Rochester-Bern Executive Programs is a Swiss foundation promoting postgraduate education in business administration. The foundation is affiliated with two universities, its parent institution, the Simon Business School at the University of Rochester, and the University of Bern, where it is headquartered. When founded in 1994, the foundation offered the first U.S. MBA degree in Switzerland for its Executive MBA. Graduates are awarded degrees from both partner universities.
Alumni UniBE is the university-wide alumni organization of the University of Bern. On behalf of the university management, Alumni UniBE promotes the faculty and interdisciplinary networking of alumni and their ties to the University of Bern. The focus is on the interdisciplinary networking idea. All graduates of the University of Bern (from Bachelor level) are welcome to join the Alumni Network. In addition, Alumni UniBE supports subject-specific alumni organizations in their activities and promotes the founders of new subject-specific alumni organizations.
Founded in 1913, Beta Gamma Sigma is the international business honor society for AACSB-accredited schools, which are the top 5% of business school programs around the world. Inducted as students, BGS members go on to serve in critical leadership roles in corporate, entrepreneurial, government, non-profit, and academic sectors. Members currently reside in all 50 U. S. states and more than 190 countries. Beta Gamma Sigma is a proud member of the Association of College Honor Societies (ACHS).
Explorer Circle LLC offers open-group or tailored closed-group journeys specifically built around customers' preferences in destinations, duration and content. Themes may inculde business related or academic topics, volunteering as well as sightseeing and leisure activities. Explorer Circle LLC delivers the entire journey's value chain - from initial ideation and establishment of a detailed travel itinerary to providing local on-site support.
Since 1999, the BPN Foundation has been supporting small business entrepreneurs in developing and emerging countries with individual coaching, business education and loans. By promoting ‘help for self-help’, BPN empowers entrepreneurs to professionally build their companies and consequently to preserve and create jobs. BPN thus contributes to sustainable economic development and opens new perspectives for people in their home country.