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Aug 21, 2015

The Future of Retail in China is both Online and Offline

Alibaba’s investment in Suning is a signal that companies in retail in China need a multichannel strategy: embracing both the online as well as offline worlds.

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August 07, 2015 · Cambridge, MA

2015 CKGSB-HKS Global Conference: Responsible Business Leadership in China and the US

This conference will convene business and thought leaders — including 40 Chinese CEOs who are part of a joint program between CKGSB and HKS — for a discussion around ways in which companies can accomplish their business goals while also contributing positively to society.


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Chinese Real Estate: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

CKGSB Professor Liu Jing, an expert on the real estate market, analyzes the situation in China’s real estate sector, and discusses whether government intervention is needed to prevent a property market crash.

  • What You Should Know About the Alibaba IPO

    CKGSB Professor Teng Bingsheng, an expert on the Chinese e-commerce sector, walks us through the issues involved in the Alibaba IPO, such as disclosures

  • Chinese Yuan Could Impact Trade Growth

    China's commerce minister is confident Beijing will hit its 7.5% growth target in 2014. While CKGSB professor Bingsheng Teng believes the country can meet that target, he tells Ramy Inocencio of Wall Street Journal why the fluctuation of the yuan could derail growth.

  • Come on, Feel the Noise

    Juliet Zhu, Professor of Marketing at CKGSB, discusses the effect of noise on creativity, in The Economist’s Intelligence Unit Executive Briefing.

  • CKGSB Knowledge-Forbes Blog

    Earlier this month, CKGSB was proud to announce the official launch the CKGSB Knowledge Blog on Please follow this dynamic forum based on the latest research and insights from our faculty.

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and future leaders

Meet Dean Xiang Bing

Haidilao: In a Crowded Field, One Hotpot Restaurant Stands Above the Fray

For a company that claims its ultimate goal isn’t making profits, Haidilao has done well for itself. The restaurant chain reaps an annual 300 million renminbi in annual sales. CEO Zhang Yong, EMBA ’10, who founded the first restaurant fifteen years ago in Jianyang, Sichuan province, has presided over the company’s expansion to 75 outlets in big cities like Beijing, Shanghai and Xi An.

  • Welcome to the CKGSB Family

    Welcome to CKGSB! Our alumni group is recognized as one of the most exclusive in China. You will be connected to China’s most successful private entrepreneurs, leaders of China’s largest state-owned enterprises, and top regional executives at multinational corporations

  • Voices of our MBA Alumni

    Listen to the perspectives of four of our recent MBA graduates, including their background, career aspirations, and how CKGSB has shaped their professional development.

  • A Step Above: Foot Massage Empire Liangzi Takes an All-Out Approach to Relaxation

    Founder Zhu Guo Fan, alumnus of CKGSB's EMBA program (2009), started off selling kebabs. His company now employs over 30,000 people.

  • Luo Zhaoming: Developing Property, and Ideals

    As a top executive at Greentown Holdings, one of China's leading property developers, Luo Zhaoming (EMBA 17th intake) looks for innovative ways to improve residents' quality of life.

  • An Unconventional Take on Traditional Chinese Medicine

    Under the leadership of Wang Minghui (CKGSB Alumnus, CEO Class, second intake), Yunnan Baiyao, one of China's most venerable pharmaceutical companies, has introduced medicine in innovative formats like bandages and toothpaste.


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  • CKGSB-IMD Dual Executive MBA

    Develop effective business skills and abilities for working with China.

    Master Eastern and Western business concepts and practices.

    Strengthen essential leadership, strategy and management skills.

Understanding China’s Next Move

Learn how to leverage China’s opportunities in your company’s global strategy, how changes in Chinese economic policies create new business openings, and how the globalization of Chinese companies is changing the rules of business.

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  • What do NYU Stern Professors Have to Say about CKGSB

    In March 2014, CKGSB hosted a Five-School Marketing Research Conference in Beijing, inviting top marketing faculty from Peking University, Fudan University, Tsinghua University and NYU Stern. The two-day event covered a variety of events, from Company visits to Baidu and Qihoo 360, to presentations from invited faculty on the most pertinent topics in today’s marketing industry. In addition to the dynamic discussions that shaped this event, we took the time to sit down with several NYU professors, to understand their impression and perspective of CKGSB.


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