- November 1, 2017

Volunteer Opportunity

Volunteer Opportunity

Through a program between VIU and the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program with Fairfax County, VIU students are invited to volunteer to help prepare income tax forms for low-income families in Virginia.  Volunteer opportunities include Benefits to you: Excellent learning and networking experience Free training including basic and beyond certification on IRS tax preparation software […]

- October 26, 2017

Dr. Zelalem Chala Presents at VIU 2017 International Business Conference

Dr. Zelalem Chala Presents at VIU 2017 International Business Conference

  Dr. Chala shares his topic summary and the key takeaway from his presentation at our 2017 International Business Conference. Despite more than trillions of debt and billions of trade deficit, President Trump is threatening to impose a 35% and 45% tariff on imported goods and services from Mexico and China. In a country where […]

- October 11, 2017

Success Tips for Avoiding Legal Issues

Success Tips for Avoiding Legal Issues

Dr. Newell shares her thoughts on why law and ethics are important for any career in business and what can be done to avoid legal issues throughout a career. Critical thinking and creative problem solving are a few key skills law school graduates bring to the table that can easily segue into any career field. […]

- October 10, 2017

Thoughts on Finance

Thoughts on Finance

Dr. Taemin Cha shares his thoughts on finance. Students who are interested in majoring in finance at college would often find themselves wondering what finance is about and where majoring finance would lead them in the future. I, as a Ph.D. student, had often asked the same questions myself during my graduate studies. The answers […]

- October 9, 2017

Meet the SCIS Team: Dr. Saiid Ganjalizadeh

Meet the SCIS Team: Dr. Saiid Ganjalizadeh

I serve as a full time professor in Virginia International University’s School of Computer Information Systems. I have Ph.D. degree in Information Technology and 24 years of teaching and working in higher education. In addition to teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses in MIS, I was active member of the Washington DC E-Leaning Advisory Council […]

- October 6, 2017

Attributes of Great Project Managers

Attributes of Great Project Managers

Dr. Jeff Radcliffe What makes a great project manager? After years of managing projects and teaching project management, I am often asked to describe what attributes most successful project managers exhibit.  Although being certified in project management helps, it is often project experience that builds the foundation for a great project manager.  I have found […]

- September 28, 2017

Welcome Dr. Cha!

Welcome Dr. Cha!

Join us in welcoming Dr. Taemin Cha to our School of Business team.  He is one of our newest adjunct faculty members. Dr.Cha brings a wealth of knowledge with him.  He has been working in financial service industry for 6 years. He earned both his MS in Finance and Ph.D. degrees from The George Washington […]

- September 25, 2017

3 Reasons to Obtain a PM Certification

3 Reasons to Obtain a PM Certification

Project Management is one of the hottest areas in the employment industry since it spans so many industries.  Obtaining a certificate in project management will help you stand out in an ever growing field. Global Recognition These certifications are highly sought after by employers in many fields and areas around the globe. All Project Management […]

- September 22, 2017

Journey to my Career in Marketing

Journey to my Career in Marketing

Dr. Robinson shares his journey to his career in Marketing. My interest in marketing came by accident. During my tenure at Exxon Mobil beginning in the 1990s, the company was revising its corporate brand and had brought in an external consultant, Professor David Aaker. He had just published his second book, Building Strong Brands, and […]

- September 20, 2017

Welcome Dr. Masahudu

Welcome Dr. Masahudu

Join us in welcoming Dr. Osman Masahudu.  He joined the faculty and staff of VIU in April of this year. He lives in the Northern Virginia area with his family. Dr. Masahudu is a Financial Policy Analyst for the United States Department of Agriculture – Forest Service. He works closely with the CFO to address […]

- September 18, 2017

Personal Finance Workshop

Personal Finance Workshop

Mr. Forbes & Dr. Eze Amaefule We are pleased to announce our Personal Finance Workshop on Wednesday evening, October 4th from 6 to 7:30 pm in Room 301. This event is co-sponsored by the Student Affairs and the School of Business. Speakers will include Dr. Eze Amaefule, member of School of Business Program Advisory Committee […]

- September 15, 2017

Call for subject matter experts!

Call for subject matter experts!

VIU Is looking for subject matter experts who would be willing to assist us by reviewing our programs.  We are looking for experience in accounting, finance, healthcare, management, hospitality, human resources, global logistics, entrepreneurship, marketing, project management, contract management, and mass media.  Individuals must have work experience and a Master’s degree or higher and live […]

- September 5, 2017

Dr. Klinefelter Presents at IACBE Annual Meeting

Dr. Klinefelter Presents at IACBE Annual Meeting

Dr. Klinefelter attended the annual International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) Conference in San Francisco in April and presented a poster entitled “The Impact of Coaching on the Educational Experience of Business Students”. The poster introduced the concept of implementing coaching programs for college students to enhance their learning experience both in the classroom […]

- August 29, 2017

Professor Abdo Presents at the Public Relations Society Association-National Capital Chapter Workshop

Professor Abdo Presents at the Public Relations Society Association-National Capital Chapter Workshop

  Professor Abdo presented Writing as a PR/Social Media Maven at a workshop hosted by the Public Relations Society Association-National Capital Chapter. Professor Abdo presented on building strategic communication for Digital and Social Media. His presentation answered questions on how to empower your writing and content story telling.  He also reviewed best practices to build an […]

- August 17, 2017

Dr. Chala’s AEEA Conference Presentation

Dr. Chala’s AEEA Conference Presentation

Dr. Chala presented on The Paradox of Ethiopian Economic Growth, Famine, and Youth Migration at the annual meeting for the Agricultural & Applied Economic Association. His presentation reviewed Ethiopia’s remarkable and rapid economic growth achievements. However, the United Nation and USAID are reporting that 5-10 Million people are in chronic food shortage for the last […]

- July 6, 2017

July 10th – Fall Registration

July 10th – Fall Registration

July 10th opens our Fall registration period. For those students that are still on vacation, please feel free to email us at sb@viu.edu to get the first selection of courses! For everyone else – just stop by!

- April 18, 2017

Cyber Security Management Consulting Seminar – Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Cyber Security Management Consulting Seminar – Tuesday, May 9, 2017

VIU’s School of Business is hosting a Cyber Security Management Consulting seminar for those interested in learning more about Management Consulting. We will be hearing about this rapidly growing field from Lieutenant Colonel Antonio Johnson, US Army, retired. Please reserve your seat for this interactive session on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 from 8 am to […]

- February 3, 2017

The School of Business and The School of Professional Development Announce the Law Seminars in February 2017

The School of Business and The School of Professional Development Announce the Law Seminars in February 2017

  This February VIU is hosting two Law Seminars for current and future business owners and managers engaged in international business. “Common Issues in U.S. Litigation for International and Domestic Businesses” Monday, February 13, 2017 5 pm to 6:30 pm This interactive session is geared toward domestic business owners involved in international transactions, and persons […]

- December 16, 2016

Holiday Wishes

Holiday Wishes

During this holiday season many join together with friends and family as they celebrate together.  We hope that you will take time to reflect on this year and celebrate all your accomplishments.     Some of you are graduating, some are in the middle of your programs, while others are just beginning your academic journeys. We […]

Congratulations!

Congratulations!

Congratulations to Anastassiya!  She is our newest PMP certified student.To view her video check out the VIU School of Business YouTube page.  https://youtu.be/PhSwCRCvKeI