- 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 […]

- February 19, 2019

Dr. Watson Weighs in on Finding Her Passion

Dr. Watson Weighs in on Finding Her Passion

There aren’t many things in my life that I’m not passionate about. Some wonder how could there be so many things. But to know me is to know that I make the best out of just about everything that touches my life. I’m passionate about my children, my grandchildren, my family, my dogs, my Christian […]

VIU Faculty Highlight | Dr. Sushma Shukla

VIU Faculty Highlight | Dr. Sushma Shukla

Adjunct Faculty in VIU 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: Bastar, India Academic field: Economics Words of wisdom: Nothing is Impossible!! Last […]

Dr. Mark Thaller Weighs in on Passion

Dr. Mark Thaller Weighs in on Passion

So . . . I’ve been asked to write about passion; something that all of us know is important, and yet many of us take for granted. In fact, it’s very unlikely that we can find a single person claiming to lack self-proclaimed passion. Yet, it’s also likely that upon asking ten people to define […]

The Real Meaning of Red

The Real Meaning of Red

Roses are red…Violets are blue!!! The month of February is undoubtedly associated with the color Red. However, for us in the VIU Department of Business, we like to see Red as passion. Passion for work, ethics, academics, family and other aspects. What does the word passion mean to you? We will share with you insights […]

- January 28, 2019

Global Logistics in Action

Global Logistics in Action

Professor Hampton Dowling sponsored his students in MBA 628 and GOVT 617 for about four hours at Virginia’s Inland Port about 60 miles west of VIU in Front Royal, Virginia.  The “Inland Port” doesn’t have any ships or piers, but is rather the intermodal transportation hub for rail and truck cargo going to and from […]

VIU Holds Spring 2019 Faculty Summit

VIU Holds Spring 2019 Faculty Summit

  To kick off the spring 2019 semester, VIU held a Faculty Summit on Thursday, January 10th, 2019 which gathered over 50 VIU faculty and staff. VIU holds a faculty summit at the start of each semester with the aim to of providing an in-person opportunity for VIU faculty to gather for networking and professional […]

VIU Faculty Highlight | Dr. Seth Gillespie

VIU Faculty Highlight | Dr. Seth Gillespie

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!