- May 14, 2019

Dr. Shukla Speaks at the East Coast College Social Science Association’s 45th Annual Conference.

Dr. Shukla Speaks at the East Coast College Social Science Association’s 45th Annual Conference.

Virginia International University Business Professor recently gave an economic perspective on ‘’Knowledge to Wisdom” Click the link below to broaden your horizon. http://www.eccssa.org/id129.htm

- May 8, 2019

Discipline and Dedication: Guest Blogger sheds Light on The Holy Month of Ramadan

Discipline and Dedication: Guest Blogger sheds Light on The Holy Month of Ramadan

In a world with so much buzz and razzmatazz of activities, it could be quite distracting to focus. However, discipline and dedication stands successful people out. What are your goals and how dedicated are you towards achieving them? Let this post inspire you today. ‘Ramadan also called Ramazan, is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and is observed […]

- April 24, 2019

Celebrating Great Achievements

Celebrating Great Achievements

Congratulations to some of our Master in International Relations and Master of Public Administration students as they presented their final Thesis Presentation to students and faculty with Dr. Kymm Watson-Dean, Dr. Shelton Rhodes-Professor, Dr. Julian Muhammad-International Relations Program Director and Mr. Jeff Prater- Director of Library Services on a job well done. #VIU #thesis #students […]

- April 17, 2019

NEVER SAY NEVER

NEVER SAY NEVER

Consistency is one word that comes to mind in relation to ‘never say never’. Tiger woods is an all-time example of consistency. On Sunday April 14th 2019, Tiger Woods won his fifth Masters 14 years after his last Green Jacket. His first ever Masters was won in 1997. He faced several challenges such as DUI […]

- April 10, 2019

DID YOU KNOW FACTS ABOUT TODAY?

DID YOU KNOW FACTS ABOUT TODAY?

Today is April 10th 2019. However, it goes beyond 2019. A lot of events took place on this date several years ago. Let me take you down the historic lane. Did you know on this date? In 1790 the U.S. patent system was formed. In 1849 the Safety pin was patented by Walter Hunt, in […]

- April 4, 2019

VIU Alumni Association Launches its Second Edition Newsletter

VIU Alumni Association Launches its Second Edition Newsletter

The Alumni Association launched its second edition newsletter this week to celebrate achievements, inform its members and motivate alumni in the next step of action.  Be sure to enjoy this inspiring edition. Click the link below to get full access.

- April 3, 2019

MID WEEK MOTIVATION.

MID WEEK MOTIVATION.

Did you know Motivation drives you to act and move towards a goal? It’s the difference between waking up in the morning to get things done and lazing around the house all day. Motivation is a crucial element in setting and attaining one’s objective. Research shows you can influence your own levels of motivation and self -control. Motivation can […]

- March 28, 2019

Dr. Beyene Shares Success Tips For Online Learning.

Dr. Beyene Shares Success Tips For Online Learning.

Online learning could be challenging but at the same time it is rewarding. One should consider the following  things to be successful in an online learning:- Do not procrastinate – Each week there is a beginning and end date for the course. Although, it seems plenty of time to do the weekly activities such as […]

- March 17, 2019

A Heart Warming St. Patrick’s Day Message

A Heart Warming St. Patrick’s Day Message

Growing up, St. Patrick’s Day was always something fun to do and celebrate.  I never really knew why we celebrated it. I only knew that we would have fun on March 17th.  The biggest thing that we did to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day was to ensure we wore green.  No matter what you did, you had to wear […]

- March 15, 2019

VIU Project Management Boot Camp for Professional Scrum Master (PSM) ®

VIU Project Management Boot Camp for Professional Scrum Master (PSM) ®

A Professional Scrum Master® (PSM) helps project teams properly use Scrum, increasing the likelihood of the project’s overall success. PSMs understand Scrum values, practices, and applications and provide a level of knowledge and expertise above and beyond that of typical project managers. PSMs act as “servant leaders,” helping the rest of the Scrum team work together […]

- March 14, 2019

VIU Boot Camp for PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) ®

VIU Boot Camp for PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) ®

The PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) ® formally recognizes your knowledge of agile principles and your skill with agile techniques. An Agile certified practitioner has the knowledge of both Agile and Waterfall practices and is able to lead teams on Agile projects. By holding this Agile Practitioner Certification, a practitioner verifies their agile expertise to […]

- March 13, 2019

VIU Project Management Boot Camp for ITIL V4.1 Foundation

VIU Project Management Boot Camp for ITIL V4.1 Foundation

ITIL – a globally recognized and accepted approach to IT, supports the needs of business environment by lowering IT costs while delivering better service. ITIL improves the way different teams interact and manage the IT infrastructure within a business. Acclaimed as the best practice framework for IT SERVICE MANAGEMENT (ITSM), this practice provides an approach for […]

- March 12, 2019

VIU Boot Camp for Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®

VIU Boot Camp for Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®

Regardless of your career stage, the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® is an asset that will distinguish you in the job market and enhance your credibility and effectiveness working on — or with — project teams. If you’d like to manage larger projects and gain more responsibility or add project management skills into your […]

- March 8, 2019

VIU SAFe for Teams with Scaled Agilist (SA) Certification®Boot Camp

VIU SAFe for Teams with Scaled Agilist (SA) Certification®Boot Camp

You will gain the knowledge necessary to lead an enterprise Agile transformation by leveraging the Scaled Agile framework, and its underlying principles of lean thinking, and product development flow. You will leave with an understanding of how the principles and practices of the framework support Lean thinking, Agile Development, SAFe ScrumXP, Agile Release Train, Agile […]

- March 7, 2019

VIU Boot Camp for Project Management Professional (PMP) ®

VIU Boot Camp for Project Management Professional (PMP) ®

Recognized and demanded by organizations worldwide, the PMP validates your competence to perform in the role of a project manager, leading and directing projects and teams. One of the critical job functions of a Project Manager is to meet project objectives while creating a consistent formula for least-cost, best-ROI processes. You can find PMPs leading […]

- March 5, 2019

Professor Hampton Dowling Shares His Latest Podcast Regarding Trade Agreement Negotiations

Professor Hampton Dowling Shares His Latest Podcast Regarding Trade Agreement Negotiations

I invite you to my latest podcast regarding trade agreement negotiations with weighted emphasis on implications to the private sector verticals and corporate development.  We’re constantly negotiating and strive do it better.  It’s always pleasure to be invited to offer commentary on relevant topics of direct bearing to the bottom line.  Today’s activity centered on […]

- February 28, 2019

An expose’ on National Careers Week by Our Most Amiable Ms Robyn

An expose’ on National Careers Week by Our Most Amiable Ms Robyn

Monday, March 4th – Thursday, March 7th If you have not already heard the buzz on Virginia International University’s campus, the Career Services & Alumni Relations Department has teamed up with the Job Club, to present a week of career-focused activities, featured guest speakers, and resources designed to enhance your marketability for the job market.  […]

- February 27, 2019

Dr. Asaya Shares on Project Management Career: What is New?

Dr. Asaya Shares on Project Management Career: What is New?

Towards the end of last year (2018), the project management institute (PMI) launched an update to the fifth edition of the PMBOK – the project management book of knowledge. In the sixth edition of the PMBOK, not much really changed in the fundamental and conceptual layout and the premises of the project management framework; phases […]

- February 26, 2019

VIU African Pride Club Marks the end of Black History Month Celebration

VIU African Pride Club Marks the end of Black History Month Celebration

Black History Month, also known as African-American History Month is an annual observance celebrated in United States in the month of February. It began as a way for remembering important people and events in the history of the African diaspora. Black History Month was first proposed by black educators and the Black United students at […]

- February 22, 2019

Dr. Poussaint unveils what passion means to her.

Dr. Poussaint unveils what passion means to her.

I have a love and passion for teaching.  Although this passion was demonstrated in small ways throughout my 30 year career in corporate America, I did not fully find and unlock this passion until later.  I enjoyed my years working as a business executive, but it was not my passion.  My passion is learning and […]