The University reviews its governance, develops MBA programs and certificates dedicated to entrepreneurs and startup founders.
Photo: Sacred Heart University, Luxembourg (SHULU) is a branch of the Welch College of Business & Technology (WCBT) / Credits © SHU
Sacred Heart University Luxembourg (SHULU) renews its strategic directions and “implement significant changes to its governance”, the institution announced in a press release.
The strategic reflection process will tackle “the increased complexity, rapidity of change and the challenges businesses are facing” and “adapt existing, but also develop new higher education programs,” SHULU explained.
“The mission is to enable people, as well as institutions, to build and cross bridges between businesses and technology, theory and practice, between cultures, generations, disciplines, gender and also to build and cross bridges between the present and the future.”
In addition, the university plans to develop new programs dedicated to entrepreneurs and startup founders during their MBA. These will include trainings on blockchain, artificial intelligence, digital transformation, managing change and social entrepreneurship. The sessions are expected to start in early 2021.
“These entrepreneurs will also benefit from the mentoring sessions from our professors, ” said Antoine Rech, administrative director at SHULU. “Our philosophy is to help people who want to start their business.”
Raymond Schadeck has been appointed the new chair of SHULU’s board of regents, with the task to form a new team reflecting the new strategic directions. The new board includes Charles-Louis Ackermann, Julie Becker, Aïssata Coulibaly, Melanie Delannoy, Martin Dobbins, Shiva Dustdar, Jean Ehret, Jacques Lanners, Raymond Schadeck (chairman), Katia Scheidecker, Karin Schintgen, Rolf Tarrach and Marc Wagener.
Established in Luxembourg 30 years ago and located in the Chamber of Commerce of Luxembourg, Kirchberg, Sacred Heart University, Luxembourg (SHULU) is a branch of the Welch College of Business & Technology (WCBT).
WCBT’s main campus is based in the former US global headquarters of General Electric in Fairfield (Connecticut). Former Harvard faculty and senior executive Martha J. Crawford was appointed Dean of the institution in August 2019.