Some of its most notable programs include the Graduate Diploma in Business Sustainability and Environment, Social & Governance, which aims to prepare Professionals and Businesses for a Sustainable Future in the emerging green sector. Other popular programs include its Graduate Diploma in Data Science & AI and Masters in AI and Data Analytics, which provide credentials for professionals seeking to advance their careers in frontier technology.
Aventis is proud to announce its latest project – a cutting-edge Metaverse experience that will allow users to explore a virtual world like never before. Aventis Graduate School established the partnership on 20 April 2023 with Frame, a subsidiary of Virbela, one of the world’s leading developers of Metaverse technology, to leverage the power of the Metaverse to deliver cutting-edge training experiences. Together, the two companies will work to create immersive training environments that will allow learners to experience immersive learning and training experience in a safe, virtual environment.
Fostering a Diverse and Inclusive Learning Environment
Aventis Graduate School reaffirms its dedication to fostering a diverse and inclusive learning environment that celebrates the richness of individual perspectives and backgrounds. As part of its ongoing commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion, Aventis Graduate School continues to champion initiatives that nurture a sense of belonging and empower all students to thrive academically and professionally.
Some key initiatives include diverse and holistic admissions policies that consider diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives that can lead to a more inclusive student body. It also provides scholarships and financial aid for underrepresented groups that help to ensure students from diverse backgrounds have access to higher education through the launch of its 1 Million USD Scholarship.
Aventis also provides diversity and inclusion training for faculty, staff, and students to raise awareness of biases, promote understanding, and develop inclusive behaviors. It actively recruits and retains diverse faculty and staff members to contribute to a more inclusive learning and working environment.
Souvenir of Superiority
The alums of Aventis Graduate School are thriving in their respective fields. Dr. Patrick Liew, Executive Chairman of Singapore-based GEX Ventures, an investment and property company, is one of the prominent names among them.
Dr. Patrick Liew co-founded Junior Achievement Singapore, a part of the Nobel Prize-nominated JA Worldwide network, which equips youth with 21st- century skills such as financial and environmental literacy. He is a Goodwill ambassador and philanthropist who has served in numerous charities and NGOs, including Co-Chairman of Responsible Gambling Forum (Ministry of Social and Family Development), Patron of Kebun Baru Grassroots Organisation, Mentor of Rossier School of Education, University of Southern California.
Mr Delane Lim, Managing Partner and Principal Consultant, FutuReady Asia Singapore, received the President’s Volunteerism & Philanthropy Awards 2020 given by the President of Singapore, Ms Halimah Yacob, for his contribution to society and the community. In 2021, Mr Delane Lim started an initiative, #OpsHandsOn, to provide free masks and hand sanitizers to seniors and vulnerable residents in neighborhoods across Singapore and was commended by the Prime Minister of Singapore, Mr Lee Hsien Loong, for his contribution.
Increasing Educational Accessibility
As a graduate school dedicated to the professional development and networking of professionals across Asia, Aventis Graduate School recognizes the vital importance of tapping into the immersive experience of the Metaverse to allow its learners, faculty, and alums to learn, connect, and network.
It enhanced accessibility and affordability for prospective learners. For the benefit of prospective learners, it aspires to make education accessible and affordable to its learners across Asia. Accessible because the Metaverse Campus allows it to bring its campus to learners regardless of where they may be instead of making it a requirement for them to attend the physical campus in Singapore. This has enabled Aventis Graduate School to expand its outreach of providing quality learning experiences on an international level, starting from the ASEAN region.
As a graduate school dedicated to senior executives, Aventis also focuses heavily on Applied Research over traditional academic research. It believes that applied research helps in addressing practical problems and finding solutions that can be implemented in real-world settings, with the main goal being to have a direct impact on society, industries, and communities.
Aventis also believes that applied research offers more relevance for its faculty and students since it is driven by the need to find answers to specific questions or challenges, often in collaboration with industry partners or governmental agencies. Lastly, its emphasis on applied research helps it drive innovation and technological advancements, leading to the development of new courses, services, and learning solutions for our community.
Fostering Ideal Partnerships
Industry partnerships and collaborations that extends globally are of paramount importance for Aventis as a graduate business school. AACSB Business Education Alliance, Global Reporting Initiative, United National Global Compact, International Association for Counselling, EC Council, AI Singapore, Institute for Human Resource Professionals (Singapore), and many more collaborations offer numerous advantages that enrich the learning experience for students, enhance the relevance of education, and contribute to the overall success and reputation of Aventis.
This partnership also helps Aventis Graduate School align its curriculum with current industry trends, challenges, and demands. By collaborating with industry partners and professional bodies across the world, Aventis can ensure that its programs are up-to-date and equip students with the practical skills and knowledge required in the real world. Aventis also provide Guest Lectures and Masterclass where it invites guest speakers, experts, and executives to deliver lectures and conduct workshops. This exposure to real-world insights and experiences enriches the learning environment and broadens students’ perspectives.