Zhejiang University International Business School & CISI deal gives students competitive edge in global financial services jobs market

The leading International Business School of Zhejiang University (ZIBS) and the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment are delighted to announce a partnership that will provide ZIBS students with a competitive edge in the global financial services jobs market.

Zhejiang University International Business School is a top global business school that focuses on new technologies, finance, and the new economy. The CISI is a non-profit global professional body that supports financial planning, wealth and capital market management.

This agreement covers several areas of important cooperation.

  • Promotion and research: Leaders, members, experts and professors from both bodies will participate in each other’s seminars, forums and live broadcasts. Support each other’s research and establish and expand discipline systems of wealth management, green finance and climate finance.
  • Talent Training/Qualifications: CISI as ZIBS’ knowledge partner will develop a joint training program 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.
  • Support for study and training: CISI support for these qualifications includes PDF workbooks, Ebooks, Revision Express elearning tool, and a sample paper.
  • MembershipZIBS candidates will receive 12 months CISI student membership, allowing access to benefits including a range of e learning module via CISI’s Professional Refresher platform, a video library of CISI events via CISITV and the eminent The Review magazine.

Multiple choice questions will be used to assess candidates for this qualification program.

Ben Shenglin, Professor and Dean of ZIBS.: “We are pleased to confirm this agreement with CISI which will offer our students the opportunity to graduate with internationally recognised professional and vocational qualifications. This ZIBS/CISI collaboration delivers a dynamic program, further enhancing ZIBS graduates’ attractiveness to prospective employers in the global financial services market.”

Simon Culhane, Chartered FCSI CISI Chief Executive: “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.”

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