Mesa, President and CEO – Retired, POOLCORP | May 13, 2020


The State of Real Estate: Industry experts discuss where we stand during COVID-19

Guest speakers: Eli Beracha, Director, FIU Hollo School of Real Estate, FIU College of Business; Victor Ballestas, Principal, Integra Investment; Anthony Burns, Co-President, Plaza Equity Partners and Diego Procel, Principal and Co-Founder, Global City | May 11, 2020