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  • Marketing | BizNews
    specialties FIU Business May 17 2013 More College News Undergraduate School The R Kirk Landon Undergraduate School of Business in the College of Business at Florida International University FIU has earned Top Ten finishes for its marketing and international business specialties in the highly regarded 2013 Bloomberg Businessweek s survey of business programs at U S colleges and universities The school s marketing specialty Tags David R Klock International Business Marketing R Kirk Landon Undergraduate School of Business Business student explores alternative energy in the Dominican Republic Jane Schreier Jones July 15 2010 Undergraduate School As the exciting potential of biofuels and renewable power such as solar wind and waste to energy are explored around the world an undergraduate at Florida International University FIU spent six weeks this summer researching alternative energy in the Dominican Republic Renzon Mora a senior majoring in international business and marketing in Tags Ed Glab International Business Internships Marketing Study Abroad Dinner with 12 Strangers combines Chinese food the business of global flowers and networking Yanyn San Luis March 25 2010 Alumni It s an innovative idea that s part business part social and totally interesting Dinner with 12 Strangers a brainchild of the Student Alumni Association at Florida International University FIU lets alumni and community partners host a dinner for a dozen FIU students to impart career and real world insight Carlos Oramas BBA 93 Tags Carlos Oramas Dianne Cordova Marketing Yanyn San Luis FIU listed among the top 15 graduate business schools in global management and operations Beverly Z Welber March 24 2010 More College News Florida International University s FIU Chapman Graduate School has been rated among the top 15 business schools in two categories global management and operations surveyed in The Princeton Review s second annual Student Opinion Honors for Business Schools The lists which reflect the evaluations of 19 000 MBA students appear in the April 2010 issue Tags Chapman Graduate School Darden School Finance Luis Casas Marketing Marketing Communications and Recruiting MBA Students Industry marketing leaders offer insights into the new normal at FIU hosted conference Melissa Saegert Elicker December 8 2009 Undergraduate School Analysts and executives along with those working in the marketing trenches agree The profound shift in the global economy has triggered a reset to a lower baseline of commercial activity People borrow less save more and spend with much greater caution This is the new normal The big question for marketers is Tags AMA Department of Marketing Jordan Zimmerman Joseph Marcoguiseppe Marketing Miami Dade College Paul Wright Stepping into the New Normal Tim Dugan Birrittella Strategic use of social media levels playing field cost effectively Beverly Z Welber November 2 2009 Media Coverage Business schools with significant resources such as full time public relations personnel can cultivate relationships with reporters in the hopes of gaining coveted press coverage Now thanks to social media outlets such as Facebook Twitter and LinkedIn a whole new group of players can be pro active and get their message out

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  • Media Coverage 2009 | BizNews | Page 2
    FIU Regina Tosca October 26 2009 Media Coverage Undergraduate School Jose Betancourt went from being a shy high school student to winning the public speaking competition at the Future Business Leaders of America Phi Beta Lambda FBLA PBL National Leadership Conference last summer He credits his decision to join the organization as a high school sophomore with making that growth possible In Tags Career Management Services FBLA PBL FBLA PBL Officer Training Future Business Leaders of America Human Resources Jose Betancourt Jose Toscano Media Coverage 2009 Raul Gonzalez Yanyn San Luis Homeowners walking away from underwater mortgages FIU Business October 26 2009 Faculty Media Coverage Many South Florida homeowners who can afford to make their mortgage payments are choosing not to forcing the lender to foreclose It s called strategic default Andres Duque thought he got a real steal when he paid 125 000 for his Little Haiti condo But four years later similar units are selling Tags Department of Finance and Real Estate Economic Crisis Economic Downturn Economy Media Coverage 2009 Real Estate Recession William Hardin Commercial loans health key to banking recovery here FIU Business October 22 2009 Faculty Media Coverage Full recovery of the banking industry in South Florida depends on the extent of losses from commercial real estate loans now coming due and on how much capital banks are able to come up with experts say While the fallout from bad residential mortgages seems to have crested the other Tags Commercial Real Estate Department of Finance and Real Estate Economic Crisis Economic Downturn Economy Emmanuel Roussakis Media Coverage 2009 Real Estate Recession South Florida s tofu king gives back FIU Business September 16 2009 Media Coverage During the late 1970s in the heart of one of Miami s roughest neighborhoods George and Einez Yap borrowed money from family and friends to launch LEASA Industries to grow and sell bean sprouts When the Yaps started they knew nothing about hydroponic farming and their first year in business was Tags Andrew Yap Media Coverage 2009 Florida International University launches fully online graduate program the Corporate MBA FIU Business September 15 2009 Graduate School Media Coverage MIAMI September 15 2009 Florida International University s College of Business Administration is launching a new fully online Corporate MBA that will allow companies to offer employees the opportunity to earn an advanced degree on a partial scholarship Students whose companies partner with FIU will be eligible to receive a Tags Chapman Graduate School Corporate MBA Joyce Elam MBA Media Coverage 2009 Credit crunch hurts small mid size trade firms FIU Business August 31 2009 Media Coverage Even as economists see signs that the global recession may be easing a lack of financing for South Florida exporters and importers is holding back growth in international trade Big changes occured in trade financing in the wake of last year s economic and financial crisis and importers exporters their Tags Economic Crisis Economic Downturn Economy Jerry Haar Management and International Business Media Coverage 2009 Recession

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  • Mentor program for business students doubles in size. | BizNews
    2015 Ask the people in the Office of Advancement in the College of Business at Florida International University FIU why the mentor program has more than doubled in size and they will give you one good reason more business professionals are willing to step forward to provide help for students This year s program paired 117 business students with mentors compared to last year s 54 Many students met their mentors for the first time at a breakfast program on campus on September 30 2015 The kick off event was a great way to have that first connection between mentor and mentee The turnout was high and I think all the mentorships started off strong says Jennifer Mohammed MS 08 Mohammed a director talent management and development in the Human Resources department at MasterCard was in charge of the effort at her company now a partner of the program Mohammed recruited 14 other MasterCard professionals to join her in becoming a mentor As mentors each of us is willing to share what we know with our student Mohammed said I didn t have a mentor in college but I can only imagine the help it would have been to get advice from someone who had already started their career Professionals from Deloitte Ocean Bank Visa Wal Mart and other companies of all sizes who stepped forward to be part of FIU s program also were at the breakfast Jose Aldrich acting dean welcomed the group and thanked the mentors for playing an important role in the business education of the students Jennifer Quintana BA 07 director of Alumni Relations for the College of Business added her thanks She pointed out the important role that the Alumni Board including former board member and current Dean s Council member Francis Hondal BBA 87 MBA 94 had in growing the program Yanyn San Luis BA 10 assistant director of alumni relations in the Office of Advancement introduced mentor Miguel Horvath a private wealth advisor at Horvath Wealth Management and Radita Chowdry MIB 05 a former mentee who each shared their experiences with the attendees Online students participate in mentoring opportunity This year s mentoring program has more online students than ever before including international students After an initial phone call online students will have a virtual relationship with their mentor San Luis said They can use email Skype or whatever format each is comfortable with Just as with students on campus online students receive career advice get insight into specific industries and learn about real world business experiences The online one on one relationship can be as powerful as in person opportunities Sharing Twitter 0 Facebook 115 Google 0 Linkedin 155 Email this article Print this article Authors Jane Schreier Jones Tags Francis Hondal Jose M Aldrich Yanyn San Luis Jennifer Quintana Jennifer Mohammed Miguel Horvath Latest News Raise your glass to the Class of 2015 Grads enjoy Dean Aldrich toasting their success Hall of Fame inductees share the limelight with FIU s

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  • FIU undergraduate business program ranks #6 in 2016 U.S. News and World Report survey. | BizNews
    Herald Business Plan Challenge February 10 2016 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 FIU undergraduate business program ranks 6 in 2016 U S News and World Report survey Undergraduate School In Case You Missed It September 21 2015 Florida International University s FIU College of Business continues to build on its leading role in the development of global business leaders ranking sixth among the best undergraduate international programs in the U S News World Report s 2016 edition of Best Colleges It is the highest ranking to date for FIU s undergraduate international business program in U S News well regarded survey and the third time in four years that the college has ranked within the Top 10 in international business In 2015 the program ranked 8 th in 2013 the program ranked 10 th and in 2014 it held the 11 th spot Our first rate faculty and high achieving international student body help give our business program its well deserved reputation for excellence said Jose M Aldrich acting dean of the College of Business We are proud to be recognized among the nation s top programs and we will constantly strive to improve the education we deliver to our students The International Business program features a multi disciplinary curriculum in which students take courses in international business regional studies and functional areas It integrates seminar style classes study abroad opportunities and professional development activities Faculty students help place the College of Business among the nation s best programs Our faculty members through their dedicated research and outstanding teaching have maintained FIU s position as one of the best international programs for the last fifteen years said William Newburry chair Department of Management and International Business It is clear that graduates of the international business program at FIU will continue to have an impact on the global business community To appear on this survey programs must be accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB Sharing Twitter 0 Facebook 5084 Google 0 Linkedin 309 Email this article Print this article Authors FIU Business Tags Jose M Aldrich Rankings U S News World Report William Newburry Latest News Monique Hamaty Simmonds BBA 96 named as one of the first 100 AACSB Influential Leaders Mentor program for business students doubles in size Beta Alpha Psi students prepare to go places One Comment Terry Lee Spence September 26 2015 said Great university in a terrific city region in our opportunistic nation providing quality education in the world s critical common ground of business All the Best to my FIU Reply Leave a Reply to Terry Lee Spence Cancel reply Your Name Your Email Website Please solve the following to prove you are not a bot 7 56 RECENT POPULAR Recent Popular Recent 2 days ago Power Up Women business leaders to meet for a new

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  • Cementos Argos employees visit FIU’s College of Business for marketing and networking. | BizNews
    Walmart and Cisco and visits to South Florida based Caterpillar Inc as well as FedEx Express Latin America and Caribbean division The focus was on how to best to reach their customer base through omni channel methods including mobile online social or brick and mortar said Walfried Lassar Associate Dean of the Chapman Graduate School of Business The message is that the brand needs to have a synchronized holistic appearance in all of these channels College of Business professor Rafael Soltero visiting instructor in the department of marketing was the Argos program s academic director and ME School general manager Juan Arjona Harry presented three of the sessions during the program Argos is the largest cement company in Colombia and third largest producer in the U S The company has 9 200 employees operations in 13 countries and exports to more than 35 markets Hands on lessons for emerging marketing challenges During the week long program FIU business professors covered topics such as brand personality content management geolocation and guerrilla marketing They explored the benefits of social media vehicles among them Facebook Meerkat Periscope and Snapchat for targeting messages and interacting with consumers You have to step out of the corporate box and focus on building brand awareness and engaging the community said College of Business faculty member Maria Garcia In one exercise she suggested a marketing campaign that connected Argos concrete into an urban jungle theme or a street art program One goal is to make people part of the ad Employees from Argos Caribbean Latin America and North America operations participated in the EPE program at FIU For many it was the first time meeting in person They shared different perspectives and points of view regarding marketing strategy and media mix and together they learned about the need for different content depending on the message as well as about the different media channels available It was my first contact with Argos team members from three different regional operations and we were able to share experiences within the framework of the digital arena said Andrea Hernandez head of marketing and retail support for the Caribbean and Central America regions We face enormous challenges but I feel more at ease knowing I can count on Argos and FIU What s next Homework Participants in the Argos Digital Marketing Excellence Program were grouped into six teams and each one was given a project to work on They have to address different challenges that the company wants to examine said Rosangel Quintero director of executive education at the College of Business The Argos team will return to FIU in April 2016 to present their projects and will receive immediate feedback from the College of Business professors participating in the program The FIU professors who participated in the Argos Digital Marketing Excellence Program Ronald Mesia director Ryder Center for Supply Chain Management instructor Department of Marketing Carlos Parra professor Department of Marketing Raymond Rody clinical professor Department of Marketing Alexandra Aguirre Rodriguez associate

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  • Healthcare executives offer FIU students insights into a fast-changing industry and must-have skills for future graduates. | BizNews
    Herald Business Plan Challenge February 10 2016 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 Healthcare executives offer FIU students insights into a fast changing industry and must have skills for future graduates Graduate School December 23 2014 Amidst a changing landscape the U S healthcare industry is a field that s ripe for success and continued growth three veteran executives advised a group of students enrolled in FIU s School of Business Healthcare MBA program The December 12 panel featured Peter DeRobertis principal Life Sciences at executive search firm Korn Ferry Dave Schubert assistant vice president of Talent Acquisition and Employee Development Baptist Health South Florida and Elizabeth Camarena Chief Human Resource Officer Palmetto General Hospital In order to achieve success a series of key skills are must haves These include the ability to influence others and show results authenticity and being able to listen to and care about a team networking and showcasing accomplishments Leaders need to be strategic and be able to execute Approximately 30 students from FIU s Healthcare MBA program attended the forum which was held at the university s Downtown on Brickell campus The panel was moderated by John Nykolaiszyn associate director with the College of Business Career Management Services The 2 8 trillion U S healthcare industry is currently undergoing a transformational phase redefining itself to deliver healthcare that is safe effective and high in quality to adequate number of people at a sustainable cost Dave Schubert The three panel members discussed their views of the healthcare industry opportunities and trends Conversation extended into topics including leadership staff development and diversity in the workplace Insights from the forum participants Dave Schubert assistant vice president of Talent Acquisition and Employee Development Baptist Health South Florida There is a need for creativity to deal with some of the constraints inherent in healthcare There will be changes as it relates to the new models of healthcare service delivery Elizabeth Camarena Elizabeth Camarena Chief Human Resource Officer Palmetto General Hospital Healthcare is a dynamic and complex industry you need to stay in touch with current trends because there is always a new regulation the industry is constantly changing I don t manage HR functionally or organizationally similar to what I did five years ago Sharing Twitter 0 Facebook 82 Google 0 Linkedin 0 Email this article Print this article Authors Cynthia Corzo Tags Florida International HCMBA Healthcare MBA John Nykolaiszyn Dave Schubert Elizabeth Camarena Latest News Kids need physical activity for good health Chinese Lessons HCMBA trip brings an international perspective to the study of healthcare John Nykolaiszyn To Lead FIU s Career Management Cancel reply Your Name Your Email Website Please solve the following to prove you are not a bot 4 4 RECENT POPULAR Recent Popular Recent 2 days ago Power Up Women business leaders to meet for a new recharging summit in

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  • FIU alumnus Sergio Tigera to lead College of Business development efforts. | BizNews
    for the college among alumni corporate partners and the broader South Florida community Tigera takes over the new role on September 28 Tigera s goals at FIU include mobilizing financial resources and building partnerships to advance the College of Business growth academic programs research and creative initiatives and student scholarships Sergio will develop cooperative working relationships with alumni and corporate partners to advance our College of Business programs and help our students be more successful in their selected careers said Jose Aldrich acting dean of FIU s College of Business He will be a vital advocate for all of the important things going on at the college At Caterpillar Inc for 14 years Tigera most recently served as sales support manager of mining for the Latin America division He held positions in business management strategy distribution channel development and sales in the U S Europe and Latin America setting sales records and establishing new international teams Sergio s career reflects what FIU and its academic programs are all about a global perspective determination and success said Aldrich A recent graduate of our Executive MBA program he will support our strategic initiatives including the expansion of financial resources and engaging the global community of FIU Tigera will be responsible for leading fundraising efforts for the college through engaging alumni business leaders and corporate partners enabling the College of Business to expand its academic programs as well as the education of students and future business leaders By developing closer relationships with executives and entrepreneurs we will bring new financial resources to the College of Business and increase the exposure of our students and faculty said Tigera A member of the Board of Directors of the FIU Alumni Association Tigera was recently recognized by South Florida Business Journal s 2015 40 Under 40 Awards as one of 40 individuals who have made a significant impact in their field of expertise their community and their companies Tigera joined Caterpillar in 2001 just after graduating from FIU with a double major in international business and marketing He spent three years based at the company s headquarters in Illinois as a marketing manager When I graduated I was looking for a Fortune 50 company with strong career growth potential and opportunities to live abroad I found that at Caterpillar said Tigera Starting in 2004 a series of roles led to responsibilities for Europe Africa Middle East and the Caribbean through positions in Italy Switzerland and Panama City In 2012 he returned to Miami to oversee sales for the Latin America mining division After more than a decade at Caterpillar Tigera entered the College of Business EMBA program seeking diversity of thought and opinions The EMBA allowed me to listen to and understand the point of view of other professionals to get an international view of complex situations and solutions and to learn how other companies handle challenges he said It was refreshing to hear those perspectives Sharing Twitter 0 Facebook 713 Google 0 Linkedin 20 Email

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  • Beta Alpha Psi students: prepare to go places. | BizNews
    Aldrich has an accounting background earning his undergraduate business degree at the University of Miami in 1973 What s more he was one of the founding members of UM s chapter of Beta Alpha Psi which he credits for undergirding later successes I learned a sense of responsibility and a sense of leadership Aldrich told a packed room at the organization s fall recruiting meeting The networking and connections he made have also been crucial enabling him to build a circle of colleagues and friendships that endured across the years Dean Aldrich addresses the Beta Alpha Psi meeting While Aldrich went on to earn a law degree at UM he pursued a career in accounting building on experiences facilitated by his Beta Alpha Psi membership When an engineering company wanted help building and running a sugar mill in the Côte d Ivoire they approached UM officials and were steered to Beta Alpha Psi and Aldrich who accepted an offer to spend a month in West Africa There are decisions you make that change the course of your life he said That particular decision began Aldrich s international accounting career He went on to spend 35 years at KPMG LLP including four years in Venezuela and rose to managing partner in charge of the tax practice in Latin America Aldrich s story was well appreciated by the packed room of returning and prospective members of Beta Alpha Psi the honor society that caters to accounting finance and information systems students For the second straight year FIU s chapter received KPMG s Gold chapter designation awarded to student groups that have shown innovation leadership and membership advancement Only 12 chapters worldwide earn the honor Inclusion in the honor society isn t automatic Members must maintain a 3 0 GPA and are expected to contribute to the group and its events But advantages are many from opportunities to polish resume writing practice public speaking and grow in leadership roles to networking with colleagues and alumni A key draw is the chance to connect with area representatives of top accounting firms a pipeline to all important internships and first jobs New to FIU this year and working toward Beta Alpha Psi membership is junior Cristian Calderin a University of Florida transfer A family friend told him about the organization I researched and saw they were superior and a Gold chapter he said adding that the closeness of the community and focus on service were draws as well I just wanted to be a part of it and grow he said It is going to be fun and improve the person that I am Adeel Sobani the organization s new president wants to bring in more non traditional students especially those who are working long hours and don t normally think about joining an honor society I want to bring them to meet their peers I want to enhance those students Sobani said Beta Alpha Psi officers Sharing Twitter 0 Facebook 169 Google 0 Linkedin

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