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NEWS RELEASE: MS in Investment Management program at Pace University’s Lubin School of Business recognized by the Global Association of Risk Professionals

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MS in Investment Management program at Pace University’s Lubin School of Business recognized by the Global Association of Risk Professionals

New York, NY – November 26, 2012 — The Global Association of Risk Professionals has welcomed the MS in Investment Management program at Pace University’s Lubin School of Business into the Partnership for Risk Education, as a GARP Academic Partner.

GARP Partnership for Risk Education is a framework through which interested academic institutions can assess whether their risk management offerings are aligned with global industry needs and best practices. The cornerstone of GARP’s Partnership for Risk Education is the Financial Risk Manager (FRM®) program and Energy Risk Professional (ERP®) certification examinations: administered globally, they are certifications recognized by risk professionals worldwide.

“We are delighted that GARP has recognized our MS in Investment Management program,” said Dean Neil Braun.  “The FRM is one of the premier designations in finance and this recognition assures our students and stakeholders of the outstanding quality of our program.”

Pace’s MS in Investment Management is determined by GARP to significantly cover the body of knowledge, and the ethics/professional conduct learning objectives, required for the FRM Part I examination and to prepare students for careers in financial risk management.

About the Lubin School of Business at Pace University

Globally recognized and prestigiously accredited, the Lubin School of Business integrates New York City’s business world into the experienced-based education of its students at Pace’s suburban and downtown campuses, implemented by the region’s largest co-op program, team-based learning, and customized career guidance. Its programs are designed to launch success-oriented graduates toward upwardly mobile careers.  www.pace.edu/lubin

About The Global Association of Risk Professionals

The Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) is a not-for-profit membership organization dedicated to preparing professionals and organizations to make better-informed risk decisions. GARP’s membership represents more than 150,000 risk management practitioners and researchers at academic institutions, banks, corporations, government agencies, and investment management firms in 195 countries. GARP administers the Financial Risk Manager (FRM®) and Energy Risk Professional (ERP®) exams—certifications recognized by risk professionals worldwide. GARP is committed to advancing the role of risk management via education for professionals at all levels of expertise. Visit www.garp.org.

Media contact:  Bill Caldwell, Pace, 212-346-1597, wcaldwell@pace.edu

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