On December 4th, Ivey was ratified as the newest member of the CEMS strategic alliance allowing Ivey to offer the prestigious Master in International Management designation as part of the new Ivey MSc Program launching in August 2010.
Above: Ivey delegates including Dean Carol Stephenson & MSc Faculty Director Darren Meister are welcomed into the CEMS alliance
Ivey is the exclusive Canadian and currently the only North American school in CEMS – a strategic alliance of 28 top business schools from four continents and more than 50 high-profile corporate partners. The CEMS Master in International Management provides a unique blend of top-level education and professional experience for multilingual, multicultural postgraduate students.
“The Richard Ivey School of Business is proud to be joining the CEMS alliance. This degree addresses the need for a new breed of manager – one who understands best practice, who can assess the effect of innovation on international management and act to implement change. Joining the CEMS alliance expands Ivey’s international profile and our connection with practicing managers through the high-profile network of corporate partners,” said Dean Carol Stephenson.
For more information on Ivey’s MSc program, please visit www.ivey.ca/msc
At the CEMS Annual event in Cologne, Germany, a record 503 graduands received the CEMS Master in International Management diploma at the graduation ceremony. The keynote speaker was Gunter Verheugen, Vice-President of the European Commission in charge of Enterprise and Industry. Twenty-five Deans and Rectors attended to congratulate graduates and present them with their diplomas.
Also at the meeting, Tsignhua University in Beijing, China was renewed as an associate member for a further three years and Koc University in Turkey was confirmed as a full member.
Ivey’s Darren Meister, Stephanie Brooks, Amanda Gray and David Sharp on stage as Ivey is welcomed to the CEMS alliance