Online graduate business school, Universitas 21 Global,
has been selected as a case study at the 2004 Computerworld
honours programme for its use of information technology
for the benefit of society. Universitas 21 Global has
one of the largest percentages of enrolments from Indian
Conway, president and CEO, PeopleSoft nominated Universitas
21 Global for a position on the online archive of the
Computerworld honours programme and the permanent research
collections of its affiliated Academic Council. The Universitas
21 Global case study will be featured in the online archive
of the Computerworld honours programme, which can be accessed
by more than 150 libraries, museums and universities internationally.
21 Global was established in 2001 as the world's premier
online graduate business school and offers a globally
recognised MBA programme, which draws upon the best practice
in education excellence. It is internationally accredited
by the U21 pedagogica, an independent quality assurance
body for curriculum standards. The programme delivers
courses directly to corporate clients and individuals
in 1988, the Computerworld honours programme is an initiative
between the leaders of the information technology industry
and the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History.
Each year, chairmen and CEOs of the world's foremost information
technology companies nominate innovators individuals
or institutions for their leading role in the information
a Computerworld honours laureate, Universitas 21 Global
will now vie for the programmes' 21st Century Achievement
Award in 'education and academia' category.
Receiving commemorative medal in recognition of service
to society, Dr Mukesh Aghi, CEO, Universitas 21 Global
said , "The gap caused by an inadequate supply of
brick-and-mortar universities to meet the increasing demand
for higher education, especially apparent in Asia and
developing countries, is a critical one. We recognise
this rapidly evolving phenomenon and the Universitas 21
Global business model has been built to fill this vacuum."
help its students in India, Universitas 21 Global has
recently tied-up with Zee Interactive Learning Systems
Ltd (ZILS) and a leading Indian job portal www.naukri.com.
Under the agreement, Zee Interactive Learning Centres
will act as admission and academic counselling centres
for Universitas 21 Global, while Naukri.com will be a
placement partner and provide Universitas 21 Global students
with relevant job opportunities.
Universitas 21 Global is a joint venture between Universitas
21, an international consortium of 16 universities and
a provider of tailored learning solutions for individuals
and business world-wide. (More information on Universitas
21 Global available at @ www.u21global.com)