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Babson Global, Inc. has collaborated with the MISK Foundation, King Abdullah Economic City (“KAEC”), and Lockheed Martin to launch a college of business and entrepreneurship in KAEC, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The college, established under the auspices of KAEC, is the first educational institution in the Kingdom to offer university degrees and postgraduate courses in Entrepreneurship. Reflecting the importance of the institution for the social and economic development of Saudi Arabia, the Crown Prince of the Kingdom agreed to lend his name to the college, which has been re-branded “Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman College of Business and Entrepreneurship” (“MBSC”). In June 2016 at an official ceremony in Washington, D.C., His excellency Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman joined Babson College President Kerry Healey, Secretary General of MISK Foundation Bader Al-Askar, Executive President of KAEC, and Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees of MBSC to celebrate the re-branding event.

The establishment of MBSC is a vital step toward creating an entrepreneurship eco-system in the region that is consistent with King Salman’s vision to promote the intellectual development of Saudi citizens. Through Babson Global’s assistance, the College will develop a cutting edge curriculum and recruit stellar international faculty who will foster an educational experience relevant to the needs of the peoples of the region.

Podomoro University opens its doors to students!

On the 27th of August 2014, the Inauguration of Podomoro University was held in Jakarta. The event was attended by the Board of Directors of Agung Podomoro Group (APG), government officers, Podomoro University’s students and parents, media, and the other guests.

Dr. Ignacio de la Vega, Managing Director of Babson Global Entrepreneurial Leadership Centers, gave an opening speech and talked about Babson Global and Podomoro University’s collaboration. He expressed his enthusiasm about the joint effort by Podomoro University and Babson Global to raise the educational bar for education in Indonesia.

Learn more about the collaboration from CEO Shahid Ansari.