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The Metro Newsletter


The official newsletter of the Metropolitan Center, The Metro, is now available. The first issue of 2015 is filled with events, projects, and training programs from the past year. Take a look at what we've been up to!

Ralph Rosado named Affiliate Research Fellow


Mr. Rosado is President of Rosado and Associates, an urban planning and economic development strategy firm based in Miami, as well as an instructor in graduate and professional programs at the University of Miami and Florida International University.

MetroForum Presentations


Our 4th Annual State of the South Florida Economy MetroForum was a success! Presentations are now available on our website.

Upcoming Events

Grants 101: How to Find Grants & Proposal Basics Workshop

04/01/2015 09:00 AM

Designed for those with little or no grant writing experience, the Grants 101 Workshop will cover the following topics: Learning how to find grants; Getting the Inside Edge; Creating Winning Strategies; and the Nuts and Bolts of Proposal Writing.

Grants 201: Grant Writing Certification 2-day workshop

04/15/2015 09:00 AM

This seminar addresses both practical and conceptual aspects that are important to the proposal-writing process. Emphasis is given to idea development, identification of the appropriate granting agency, how to write for reviewers, and tips and strategies of proven value in presenting an applicant’s case to reviewers. Prerequisite: Attended Grants 101, and/or earned at least an Associate of Arts/Associate of Science degree.

Customer Service Essentials

04/16/2015 09:00 AM

We are presently in an era when our customer service initiatives are becoming the breaking symbol of success or failure for our respective agencies. The Metropolitan Center understands this important fact. We are providing this four hour session on “how to master your skills in customer service” to better equip you or your staff in this demanding field.

Contact Us

FIU on Downtown Brickell
1101 Brickell Avenue, Suite S-207
Miami, FL 33131
Tel: 305-779-7879
Fax: 305-779-7880

FIU @ I-75
1930 SW 145th Avenue
Miramar, FL 33027
Tel: 954-438-8603
Fax: 954-438-8606


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