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Mr. Edgar Barroso, Associate Dean at the Madrid Business School, invited to speak at the ExpoFranquicia 2012 trade fair in Madrid, Spain

Mr. Edgar Barroso, the local Associate Dean at the Madrid Business School, has been invited to speak at the 18th International Franchising Trade Fair in Madrid on April 19-21, 2012. During one of the organized discussion forums, and along with several other partners Mr. Edgar Barroso will be moderating a panel that will discuss in more

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2012 Graduation Ceremony to be organized at the Barcelona World Trade Center

The faculty and staff of the United International Business Schools organization are pleased to announce the Barcelona World Trade Center as the venue for the 2012 Graduation Ceremony. All students from the Antwerp, Brussels, Barcelona, Ghent, Madrid, Valencia and Zurich campuses, their family and their friends are cordially invited to attend the ceremony. The Ceremony will take

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UIBS campus cities Zurich, Barcelona, Madrid, Tokyo and Brussels ranked in the QS Top 50 of Best Student Cities in the World

The ranking is based on the student mix, quality of living, employer activity and affordability, and was compiled, according to QS, based on a complex set of measures taken from public information, surveys and data. The cities Zurich, Barcelona, Madrid, Tokyo and Brussels respectively ranked 7, 11, 16, 19 and 38. The student mix is highest

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Students from the Antwerp campus visit Gosselin Group

Students from the Antwerp campus recently visited the Gosselin Group in Antwerp, Belgium. The visit was organized by Associate Professor Bee Lin Yeo from Malaysia as part of her undergraduate Global Sourcing and Logistics course offered during the winter quarter. During the visit, students met with a representative and were introduced to the company’s activities and

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Graduate students attend Luxury Management course at partner school in Paris, France

Fostering inter-campus exchanges and networking, several graduate students from all campuses recently joined a graduate seminar course in Luxury Management at a new partner school in Paris, France during the mid-quarter break of the winter quarter. The course covered topics such as the international luxury industry, fashion and luxury brand management, sustainability of luxury and

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Dr. Ivan Tselichtchev, Associate Professor at the Tokyo Business School, publishes new book

China Versus the West: The Global Power Shift of the 21st Century The author, a leading specialist on the international and Asian economy and business, presents the most comprehensive picture of the changing power balance between the emerging superpower China and the “old” developed economies of the West: mainly the US, Europe and Japan. The

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Barcelona Business School turns 10, moves to state-of-the-art facilities on Rambla de Catalunya in the heart of Barcelona

Ten years ago, in October 2002, the Barcelona Business School was established by a team of academics as an independent private business school focusing on flexible business and management studies, and mainly targeting international students. Today, the Barcelona Business School is one of several schools that make up the United International Business Schools organization (UIBS).

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Associate Professor Carl Pitchford launches Executive Certificate Program in Alternative Investments

The program targets students with a background in finance looking to gain an insight into alternative investments, as well as finance professionals looking to further their career prospects or obtain a certification and prepare for the Chartered Alternative Investment Analysts (CAIA) designation (levels I and II). The Executive Certificate in Alternative Investments is a program taught

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Students from the Barcelona Business School attend company visit to Freixenet

Students from the Barcelona Business School recently enjoyed a company visit to Freixenet, the Catalan worldwide leader among sparkling wines, otherwise known as cava. Freixenet is a family business started by the Ferrer family in 1861 and is based in Sant Sadurní d’Anooia in the Penedés region of Catalonia, just south of Barcelona. The company produces millions of bottles annually which are

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Students from the Brussels Business School visit European Parliament

Students from the Brussels Business School recently visited the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium as part of the school’s regular company visits. During the visit, students were introduced to the current EU presidency and the Parliament’s function, and after received a tour of the building, ending with the visitor’s center Brussels is the capital of

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