The International Business School of Zhejiang University (ZIBS) and the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI) have joined forces to provide ZIBS students with opportunities to join the global financial services jobs market.
Zhejiang University International Business School, based in Zhejiang, is a global business school.
The agreement includes several areas of cooperation:
- Promotion and research: Leaders, members, experts and professors from both bodies will participate in each other’s seminars, forums and live broadcasts;
- Talent Training/Qualifications: CISI as ZIBS’ knowledge partner will develop a joint training programme of wealth management or green finance to students and practitioners. The CISI will offer its Level 3 International Certificate in Wealth and Investment Management and Level 4 International Certificate in Advanced Wealth Management, with training provided by ZIBS;
- Study and training support: CISI study support for these qualifications will include PDF workbooks, E-books, Revision Express e-learning tool and a sample paper; and
- Membership: ZIBS candidates will receive 12 months CISI student membership.
Simon Culhane, CISI chief executive, said: “This is an exciting initiative allowing students to benefit from the synergies delivered through this important ZIBS/CISI alliance.
“ZIBS’ students’ ability to complement their academic studies with a CISI professional program is a powerful combination, boosting their entry into the international financial services jobs market.”