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  • Digicel program recognizes and encourages Haitian entrepreneurs. | BizNews
    for FIU s business students February 5 2016 Digicel program recognizes and encourages Haitian entrepreneurs More College News Executive Education January 25 2012 As Haiti marked the second anniversary of its devastating earthquake of January 12 2010 one of the most significant signs of economic growth is a strong entrepreneurial spirit very much a part of that country The 2011 Digicel Entrepreneur of the Year from telecommunications operator Digicel fosters that success As part of the program for the second year a three day Haiti CEO Retreat took place at Florida International University FIU Twenty four Haitian CEOs and entrepreneurs participated in a three day Haiti CEO Retreat organized by the business school s Office of Executive and Professional Education Twenty four Haitian CEOs and entrepreneurs selected as finalists from a group of 245 applicants traveled to FIU in November 2011 for the event conducted by the Office of Executive and Professional Education EPE part of the College of Business Administration The program s central theme focused on how to build a giant company with no capital said EPE s assistant director Rosangel Quintero PMBA 10 The agenda was packed with instruction motivation and recognition and a chance for participants to share their stories This was by far the best executive program I have been involved with and the knowledge acquired is already being applied in my company said Valentin Abe an aquaculture businessman who subsequently was named the 2011 Digicel Entrepreneur for his unique business model of selling fish raising kits to Haitian farmers then buying back the fish an effort strengthening the local economy Program arms entrepreneurs with information and encouragement Program topics included product development market analysis pricing product customer convergence financial plans and more The latest research on how to build big business without capital was of particular importance Keynoter speaker Dumas M Simeus Valentin Abe subsequently named 2011 Digicel Entrepreneur and Dileep Rao faculty director and instructor Photo by Liezel Quintana Entrepreneurship is a very lonely vocation said Dileep Rao who served as faculty director and instructor These Haitians entrepreneurs are not as privileged as business developers in Silicon Valley but they are determined talented and hard working It s wonderful that Digicel recognizes and helps them Keynote speaker Dumas M Simeus a Haitian born entrepreneur who owns and operates Simeus Foods International one of the world s largest processors of frozen foods shared his story from poverty to success I thank Digicel and FIU and I dearly hope they continue to assist Haitian entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs from all over the world Abe said set id 72157628293474101 Sharing Twitter 0 Facebook 3 Google 0 Linkedin 0 Email this article Print this article Authors Jane Schreier Jones Tags Dileep Rao EPE Rosangel Quintero Executive Education Latest News How The Rest Of America Can Compete With Silicon Valley My View Why both Gov Scott and the Florida Legislature are right and wrong Cementos Argos employees visit FIU s College of Business for marketing and networking Cancel reply

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  • Top Latin American Coca-Cola retailers improve their strategies at FIU. | BizNews
    students February 5 2016 Top Latin American Coca Cola retailers improve their strategies at FIU More College News Executive Education January 12 2012 An ever changing competitive marketplace means that only retailers who stay on top of transitions can continue to succeed To that end the Coca Cola Company invited top retailers from their Latin Center Business Unit for a Retail Leadership Immersion Program at Florida International University FIU September 28 30 2011 The program was in conjunction with RetailNet Group RNG and FIU s Office of Executive and Professional Education EPE part of the College of Business Administration Forty staff members from Coca Cola s Latin Center Business Unit participated in the Retail Leadership Immersion Program We provided the latest insights and strategies to enable these key retailers to continue their winning ways as we move to 2020 said Karina Ramirez a Coca Cola training manager Plus attendees networked with each other another important objective of the program Walfried M Lassar chair of the Marketing Department was program director Coca Cola s focus is in sync with the strategic pillars of FIU s College of Business Administration Lassar said Our program centered on strategies tactics and industry transitions for the global marketplace Dan O Connor president of RNG gave important information to the 40 attendees on such topics as store renewal and merchandising vitals Serving as FIU s program faculty were Stephen Barnett faculty executive director of FIU s MBA programs and Dileep Rao professor in the Department of Management and International Business All three worked through cases with the attending executives and presented up to the minute retail strategies including how other brands have attempted to improve sales These case studies were very useful to learn about marketing and positioning of other retailers said Diego Alonso marketing vice president for Automercado The seminar taught me the importance of being on top of future trends Coca Cola program is a first for EPE This was the second program for the retailers of the Coca Cola Latin Center Business Unit but the first time it was held at FIU Hospitality was an important feature of the event The speakers were experienced and knowledgeable and we received very good feedback from attendees Ramirez said Working for the first time in partnership with Coca Cola and RNG provided FIU with a very valuable opportunity to assist Coca Cola in their mission to further educate their clients said Rosangel Quintero PMBA 10 assistant director EPE We look forward to having them return set id 72157628293316457 Sharing Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Google 0 Linkedin 0 Email this article Print this article Authors Jane Schreier Jones Tags Department of Management and International Business Dileep Rao EPE Marketing Department Rosangel Quintero Stephen Barnett Walfried M Lassar Executive Education Latest News How The Rest Of America Can Compete With Silicon Valley College of Business EMBA Consortium zeroes in on cultivating innovation My View Why both Gov Scott and the Florida Legislature are right and wrong Cancel reply

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  • Department of Management and International Business | BizNews
    strategy of growth and entrepreneurship designed to expand classroom space add laboratories Tags David R Klock Department of Management and International Business Gedma Estrada Joyce Elam Mark Rosenberg School of Accounting MANGO Don t expect rapid change Jerry Haar January 9 2015 Faculty Contributors Curb your enthusiasm That s my advice inspired by the HBO series of the same name for wishful thinkers across the globe who have manifested unbridled euphoria ever since President Obama announced the normalization of diplomatic ties with Cuba It is just a matter of time now before the embargo will Tags Department of Management and International Business Jerry Haar Sumit Kundu elected to AIB Board outlines plans for his term in office Jane Schreier Jones March 18 2014 Faculty Sumit Kundu professor in the Department of Management and International Business at Florida International University FIU has been elected as vice president for Administration for the Executive Board of the Academy of International Business AIB He will serve three years Kundu who is also the James K Batten Eminent Scholar Tags Academy of International Business David R Klock Department of Management and International Business Mary Ann Von Glinow Sumit Kundu AIB The Keystone XL Pipeline A Win Win for the United States and Canada Jerry Haar February 26 2014 Faculty Media Coverage Contributors The United States would do well to move forward on the project Oh Canada Blessed by proximity to the United States cursed by its politics The ongoing saga of the Keystone XL pipeline best illustrates how a thriving trade investment and security relationship with our most important ally is being Tags Department of Management and International Business Jerry Haar Faculty Notes October 2013 FIU Business November 4 2013 Faculty School of Accounting Elio Alfonso assistant professor was featured on radio station 880 The Biz on the Pete De La Torre program on October 3 2013 Department of Decision Sciences and Information Systems Monica Chiarini Tremblay associate professor and Gloria Deckard associate professor and associate dean of the Landon Undergraduate Tags Deanne Butchey Department of Finance Department of Management and International Business Department of Marketing Dileep Rao Faculty Notes Jerry Haar John S Zdanowicz Modesto Maidique Monica Chiarini Tremblay Peter Magnusson School of Accounting Elio Alfonso Carlos M Parra Kimberly A Taylor Faculty Notes May 2013 Beverly Z Welber June 3 2013 Faculty Department of Decision Sciences and Information Systems An article titled The Future of Nursing Leadership by Neera Bhansali visiting clinical assistant professor appeared in the May issue of Hospital News and Healthcare Report Joyce J Elam professor and James L Knight Eminent Scholar Chair in Management Information Systems was featured in Tags Center for International Business Education and Research Center for Leadership CFL Department of Decision Sciences and Information Systems Department of Management and International Business Department of Marketing Faculty Notes Joyce J Elam Juan I Sanchez Ken H Johnson Master of Science in Human Resource Management Modesto Maidique MSHRM Neera Bhansali Seema Pissaris Suzanne Hollander Walfried Lassar Tibor and Sheila

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  • Marketing Department | BizNews
    Excellence in human resources education wins top rankings for FIU College of Business February 9 2016 Welcome to the BizLife opens doors for FIU s business students February 5 2016 Tag Archives Marketing Department Top Latin American Coca Cola retailers improve their strategies at FIU Jane Schreier Jones January 12 2012 More College News Executive Education An ever changing competitive marketplace means that only retailers who stay on top of transitions can continue to succeed To that end the Coca Cola Company invited top retailers from their Latin Center Business Unit for a Retail Leadership Immersion Program at Florida International University FIU September 28 30 2011 The program was Tags Department of Management and International Business Dileep Rao EPE Marketing Department Rosangel Quintero Stephen Barnett Walfried M Lassar Executive Education Credit union executives choose FIU to learn strategies for 2010 and beyond Jane Schreier Jones May 21 2010 More College News Last year s financial crisis underscored the need for global participants to actively manage and insulate their institutions from unpredictable market forces When executives from credit unions in the Caribbean wanted to learn more about these forces and incorporate protections against risks they turned to the expertise of the College of Tags Aya Chacar Emmanuel Roussakis Executive and Professional Education Finance and Real Estate Department Irma Becerra Fernandez Joyce Elam Juan I Sanchez Krishnan Dandapani Management and International Business Department Marketing Department Walfried Lassar William Schneper Are you a transumer Beverly Z Welber July 6 2009 Faculty Video Do you see yourself in Gucci ads Maybe identify with the person carrying a Prada purse Turns out you don t have to shell out hundreds of dollars for an item to use it for self expression you can rent it instead Consumers use brands to create and maintain aspects of

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  • Walfried M. Lassar | BizNews
    FIU College of Business February 9 2016 Welcome to the BizLife opens doors for FIU s business students February 5 2016 Tag Archives Walfried M Lassar Dr Walfried Lassar promoted at FIU s Chapman Graduate School of Business Cynthia Corzo September 2 2015 More College News Dr Walfried Lassar promoted at FIU s Chapman Graduate School of Business Cynthia Corzo September 2 2015 More College News Walfried M Lassar Ph D Ryder Systems Professor and Professor of Marketing has been named Associate Dean of the Chapman Graduate School of Business He takes over the new role immediately A 15 year College of Business veteran Dr Lassar has taught in the Executive Global Professional and Healthcare MBA programs as Tags Department of Marketing Walfried M Lassar Want more customers to hit the Like button Experts at Marketing Roundtable tell audience how Jane Schreier Jones March 8 2012 Alumni More College News Undergraduate School We are building a Web where the default is social Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced at a 2011 conference He was right More than ever companies are scrambling to incorporate social media into their marketing using an array of web based and mobile technologies Perhaps that is why attendance was high Tags Dean s Alumni Circle Department of Marketing Eduardo Lamazeres Jorge Diaz Michael Perez Monique Catoggio Walfried M Lassar Top Latin American Coca Cola retailers improve their strategies at FIU Jane Schreier Jones January 12 2012 More College News Executive Education An ever changing competitive marketplace means that only retailers who stay on top of transitions can continue to succeed To that end the Coca Cola Company invited top retailers from their Latin Center Business Unit for a Retail Leadership Immersion Program at Florida International University FIU September 28 30 2011 The program was Tags Department of

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  • FIU faculty members help Norwegian Cruise Line go from “Good to Great.” | BizNews
    vision of Norwegian Cruise Line CEO Kevin Sheehan a team of academics in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University FIU consultants and practitioners who partner with the business school and Jim Collins stimulating book Good to Great and you have the makings of an exciting effective program to enhance the leadership skills of Norwegian s 240 directors flv http business fiu edu biznews 2011 8 ncl mp4 480 360 Katty Byrd sales manager of 150 agents expected the 40 hour course to improve her management and communication skills and was convinced that it did For example I learned techniques that made me a better listener and by extension a better communicator she said Ron Gilbert faculty director of a program that used the book Good to Great as a foundation presented to Norwegian Cruise Line employees Using Good to Great which Sheehan wanted as a framework afforded everyone a common starting point without constraining the discussion All ten presenters read the book and we made sure the program which had a very practical orientation tied points back to the book and to Sheehan s goals for reshaping Norwegian s culture said Rosangel Quintero PMBA 10 senior manager Executive and Professional Education the FIU Business office that coordinated the course development and logistics Though the focus was on leadership a segment on finance made it a bit like a mini MBA Program development involved extensive give and take According to Ron Gilbert the program s faculty director after extensive meetings with Norwegian he Quintero and Joyce J Elam executive dean of the business school developed ten topic areas that seemed to fit the company s unique needs With the help of Norwegian s human resources experts we also made sure that we got the right faculty on the right seat on the bus a concept we took to heart from Jim Collins text The content was piloted to a group of 60 students further refined and is now rolling out to all the directors Zarahys Leon director of employment and organizational development Norwegian Cruise Line presented a certificate of appreciation to EPE faculty partners David Suarez president and CEO Interactive Training Solutions LLC and Carol K Flynn president and founder HR Solutions Inc Rosangel Quintero senior manager EPE and Ron Gilbert faculty director of the program Of the participants a number of them FIU alumni Gilbert says they are very eager to learn have an amazing passion for what they do are fun and are exceptionally respectful of one another and of their organization And of the program Byrd says I really enjoyed the course and found it very refreshing and mind opening I use several techniques in my daily staff meetings set id 72157627354995838 Sharing Twitter 0 Facebook 14 Google 0 Linkedin 1 Email this article Print this article Authors Beverly Z Welber Tags Joyce J Elam Ron Gilbert Rosangel Quintero Executive Education Latest News College of Business program helps established Haitian entrepreneurs take off to corporation

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  • Video | BizNews
    Collins stimulating book Good to Great and you have the makings of an exciting Tags Joyce J Elam Ron Gilbert Rosangel Quintero Executive Education Developing High Potential Talent FIU Business March 29 2011 Media Coverage Video Identifying who are the future leaders Fox News conversation with Dr Michael Woody Woodward FoxBusiness com contributor and author of The You Plan flv http business fiu edu biznews 2011 3 Developing High Potential Talent mp4 540 360 Tags Center for Leadership CFL Media Coverage 2011 Michael Woody Woodward FIU alumna sees finance at the heart of every business FIU Business February 11 2011 Alumni Video FIU alumna sees finance at the heart of every business Elizabeth Izquierdo MACC 01 CPA is chief executive officer of HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Miami and a graduate of the Master of Accounting program at Florida International University FIU In this video she describes how her passion for accounting and Tags MACC Master of Accounting Alumnus feeds the entrepreneurial spirit with Energy Kitchen Melissa Saegert Elicker December 9 2010 Alumni Video High energy combined with a passion for excellence These traits define Justo Luis Pozo III BBA 07 in all his pursuits from his martial arts avocation to his banking and finance vocation Now Pozo is branching out flexing his entrepreneurial muscle to bring the Energy Kitchen franchise to South Florida According Master of Science in Finance program adds up to success for married couple FIU Business October 21 2010 Graduate School Video Two students in the Master of Science in Finance program in the College of Business Administration have a lot in common a love of numbers a sense of pride in their academic accomplishments and a love for each other Hear what Anthony Villaverde and Cynthia Mostajo Villaverde BBA 07 have Tags Chapman Graduate School Master of Science in Finance Alumnus s company named co winner in national IBM competition Beverly Z Welber October 12 2010 Alumni Video CareCloud a web based software and services company that modernizes the workflow in a medical practice to put physicians in touch with each other across multiple points of care through a cloud computing technology based solution was one of two companies to receive the IBM SmartCamp Silicon Valley award Albert Santalo EMBA Irma Becerra Fernandez fosters entrepreneurship at FIU with first two day Americas Venture Capital Conference FIU Business October 7 2010 Media Coverage Video The days when you could kick around an idea and have a concept and get some chunk of money to get it going are gone said Irma Becerra Fernandez director of Florida International University s Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center Her career has taken her from Florida Power Light Co to the Tags Americas Venture Capital Conference AVCC Entrepreneurship Eugenio Pino and Family Global Entrepreneurship Center Irma Becerra Fernandez Media Coverage 2010 FIU hosts first ever Florida residency program in accounting for community college students Beverly Z Welber August 5 2010 More College News Video Challenge attract diverse students to the accounting field Idea

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  • Joyce J. Elam | BizNews
    Florida International University s FIU College of Business and its School of Accounting have been reaccredited for a standard five year extension by AACSB International the longest serving global accrediting body for business schools offering undergraduate master s and doctoral degrees in business and accounting The business school was one of 17 universities in Tags David R Klock Deanne Butchey Joyce J Elam Ruth Ann McEwen School of Accounting College of Business pays tribute to departing Executive Dean Joyce J Elam Ellen Forman October 26 2012 More College News More than 350 faculty and staff members and leaders of the Florida International University FIU community celebrated the career of Executive Dean Joyce J Elam at an event that marked her departure from the leadership of the College of Business after 15 years Dean Emerita Elam who will continue as Tags Douglas Wartzok Executive MBA Joyce J Elam Mark B Rosenberg Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center University College FIU creates the Tibor and Sheila Hollo School of Real Estate Ellen Forman October 22 2012 More College News One of Miami s leading developers has stepped forward to support and expand real estate education at Florida International University s FIU College of Business The Tibor and Sheila Hollo School of Real Estate honors a gift from the developer Tibor Hollo and his wife Sheila The naming of the Tibor and Tags Joyce J Elam Tibor and Sheila Hollo School of Real Estate Faculty Notes September 2012 Beverly Z Welber October 5 2012 Faculty School of Accounting Wendy Gelman senior instructor received a Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching at the Faculty Convocation on September 27 2012 Department of Decision Sciences and Information Systems Nancy Borkowski clinical associate professor and Barbara Perez Deppman College of Nursing and Health Sciences adjunct co authored the article Healthcare managers Tags Department of Decision Sciences and Information Systems Department of Finance and Real Estate Department of Management and International Business Department of Marketing Edward Lawrence Emmanuel N Roussakis Faculty Notes Jerry Haar Joyce J Elam Ken H Johnson Nancy Borkowski Nathan Hiller Peter Dickson School of Accounting Stephen Barnett Suzanne Hollander Walfried Lassar Wendy Gelman Raymond Rody FIU welcomes Healthcare MBA China Cohort 3 FIU Business September 14 2012 Graduate School This month Joyce J Elam executive dean College of Business traveled to Guangzhou China to welcome the third cohort of students under the College of Business Dual Degree agreement with Southern Medical University SMU SMU students study at SMU for one year then travel to Florida International University FIU to Tags HCMBA Healthcare MBA Joyce J Elam Nancy Borkowski Weidong Xia Summer Commencement characterized by happiness and poignancy Beverly Z Welber September 5 2012 Graduate School Undergraduate School More than 1 000 students in the College of Business at Florida International University FIU graduated in Summer Commencement ceremonies on Tuesday August 14 2012 In the morning 523 business students received their bachelor s degrees 511 graduate students three of them new PhDs graduated in the afternoon Among

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