- 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.

- February 13, 2018

Congratulations Khuder Doyod!

Congratulations Khuder Doyod!

School of Business and Dr. Yun Lee would like to congratulate Khuder Doyod on his selection to one of the 25 Best Teams for the X-Culture competition. This competition involves 12 real-world business challenges selected by X-Culture. People from around the world work in teams to compete to try and develop solutions. 5,359 MBA students, undergraduate […]

- February 8, 2018

Meet Dr. Coleman

Meet Dr. Coleman

  Dr. John Coleman is a Systems Engineering Project Portfolio Professional.  He can deliver an impact by defining and managing a diverse portfolio of systems development, business process, new product & service development, and Research and Development (R&D) projects. He has demonstrated expertise in strategic management, project management, organizational effectiveness; operational excellence; and, business development. […]

- February 6, 2018

Congratulations Dr. Shukla

Congratulations Dr. Shukla

Dr. Shukla published her article “Human capital and economic growth in India” in the International Journal of Current Research in November 2017. Read her article at http://www.gmferd.com/journalcra.com/sites/default/files/26177.pdf. Congratulations Dr. Shukla!

- February 2, 2018

New to the PMBOK 6th Edition

New to the PMBOK 6th Edition

Dr. Asaya shares some of the new changes in the PMBOK 6th edition. Readers familiar with the text can expect to see some new phrases and some new focuses.  Below are just eight of the changes in this new edition.

- January 29, 2018

Why Learning Statistics is Important

Why Learning Statistics is Important

In the contemporary competitive environment, the importance of Statistics is paramount in magnitude. Qualitative and quantitative data analysis are crucial to make quick and accurate business decisions. Statistical analysis help firms to determine what consumers want, therefore, managers can decide which and how much products and or services they can supply to markets.

- January 25, 2018

Presidential Scholarship Recipient Shares Her Experience

Presidential Scholarship Recipient Shares Her Experience

Eliana Asili, a Master of Business Administration student from Argentina shares her thoughts on Virginia International University and her personal scholarship process.  She received the Presidential Scholarship this year.  We hope that you can listen and learn from her experience. Congratulations Eliana!

- January 23, 2018

Guest Blogger Van Vo – THE WORLD IS NEW TO ME

Guest Blogger Van Vo – THE WORLD IS NEW TO ME

I have experienced many things the first time in the last couple of months on my first trip to the United States. Everything here is new and still fresh in my memory. I remember the first time I walked to school on the path full of autumn leaves, noticing the breath vapor blowing away in […]

- January 16, 2018

Congratulations Dr. Shukla

Congratulations Dr. Shukla

Dr. Sushma Shukla for publishing Innovation and Economic Growth: A Case of India in Humanities & Social Sciences Reviews in June 2017.  This article reviews the innovation in India’s Economic Growth.  Check it out here. To apply at VIU and register for one of her courses, start your application online at  https://www.viu.edu/admissions-aid/admissions/apply-now/.

- December 20, 2017

Giving Opportunities

Giving Opportunities

At VIU, we believe that giving is something that should happen all year and want to bring your attention to a few ways that you can get involved here. We look for ways to benefit our students either through time or money.

Student Perspective: Time Management

Student Perspective: Time Management

One of the most difficult challenges facing international MBA students in the United States is time management. With finals approaching, MBA students should be thinking about how to be more organized in order to maintain a balance between studies, work, and home. One important consequence of bad time management is poor health choices. As a […]