The latest partnerships in business education.

The Stetson University School of Business in DeLand, Florida has signed an agreement with Seminole State College, which had multiple locations in Seminole County, Florida. The agreement will allow Seminole State students graduating with an associate of arts in accounting to complete their BBA degrees in the accounting program at Stetson’s School of Business Administration.

HEC Paris has initiated a multidisciplinary academic alliance in the fields of technology and business innovation by signing a cooperation agreement with the five founding partner schools of the Institut Polytechnique de Paris. Among the planned projects are joint doctoral tracks in business and engineering that allow PhD candidates to learn from faculty at both institutions; joint innovation-based master’s programs, including one designed for entrepreneurs working in fields such as medtech and data science; an engineering consulting project in business analytics designed with Labex Ecodec, a research department of excellence dedicated to economics and decision-making studies; and executive education programs.

The London-based Centre for Finance, Technology and Entrepreneurship has entered into a joint venture with EDHEC Business School, which has locations in Lille, Nice, and Paris, France; London, England; and Singapore. The partners have created a specialization in fintech, which will be delivered in both online and offline formats. Students can complete the online portion of the program at their own pace, while they attend face-to-face group workshop sessions with course lecturers.

Edtech company 2U Inc. will work with the Yale School of Management of New Haven, Connecticut, to deliver a new suite of online short courses on business and leadership. Designed in collaboration with the 2U brand GetSmarter, the short courses will launch in the spring and target mid-career and experienced professionals.