Education Trade Leads

For more details or to express interest in any of these trade leads, please contact your local education specialist.

Brazil – High School with Athletics Program – Brazilian education contact is seeking U.S. high school with strong athletics program and excellent facilities, to include Brazilian soccer offering.

China -- Online MBA - A top provider of web-based continued professional development (CPD) in China, is seeking partnership with U.S. universities offering online degree courses, especially MBAs, on a commission basis or open to other models.  The U.S. Commercial Services in China notes that this company is a strong brand for CPD, and a considerable partner for U.S. universities planning to explore online education market in China. 

El Salvador – Short term Cultural Exchanges – A Salvadoran higher education institution is interested in seeking partnership with U.S. Community Colleges to develop short-term (3 weeks) cultural exchange programs for students. This technical university in El Salvador offers careers in civil engineering, architecture, electric engineering, mechatronics, automotive, mechanical engineer, industrial engineer, chemistry, chemical laboratory, computer, logistics and customs, gastronomy, catering business management, hospitality and tourism, among others.

Ghana – Tourism and Hospitality - Request to seek out U.S. educational institutions with strong tourism and hospitality programs for a partnership opportunity.

Germany - Business Management - A leading business school in Germany with a strong focus on strategy and marketing, and a top school in Europe in the areas of international retail management and consumer behavior is looking for a partner university in the USA with the following competencies: 1) Focus on retail and consumer management, strategic management, branding, entrepreneurship, start-up management, digitization, automotive, international business; 2) Established partnerships with business and industry; 3) Interest in creating a close international network to interchange students, professors, study programs, research programs and business knowledge of different companies to create economic impact in the US and Europe. 

Germany – Business Management – A business school based in Hamburg is interested in identifying synergies and developing partnerships with U.S. schools.  This business school’s formation was initiated by companies and trade associations within the metropolitan area of Hamburg. This business school offers undergraduate programs in the field of Business Administration, Security Management and Management of Social Work, as well as a graduate program in Business Management. A majority of the courses are given in German, but there are some modules held in English.

India – Culinary Skills Management - An entity is looking to set up a chain of Indian cuisine culinary institutes across India, and they are seeking U.S. partners to seek 1.) Possible collaboration with an existing Culinary institute from the U.S., preferable with any top in the line Institute/College. 2.) Possible strategic partner who wants to be part of the Education opportunity that India presents in the vocational stream. The project is being developed under the guidance and participation of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and we are modelling it to be a sought-after place for training and development in the India Cuisine and food business.

India – Food Processing Training and Exchange Opportunities – The Ministry of Food Processing in India is looking to identify major U.S. universities/colleges with expertise in food processing to enable cooperation between U.S. and Indian educational institutions. Areas of cooperation are in capacity building, skills development, exchange of academic programs, student and faculty exchanges, and joint research in the area of food processing.

India - Vocational Training/Skills Development in HealthcareNational Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) is looking for interested stakeholders from the U.S. for empanelment of International Advisory Consultants to provide Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Consulting Services to set up proposed Multi-Skill Training Institutions (MSTIs) in India. They have an EOI of which the link is as follows: https://www.nsdcindia.org/active-tender.

Israel – Research and Development – A technological institute in Israel is seeking partnership for development and student/professor exchange opportunities with U.S. R&D educational institutions.

Saudi Arabia – Tourism and Cultural Heritage Management - The Saudi Arabian Commission for Tourism and Cultural Heritage’s five-year plan aims to develop several existing and new cultural and historical sites and resort destinations. The Commission is also putting together a marketing program to promote Saudi Arabia as a tourist destination. The government is also planning to introduce a new and expediated tourist visa program to attract tourists from around the globe. The Commission indicated immediate needs in the fields of museum and cultural site management, workforce training and development, and museum technology. U.S. educational institutions that can provide workforce training and development and appropriate technologies to offer site visitors interactive experience should inquire.

Uzbekistan -- The Government of Uzbekistan is interested in establishing a network of 14 Presidential Academies, one in each region of the country, to teach the most gifted students a curriculum focused on STEM. These “magnet schools” will provide primary and secondary education. Instruction would be in English. The idea is to have the schools built and run entirely by foreigners, with largely foreign faculties.  This means the foreign firms would build them, and also manage, operate, and teach at them. They are interested in trying to find an education management company that could perhaps oversee the development and management of the schools.  (11/29/18)


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