Angola Sovereign Fund to train management students in Switzerland

21 August 2014

The Angola Sovereign Fund will send students to the School of Management and Law, University of Applied Sciences in Zurich as part of a scholarship programme called “Future Leaders in Angola,” the Fund said in a statement.

“This initiative will offer young Angolan graduates the opportunity to access a unique and intensive course focused on international business management, investment banking and finance,” according to the press release sent Wednesday to Macauhub.

The President of the Angola Sovereign Fund said in a statement that, “this programme of scholarships contributes to Angola’s prosperity, because it has a strategic objective to teach talented individuals to manage the country’s resources efficiently.”

Alongside the launch of the scholarship programme, the Angola Sovereign Fund also announced completion of a study to launch a new “School of Hospitality on the African continent.”

The ultimate goal of this school will be to provide training for young people interested in working in the hospitality industry. The study will provide information on the current and future outlook for specialisation of African workers in this industry in Angola and elsewhere in Sub-Saharan Africa. (macauhub/AO)