Imperial and Emeritus partner to deliver online executive education

Imperial and Emeritus partner to deliver online executive education

Imperial College Business School and Emeritus have partnered to introduce a suite of online executive education programmes to help prepare executives for the future of work.

The Imperial College Business School (ICBS) and professional education provider Emeritus have joined hands to launch various digital programmes to help executives prepare for the future of the digital age.

ICBS hopes to build on its on-campus reputation for delivering quality executive education programmes with an emphasis on understanding the latest technology in the business world. 

3 digitally-focused executive education courses from Imperial and Emeritus

The first three programmes revolve around Machine-Learning for Decision Making; Digital Marketing: Customer Analytics & Engagement; and Business Analytics.

The institutions say the courses are designed to help executives learn how to apply various techniques in real-life situations, how to use innovative marketing analytics tools and learn the real-world applicability of business analysis.

Shaun Dubash, Senior Director for Online Programs at Emeritus, told Global Education Times: “We’re excited to launch a slew of cutting-edge topics with Imperial in a new live virtual format where learners can engage with Imperial faculty throughout the duration of the course. Topics include Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Financial Institutions, Digital Banking Innovation, and Fintech.

“We now have 9 online course offerings with Imperial with exciting plans to expand the portfolio in the near term.”

David Brown, Director of Executive Education at Imperial College Business School, when speaking about the partnership said: “At Imperial we are committed to exploring how we can benefit businesses, government and society through the application of new and existing technologies in new ways.

“These programmes are especially relevant in an era where more businesses are transitioning their operations online and people demand more flexible ways of learning.

“We are pleased to have in Emeritus a partner that shares our philosophy around innovation and learning.”

Lisa Rohrer, Director of University Partnership at Emeritus, told GET News: “Imperial College Business School has moved decisively to provide online options for learners across the world.

“We are delighted to be partnering with them to bring these courses to the market and provide high quality educational opportunities to working professionals looking to upskill during this period of tremendous uncertainty.”

Imperial has plans to further increase its online portfolio

Imperial aims to use its edtech capabilities and its online learning hub, to further expand the online programme portfolio which is to be delivered by both the College and Emeritus.

Brown further stated that this partnership will help executives and managers from all over the world to think and work in new ways and to adapt to digital transformations in the world of business.

Zahra Hamdani - Reporter, Global Education Times (GET News)

Zahra Hamdani is an Ireland-based reporter for Global Education Times who focuses on European and South Asian education news. When she is not writing for GET News, Zahra is a school-teacher and educationist with experience in both Primary and Secondary schools in the Republic of Ireland as well as in Pakistan.

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