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6 Key Lessons In Getting Strategic Supports From University-Industry Partnership

6 Key Lessons In Getting Strategic Supports From University-Industry Partnership

Universities and industry have been collaborating for over a century, but the rise of a global knowledge economy has intensified the need for strategic partnerships that go beyond the traditional funding of discrete research projects.

In this article, we look at the strategic benefits that can be captured from the right partnership and what the key lessons in making the partnership work.

Ensuring Nimble, Market-Sensitive Business & Revenue Models For Higher Education Institutes

Ensuring Nimble, Market-Sensitive Business & Revenue Models For Higher Education Institutes

Financial sustainability is oneof the key challenges for universities today, in a volatile economic climatewhere funding is being cut and student enrolment is falling. Universities canensure sustainability by adapting effective business models and maintaining ahealthy degree of diversity in their funding structure. In this article, welook at what universities presidents are doing. 

Making Universities Industry-Relevant

Making Universities Industry-Relevant

In this article, Dr Geoffrey Williams, Director of the Academy of Responsible Management, explains how universities need to adapt to deliver “work-ready” graduates whilst simultaneously protecting the humanities.
Funding Cuts Push Universities to Develop Sustainable Revenue Models

Funding Cuts Push Universities to Develop Sustainable Revenue Models

The rapid growth of undergraduate university enrolment across Southeast Asia has put governments under severe financial pressure to provide adequate infrastructure and student support. As a result, governments have looked for ways to lower the cost of public university funding and encouraged the growth of private universities.
Malaysia's Higher Education Blueprint: The Challenges of Implementation

Malaysia's Higher Education Blueprint: The Challenges of Implementation

In early April 2015, Malaysia announced its Higher Education Blueprint 2015-2025 – a bold statement of how the country’s higher education sector would be transformed over the coming decade. It builds on and complements the Education Blueprint launched in 2013 which in turn had been designed to transform the schooling system.