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How to build a marketing mindset for success

How to build a marketing mindset for success

The world of marketing is always changing, says Orlando Espinosa, of Emineo Media. As buyer expectations shift while technology continues to advance at a rapid pace, marketing cannot stand still. Yet, he says, marketing is often not top of mind for growing small businesses.

FIU Business hosts world’s premier international business conference July 5 – 9

FIU Business hosts world’s premier international business conference July 5 – 9

The Academy of International Business (AIB) Annual Meeting will be held July 5-9 at the InterContinental Miami hotel, with FIU Business as the host institution. The theme of the conference is “Beyond Diversity and Inclusion: Equity and Fairness in International Business.”

Newly created executive board at the Pino Center aims to expand business and student connection.

Newly created executive board at the Pino Center aims to expand business and student connection.

Highlighting the importance of entrepreneurship, directors of the Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center at FIU Business have established an executive board comprised of business and corporate executives.

Even a hurricane that hits far away impacts local housing markets, FIU Business research finds.

Even a hurricane that hits far away impacts local housing markets, FIU Business research finds.

While homeowners’ focus on the effects of a hard-hitting storm increased even when the hurricane was far away, the financial impact and their attention to flooding probabilities was short-lived, research from FIU Business shows.

William Hardin to lead FIU Business.

William Hardin to lead FIU Business.

William Hardin has been named dean of FIU Business. He has served as interim dean since May 2021 and is Ryder Eminent Scholar Chair and Research Fellow in the Tibor and Sheila Hollo School of Real Estate.

Team FIU sweeps awards at IB Ethics & Sustainability Case Competition.

Team FIU sweeps awards at IB Ethics & Sustainability Case Competition.

A team of FIU Business students took first place in all three presentation categories at the virtual International Business Ethics & Sustainability Case Competition, hosted by Loyola Marymount University, from April 6 through 8.

FIU strengthens international business education with grant renewal from U.S. Department of Education.

FIU strengthens international business education with grant renewal from U.S. Department of Education.

The U.S. Department of Education has renewed Florida International University’s Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) grant. Increased to $1.33 million, the grant will have a total impact of nearly $2.7 million with matching funds.

FSBDC at FIU Business partners with City of North Miami Beach to offer no-cost consulting for local businesses.

FSBDC at FIU Business partners with City of North Miami Beach to offer no-cost consulting for local businesses.

FSBDC at FIU Business (FSBDC), has partnered with the City of North Miami Beach and its Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) to provide confidential, free consulting to small businesses in its three major commercial districts.

Closing the gender gap in STEM fields: ATOM Pink Tank

Closing the gender gap in STEM fields: ATOM Pink Tank

Why is it that STEM fields, particularly engineering and computer science, are dominated by men? What concrete steps can be taken to encourage women to pursue and enter STEM fields, pushing away roadblocks whenever possible?

Commercial real estate landscape remains in flux, expert tells real estate students.

Commercial real estate landscape remains in flux, expert tells real estate students.

An unstable economy and its impact on commercial real estate continues to make institutional investors nervous, South Florida innovator Stephen Bittel shared recently with FIU Business real estate students.

FIU Business graduates recognized at commencement ceremonies for overcoming adversity, achieving success.

FIU Business graduates recognized at commencement ceremonies for overcoming adversity, achieving success.

Two FIU Business students were recognized as Real Triumphs Graduates for their success in overcoming obstacles and achieving admirable goals at Florida International University’s spring 2022 commencement ceremonies, taking place on April 30.

What makes your company investable by equity investors?

What makes your company investable by equity investors?

Is your company appropriate for venture capital investors? Ricardo Weisz, a Florida SBDC at FIU consultant, knows a thing or two about this topic. He’s been a business operator multiple times and has invested in dozens of startup companies over the years.

FIU Business real estate students triumph in prestigious 2022 ARGUS University Challenge.

FIU Business real estate students triumph in prestigious 2022 ARGUS University Challenge.

A team of FIU Business Hollo School of Real Estate students placed first in the U.S., and third out of a worldwide field of 33, in the 2022 ARGUS University Challenge, a business case competition drawing the best and brightest young minds in the field.

Understanding the emotional connection of luxury branding, through first-hand experience.

Understanding the emotional connection of luxury branding, through first-hand experience.

As Sabaa Tovar toured the hallways of the exclusive Montage Laguna Beach resort in California, she became aware of a unique scent emanating through the air. When she peeked inside one of the ultra-luxurious suites and felt the bedding, she swooned.

Cybersecurity Strategy Challenge: connecting FIU Business tech talent to an exploding profession.

Cybersecurity Strategy Challenge: connecting FIU Business tech talent to an exploding profession.

FIU Business' ATOM Think Tank presented its inaugural Cybersecurity Strategy Challenge in the fall of 2021. It is one of several initiatives at the college, introduced to develop the talent pool in this exploding field.

Virtual Bilingual Sales Competition brings real triumphs.

Virtual Bilingual Sales Competition brings real triumphs.

The event, hosted by the FIU Global Sales Program and held March 16-18, marked the second year the competition was held virtually.

Blending work/life in luxury: a new mix of spas and screens in real estate development.

Blending work/life in luxury: a new mix of spas and screens in real estate development.

As employers attempt to lure workers back to the office, some returnees may find that rows of cubicles have been replaced by comfy couches and private meeting spaces – and a favorite brand of soda could be sitting next to freshly-baked donuts in the break room.

FIU Business presentation on innovation focuses on world’s No. 2 most valuable soccer team.

FIU Business presentation on innovation focuses on world’s No. 2 most valuable soccer team.

At Real Madrid, the No. 2 most valuable soccer team in the world, innovation is leading a transformation beyond the fútbol stadium. Its tech-intensive Real Madrid Next program, which aims to drive the advancement of the sports industry on a global scale, is gaining ground.

FIU Business panel showcases an innovative entrepreneurial solution to big energy demands.

FIU Business panel showcases an innovative entrepreneurial solution to big energy demands.

The intersection of artificial intelligence and high-performance computing (HPC) can help address the challenges now facing intensive computing, which requires significant amounts of processing power, in an environmentally friendly and hyper-efficient manner.

A professional development trip to India yields rewards amidst challenges.

A professional development trip to India yields rewards amidst challenges.

The Professional Development in International Business trip is geared toward teaching American academics about India so they can bring experiences back to their students and colleagues, as well as launch research projects.

First Horizon Foundation establishes scholarship for first generation students.

First Horizon Foundation establishes scholarship for first generation students.

First Horizon Foundation has committed $35,000 to FIU Business to establish a scholarship for students who are the first generation in their family pursuing a college degree.

FIU Business brings insights, strategies to hundreds of viewers in great resignation panel.

FIU Business brings insights, strategies to hundreds of viewers in great resignation panel.

Top leaders in their industries joined Marc Weinstein and Interim Dean William Hardin for the hour-long webinar titled “The Great Resignation or the Great Re-Negotiation,” part of the Chapman Graduate School’s ongoing Is my mic on?

The Kemper Foundation creates scholarship and faculty support at FIU Business.

The Kemper Foundation creates scholarship and faculty support at FIU Business.

As part of its ongoing efforts to develop the next generation of leaders, The Kemper Foundation has donated $130,000 to FIU Business. The gift will fund the Kemper Scholars Program...

Helping to build a lifeline to a better future, FIU Business professor works with Afghan refugees in Greece

Helping to build a lifeline to a better future, FIU Business professor works with Afghan refugees in Greece

What drives people to leave their homes, their families, their culture, and confront the struggles of immigration?

Business classmates work together, learning teamwork as they fund a “wish”

Business classmates work together, learning teamwork as they fund a “wish”

Students in a class taught by Donald Roomes, an FIU Business teaching professor of international business, has raised over $5,000 for the Make-A-Wish foundation.

High school students prepare for college with a customized visit to FIU Business

High school students prepare for college with a customized visit to FIU Business

Students from five Miami-Dade County public high schools received a firsthand look at the process of admissions and financial resources as part of the FIU Business College and Career Readiness initiative.

Paving the way to academic wellness and career success

Paving the way to academic wellness and career success

As high school graduations near and students begin to face the challenges of applying for college, budgeting money and paying for their education, FIU Business and the Truist Foundation presented the “I am C2” College & Career Ready Conference.

Global executive brings a new perspective on entrepreneurial thinking to FIU Business

Global executive brings a new perspective on entrepreneurial thinking to FIU Business

Deepak Ohri leads one of the world’s most admired luxury brands by marshalling his team to push boundaries.

FIU receives $2.5 million SBA grant to help local businesses

FIU receives $2.5 million SBA grant to help local businesses

Florida International University has received a $2.5 million grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Community Navigator Pilot Program.

Florida SBDC at FIU tops $300 million in capital assistance to local small businesses and startups

Florida SBDC at FIU tops $300 million in capital assistance to local small businesses and startups

Over the past 18 months the Florida SBDC at FIU Business (FSBDC) has helped more than 3,000 local businesses in Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties survive the COVID-19 pandemic and continue on the path to growth.

FIU Business Real Estate Conference Brings Networking, Thought Leadership to Miami’s “Hot” Market

FIU Business Real Estate Conference Brings Networking, Thought Leadership to Miami’s “Hot” Market

Newcomers have descended on South Florida, snapping up housing and commercial space at unprecedented speed. The build-to-rent market is on fire. Inventory is low, and land prices are sky high.

How to rock the semester, get back to in-person routines

How to rock the semester, get back to in-person routines

Angela Bullard-Thomas, associate director of the Office of Academic Advising at the College of Business, shares her top tips for how students can triumph this fall.

The CIBER South Korea experience: FIU Business helps lead faculty on a virtual visit, with help from corporate leaders, a K-pop star, Choco Pie and more

The CIBER South Korea experience: FIU Business helps lead faculty on a virtual visit, with help from corporate leaders, a K-pop star, Choco Pie and more

Driven by its mission of bringing business and cultural awareness to U.S. educators in spite of the challenges of the pandemic...

“Power Up: Survive and Thrive” spotlights women’s leadership lessons in pandemic times and beyond

“Power Up: Survive and Thrive” spotlights women’s leadership lessons in pandemic times and beyond

The effects of COVID-19 have been felt throughout hospitality industry. To address these challenges, this summer’s Power Up Women’s Leadership Conference focused on surviving and thriving through the pandemic and whatever new normal comes next.

AIB recognizes FIU Business alumnus as International Executive of the Year

AIB recognizes FIU Business alumnus as International Executive of the Year

Eduardo del Riego (BBA ’82), CEO of PayCargo, received the International Executive of the Year Award from the Academy of International Business (AIB) fellows.

Tropical Storm Elsa update: FIU libraries will close at 6 p.m. Sunday as a precaution

Tropical Storm Elsa update: FIU libraries will close at 6 p.m. Sunday as a precaution

At FIU, we continue to monitor Tropical Storm Elsa, which was downgraded from hurricane status this morning. The university’s emergency operations center remains activated.

FIU Business appoints Mark Myring Director of the School of Accounting

FIU Business appoints Mark Myring Director of the School of Accounting

Mark Myring has joined Florida International University’s College of Business (FIU Business) as director of the School of Accounting.

FIU-led hurricane loss model recertified by the State of Florida

FIU-led hurricane loss model recertified by the State of Florida

The FIU-led Florida Public Hurricane Loss Model (FPHLM) was recertified by the State of Florida for the next two years. The $960,000 grant pays to update and run the existing program.

Setting a restaurant up for success post COVID-19 can be easy with some fundamental steps, SBDC panelists say

Setting a restaurant up for success post COVID-19 can be easy with some fundamental steps, SBDC panelists say

In the COVID-19 pandemic, every business adopted a new way of functioning and a new set of norms. The restaurant business was severely impacted. But now, many restaurants are following a fundamental plan to maximize success.

$5.7 billion moved out of Northern Triangle countries by illicit financial flows in international trade, FIU Business research finds

$5.7 billion moved out of Northern Triangle countries by illicit financial flows in international trade, FIU Business research finds

Mispriced trade was a key driver of the $5.7 billion moved to the U.S. from the combined economies of Northern Triangle – El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras –...

Keep your customers engaged and you’ll reap rewards, FSBDC panelists say

Keep your customers engaged and you’ll reap rewards, FSBDC panelists say

To find a new customer, it takes time, effort and money – all in short supply for most small businesses.

Apps, technology innovations win top honors at Miami Herald Startup Pitch Competition’s FIU Track

Apps, technology innovations win top honors at Miami Herald Startup Pitch Competition’s FIU Track

Now in its 20th year as South Florida’s signature entrepreneurship outreach competition, the Miami Herald Startup Pitch Competition named two FIU Business alumni entries and a student team as winners in its FIU Track.

Florida SBDC at FIU Business posts record level of assistance for small businesses to recover and thrive

Florida SBDC at FIU Business posts record level of assistance for small businesses to recover and thrive

The Florida SBDC at FIU Business (FSBDC) has increased its support to the small business community in Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties...

How do you step up your startup? Start here

How do you step up your startup? Start here

“Entrepreneurship — it’s not for everybody. You have to be able to weather uncertainties, and you have to fail your way to the top.”

William Hardin appointed interim dean of FIU Business

William Hardin appointed interim dean of FIU Business

William Hardin has been named interim dean of FIU Business, effective May 8, 2021. He takes the position after the college’s dean, Joanne Li, was appointed as the next chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

FIU Business celebrates 2020 and 2021 graduates at in-person commencement ceremonies

FIU Business celebrates 2020 and 2021 graduates at in-person commencement ceremonies

Marking graduation with its first in-person commencement ceremonies since December 2019, FIU Business students joined their FIU peers to celebrate their achievements.

FIU Business launches Global Business Forum virtual series

FIU Business launches Global Business Forum virtual series

A leader in global business education, FIU Business has launched the Global Business Forum, a series of online conversations with prominent business leaders and scholars.

The Pink Tank: Launching A New Chapter for Women Tech Talent at FIU

The Pink Tank: Launching A New Chapter for Women Tech Talent at FIU

To increase the number of women pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields, FIU Business has launched the Pink Tank...

Students overcome pandemic’s challenges to grant a “Wish” – and learn a lesson

Students overcome pandemic’s challenges to grant a “Wish” – and learn a lesson

In a year marked by isolation and crisis, a class taught by Donald Roomes, an FIU Business teaching professor of international business...

Bilingual Sales Competition increases international participation and FIU Business students win big

Bilingual Sales Competition increases international participation and FIU Business students win big

FIU Business’ 2021 Global Bilingual Sales Competition attracted participants from a record 20 universities, including those in Mexico, Spain, Peru and Puerto Rico

Logistics firm WTDC hires seven FIU Business interns

Logistics firm WTDC hires seven FIU Business interns

When junior Kristina Khudiakova isn’t learning international business theory in class, she is putting it into practice as a digital marketing intern at WTDC...

FIU center creates a passage to India, virtually

FIU center creates a passage to India, virtually

Since 2008, FIU’s Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) has sponsored a trip to India...

BankUnited iCare Scholarship targets students engaged in diversity

BankUnited iCare Scholarship targets students engaged in diversity

In the summer of 2020, BankUnited launched its iCARETM program.

Power Up 2021: Reinvent Yourself

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.”

Altria grant establishes FIU Business program to promote diversity and inclusion

Altria grant establishes FIU Business program to promote diversity and inclusion

As part of its ongoing effort to combat structural racism, FIU Business has been awarded a $100,000 grant from Altria to establish a unique multi-platform program designed to train more inclusive leaders and further the goals of diversity and justice.

Shanequa Fleming, CEO of Culture Accelerators, Shares Insights on Leadership in the Post-Pandemic World

Shanequa Fleming, CEO of Culture Accelerators, Shares Insights on Leadership in the Post-Pandemic World

As organizations reimagine the future and redesign business models, leadership during the Covid-19 pandemic doesn’t look all that different from leadership during times of normalcy...

Town Hall brings FIU Business faculty and staff together to discuss student engagement during the pandemic and upcoming plans

Town Hall brings FIU Business faculty and staff together to discuss student engagement during the pandemic and upcoming plans

As part of their efforts to guide students’ safe return to in-person classes, FIU Business faculty and staff gathered February 16 to review the impact of the past year of remote and hybrid learning and...

FIU Business receives $1.7 million grant to expand financial literacy program

FIU Business receives $1.7 million grant to expand financial literacy program

FIU Business has received a $1.7 million grant from the Truist Foundation to expand the reach of a high school financial literacy program, delivered through the Truist FIU Financial Wellness Clinic, to school systems across the U.S.

New FIU book shows how America’s best entrepreneurs financed venture launches without venture capital

New FIU book shows how America’s best entrepreneurs financed venture launches without venture capital

Starting a new business venture is among the most popular goals of the new year. Yet many potential founders quickly hit the wall, deterred by the slim prospect of finding venture capital (VC) to finance their endeavor.

Lessons from COVID-19: a changing mission, FIU Business dean Joanne Li tells EFMD Global Network conference participants

Lessons from COVID-19: a changing mission, FIU Business dean Joanne Li tells EFMD Global Network conference participants

FIU Business dean Joanne Li urged educators and university leaders at the EFMD Global Network Americas Annual Conference to make the pandemic’s impact an opportunity to move higher education forward.

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