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Vivek Goel Named President and Vice-chancellor of the University of Waterloo

Vivek Goel Named President and Vice-chancellor of the University of Waterloo

WATERLOO, Ontario, Nov. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Vivek Goel, a distinguished scholar with extensive achievements in research, teaching and leadership across both public and private sectors, will become the seventh president and vice-chancellor of the University of Waterloo. Goel, who begins his five-year term on July 1, 2021, is recognized in Canada and around the world as a leading public-health researcher, health-services evaluation expert, and champion for [...]

Demand for B-schools Increases Amidst Global Pandemic

Demand for B-schools Increases Amidst Global Pandemic

RESTON, Va., Nov. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — The Graduate Management Admission Council™ (GMAC™), a global association of leading graduate business schools, today released its annual 2020 Application Trends Survey. GMAC delayed the release of this year’s report, initially scheduled for publication in mid-October, to further gauge the impact of COVID-19 on application trends in regions around [...]

Firms Voice Increased Hiring Projections for MBA Graduates in 2021

Firms Voice Increased Hiring Projections for MBA Graduates in 2021

RESTON, Va., Sept. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — The Graduate Management Admission Council™ (GMAC™), a global association of leading graduate business schools, in partnership with MBA Career Services & Employer Alliance (MBA CSEA), the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) and Highered has released its annual 2020 Corporate Recruiters Survey. As this year’s report was nearing conclusion [...]

Bow Valley College Signs Academic Pathway Agreement to Open Doors to More International Students

Bow Valley College Signs Academic Pathway Agreement to Open Doors to More International Students

Calgary, Sept. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Bow Valley College is pleased to announce an agreement with BMB International to offer post-graduate students in the healthcare field an opportunity to study in Canada starting in 2021. This new academic pathway will see eligible internationally trained students continue their studies with Bow Valley College’s Health & Human [...]

Cyberport Houses Over 30 InsurTech Start-ups with Great Potential

Cyberport Houses Over 30 InsurTech Start-ups with Great Potential

Hong Kong, Aug. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — As a key promoter of Hong Kong’s digital technologydevelopments, Hong Kong Cyberport spares no efforts in injecting new momentum into theeconomy. Cyberport has the largest FinTech community in Hong Kong, boosting close to400 FinTech companies that offer financial software and services, financial data analysis,wealth management technology, payment technology [...]

CUHK Business School Research Finds Individuals with Diverse Skills More Likely to Form Startups and Succeed as Entrepreneurs

CUHK Business School Research Finds Individuals with Diverse Skills More Likely to Form Startups and Succeed as Entrepreneurs

HONG KONG, CHINA, June 26 (Korea Bizwire) - If you have ever been called a “jack-of-all-trades,” you can rest assured the phrase “master of none” isn’t far behind. At the very least, it is often implied. But how relevant is this old saying in today’s business world? Unless you are a jack-of-all-trades who works in an [...]

Graduate Management Admission Council Announces New Incoming Chairperson of the Board and Four New Board Members

Graduate Management Admission Council Announces New Incoming Chairperson of the Board and Four New Board Members

RESTON, Va., June 25 (Korea Bizwire) — The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), a global association of leading graduate business schools, today announced a new board chairperson and the addition of four new members to its board of directors. The terms will begin on July 1, 2020. Martin Boehm, Dean and Professor of Marketing at [...]

EdtechX Holdings (NASDAQ:EDTX) and Meten International Announce Successful Merger Closing and Capital Raise

EdtechX Holdings (NASDAQ:EDTX) and Meten International Announce Successful Merger Closing and Capital Raise

London, March 30 (Korea Bizwire) – EdtechX Holdings Acquisition Corp. (“EdtechX”) (Nasdaq: EDTX), the world’s first special purpose acquisition company focused on investing in the education services and education technology industry, and Meten International Education Group (“Meten”), a leading English language training (“ELT”) service provider in China, announced today that they have successfully completed their previously announced merger transaction.   [...]

The Graduate Management Admission Council Welcomes One of Portugal’s Leading Business and Economic Institutes

The Graduate Management Admission Council Welcomes One of Portugal’s Leading Business and Economic Institutes

RESTON, Va., March 11 (Korea Bizwire) – The Graduate Management Admission Council™ (GMAC™), a global association of leading graduate business schools, today announced the addition of one of Portugal’s top business schools into its membership. The addition of Nova School of Business & Economics (Nova SBE), brings GMAC’s total membership to 229 institutions. GMAC member schools go through an [...]

CUHK Business School Research Reveals U.S. Firms Not Coming Home Amid Trump’s Trade War

CUHK Business School Research Reveals U.S. Firms Not Coming Home Amid Trump’s Trade War

HONG KONG, CHINA, Feb. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – The foundation of the current U.S. administration was President Donald Trump’s vision of “Make America Great Again” and his promise to bring jobs back to the U.S. From the tariffs on US$550 billion of Chinese goods to tax cuts, President Trump was confident that his economic initiatives could [...]