What's Happening @FAUbusiness
There's a lot going at the FAU College of Business! On this podcast, we speak with our students, alumni, faculty and staff in order to find out... (drumroll)... What's Happening @FAUbusiness.
A two-time FAU graduate, Karrie Prehm earned her Bachelors's in International Business in 2002 and her MBA in 2011. Karrie is the founder and CEO of Global Regulation Advisers Corporation (GRA), an asset management compliance consulting firm based in South Florida. She has devoted two decades of her career to serving as a trusted adviser to senior executives in the financial services industry worldwide. To learn more about how to be actively involved as a business alumni, please visit business.fau.edu/alumni
Erick Solms is a 2006 FAU Business graduate from the Management Information Systems program. Erick is an entrepreneur and runs his business called Simplitfy out of Lake Worth. Simplitfy provides professional IT services to small and medium-sized businesses. Interviewed by FAU's Kelly McCormack, the conversation highlights some of the key tips from a successful entrepreneur and how to use professional organizations to your advantage. To learn more about how to be actively involved as a Business Alumni, please visit business.fau.edu/alumni.
Consumer confidence among Hispanics in the United States jumped in the third quarter of 2019 as optimism grew for the economic outlook for the U.S., according to a new national consumer sentiment index conducted by the Florida Atlantic University Business and Economics Polling Initiative (FAU BEPI).
Join the FAU Adams Center for Entrepreneurship, and its partners, on October 22, 2019, to grow your business through networking and short workshops from experts on subjects relating to communication and marketing in a family business. The event is open to all family businesses. Early tickets are only $25 per business for two guests, but space is limited! Learn more at FAUfamilyBusinessWorkshop.eventbrite.com.
Although female entrepreneurs are the fastest growing segment among start-up enterprises, women are still less likely than men to start new ventures. A new study by faculty at Florida Atlantic University and Eastern Michigan University explores the cultural factors that may explain why this gender gap exists and varies widely in countries around the world. FAU's Len Treviño, a co-author of the article, joined the podcast to further explore these findings.