About the Partner Schools
Wisconsin School of Business
The University of Wisconsin-Madison has a 100-years long and honored tradition of excellence in education and research in the discipline of real estate and urban land economics. Wisconsin is an innovator in real estate education, incorporating academic and industry partnerships, cutting edge faculty-research, an international alumni network, and a global perspective into one of the top-ranked real estate degree programs in the U.S. With this strong foundation and a forward-thinking approach, Wisconsin is uniquely positioned to provide leadership to the real estate industry in the 21st century. We aim to instill our students with our core values and to create a valuable and life-long network for learning and professional growth.
Throughout its 125-year history, HEC Paris has attracted a special kind of individual — highly capable and talented, innovative and entrepreneurial, ambitious and open minded. Located in the heart of the thriving and diverse Paris business community, the school has earned international acclaim for its superior programs, groundbreaking research, and outstanding student body. HEC is ranked #1 as the best European business school for the third year in a row by the Financial Times, December 2008.
HEC Paris offers an outstanding academic and practical education, state-of-the-art facilities for collaboration, an environment conducive to learning, the opportunity for personal growth, and the confidence to lead and make critical business decisions. HEC's innovative academic approach complements natural talent and ambition from the 20-year-old student to the international senior executive.
HKUST Business School
Hong Kong, China
HKUST Business School is a dynamic, international research university in relentless pursuit of excellence, leading the advance of science and technology, and educating the new generation of front-runners for Asia and the world. Since 1991, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology has established itself as an intellectual powerhouse, energizing the community's transformation into a knowledge-based society, and securing a place on the academic world map in record-breaking time. In 2011, The Financial Times ranked the MBA program at HKUST Business School as #6 in the world. The Economist Intelligence Unit, for the third year in a row, ranked the HKUST MBA as #1 in Asia.
An innovator in research and teaching, HKUST is the only science and technology research university in Hong Kong, and the only one to offer an all-PhD faculty. Its ground-breaking work in science, engineering, business, humanities, and social science is successfully pushing back the boundaries of the information age. HKUST brings forward the vision of the future. On its award-winning Clear Water Bay campus, the life to come is being shaped today.
INCAE Business School
San Jose, Costa Rica
INCAE Business School is a private, non-profit, multinational organization of higher education devoted to training and instructing, from a worldwide perspective, individuals capable of successfully holding top management positions in Latin America. Since 1964, when it was formed by the business community and governments of Central American nations with the technical supervision of the Harvard Business School, INCAE Business School has excelled in teaching and research in the fields of business and economics. INCAE ranks as the #1 business school in Latin America by América Economía.
INCAE offers master's programs in areas critical for Latin American development, executive training programs and seminars, and research projects on competitiveness in the region. It actively promotes the comprehensive development of the countries served, enhancing leadership skills within the key sectors by improving management practices, attitudes, and values. Students learn the latest management concepts and techniques; strengthen their analytical capabilities and comprehension of economic, social, and political processes; and develop cooperation among individuals, sectors, and the region.
Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF)
Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF) was established at Shanghai Jiao Tong University in April 2009, with strategic and financial support from the Shanghai Municipal Government. Its mission is to become a world class institute of research and higher learning. SAIF is committed to developing top talents for the financial world and to generating cutting-edge knowledge in financial theories and applications. As a member of Shanghai's financial community, it strives to contribute to the development of Shanghai as a global financial center.
It is the first international business school in China with Finance MBA and Master of Finance programs in English. Degree programs include Masters of Finance (MF), Finance Masters of Business Administration (Finance MBA), Finance Executive Masters of Business Administration (Finance EMBA) (Chinese) and PhD in Finance (Chinese) as well as an Executive Development Program (EDP).