Corporate and Banking Partnerships

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Corporate and Banking Workforce Education Solutions

National University System’s Corporate and Banking Workforce Education Solutions team partners with Fortune 500 companies across industry, including banks and other financial institutions. Our mission is two-fold: to provide your employees access to the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully navigate an ever-changing business environment; and to prepare today’s busy professionals for leadership positions now and in the future.

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Solutions Tailored For You

Our team of education and industry experts will partner with you to help diagnose the challenges, skill gaps, and opportunities specific to your company.

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Tuition Reduction

NU makes earning a degree more affordable by providing significant tuition savings for employees.

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Targeted Solutions

We will help you create a customized development solution that targets your current and future needs.

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Customized Cohorts

Use our state-of-the-art facilities for conferences, training, or events at preferred partner rental rates.

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Specialized Courses

Our team will design courses that complement your business strategy and align with industry competencies.

Our Employee Education Partners Include

National University System is proud to partner with the following organizations around the globe.

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National University System partners with organizations to offer tuition reduction scholarships for working professionals. Our corporate partners are typically awarded a 15% scholarship in the form of a tuition discount. Your employees’ spouses and dependents may be extended a 10% scholarship discount.

National University System Programs

With more than 75 different degrees available, National University System has several programs tailored to business needs.

Business Professionals

Bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in:

  • Business Administration
  • Computer Science
  • Cybersecurity
  • Human Resource Management
  • Information Systems
  • Information Technology
  • Marketing
  • Organizational Leadership

Financial Professionals

  • MBA with a specialization in Banking
  • Bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in:
    • Accountancy
    • Business Administration
    • Cybersecurity
    • Financial Management
    • Information Systems

About the Corporate and Banking Team

Joylyn Darnell, Executive Director, Workforce Education Solutions

Joylyn Darnell

Executive Director, Workforce Education Solutions

Joylyn Darnell is the Executive Director of Strategic Partnerships for National University System. Joylyn has over eight years of experience in higher education working at San Diego State University in the College of Business before joining the National University System. At San Diego State, Joylyn oversaw the corporate outreach for the MBA consulting program, launched a graduate student mentoring network with industry partners, and offered a new career course connecting hiring companies to students. Prior to working in education, Joylyn was a Vice President, Commercial Real Estate Lending Officer at San Diego National Bank. She began her banking career as a financial analyst and worked her way up to a lending officer. She worked in community and commercial banking before joining the commercial real estate lending department.

Shane MacDonald, Manager, Corporate Partnerships, Workforce Education Solutions

Shane MacDonald

Manager, Corporate Partnerships, Workforce Education Solutions

Shane MacDonald has over 10 years of experience in account management, business development, corporate learning and development initiatives, and state/federal program compliance. She has extensive experience in both the private sector (health care, pharmaceutical, aerospace, technology, and manufacturing) and the public sector (education, government, and utilities). Prior to joining the National University System, Shane worked with California’s Employment Training Panel to support skills advancement across the state’s workforce by customizing training and talent development programs for corporate partners. Prior to that, she worked extensively within California’s public school system, assisting districts in maximizing federally funded health care reimbursements while maintaining strict program compliance. Shane is pursuing a Master of Science in Organizational Leadership from National University.

Get Course Credit for Work Experience

Your work experience is worth dividends — let it pay off! Contact us today to find out how your professional experience and prior learning credit can translate into course credit and get you even closer to achieving your goals.

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