Centennial Faculty and Worldwide Enterprise College signal MOU to open pathways to college students

Centennial Faculty and Worldwide Enterprise College signal MOU to open pathways to college students

TORONTO, Dec. 14, 2022 /CNW/ – Ontario’s oldest faculty and latest college have solid a partnership that gives college students with a possibility to mix a school diploma and a college diploma.

Centennial Faculty and Worldwide Enterprise College signal MOU to open pathways to college students

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Centennial Faculty and Worldwide Enterprise College (IBU) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that takes benefit of Ontario’s recognition of prior studying and credit score switch system to optimize pathways for college students’ studying.

“This thrilling partnership offers a novel alternative for Centennial Faculty college students and alumni who want to construct their enterprise abilities by means of an revolutionary diploma program at IBU,” mentioned Dr. Glen Lowry, Affiliate Vice President, Analysis, Hyflex Studying and Tutorial Partnerships at Centennial Faculty. “The settlement offers the perfect of each worlds. Centennial college students and alumni will be capable of have their prior studying acknowledged and credit transferred to attenuate pointless duplication.”

The MOU units out switch credit score pathways from Centennial’s two-year Enterprise Diploma and three-year Enterprise Administration – Management and Administration Superior Diploma to IBU’s Honours Bachelor of Commerce Diploma in Worldwide Administration and Know-how. Centennial graduates who meet IBU admission necessities are eligible for block switch credit score recognition in the direction of IBU’s diploma program.

“IBU values significantly this partnership with Centennial Faculty that may present graduating college students and alumni with revolutionary skilled growth pathways to gas their profession trajectory,” mentioned IBU Dean Artie Ng. “IBU’s give attention to accessible, versatile and personalised studying is core to its imaginative and prescient of turning into a world centre of excellence aligned carefully with business in North America’s second-largest monetary centre.”

Two-year faculty diploma graduates can enter the fourth semester of the IBU program and must full 5 semesters to realize the Honours BCom diploma. Three-year superior diploma graduates will enter the fifth semester of the IBU program and shall be required to finish 4 semesters to realize the Honours BCom diploma. IBU programs are provided on a steady foundation. Centennial graduates coming into this system in semesters 4 or 5 could enroll in any programs required for diploma completion at any time.

These pathways into the Honours BCom diploma are the primary of a variety of anticipated collaborations between Centennial and IBU. Established in 2020, Toronto’s IBU is a student-focused, not-for-profit college that gives a rising set of undergraduate and graduate educational {and professional} diploma applications which can be career-relevant and could be accomplished in an accelerated timeframe.

About Worldwide Enterprise College

Worldwide Enterprise College started with a imaginative and prescient to create an unbiased teaching-oriented and student-centred college in Canada, combining educational excellence with a curriculum geared to the wants of the longer term. After intensive consultations with academic consultants and enterprise representatives, IBU was established to specialise in enterprise schooling with a world perspective. Ontario’s Postsecondary Schooling High quality Evaluation Board (PEQAB) authorized the applying for a college title and the primary of its applications. Ontario’s Minister of Schools and Universities granted remaining consent on December 4, 2020, opening IBU’s campus at 80 Bloor West and digital school rooms to learners in search of accessible, versatile and personalised schooling and launching its imaginative and prescient to be a world-class centre of enterprise schooling.

About Centennial Faculty

Established as Ontario’s first public faculty in 1966, Centennial Faculty primarily serves the Better Toronto Space with 5 distinct campuses. It’s recognized for its exemplary instructing, revolutionary programming and intensive partnership constructing. Centennial provides greater than 400 diploma, certificates, graduate certificates, apprenticeship and diploma applications in enterprise, media, arts, neighborhood and shopper providers, engineering expertise, well being care, hospitality/tourism and transportation. These applications, delivered in school and on-line, promote experiential studying with laboratory instruction, co-op schooling and business placements. Centennial enrols 25,000 full-time college students and 18,000 part-time learners yearly.

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