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Peter Finley, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Affairs and Associate Professor of Sport Management Professor Peter Finley

”Sometimes students are surprised to hear about the challenges they will face. I try to illuminate these issues and help students see how they can bridge the gap as the sports managers of the future. To me, good teaching is stating objectives, teaching to them, and then assessing accordingly. When I do that effectively, students tend to do well.”

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Students outside the NSU Carl DeSantis Building

H. Wayne Huizenga

What's in a name?

H. Wayne Huizenga Actually, the name of H. Wayne Huizenga says a great deal in today's business world. The accolades are memorable and well-known:

  •  Creator of three Fortune 500 companies;
  •  5 time recipient of Financial World Magazine's CEO of the Year;
  •  2005 recipient of Ernst & Young World Entrepreneur of the Year.

A self-made entrepreneur described as "one of the greatest deal makers of the 20th century," H. Wayne Huizenga's contributions to the global business community are well known. His steadfast belief in the importance of innovative thinking and entrepreneurial behavior in no small part explains his support of Nova Southeastern University's H.Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship.

Like the benefactor of our College and Sales Institute, the professionals at the Huizenga College of Business have ambitious agendas. They, and the students they teach, aspire to change the face of business - one leader at a time.


Blockbuster Growth - Click here to read an article published in Smart Business Magazine about Wayne Huizenga's entrepreneurial successes. Adobe Acrobat Reader

Dean Emeritus Pohlman interviews H. Wayne Huizenga

1. Management Style

2. Getting Started

3. Acquiring Blockbuster

4. Advice for Students