TestPlant sponsors MBA at the University of Edinburgh
- Posted by JB Brockman
- On February 12, 2015
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Software quality firm offers £10,000 bursary and paid internship to candidates from China
London, UK – February 12, 2015 – TestPlant, the maker of the eggPlant range of software quality tools, today announced it is donating an MBA scholarship for Chinese nationals at the University of Edinburgh Business School.
The scholarship includes a £10,000 bursary towards tuition fees together with a paid internship in the summer of 2016. To be eligible, candidates must be from China, and must have graduated with an IT-related degree and have at least three years’ work experience in a managerial role in a high-technology company.
George Mackintosh, joint-founder and CEO of TestPlant, is an alumnus and Entrepreneur in Residence at the University of Edinburgh Business School.
“China has become a vital market for the entire software industry and there is a strong need to develop Chinese talent with excellence in strategic leadership, innovative thinking, entrepreneurial action and a global perspective,” said Mackintosh. “TestPlant is keen to encourage these traits in new business leaders in China, and this is why we have chosen to support this scholarship and internship opportunity through the Edinburgh MBA.”
Candidates for the TestPlant Scholarship must:
- Be intelligent, bold and ambitious.
- Demonstrate a passion for technology, improvement and innovation.
- Have an IT-related degree from a recognised University and with a grade equivalent to at least an Upper Second Honours.
- Have a GMAT of at least 600.
- Have at least three years’ work experience in a managerial role in a high-technology company. Demonstrate evidence of success in solving customer IT problems.
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