About Office of Auxiliary and Enterprise Development

FIU is a vibrant, student-centered public research university committed to learning, research, entrepreneurship, innovation, and creativity, which the Office of Auxiliary and Enterprise Development (AED) supports by being trusted business and financial advisors focused on student success, preeminent programs, increasing efficiency, and expanding our financial base.  Our team of financial analysts and enterprise development experts are committed and work closely with both academic and non-academic areas and external partners to fully support FIU’s BeyondPossible2020 Strategic Plan, which is a a road map to FIU’s future.

AED’s major areas of focus are:

New Initiative Generation
-Idea and Revenue Model Generation
-Market and Financial Viability Analysis
-Risk and Regulatory Environment Assessments
-Business Plan Development

Operational Improvement
-Process Analysis
-Resource Optimzation
-Development of Key Performance Indicators

Budget and Capital Planning
-Budget and Forecast Preparation for Auxiliary, C&G, Fee-based, and DSO’s
-Monthly and Quarterly Variance Analysis
-Board of Trustees and Board of Governor’s Financial Reporting and Analysis
-Financial Systems Support including

Financial Analysis and Ad Hoc Requests

Developing Strategic Partnerships
-Competitive Solicitations
-Public Private Partnerships (P3’s)
-Development of Deal Structure and Negotiations
-Implementation of Operating and Other Necessary Agreements