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Florida Tech Business Student Team Wins Case Competition at Florida Southern College

MELBOURNE, FLA.—A team of five Florida Institute of Technology business students took first place in the Intercollegiate Case Competition in Strategic Management, held March 30-31 at Florida Southern College, Lakeland. The students attend the Nathan M. Bisk College of Business. Their adviser was H.L. Singer, adjunct faculty member and instructor of Business Strategy and Policy, and Production/Operations Management. The teams’…

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Women’s Business Center Earns National Excellence Award

Florida Institute of Technology Press Release: The Florida Institute of Technology Women’s Business Center (WBC) was recently awarded the 2012 Women’s Business Center of Excellence Award from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). To win the award, the WBC was nominated and then selected by the SBA. The nominations in this category include organizations that deliver results, are innovative, that…

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X-Culture Project: Cultural Diversity

Guest Blogger: Maduka Ulu Hi, my name is Maduka  and I am Information Systems major at Florida tech. I am originally from  Nigeria in West Africa; this semester I am taking a class with Mr.Muth on International business. This course has given me the opportunity to be invloved in a nationwide project called X-Culture . I am working with students…

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Florida Tech and TRDA Receive Grant from PNC Foundation to Launch Lecture Series

Intellectual Property Lecture Kicks off Series with Luncheon April 18MELBOURNE, Fla.—The Women’s Business Center (WBC) at Florida Institute of Technology and the Technological Research Development Authority (TRDA) will kick off the “Technically Speaking Luncheon Lecture Series” in April with a program on “Intellectual Property.” The first in the luncheon series will address simplifying the legal principles behind intellectual property; it…

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X-Culture Project: An Extreme Experience

In a beginning I thought it would be very difficult to work with international students on a project, but i said to myself, “it will be an extreme experience for me.” I reviewed my partners’ names and added them to my Facebook account and created a group page so we can all trade information and ideas. So far, this format…

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Delta Mu Delta Hosts Spring Luncheon

Guest Blogger: Dr. Joan Wiggenhorn, Associate Professor of Finance Delta Mu Delta, the Business Honor Society, held their spring luncheon on March 23rd. A record number of students attended the lunch which was held in the Link Media Room in the Evans Library. Mr. Robert Keimer, the acting director of the Women’s Business Center, was the featured speaker, and he…

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Mr. Richard Scott, Class of 72, Participates in the Nathan M. Bisk College of Business Visiting Entrepreneur Program

Guest Blogger, Dr. J. Wiggenhorn, Associate Professor Nathan M. Bisk College of Business   Mr. Richard Scott, president of the Carolina Business Mentors, gave a presentation as part of the Nathan M. Bisk College of Business Visiting Entrepreneur Program on Wednesday, March 21st. He spoke to a packed room and had many interesting ideas for the audience. His talk had two tracks: one…

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X-Culture Project: An Extreme Experience

In a beginning I thought it would be very difficult to work with international students on a project, but i said to myself,  “it will be an extreme experience for me.”  I reviewed my partners’ names and  added them to my Facebook account and created a group page so we can all trade  information and ideas. So far,  this format…

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Nathan M. Bisk College of Business Students Participate in The ABTA Project

Guest Bloggers:  Stephen Kies and Randy Stockman Explanation of the Project You are probably wondering “What is ABTA”? ABTA stands for Activity-Based Total Accountability. Government Accountability/Transparency is the extent to which a state discloses their financial information to the public. It can range from being very basic and showing only the dollar amount, to being very detailed and showing the dollar…

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X-Culture Project: Connecting with Group Members

Guest Blogger: Nicholas Robinson, Business Administration  After successfully completing the quiz and pre-project survey, I was allocated team members for the X-Culture project. Including me, we have a total of 6 students varying from across world, including India, Turkey, Korea, and as well three students from the US. I initiated communication last week and sent out a group email to…

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