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Center for Executive Education

Herbert M. Chain, Executive Director

The Center for Executive Education, a division of The Peter J. Tobin College of Business of St. John’s University, has served the educational needs of more than 10,000 professionals primarily, but not limited to, the insurance, risk management and financial services sectors for mroe than three decades.

Combining the academic achievements of our Tobin faculty with our roster of experienced practitioners, we bring a deep and diverse set of experiences to add value to our clients.

Our programs include:

  • Customized client programs designed specifically for clients;
  • Open enrollment and self-study online certificate programs for individuals and corporations;
  • Distinctive conferences and seminars;
  • Customized master's and certificate programs; and
  • Collaborations with other global academic institutions.

Read about the Center for Executive Education in the Spring issue of St. John's Business.

For more information about our programs, or to be put on our mailing list, please contact us at [email protected].

You may also contact Lawrence Pistell, Senior Associate Director for Corporate and Industry Relations, at [email protected] or 212-284-8581.


The Peter J. Tobin College of Business of St. John’s University, the Asia-Pacific Applied Economics Association, the Centre for Financial Econometrics (Deakin University) and Fintech News are presenting a conference titled Fintech: The Intersection between Business and Research taking place on November 1, 2018 at St. John’s Manhattan  campus at 101 Astor Place, New York, NY. 


This unique conference will bring together under one roof both academics and industry experts. The day will combine perspectives of FinTech from an industry point of view with the perspectives derived from academic research. It will also provide multiple networking opportunities where academic researchers will be able to discuss their ideas and data challenges with industry experts. It is envisaged that this proposed interaction of industry experts and academic researchers on Fintech will open opportunities for cutting-edge research on Fintech.


The conference will include papers and presentations that will discuss topics including, but not limited to:

  • The role of cryptocurrencies in financial system stability and economic growth; 

  • The effect of FinTech on the financial services industry; 

  • The role of central banks in the development of and transition to FinTech; 

  • FinTech and the use of data mining techniques in the financial services industry;

  • FinTech and risk profile of financial markets; 

  • Implications of FinTech on existing regulations in the financial services industry;

  • FinTech, risk management and portfolio diversification; 

  • Credit risk in FinTech lending system; and 

  • FinTech and corporate investment decision making. 

The fee for the day is $125.


To register now for this important event, please click here.


For further information, please visit The Fintech Conference - New York.


Art At Risk

Collectibles, including art, pose a unique set of risks. Valuation, opaque pricing, illiquidity, counterfeiting, and physical damage all generate concerns that need to be identified, quantified, and addressed -- whether through mitigation, transfer or avoidance.

To address these and other issues, the Center for Executive Education is pleased to announce a special Thought Leadership conference, Art at Risk: What You Need to Know Now. The conference will be held on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at our Manhattan campus, 101 Astor Place, from 9 p.m. to 5 p.m.  Breakfast, lunch and a cocktail reception are part of the day, which will also include networking opportunities.

Registration information will be available on December 1, 2018.

The conference will add value and provide insights both to experienced veterans and new recruits in the fine arts and collectibles fields, and will be valuable for

  • institutional or private investors and/or collectors
  • financial advisors
  • cultural/art institutions
  • insurers
  • art appraisers
  • lenders
  • attorneys