2021-2022 SAP UNIVERSITY ALLIANCES PROGRAM WITH UDC FOR MBA STUDENTS
Starting January 1, 2020, School of Business and Public Administration at the University of the District of Columbia became a full member of the SAP University Alliances program with California State University, Chico, CA. This program opens up the world of SAP to more than 3,300 Universities and member institutions in 111 countries worldwide, and aims to develop highly qualified graduates with critical skills for the 21st century workforce. Through a community of over 8,000 faculty members, as well as engagement at over 1000+ events annually, the SAP University Alliances Program has inspired over 250,000 students with hands-on experience with SAP solutions annually. The SAP University Alliances Program aims to stimulate interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) learning and careers to help address the skills shortage that is prevalent around the world to encourage entrepreneurial thinking, and to ensure young people are college or workforce ready. The SAP University Alliances Program also creates exciting opportunities to support and engage with lifelong learning; from high school to college to professional / executive roles. In partnership with SAP’s 6 University Competence Centers around the world, universities and schools gain access to an ever-expanding range of SAP software and curriculum; enabling faculty to help students better connect business and IT concepts to practice. Two faculty members – Drs. Amit Arora and Suzan Abed from SBPA-UDC underwent training at the Winter 2020 SAP University Alliances Boot Camp at Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX.