Nanjing University graduation and opening ceremony 2019
On 10 November 2019 the opening and graduation ceremony of our partner Nanjing University in China took place. 100 students graduated from the Executive MBA (EMBA) partner program and 85 new EMBA students were welcomed who are specializing in innovation or healthcare.
Our Director of Education and Executive Development Dave Cass, Senior Lecture and Head of Healthcare Innovation Dennis Christmas and Yuanyuan Guo Officer Global Education traveled to Nanjing to attend the festive events. During the ceremony Dave Cass gave a speech where he congratulated and encouraged the graduates to become good and responsible leaders, apply their gained knowledge and make a difference in society.
During the visit Dave Cass met with the Dean, Prof. Shen of the Business School of Nanjing University, Vice Dean Prof. Han, Director of Sino-Dutch International Business Center, Business School of Nanjing University, Prof. Zhang and former director of the center, Prof. Xu. As Head of Healthcare Innovation Dennis Christmas met with the students in the program.
It was a pleasure to attend the ceremony as MSM values its strong partnership with Nanjing University, of which we celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2018.
The joint MSM-Nanjing University MBA program started in 1998. MSM and Nanjing University jointly offer an Executive MBA with specializations in Innovation Management and Healthcare Management. The Healthcare Management specialization was launched in 2015. During the program the students also visit MSM in The Netherlands for their study attachment abroad consisting out of lectures, assignments and company visits.