New York, N.Y. (4 Dec. 2014) – NYIT Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Rahmat Shoureshi, Ph.D., and Mark Wardell, President and CEO of international business consultancy Wardell International, based in Vancouver, B.C., have signed an agreement to work together in areas of mutual interest, including training activities, software, business projects, and internship opportunities for NYIT students.
NYIT-Vancouver specializes in master’s level professional education, offering degrees in business administration (M.B.A.) and computer security (M.S.). Established in 1999, Wardell International helps clients throughout the world to plan and achieve stable business growth.
“We are very pleased to partner with Wardell International in our continuing efforts to engage with Vancouver’s business community,” said Shoureshi. Mr. Wardell stated, “We see many opportunities to help NYIT achieve the goal of connecting more directly with business and industry. We are committed to help build the bridge between education and business, especially in the crucially important Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) sector in Vancouver and beyond.”
The agreement includes clauses related to practicums and internships for NYIT students, sharing of office and classroom space and software resources, and other initiatives.
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