- 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 […]

- December 6, 2017

Finding My Passion

Finding My Passion

Dr. Shelton Rhodes My career path spans three professional domains; the U.S Army, Academia/Education, and Entrepreneurship. Passion led me to pursue these career paths. My first passion was for the adventure and the leadership opportunity provided by military service. My second passion academia and education resulted from my thirst for knowledge and the awareness that […]

- November 30, 2017

Delving with the Dean – Mindfulness

Delving with the Dean – Mindfulness

Dr. Grace Klinefelter shares on mindfulness. What is mindfulness and why does it matter to college students? Mindfulness has been around for thousands of years and is becoming very important again as we all struggle to balance the seemingly endless demands on our time.  It is not a religious practice and is defined as “the […]

- November 29, 2017

5 Quick Ways to Boost Your Customer Satisfaction

5 Quick Ways to Boost Your Customer Satisfaction

Dr. Lee shares five quick ways to boost your customer satisfaction.    Track and monitor customer feedback and reviews on the Internet and social media platforms, so that you can understand what they like, dislike, want, and need.  Build positive customer experiences, by tapping into what customers like, want, and need.  Develop strategies to overcome what […]

- November 23, 2017

Thanksgiving Wishes

Thanksgiving Wishes

Thanksgiving is a special holiday in the United States.  We join together with friends and family and reflect on things that we are grateful for.  Some people are grateful for the time off with family and friends, some for the food, some for football, but the one thing that draws them all together is that […]

- November 21, 2017

Dr. Poussaint Shares Thoughts on Mentoring

Dr. Poussaint Shares Thoughts on Mentoring

What is Mentoring? The role of a mentor is to help guide you to reach your personal and professional goals in life.  A mentor should be helpful, engaged, have regard and concern for other people, and be able to provide sound advice. Who mentors? Some people choose their supervisors, religious leaders, teachers, or those who […]

- November 16, 2017

Ethics – Important or Not?

Ethics – Important or Not?

Dr. Ashley Newell Dr. Ashley Newell weighs in on why ethics are relevant today. Top three reasons ethics are important: Members of society can avoid legal issues by following an ethical framework. Individuals maintain a moral sense of life without bias, dishonesty, or unfair treatment. Businesses may be viewed as leaders by applying ethics integrated […]

- November 8, 2017

5 Reasons to Reach for the CPA!

5 Reasons to Reach for the CPA!

Dr. Terry Camden I am a huge proponent of attaining the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation. Below are a few reasons for why I think that is an important goal.  Illustrates a level of excellence in and commitment to the accounting profession. This is a very difficult exam with @ 50% pass rates on the […]

- November 6, 2017

Tackling 401(k) Plans

Tackling 401(k) Plans

 Dr. Taemin Cha & Dr. Osman Masahudu In an effort to create more cash flow for the federal government is discussing reducing the pre-tax contribution limit for 401(k) plans. Our finance professors Dr. Masahudu and Dr. Cha tackle 401(k) plans. Check out their thoughts below! Are 401(k) plans really helping people save money? Dr. Masahudu: […]

- November 2, 2017

Becoming a Scrum Master

Becoming a Scrum Master

Most people know Project Management Institute (PMI) started to offer the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification in the 1960s. It has been growing rapidly over the last 50+ years. PMPs are key players in enabling project success. As people with PMP certifications have become more successful, career paths have started emerging. In 1993, a new […]