Global Window Partners and UCLA Extension Announce Launch of Online Series in Investment Banking
Thursday, November 16, 2006, 4:01pm ET

Los Angeles, CA-- Global Window Partners, Inc. and UCLA Extension announced today the launch of the Online Series in Investment Banking (OSIB). The OSIB program is a seven-course sequence comprising finance and related courses from Global Window Partners’ extensive knowledge library of business and management courses.

"We are pleased to introduce the Online Series in Investment Banking and expand our partnership with UCLA Extension, one of the nation’s leading providers of comprehensive continuing higher education," says Dr. Archie Kleingartner, Chairman of Global Window Partners. “The OSIB is a unique program which provides students a comprehensive curriculum that exposes them to many facets of the investment banking industry.”

"UCLA Extension has long been the institution of choice to meet the changing needs of those seeking the best in lifelong learning, through many different formats designed to meet the needs of diverse audiences," says Karim Cherif, Director, UCLA Extension Department of Business, Management, and Legal Programs.

The OSIB is an online, self-paced/self-study program designed to meet the needs of working adults. The sequence comprises six required courses and one elective course (consisting of four individual modules). The concepts and analytical tools offered in this program lay the critical groundwork for graduating college seniors who are planning to pursue a career on Wall Street in corporate finance, equity analysis, or investment management. This sequence also prepares professionals in other fields to facilitate career changes and become established in the highly competitive and rewarding investment banking profession.

About UCLA Extension

UCLA Extension is one of the nation's largest and most comprehensive continuing higher education providers and has served Southern California since 1917. Each year, UCLA Extension offers approximately 4,300 courses and programs, linking 65,000 adults of diverse backgrounds to enhanced career, academic, and personal growth opportunities through lifelong learning. Designed to meet the needs of working adults, UCLA Extension courses are offered during the day, in the evening, and on weekends at convenient locations in Westwood, downtown Los Angeles, and dozens of other locations throughout the Southland. A pioneer in distance learning, UCLA Extension also offers hundreds of courses online. For more information, visit

About Global Window Partners, Inc.

Headquartered in Pasadena, Calif., Global Window Partners, Inc. (GWP) is a leading worldwide provider of distance learning content. The company’s knowledge library contains over 600 modules in various business and management fields, including finance, marketing, entrepreneurship, business communication, and human resources management. Virtually all of GWP’s courses are based on the teachings of highly esteemed faculty from the nation’s top business schools, as well as contributions from highly successful industry professionals. More information about Global Window Partners and its products can be found on the company's World Wide Web site,

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