On the morning of June 2, the signing ceremony of the framework agreement on strategic cooperation between SLU and Shanghai Pudong Development Bank (SPDB) Shanghai Branch was held at SPDB Shanghai Branch. Xie Chao,Chair of the University Council, Yang Li, Vice Chair of the University Council and President, Wang Junhua, Vice Chair of the University Council and Vice President, persons in charge of the University Council, President’s Office, Finance Department, Admission and Employment Office, Office of Alumni Affairs and Education and other relevant departments attended the meeting. The signing ceremony was hosted by Xia Zheping, Deputy General Manager of Client Department, SPDB Shanghai Branch.
Wang Sunan, Party Secretary and President of the Shanghai Branch of SPDB, delivered a welcome speech. Wang Sunan introduced the business situation of SPDB Shanghai Branch in detail in 6aspects: business scale, operational efficiency, asset quality, business structure, employee, and client structure. He thanked the universityfor sendinga large number of professionals to the bank. He believed that SLU’s graduates had great business skill sets, solid fundamental knowledge, a strong sense of compliance and innovation, and he hoped to deepen the cooperation between the bank and our university to achieve win-win results through the signing of the framework agreement on strategic cooperation.
Xie Chao introduced in his speech the development and strengths of the university. He pointed out that the university and SPDB had a good basis for cooperation, and signing the framework agreement woulddeepen and broaden the cooperation between themandimprove the financial professional training and the collaborative development of industry, education and research. Guided by principles of “resource sharing, complementary advantages, win-win cooperation”, SLU and SPDB were expected to achieve excellent results in professional training, production and education integrationto make a great start for the “14th Five-Year Plan”, to contribute to the integrated development of Yangtze River Delta and the construction of Shanghai International Financial Center, and to salute theParty’s centennial.
At the ceremony, Yang Li began his speech with the training requirements for financial professionals in the new era and stressedthe combination of finance and technology, universitiesand industries. He said that the university and SPDB had the same concept of development.Through signing the strategic cooperation framework agreement,the university and SPDB should focus on the standards of financial industry professional training, take advantage of Shanghai’s construction of a city featuring the integration of industry and education to deepenthe cooperation,and establish a special working group for professional training, decision consulting research, and community services to increase their reputation and influence.
Wang Junhua and Hao Jia, Probational Vice President of SPDB Shanghai Branch, signed a framework agreement on strategic cooperation on behalf of the two sides and exchanged views on how to carry out the strategic cooperation. Wang Junhua hoped to deepen the cooperation between the universityand SPDB and to pave a new path for the joint construction of university andenterprise from four aspects -improving the quality of professional training at university, involving the bank in students’ professional development in advance, building a subject platform for both sides,and developing “double-position” teachers.
(Photos from: Shen Jie)