VIU Holds International Education Week Panel Discussion on Global Engagement

VIU Holds International Education Week Panel Discussion on Global Engagement

In honors of International Education Week 2018, Virginia International University organized a week-long series of events including an interactive panel discussion focused on the importance of global engagement.

VIU Faculty Highlights | Dr. Ademola Asaya

VIU Faculty Highlights | Dr. Ademola Asaya

Virginia International University’s Academic Affairs is running a regular VIU Faculty Highlight feature to showcase the variety and expertise of our VIU faculty body. Get to know a little about our faculty and appreciate VIU’s faculty diversity! Home: Nigeria, West Africa Academic Fields: Organizational Management & Information Systems Words of Wisdom: Believe in yourself always! Last Book Read: […]

VIU Faculty Highlights | Dr. John Coleman, School of Business

VIU Faculty Highlights | Dr. John Coleman, School of Business

Virginia International University’s Academic Affairs is running a regular VIU Faculty Highlight feature to showcase the variety and expertise of our VIU faculty body. Get to know a little about our faculty and appreciate VIU’s faculty diversity! Home: Hampton, VA Academic Fields: Engineering Management, Project Management Words of Wisdom: Always do the right thing for the right […]

VIU’s Online MBA with Concentration in International Finance Recognized as Top Online Masters Program

VIU’s Online MBA with Concentration in International Finance Recognized as Top Online Masters Program

  OnlineMasters.com, a trusted source for unbiased college rankings and higher education planning, has announced the release of the Best Online Master’s in Finance Programs in the United States. The top-ranked programs were selected based on curriculum, program flexibility, affordability, and graduate outcomes. VIU made this list of top 50 online masters programs in Finance […]

VIU Faculty Highlight | Dr. Mark Robinson, School of Business

VIU Faculty Highlight | Dr. Mark Robinson, School of Business

Virginia International University’s Academic Affairs is running a regular VIU Faculty Highlight feature to showcase the variety and expertise of our VIU faculty body. Get to know a little about our faculty and appreciate VIU’s faculty diversity! Home: Washington, DC Academic Fields: Marketing Management Words of Wisdom: Live every day like it’s your last; someday that may be […]

- October 9, 2018

Professor Dowling Attends the Washington International Trade Association Forum

Professor Dowling Attends the Washington International Trade Association Forum

On September 18th, Professor Hampton Dowling attended the Washington International Trade Association forum recent seminal changes to US laws and regulations regarding foreign investment (FDI) in the United States.  Here’s a link to a great summary of what this is all about: https://www.foley.com/cfius-and-the-new-trump-administration-your-top-ten-questions-answered-01-25-2017/.  These changes have bearing on private sector management of imports, exports, real […]

VIU Faculty Highlight | Dr. Zelalem Chala, School of Business

VIU Faculty Highlight | Dr. Zelalem Chala, School of Business

Virginia International University’s Academic Affairs is running a regular VIU Faculty Highlight feature to showcase the variety and expertise of our VIU faculty body. Get to know a little about our faculty and appreciate VIU’s faculty diversity!

- September 27, 2018

Guest Blogger – Guard Against Fake News

Guest Blogger – Guard Against Fake News

What if everybody checked the news before sharing it? If you are someone who reads the news, listens to the radio on your way to work, watches TV or even accesses Facebook/Twitter once in a while, you are familiar with the term “Fake News”. It became scandalous in the 2016 election – some people (and […]

VIU Faculty Highlight | Dr. Saya Sone

VIU Faculty Highlight | Dr. Saya Sone

Virginia International University’s Academic Affairs is running a regular VIU Faculty Highlight feature to showcase the variety and expertise of our VIU faculty body. Get to know a little about our faculty and appreciate VIU’s faculty diversity!

- September 14, 2018

Hampton Dowling Presents at Supply Chain Insights Global Summit

Hampton Dowling Presents at Supply Chain Insights Global Summit

Professor Hampton Dowling recently presented at the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit in Philadelphia.  His message focused on external influences on today’s pace of digital transformation, and implications to global logistics, business strategies and investments. The difference in consumer demand signals and demand forecast from 2016 to today is 180

- September 12, 2018

VIU Faculty Highlight | Dr. Kymm Watson, Dean School of Business

VIU Faculty Highlight | Dr. Kymm Watson, Dean School of Business

Virginia International University’s Academic Affairs is running a regular VIU Faculty Highlight feature to showcase the variety and expertise of our VIU faculty body. Get to know a little about our faculty and appreciate VIU’s faculty diversity!

- September 6, 2018

Welcome Dr. Appiah!

Welcome Dr. Appiah!

Dr. Emmanuel Appiah brings with him extensive experience and a wealth of knowledge.  He has been working for a governmental organization in the Washington DC metro area for over 17 years.  His professional experience spans from the Federal, State, and local governments as well as the private industry.

- August 28, 2018

Congratulations Oumar Cole

Congratulations Oumar Cole

Oumar Cole is another recipient that we have from Global X-Culture! He was on a team that won  Best Report for CaptiVoice.  Oumar shares his experience below.

- August 15, 2018

Global Logistics… Part 2

Global Logistics… Part 2

This blog is part 2 of a 2 part blog.  Check out part 1 here https://blogs.viu.edu/2018/07/the-bigger-picture-its-all-about-global-sourcing-and-logistics/ Ok, now that you’re interested in Global Logistics, consider registering for MBA 628… take a look at these links.  They’re short, cool, and begin to tell the story of the bigger picture of global sourcing and logistics.

- August 14, 2018

Traditional and Agile project management, why should the differences matter?

Traditional and Agile project management, why should the differences matter?

Students often ask about agile project management, and why there is so much hype about it. Learning about traditional project management, they say, ‘is tough enough…’ My general response is always to gently ask students to share what they really know about traditional project management – in detail. Why is this? I am convinced that […]

- August 7, 2018

Imagination: a Subtle but Powerful Internal Enabler in Project Management Practice.

Imagination: a Subtle but Powerful Internal Enabler in Project Management Practice.

 In more ways than we can recall, imagination plays a pivotal role in our daily endeavors, to the extent that the successes we achieve have been enabled through the influence of imagination. Without our consciousness or permission, we tend to respond to challenges by first forming, conjuring or perceiving words, images, structures and processes; make affirmation or confirmation about a target objective, and then tend to act out in concert with the […]

- August 2, 2018

Is a Project Management Career for You?

Is a Project Management Career for You?

Congratulations! You recently graduated from college and have often wondered how your life should proceed here on. Of the many subject areas you studied and excelled in, you remain curious about what it takes to work in projects, rather! So strong is your curiosity that you visited two construction projects in your city to observe how work is ordered and performed.  

- July 31, 2018

Guest Blogger: Experience Outside of the Classroom

Guest Blogger: Experience Outside of the Classroom

Julieth Paulini shares her experience working with Global X-Culture and her preparation for her upcoming presentation in Italy while completing her MBA degree.

- July 26, 2018

The Bigger Picture… It’s all about Global Sourcing and Logistics!

The Bigger Picture… It’s all about Global Sourcing and Logistics!

I’m excited to bring the world of global sourcing and associated logistics to tomorrow’s business leaders. With an MBA, today’s aspiring corporate leaders have so many opportunities to experience a truly integrated mosaic of technology, business strategy and processes, and extraordinary breadth of demand signals.  What great time to be learning and growing within a […]

- July 24, 2018

Are You Looking For an Exciting Career? Try Global Logistics!!

Are You Looking For an Exciting Career?  Try Global Logistics!!

WHAT IS GLOBAL LOGISTICS? It is the management of products and information about the products from one place to another, starting from the time they are produced until they reach the consumer.  It includes coordination of information about inventory, shipping, materials handling, production, packaging, transportation, distribution, storage and security of products.