Week of August 7, 2017
The Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics at the University of Delaware in Newark has partnered with the Delaware Financial Education Alliance to launch a trust and wealth management minor. The minor, an accredited program including courses on taxation and estate planning, is designed to provide a pipeline of experienced candidates for banking institutions, trust companies, and law firms in Delaware.
Mannheim Business School in Germany will collaborate with professional soccer club TSG Hoffenheim on numerous projects in research, teaching, and knowledge transfer. The focus of the collaboration will be the digital training and research facilities of TSG Hoffenheim, which are considered intrinsic to the club’s training and performance diagnostics.
Aston University in the U.K. has entered a ten-year partnership with Keypath Education, a global online program management services provider, to launch new online graduate degrees through Aston University Online and the Aston Business School. Among the first fully online programs to be introduced in the partnership will be Aston’s MBA and several finance-related master’s degrees.
Week of July 17, 2017
The University of Dayton has partnered with the Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) on a class that brings together entrepreneurship and engineering students to commercialize Air Force technology. The class, which also involves the Entrepreneurs Center in Dayton, culminates with a chance for students to pitch their business plans to angel fund investors, venture capitalists, and AFRL leadership. Students are encouraged to continue working on their business ideas after the class ends.
May 9, 2017
Indiana University's Kelley School of Business in Bloomington has partnered with FLAME University, a liberal arts institution in Pune, India, to launch reciprocal study abroad programs. Through the partnership, Kelley undergraduates will have access to short-term study abroad opportunities in Pune, a city located about 75 miles from Mumbai that is known for its information technology and manufacturing sector.
May 5, 2017
Audencia Business School, with campuses in Nantes and Paris, will offer its Executive MBA (EMBA) in two new global regions. The school has partnered with the Ecole Supérieure Algérienne des Affaires (ESAA) to offer the Audencia Executive MBA in Algiers, Algeria, with the first cohort having started in April. The collaboration also will result in the launch of part-time master's programs in October 2017. Additionally, Audencia will begin offering its EMBA jointly with the newly founded Audencia Shenzhen Business School in China and will welcome its first class in July.
April 28, 2017
New York University's Stern School of Business and College of Dentistry are offering a dual DDS/MBA degree to help dentists manage patient care and business aspects of the practice. The program can be completed in five years.
April 28, 2017
The Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University in California has partnered with the Center for Conscientious Leadership to launch the Conscientious Capitalism Initiative, designed to give students the tools to apply virtue and purpose to their personal development as business leaders. The initiative features an upper-division business course and a speaker series with executives from organizations that include Starbucks, eBay, Google Ventures, and the Navy SEALs. The speaker series, organized by the Leavey School, will be available to the broader SCU community.
April 28, 2017
George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, has entered a ten-year partnership agreement with John Wiley and Sons Inc. to expand the scope of George Mason’s online graduate programs. Wiley will provide market research, marketing, and student enrollment and retention services to complement George Mason’s programs, courses, and faculty. The initial master’s programs offered by George Mason through the partnership will include business, health systems management, health informatics, and special education. Programs will be available beginning January 2018.
April 23, 2017
Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) in Lausanne, Switzerland, and Swiss International Air Lines are joining a new partnership that offers in-kind advantages to both parties. Through the arrangement, Swiss Air Lines will provide students real-world opportunities to apply their knowledge and hone their innovation skills, while students add value to the airlines’ projects. Among the initiatives will be nine-week consultancy projects, capstone courses, and an exclusive workshop introducing students to the airline business.
March 8, 2017
On International Women's Day, the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University in Indianapolis announced a partnership with Talent Nexus, a professional development and mentoring initiative of Diverse Talent Strategies (DTS). DTS, whose research revealed the importance for women and minorities in particular to have strong mentors in the workplace, connects Kelley students with mentors in the business community and helps them develop the necessary skills to become good mentors themselves.