Nanyang Technological University’s Nanyang Business School in Singapore has partnered with NTU’s Wealth Management Institute (WMI) to create a new master of science with two specialization tracks: asset management and wealth management. With classes held on alternate weekends, the program also includes two-week overseas modules conducted in London and New York, in collaboration with Imperial College London’s Business School and New York University’s Stern School of Business. Students also must complete either an internship with a participating financial institution or a market-relevant project. The program’s content is aligned with the industry skills framework established by the Institute of Banking and Finance Singapore. In addition to the master’s degree, graduates will receive industry accreditation and certification for practice. The first cohort will enroll in January 2019.
The C.T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston and the Health Science Center at the Houston School of Public Health at the University of Texas will partner to deliver healthcare leadership and management training to companies across Texas. This training includes an open-enrollment healthcare management certificate program covering topics such as analytics for decision making, healthcare-specific accounting and finance, strategy and innovation, and supply chain management. The program will incorporate separate learning paths for senior leaders, mid-management, nursing leadership, and individuals moving into the healthcare industry.
This summer, Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business in Atlanta partnered with blockchain strategy firm Intuit Factory to offer a boot camp on blockchain strategy. The four-day executive education program allowed participants to gauge blockchain’s impact on their investments, examine how cryptocurrencies function, and design their own blockchain business models. The curriculum covered distributed ledger technologies, smart contracts, digital assets, ecosystem design, identity, decentralization, and enterprise applications.
Starting in September, students in the bachelor of science in management program at ESCP Europe will have the opportunity to study at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. Currently, students in the BSc program have the opportunity to study at three of ESCP’s five campuses in Berlin, London, Madrid, Paris, or Turin. Now, students will have the option to start their first year at Tsinghua University, then complete their schooling on one of ESCP Europe’s campuses.
HEC Paris has signed partnership agreements with two Chinese universities, the Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) in Shenzhen and Tsinghua University in Beijing. The partnership between HEC Paris and SUSTech will create degrees and executive programs in the high-tech and digital industries; the two institutions also established the Sino-French Innovation Platform in Shenzhen to encourage cooperation between deep-tech companies and entrepreneurs within the two countries. The second partnership, between HEC Paris and Tsinghua’s Academy of Arts and Design, will launch a new executive master in media, art, and creation.