IXL Center — the Center for Innovation, Excellence and Leadership
Hult International Business School has a center of excellence in innovation that uses world-class methodologies, seasoned consultants as mentors, and network into world-class companies to run the Action Learning Program.
IXL Center leaders have written, and continue to develop, country-wide innovation studies, innovation management white papers, books and articles. IXL Center has a broad network of experienced innovation leaders including Chief Innovation Officers, business innovation professors, and innovation consultants.
IXL Center was founded by senior leaders from Arthur D. Little Management Consulting, Monitor Group, Innovation Management Inc., Innovation Associates, and Professors from Hult International Business School. Each of the members of this team contributes their own unique set of global capabilities that were developed at each of the institutions on the topic of innovation. The team's collective experience has led to the creation of a comprehensive and differentiated approach to making innovation real and sustainable within organizations. You can learn more about IXl Center at www.ixl-center.com.
AIESEC International — the world's largest youth-run organization
Hult launched a Global Partnership with AIESEC International, a global youth organization that develops leadership capabilities through their internal leadership programs and engaging students and graduates in international student exchange and internship programs for profit and non-profit organizations.
As of November 2010, the AIESEC network includes over 50,000 members in 110 countries and territories, making it the largest youth-run organization in the world. AIESEC is present in over 1,600 universities across the globe, provides more than 10,000 leadership experiences to its members, and sends students and graduates on 10,000 international exchanges yearly.
Hult and AIESEC share the same core values, which is reflected in the partnership. These commonalities include the international scope, a commitment to diversity, an entrepreneurial spirit, and a “learning-by-doing” philosophy combined with real-world business experience. The partnership forms a springboard for young students to become successful leaders with immense networking opportunities.
Hult has lauched the scholarship program to AIESEC’s members interested in pursuing a Hult degree at any of our campuses. Learn more about AIESEC at www.aiesec.org
EF — Education First
Hult International Business School Inc. is an independent not-for-profit institution affiliated with the EF Education First Group.
With a mission to break down barriers in language, culture and geography, EF has helped more than 15 million people of all ages and nationalities become citizens of the world. Cultural exchanges, educational travel, language training and degree programs.
Learn more about EF at http://www.ef.com
SIFT — Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade
Founded in 1960, the Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade (SIFT) is an institution of higher learning and business education under the administration of the Shanghai Municipal Government boasting an annual enrollment of over 10,000 students.
Hult has established a partnership agreement with SIFT enabling them to sponsor student visas, provide Mandarin instruction and offer library resources for Hult students during their time in China. Hult and SIFT also collaborate on joint networking and social events to enrich the student experience in Shanghai.
Learn more about the Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade at http://www.shift.edu.cn
Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME)
Hult was accepted as a member of PRME in February 2010. As an institution dedicated to creating ethical, effective and holistic leaders for the 21st Century, we not only remain committed to integrating the Principles of Responsible Management Education throughout all our institution’s efforts, but hope to help lead the way in developing new ways of teaching the competencies needed in the ever-evolving, ever more complex global business environment that is the 21st Century.
The Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) is a United Nations Global Compact sponsored initiative with the mission to inspire and champion responsible management education, research and thought leadership globally. The Six Principles of PRME are inspired by internationally accepted values, such as the Ten Principles of the Global Compact. They seek to establish a process of continuous improvement among institutions of management education in order to develop a new generation of business leaders capable of managing the complex challenges faced by business and society in the 21st century. Currently, over 450 signatories have joined PRME representing 80 countries. PRME’s Steering Committee is comprised of global and specialized associations.
Learn more at www.unprme.org