ABCA Announces Partnership with Leading Online Education Provider & Global Business School
Posted by: ABCA Press Office
5 September 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WASHINGTON, DC/ - The American Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Association (ABCA) is pleased to announce a new collaboration with online education provider GetSmarter, as well as the Saïd School of Business, University of Oxford.
ABCA specialists will be attending blockchain related training programs offered by Oxford University's Saïd Business School, and delivered via GetSmarter's world-class, remote education platform. ABCA members will have access to proprietary reviews of the course content.
"The Board of the ABCA is tremendously excited and honored to announce this collaboration with GetSmarter and Oxford University’s Saïd Business School," said Howard S. Greenberg, ABCA's President.
"Education is critical to encourage the rapid adoption of any emerging technology. ABCA believes the forward-looking programs offered by Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, delivered via the GetSmarter online platform, can fill a critical void in helping educate leaders everywhere on the potential of emerging technologies such as blockchain, distributed ledgers, and other types of fintech. The Board and Membership of ABCA looks forward to helping the entire industry better understand the value of programs such as those offered by Oxford Saïd."
About Saïd Business School, University of Oxford
Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford blends the best of new and old. We are a vibrant and innovative business school, but yet deeply embedded in an 800 year old world-class university. We create programmes and ideas that have global impact. We educate people for successful business careers, and as a community seek to tackle world-scale problems. We deliver cutting-edge programmes and ground-breaking research that transform individuals, organisations, business practice, and society. We are a world-class business school community, embedded in a world-class University, tackling world-scale problems. Learn more at https://www.sbs.ox.ac.uk.
About 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU)
2U partners with great colleges and universities to build what we believe is the world’s best digital education. Our platform provides a comprehensive fusion of technology, services and data architecture to transform high-quality and rigorous campus-based universities into the best digital versions of themselves. 2U’s No Back Row® approach allows qualified students and working professionals around the world to experience a first-rate university education and successful outcomes. Learn more at https://2u.com.
GetSmarter, a wholly owned subsidiary of 2U, Inc., is an online education company collaborating with leading universities to present career-focused online short programmes. GetSmarter’s high-touch, people-driven approach to online learning – centered around the importance of human support – has resulted in an aggregate completion rate consistently above 90 percent serving more than 48,000 participants over almost a decade. Learn more at https://www.getsmarter.com/.
Deborah M. Leitner
Head of Marketing, Partnerships & Development
American Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Association (ABCA)