- May 24, 2018

Guest Blogger: Olamide Adejumo Shares about VIU

Guest Blogger: Olamide Adejumo Shares about VIU

Recent graduate Olamide Adejumo shares her experience! WHY VIU? I chose to study at VIU initially because of the recommendation I got from an alumni student.  When I got here I found more reasons to stay and study until the end.  The environment is conducive for learning and the professors and staff of the school […]

- May 22, 2018

Dreams Can Become Reality!

Dreams Can Become Reality!

Run a marathon? Complete a triathlon? Travel abroad (or in the states)? Switch careers? Become a manager? Complete a degree? Write a book? Become a leader in government? Pay off debt? Learn a new skill? Speak a foreign language? Retire? What are your dreams?  Some dreams can become reality if you turn them into a […]

- May 17, 2018

What Are Your ‘Jobs to be Done’?

What Are Your ‘Jobs to be Done’?

What Are Your ‘Jobs to be Done’? The mission of Virginia International University is to “educate students from all over the world through a highly qualified, equally diverse faculty and staff, while striving to provide academic programs at the graduate, undergraduate, and certificate levels that engender the intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, and creativity urgently needed […]

- May 15, 2018

Guest Blogger – Khuder Doyod – Tips for Success

Guest Blogger – Khuder Doyod – Tips for Success

VIU students have a passion to study for real knowledge and have a determination to achieve their goals and dreams successfully. Here’s my advice to others who are currently studying here or are interested in studying here. Be respectful and attentive to others around you. Do not waste the prime time of your life. Be […]

- May 10, 2018

Congratulations Julieth!

Congratulations Julieth!

We are pleased to share that Julieth Paulini was selected to attend the Global X-Culture Conference & Symposium 2018 in Macerata, Italy.  We are honored that Julieth was chosen. X-Culture is a training program that almost 50, 000 students participated in. Of the 50,000, more than 500 were qualified to attend the event. Of the […]

- May 8, 2018

Professor in Print: Roy Abdo

Professor in Print: Roy Abdo

Congratulations Professor Roy Abdo! Professor Abdo co-authored an article published by Gallup.  Read his piece Election Could Be Political Turning Point for Lebanon http://news.gallup.com/poll/233696/election-political-turning-point-lebanon.aspx. Learn more about the School of Business at VIU here.

- May 3, 2018

Advice for our Graduates

Advice for our Graduates

Now that you have finished your degree and are beginning (or continuing) your career, you have many things to celebrate and look forward to!  How to make the most of your career is an interesting challenge and the following tips are focused on helping you find fulfillment.

- April 19, 2018

Neuroscience & Leadership

Neuroscience & Leadership

Why is neuroscience important for leaders to know about? Neuroscience deals with how our brains process information, which in turn influences our behavior, thoughts and emotions.  Chemicals such as dopamine, oxytocin, serotonin, adrenaline, and cortisol are all present in our brains and influence the way we act.

- April 17, 2018

Congratulations Dr. Shukla

Congratulations Dr. Shukla

Dr. Sushma Shukla recently presented on the Fourth Industrial Revolution: The Role of Higher Education at the East Coast Colleges Social Science Association (ECCSSA) Conference in April 2018.  Dr. Shukla is also the secretary of the Board of Directors. Congratulations Dr. Shukla! To find out how you can take a course from Dr. Shukla, reach out to […]

- April 12, 2018

Congratulations Professor Abdo!

Congratulations Professor Abdo!

Professor Roy Abdo was recently invited to speak at Georgetown University. His session was called A Journey to Critical Thinking from a Marketing Lens.  Congratulations Professor Abdo! If you want to learn more about our how you can take a full eight week course from Professor Abdo in our Bachelor of Business Administration program, go […]

- April 10, 2018

Global Logistics Adjunct

Global Logistics Adjunct

The School of Business would like to welcome one of our newest adjunct faculty members! Hampton Dowling is Managing Partner of his professional services firm, the HCB Group LLC, providing executive corporate development and advisory services to private & public sectors. Mr. Dowling has developed and managed large integrated programs, as well as, facilitated strategic […]

- April 5, 2018

Whole Foods’ New Inventory System

Whole Foods’ New Inventory System

At VIU, we integrate relevant news into our current curriculum so that students are able to apply what they are learning to what is going on around them.  Dr. Tefera Beyene who is teaching our Managerial Accounting and Finance course reviewed with his class the impacts of the new inventory system that Amazon implemented after […]

- March 27, 2018

Coaching with Dean Klinefelter

Coaching with Dean Klinefelter

As you prepare for careers as leaders, one skill that you will need to develop is coaching.  You might ask “What is coaching, why is it important for me to learn and how do I do it?” Coaching is used to help people become better at what they do and who they are.  It helps […]

- March 15, 2018

Networking

Networking

If you are out looking for a job or changing your career, have you taken time to network?   According to a study in 2016, “85% of all jobs are filled via networking” (Adler, 2016).  Knowing this should change your approach to the application process.  How do you get to where you want to go when […]

- March 13, 2018

Student Guest Blogger: Transforming Yourself

Student Guest Blogger: Transforming Yourself

I know what I want to be. What now? After you read “redefining success” and put some thought into it, and you finally figured what you want to do it’s time to start doing it. But, how? Here we have some steps of what to do to get where you want to be:

- March 8, 2018

2018 Goals

2018 Goals

Did you manage to forget about your goals or completely give up on them? Did you become overwhelmed by other things and put your goals off for the time being?  Well, if you fall in either one of these categories, now’s the time to reconnect and start again.

- February 27, 2018

Student Guest Blogger: Redefining Success

Student Guest Blogger: Redefining Success

We grew up hearing almost every day that we need to be successful. We live in a competitive society that prizes the best in the class, rewards Olympics champions, honors celebrities, and pays hundreds of dollars to musicians.  They have become our example of what it means to be successful.

- February 22, 2018

Meet Dr. Brooks

Meet Dr. Brooks

Richard Brooks moved to the DMV area from a tour in South Korea, Dr. Brooks studied International and Domestic Conflict Resolution specializing in Generational Conflict at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale Florida. Upon returning from South Korea after a 3 year tour Dr. Brooks began immediately teaching and training federal and private sector employees on […]

- February 20, 2018

Meet Professor Jeffrey White

Meet Professor Jeffrey White

Professor White has had a varied background in law, health care, and big business. He’s worked in private equity for several years, helping small businesses all over the country in mergers and acquisitions. He’s owned his own businesses, both successes and failures, and draws from each in his teaching. Prior to joining VIU he has […]

- February 15, 2018

Welcome Dr. Amaefule

Welcome Dr. Amaefule

Dr. Ezewuchi Amaefule received a doctor of business administration (DBA) degree in 2009 from Argosy, Washington, DC, and MSA and BSBA in accounting in 1987 and 1985 respectively from Roosevelt University, Chicago, Illinois.  He has taught several accounting classes as an Adjunct Professor between Argosy University DC campus, Strayer University, and South University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.