MONTERREY, Mexico & LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Building a fast growing network of global, high-quality universities, InStride today announced its latest partnership with Universidad Tecmilenio, giving the company an even stronger footprint in Latin America for strategic enterprise education. Through this new partnership, corporations will soon be able to offer their employees access to Tecmilenio’s degree programs.
"By joining InStride, we have the possibility of offering world class education to a larger population, as we accomplish our vision of educating people with a purpose in life and the skills to achieve it,” stated Dr. Héctor Mauricio Escamilla Santana, Rector of Universidad Tecmilenio, as he highlighted the 5-star ranking granted by QS Stars for their online education programs.
Universidad Tecmilenio is an innovative university built to address global mega-trends and the changing demands of the world of work, by empowering students to develop their life purpose and become active and engaged participants in designing their own educational programs.
Tecmilenio boasts three innovative features to its education offering that focus on course flexibility, practical experience and purpose-based coursework. Their ambitious 2020 plan aspires to educate more than 67,000 learners who will be known for their clarity of purpose, highly valued competencies in the global economy and leadership qualities.
“InStride is leading a transformative movement of visionary employers who believe in empowering their employees through strategic enterprise education,” said Vivek Sharma, CEO of InStride. “Providing these employers with access to innovative universities like Tecmilenio is why InStride was founded. We are excited to work with President Escamilla and the entire Universidad Tecmilenio staff.”
InStride has a growing network of university partnerships across three continents with universities based in the United States, Latin America, Australia and Europe who are able to serve global online learners. More university partners will be announced in the coming months.
InStride, through strategic enterprise education, is reinventing the education of today’s workforce. The company works with employers to provide opportunities for their employees to earn degrees and credentials from the highest-quality universities and colleges. Founded as a collaboration between Arizona State University (ASU), U.S. News and World Report’s most innovative university, and The Rise Fund, a global impact investing fund managed by TPG, InStride is a public benefit company that aims to become the indispensable human capital partner of organizations, helping them unlock the full potential of the university ecosystem and provide meaningful, life-changing impacts for their employees. For more information, please visit www.instride.com.
ABOUT UNIVERSIDAD TECMILENIO
Universidad Tecmilenio is a higher education institution, focused on educating positive leaders that own highly valuated competencies in the global economy, who are able to discover and fulfill their Purpose in Life, and become their best selves.
Thanks to its one of a kind University Model, Tecmilenio has been recognized as the First Positive University in the World. Their alumni have a high employability rate – nine out of ten graduates have a job offer before graduating – and it is currently the university with the largest number of Master’s Degree students in Mexico.
With 30 campuses in 25 states in the Mexican territory and Tecmilenio Online, the Tecmilenio community is comprised of 60,000 students, over 4,500 professors, 1,700 staff members and over 95,000 alumni. Tecmilenio offers High School, University, Executive Careers and Master Degree programs, with both on campus and online programs. To learn more about Universidad Tecmilenio, please visit tecmilenio.mx.