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About Us

We strongly believe that quality education makes a positive difference in individuals, their families, and their communities. We know that access to quality education and training can transform lives and contributes to a better world.

The Proventus Institute was born out of a desire to provide quality yet affordable education and training to all our communities, not only a privileged few. Our study programs and training solutions focus on skills that are relevant to different industries, thus enabling our graduates to enhance their lives and careers in a meaningful way.

Since our inception we have promoted and facilitated international research collaborations in science, business, and the humanities and we are proud to be associated with leading researchers, scientists, and philosophers globally.

We are committed to the promotion of peace, freedom, justice, human dignity, and personal responsibility, and notably the principles of democracy and participatory self-governance. 

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A Truly Global Institute

We are registered in Wyoming, USA, and operate globally. Our venues, workshops and seminars take us to Europe, Asia, and Oceania. Our students and clients, as well as team members, are from all corners of the world. We are global citizens.

Proventus Institute LLC, 30 N Gould St Ste R,
Sheridan, WY USA 82801

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We are Proventus

Proventus Institute co-founders Suzan Sariefe and Markus Klose.

We have been college professors for over 14 years for undergraduate and postgraduate study programs in Business, and have taught thousands of students from many different cultures.

We have witnessed many changes to the tertiary education system; many of these changes are not beneficial to learners.

We became increasingly concerned about ever-rising college fees combined with cuts in expenditure at faculty level. While all this has contributed to exacerbating inequality and making education less accessible, it has done nothing to improve the quality of study programs.

We often had discussions among ourselves what an ideal college or institute would look like in times of austerity. This is how the Proventus Institute came to life. We are proud of our institute. 

We are Proventus.

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Dr Sharan Kaur

Sharan is the Co-Founder and Chief Research Officer of our partner institute Skill Space Inc. in Auckland, New Zealand.

With nearly 24 years of experience as an academic and corporate trainer, Sharan currently lectures at the School of Business & IT at Whitireia, New Zealand.

Prior to this, she was the Deputy Dean (Research & Development); Head of Business Policy & Strategy, and a Senior Lecturer at the University of Malaya, Malaysia.


Sharan has published book chapters, over 35 peer-reviewed journal articles on Innovation, Leadership & Management, indexed by Clarivate Analytics, SCOPUS, and ABDC.

In 2018, she won Best Paper Award in the Technology, Innovation & Supply Chain Management stream for the Australian & New Zealand Academy of Management Conference (ANZAM). She also holds numerous Excellence Service Awards & Value Awards

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Nisha Tharan

Nisha is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of our partner institute Skill space Inc. in Auckland, New Zealand.


Prior to Skill Space.INC, Nisha was the Regional Media Director for Havas, Singapore. She has successfully led $70 million media budget planning and received several media awards for her proficiency in steering agile digital innovations.


She has worked with noteworthy brands namely TD Ameritrade; Porsche; Unilever; Netflix; Chanel; Tokio Marine; Credit Suisse; Cycle & Carriage and Reckitt Benckiser.


She has worked across diverse clients and markets from Malaysia, Singapore, the US, Canada, and Europe. Her career started in the financial industry with Royal Bank of Canada and Standard Chartered before moving forward to the media and advertising industry.


She has honours in International Financial Economics & Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

Partners and Affiliations

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