By BizEd Staff

May 5, 2017

May 9, 2017Indiana 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, 2017New 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, 2017George 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.