Congratulations to the Mona School of Business and Management,(MSBM), Kingston, Jamaica, for being shortlisted for the 2017 AMBA MBA Innovation Award!! The MBA Innovation Award which is open to all AMBA ( international Association of MBA education ) accredited schools is awarded annually and rewards innovation and radical thinking in MBA delivery . MSBM is one of six finalists who have been shortlisted for this prestigious award. The finalists will be recognized and the winner announced at the AMBA Golden Awards and Gala Dinner to be held in London on Friday, February 2, 2018.

MSBM has been shortlisted based on the implementation of the Bloomberg Finance Lab at the School and its incorporation in the MBA programme. The School is one of 700 educational institutions worldwide and the only institution in the English-speaking Caribbean to house a Bloomberg Financial Markets Lab. The lab provides a range of services that include data, analytics, communication, electronic trading and a wide array of economic data, and is equipped with a global financial markets simulator provided by StockTrak.

 

 

This virtual trading room is the first of its kind in the Anglophone Caribbean and brings the school’s technical infrastructure on par with leading international business schools such as Columbia Business School, Columbia University and Darden School of Business, University of Virginia.

“Being shortlisted for this AMBA Award is a significant achievement for the MSBM. In keeping with our “Forward Thinking” tagline, we always seek to implement cutting edge solutions to ensure that our graduates are well equipped to compete in the global marketplace”, stated Michael Williams, MSBM Acting Executive Director.

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