UBS and Fudan University Launch Certificate and Scholarship Program

Fudan University

Fudan University

In association with one of China's leading business schools, Swiss bank UBS has launched the «UBS-Fudan Finance Certificate and Scholarship».

The Program is aimed primarily at master's students majoring in Financial Engineering and Financial Management, and MBAs, but is also available to top third-year undergraduates, according to a press relase sent on Wednesday.

As well as enhancing professional knowledge and practical skills, the Program seeks to provide local talent with international insight. Participants completing the program will have priority for UBS China's summer internship and graduate talent programs. In addition, based on performance, outstanding students will qualify for the UBS Scholarship.

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Dean of FDSM, Professor Xiongwen Lu (right); UBS Group Country Head and President, Eugene Qian (middle); and Chief Communications Officer for UBS in Asia Pacific, Rob Stewart (left), attended the signing ceremony.

«Fudan University (FDSM) is one of the top universities in China. Its School of Management ranks among the top-100 business schools globally, and has been a nursery for talent for local and multinational corporates. Partnering with FDSM not only reinforces our commitment to the Mainland, but is also an integral part of our strategy for nurturing talent in China,» UBS Group Country Head and President, Eugene Qian, said.

The UBS-Fudan Finance Certificate Program will address the latest operational trends, including financial product structuring and quantitative analysis, in investment banking, and in wealth and asset management. Students will have direct access to senior management from UBS China and other business units and functions to gain industry insight and practical experience.

«The UBS-Fudan Finance Certificate Program allows students to learn and gain practical insight from a world-leading financial institution. Through close cooperation between the university and leading financial institutions, FDSM seeks to cultivate high-quality talent to support the consolidation of Shanghai as an international financial center,» added the Dean of FDSM, Professor Xiongwen Lu.

In response to the increasing demand for financial talent to support UBS's business growth in China, UBS recently opened the Shanghai campus of the UBS Business University. The campus will provide training for employees new to the firm and the industry, as well as on-going professional development to existing staff. The UBS Business University expects to open a campus in Beijing by early 2017.

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