UIBS news

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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Introducing the 2011-2012 Zurich Student Council

Following recent on-campus student meetings, students appointed undergraduate student Isabelle Chidekel from Denmark and Mutlu Bütüner from Switzerland as members of the school’s Student Council. The Student Council is part of the Entrepreneurs United student and alumni network and is in charge of organizing a variety of social activities and events. Details and information about upcoming activities

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Graduate students attend Asian Management course at the Valencia Business School

Fostering inter-campus exchanges and networking, several graduate students from all campuses recently joined a graduate seminar course in Asian Management at the Valencia Business School that took place during the mid-quarter break of the fall quarter. The course was offered by Dr. Ivan Tselichtchev from Russia, the local Representative Director at the Tokyo Business School. Professor Tselichtchev is

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Introducing the 2011-2012 Barcelona Student Council

Following recent on-campus elections, students elected graduate student Piotr Walkowiak from Poland as President and undergraduate student Christian-Heinrich Gaghes from Romania as Vice-President of the school’s Student Council. The Student Council is part of the Entrepreneurs United student and alumni network and is in charge of organizing a variety of social activities and events. Details and

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Undergraduate students Zurich campus organize fundraiser and auction for NGO World Vision during Event Planning course

Putting learning into action, undergraduate students from the Event Planning course, under the guidance of Professor Goldammer, are working hard towards planning a successful fundraising event and auction in the Gerlber Saal at the Volkshaus in Zurich On Thursday, November 24, 2011. Accompanied with live music, the event is planned to start at 19.00 and will open with a

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