|By Business Wire||
|January 31, 2014 01:35 PM EST||
New England College of Business and Finance (NECB), named for the past three years as the most affordable private college in New England by the U.S. Department of Education and a leading institution of online education designed for working adults seeking career advancement, today announced it has partnered with The Institutes, a leader in delivering proven knowledge solutions that drive powerful business results for the risk management and property casualty industry, to allow students interested in pursuing an associate or bachelor’s degree through NECB the opportunity to receive credits for courses taken through The Institutes.
“Through its variety of business and financial education resources, NECB will help students from The Institutes broaden their knowledge of the emerging issues, trends and best practices in business and finance,” said Dennis Madigan, Vice President of Corporate Partnerships at NECB. “At the same time, NECB’s existing students will benefit from the knowledge of the insurance industry that The Institutes’ students bring to the classroom.”
For students with complete coursework from The Institutes, NECB is offering a tuition discount of approximately 25 percent off the public tuition rate.
“By allowing our students to receive a discount for pursuing an advanced degree at NECB, it encourages them to continue pursuing education,” said Connor Harrison, Director of Custom Products at The Institutes. “The Institutes provides knowledge solutions to insurance professionals, and this partnership allows our students to impact the industry with both their insurance and business knowledge.”
For information on NECB’s corporate partnership program, contact Dennis Madigan at [email protected].
About New England College of Business and Finance
Founded in 1909, New England College of Business and Finance (NECB) is a leading Boston institution offering quality education and online degrees at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Serving students across the United States, NECB is an online college accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), and is licensed by the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education. For more information, visit www.necb.edu.
About The Institutes
The Institutes are the leader in delivering proven knowledge solutions that drive powerful business results for the risk management and property casualty industry. The Institutes knowledge solutions include the CPCU designation program; associate designation programs in areas such as claims, risk management, underwriting, and reinsurance; introductory and foundation programs; online courses; research; custom solutions; assessment tools; and continuing education (CE) courses for licensed insurance professionals and adjusters through their CEU.com business unit.
The Institutes are affiliated with the CPCU Society, a community of credentialed insurance professionals who promote excellence through their technical expertise and ethical behavior, and The Griffith Insurance Education Foundation, a not-for-profit educational organization that promotes the study and teaching of risk management and insurance.