Villanova School of Business Selected to Participate in Envestnet Institute’s Wealth Management Certification Program

VILLANOVA, Pa., December 2, 2015—The Villanova School of Business (VSB) was selected as one of nine universities to participate in the Envestnet Institute On Campus pilot program, a wealth management e-learning platform and certificate program. This semester, 22 VSB students – 17 undergraduates and five graduate students – are participating in the program.

Envestnet’s education program, which has been approved by the Money Management Institute, is taught at the student’s own pace. Students must complete a variety of educational activities which are strategically organized to provide a practical understanding of the wealth management industry.

Steve DeAngelis ’88 VSB, managing director at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, serves on the Board of Governors for the Money Management Institute and recommended Villanova for Envestnet Institute’s On Campus program because of VSB’s high-caliber student body.

“VSB is proud to be selected to participate in this valuable program. It provides an opportunity for our students to understand the connection between the theory and practice of wealth management,” said Interim Dean Daniel Wright, PhD. “In the spring, additional spots will be offered to sophomores, juniors and graduate students seeking careers in this field.”

For more information on Envestnet Institute, visit www.envestnetinstitute.com

The Villanova School of Business (VSB) undergraduate program is ranked #24 in the nation by Bloomberg Businessweek and has been at the forefront of business education since it was founded in 1922. Serving over 2,500 undergraduate and graduate students, VSB is home to six Centers or Institutes of Excellence (the Daniel M. DiLella Center for Real Estate, the Center for Business Analytics, the Center for Global Leadership, the Center for Marketing & Consumer Insights, the Center for Church Management & Business Ethics and the Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship (ICE) Institute) with each center and institute designed to foster innovative, cross-disciplinary research and teaching opportunities for business faculty. VSB is known for academic rigor; creativity and innovation; hands-on and service learning opportunities; a firm grounding in ethics; and an applied education that prepares students to become outstanding leaders and global citizens within the ever-changing, complex, and fast-paced world of business. For more, visit business.villanova.edu. 

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