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If you would like to participate in any of these events or if you have any questions or concerns please feel free to email the CIBER office at CIBER@bus.miami.edu.




Innovators for the Americas (IFTA) (Back to Top)

 

Undergraduate students will increase their global business, entrepreneurial, cross-cultural and cross-functional competencies through advisor-guided collaboration, participation in an international, student team and two weekend trips to a specific Latin American market. Each team develops, presents and defends a business plan addressing the specific needs of a Latin American market, leveraging the entrepreneurial and technological expertise of its members, as well as others with whom they network.

The primary goal is for students to increase their global business, entrepreneurial, cross-cultural and cross-functional competencies through adviser-guided collaboration, participation in an international, student team and two weekend trips to a specific Latin American market. Each team develops, presents and defends a business plan addressing the specific needs of a Latin American market, leveraging the entrepreneurial and technological expertise of its members, as well as others with whom they network.

 

COST:

No Program Fee for students. 

Students are responsible for all travel expenses (meals, local transportation, personal expenses, etc.) and for course credits at their respective Universities.

**Accepted students will receive travel/lodging support up to $1,500 from UM CIBER (funds are provided upon completion of the program).

 

To view the syllabus, please click here

To Apply for IFTA (UM Students), please click here

To Apply for IFTA (Foreign Students), please click here

To fill out Faculty Recomendation Form, please click here



Less-Commonly-Taught Language Tutorials (Back to Top)

This program is offered by the Directed Independent Language Study (DILS) in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Miami. DILS is a free program open to all undergraduate and graduate students who want to become proficient in a language and culture they otherwise wouldn't have the opportunity to learn, and that is not offered by the curriculum at UM.

Language Tutorials Offered by DILS (among others):

  • Arabic
  • Cantonese
  • Hindi
  • Irish
  • Punjabi
  • Russian
  • Swahili
  • Turkish

For more information, visit: http://www.as.miami.edu/dils/

Business Portuguese Course (Back to Top)

UM CIBER supports the Department of Modern Languages and Literature in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Miami in introducing this course, primarily targeted to undergraduate UM students (but open to other constituents) already fluent in a Romance language. This course enables students to become competent, after one year of training, to conduct business in Portuguese.

As of January 2014, UM CIBER has supported 7 Portuguese classes with a total of 72 students.

Click here for additional information


UM CIBER: Innovative Services and Interdisciplinary Endeavors to Strengthen US Competitiveness

    School of Business Administration
    P.O. Box 248027, Coral Gables, Florida 33124-6520
 
 
TEL: 305-284-4643
FAX: 305-284-6526
 
GRADUATE: 305-284-2510
UNDERGRADUATE: 305-284-4641