Julius Baer (Middle East) Ltd visits CUD Investment Society

Thursday, December 16, 2021: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) welcomed Andrey Draganov, Carlos Aiza, Ramon Bonacorsi, and Abdul-Karim Salim from Julius Baer (Middle East) Ltd (JB Middle East) to our City Walk Campus on November 23, 2021.

Presenting on the topic of "Investment Portfolio Construction" members of CUD’s Faculty of Management (FOM) Investment Society were able to learn about the fundamentals of portfolio management while engaging in immersive discussions with these experienced Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) professionals.

The CUD FOM Investment Society is one way the University brings students together, offering weekly training sessions and activities that engage participants with relevant industry content directly linked to current and future innovations, research, and professional practice, that is designed to impart the knowledge and practical skills set to position our students for success in the competitive employment market.

Olga Starkova, Teaching Assistant and Head of the Investment Society, Canadian University Dubai, said: “JB Middle East is known for delivering a best-in-class experience to their clients. As the one of the most admired and respected DIFC financial services firms, we are pleased to have hosted them at our campus where our students were able to gain industry insights complementary to CUD’s diverse curriculum.”

The relationship between CUD and JB Middle East began in July 2020. Since then, several CUD students have completed their internships with the JB Middle East, giving them valuable hands-on learning experience in a variety of areas, such as: private banking, investments, wealth management, financial management and much more.

JB Middle East helps clients to achieve their financial aspirations through holistic solutions that take into account what matters to them – their business and personal life, today and for future generations.

CUD offers a variety of accredited programs and concentrations based on a Canadian curriculum across a variety of disciplines including: Architecture and Interior Design, Communication, Arts and Sciences, Engineering, Applied Science and Technology, Management, Creative Industries, Environmental Health Sciences, and Social Sciences.

With a wide spectrum of programs and specializations available, our FOM portfolio meets the continuous demand for graduates trained in traditional business disciplines including: Accounting and Finance, Human Resource Management, and Marketing, while responding to the needs of new and emerging growth sectors, such as e-Business, International Business, Sports Management, Operations and Supply Chain Management, and more.

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