|By PR Newswire||
|April 25, 2014 09:00 AM EDT||
SHANGHAI, April 25, 2014 /PRNeswire/ -- Within a few months, two China Europe International Business School MBA students will be working from the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Today, CEIBS and the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) inked a deal that will pave the way for the school's MBAs to gain vital international work experience through internships at the UN.
"This will be a fantastic learning experience for our students," said CEIBS President Prof. Pedro Nueno during the ceremony at CEIBS Shanghai Campus.
Arnaud Monges, a French student from MBA Class of 2014, and Elaine Gu, a Chinese member of MBA Class of 2015, were selected from among 50 applicants who vied for the prestigious six-month-long internship. They began the first stage, a two-month part-time internship at the UNOSSC's Shanghai office, last week. This will then be followed by at least two months working full-time at the UNOSSC New York office starting in mid-June. The final leg will be another stint at the UNOSSC's Shanghai office. After the half-year internship is completed, they will receive a certificate from the United Nations and can also request a specific recommendation letter from the organisation for future job applications.
"Throughout the internship, CEIBS students will assist in overall project management, conference planning and support, marketing, research, budgeting, and other activities assigned by UNOSSC," explained MBA Director Professor Chen Shimin in providing an overview of the South-South-Global Assets and Technology Exchange (SS-GATE) Internship Programme. The students will also be a bridge between UNOSSC and CEIBS alumni in the private sector as well as participants in CEIBS EMBA programme.
"This partnership will further provide an opportunity for knowledge exchange that will enable participants to find and pursue new opportunities in international and local communities. The ever growing demand for highly skilled employees reinforces the need for such partnerships," said UNOSSC Project Consultant Mr. Kingsley Kalusha, who spearheaded the project. "We are of the view that the partnership will benefit CEIBS as an institution both in terms of outreach and visibility. The good work of the students will not only be attributed to them but to the very core values of CEIBS."
In an excellent example of cross departmental collaboration, CEIBS Foundation provided sponsorship of RMB40,000 per student to cover living expenses for the interns while they are working at the UN's New York office. Both students expressed their gratitude to the UN, as well as CEIBS MBA and Foundation Departments, for working together to provide them with this opportunity.
Monges, who has long had an interest in the UN's global role, said he was particularly excited about being assigned to the SS-GATE project because it promotes cooperation between developing countries. He is currently working, at the UNOSSC's Shanghai office, on issues related to the environment. "Thanks to this new collaboration, Elaine and I are going to be able to work for the largest intergovernmental organisation in the world in both Shanghai and New York," he said.
Gu is now working on healthcare related issues. "SS-GATE facilitates the realisation of actual business transactions through a market mechanism," she said enthusiastically. "I'd love to leverage my business knowledge and experience to make a real contribution."
The China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) offers a unique combination of "China Depth, Global Breadth" – taking advantage of its position as a leading business school in Asia to train responsible leaders. CEIBS' vision is to become the most respected international business school by linking East and West in teaching, research, and business practice and by promoting China's social and economic development through high-impact knowledge creation and dissemination. The school's origins as a joint venture between the European Commission and the Chinese government have allowed CEIBS to develop a unique positioning in offering truly world-class business management education with proven China expertise. After 20 years of phenomenal growth, CEIBS' impressive 13,500+ alumni base includes 2,000+ CEOs and top-level decision makers. CEIBS offers a full-time MBA, part-time Finance MBA, EMBA, Executive Education and PhD programmes. CEIBS has campuses in Shanghai and Beijing as well as operations in Shenzhen – in the South of China – and in Accra, Ghana.
About United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation's SS-GATE:
The United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) established the South-South Global Assets and Technology Exchange (SS-GATE), headquartered in Shanghai and endorsed by the United Nations General Assembly as being an effective system in providing relevant development solutions. The SS-GATE initiative is one level of UNOSSC's 3-in-1 support and service delivery architecture for South-South cooperation. SS-GATE is a physical and Internet-based platform that securely facilitates the exchange of technologies, assets, services and financial resources between small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and other entities for inclusive growth of developing countries in the South. The market driven system matches demand and supply for technology transfer and finance in core areas such as infrastructure, human development, food security, global health and clean energy and environment.
For more information please contact:
Charmaine N. Clarke, CEIBS Marketing & Communications, +86-21-2890-5509, [email protected]
SOURCE China Europe International Business School (CEIBS)
SYS-CON Events announced today that DatacenterDynamics has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 7–9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. DatacenterDynamics is a brand of DCD Group, a global B2B media and publishing company that develops products to help senior professionals in the world's most ICT dependent organizations make risk-based infrastructure and capacity decisions.
Apr. 29, 2016 05:45 AM EDT Reads: 2,390
SYS-CON Events announced today TMCnet has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 7–9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, and the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) is the world's leading business-to-business and integrated marketing media company, servicing niche markets within the com...
Apr. 29, 2016 04:45 AM EDT Reads: 2,339
Between the mockups and specs produced by analysts, and resulting applications built by developers, there exists a gulf where projects fail, costs spiral, and applications disappoint. Methodologies like Agile attempt to address this with intensified communication, with partial success but many limitations. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Charles Kendrick, CTO & Chief Architect at Isomorphic Software, will present a revolutionary model enabled by new technologies. Learn how business and devel...
Apr. 29, 2016 03:45 AM EDT Reads: 1,636
Unless you don’t use the internet, don’t live in California, or haven’t been paying attention to the recent news… you should be aware that self-driving cars are on their way to becoming a reality. I have seen them – they are real. If you believe in the future reality of self-driving cars, then continue reading on. If you don’t believe in the future possibilities, then I am not sure what to do to convince you other than discuss the very real changes that will roll out with the consumer producti...
Apr. 28, 2016 09:45 PM EDT Reads: 361
If there is anything we have learned by now, is that every business paves their own unique path for releasing software- every pipeline, implementation and practices are a bit different, and DevOps comes in all shapes and sizes. Software delivery practices are often comprised of set of several complementing (or even competing) methodologies – such as leveraging Agile, DevOps and even a mix of ITIL, to create the combination that’s most suitable for your organization and that maximize your busines...
Apr. 28, 2016 08:45 PM EDT Reads: 1,720
In the rush to compete in the digital age, a successful digital transformation is essential, but many organizations are setting themselves up for failure. There’s a common misconception that the process is just about technology, but it’s not. It’s about your business. It shouldn’t be treated as an isolated IT project; it should be driven by business needs with the committed involvement of a range of stakeholders.
Apr. 28, 2016 07:30 PM EDT Reads: 1,763
New Relic, Inc. has announced a set of new features across the New Relic Software Analytics Cloud that offer IT operations teams increased visibility, and the ability to diagnose and resolve performance problems quickly. The new features further IT operations teams’ ability to leverage data and analytics, as well as drive collaboration and a common, shared understanding between teams. Software teams are under pressure to resolve performance issues quickly and improve availability, as the comple...
Apr. 28, 2016 07:15 PM EDT Reads: 2,368
The IoT has the potential to create a renaissance of manufacturing in the US and elsewhere. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Florent Solt, CTO and chief architect of Netvibes, will discuss how the expected exponential increase in the amount of data that will be processed, transported, stored, and accessed means there will be a huge demand for smart technologies to deliver it. Florent Solt is the CTO and chief architect of Netvibes. Prior to joining Netvibes in 2007, he co-founded Rift Technol...
Apr. 28, 2016 07:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,465
SYS-CON Events announced today that Enzu, a leading provider of cloud hosting solutions, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Enzu’s mission is to be the leading provider of enterprise cloud solutions worldwide. Enzu enables online businesses to use its IT infrastructure to their competitive advantage. By offering a suite of proven hosting and management services, Enzu wants companies to foc...
Apr. 28, 2016 05:30 PM EDT Reads: 821
Many private cloud projects were built to deliver self-service access to development and test resources. While those clouds delivered faster access to resources, they lacked visibility, control and security needed for production deployments. In their session at 18th Cloud Expo, Steve Anderson, Product Manager at BMC Software, and Rick Lefort, Principal Technical Marketing Consultant at BMC Software, will discuss how a cloud designed for production operations not only helps accelerate developer...
Apr. 28, 2016 05:00 PM EDT Reads: 991
Join IBM June 8 at 18th Cloud Expo at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, and learn how to innovate like a startup and scale for the enterprise. You need to deliver quality applications faster and cheaper, attract and retain customers with an engaging experience across devices, and seamlessly integrate your enterprise systems. And you can't take 12 months to do it.
Apr. 28, 2016 04:45 PM EDT Reads: 1,727
This is not a small hotel event. It is also not a big vendor party where politicians and entertainers are more important than real content. This is Cloud Expo, the world's longest-running conference and exhibition focused on Cloud Computing and all that it entails. If you want serious presentations and valuable insight about Cloud Computing for three straight days, then register now for Cloud Expo.
Apr. 28, 2016 04:30 PM EDT Reads: 1,618
Based on the open source Cloud Foundry technology, IBM Bluemix is an open-standard, cloud-based platform for building, managing, and running applications of all types such as web, mobile, Big Data, and new smart devices. Bluemix abstracts and hides most of the complexities that are associated with hosting and managing cloud-based applications. As an application developer, you can focus on developing your application without having to manage the infrastructure that is required to host it. For mob...
Apr. 28, 2016 04:00 PM EDT Reads: 937
The proper isolation of resources is essential for multi-tenant environments. The traditional approach to isolate resources is, however, rather heavyweight. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Igor Drobiazko, co-founder of elastic.io, will draw upon their own experience with operating a Docker container-based infrastructure on a large scale and present a lightweight solution for resource isolation using microservices. He will also discuss the implementation of microservices in data and applicat...
Apr. 28, 2016 04:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,640