CKGSB is China's leading business school offering unique programs in Europe 


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Partnerships with close to 40 leading universities globally including Princeton, Yale and MIT


40 full-time professors, who hail from China, and were tenured at top schools such as Wharton and Yale prior to joining CKGSB


CKGSB's 10,000+ alumni lead one fifth of China’s most valuable brands


“CKGSB Europe is aspired to help business leaders to expand their global horizon to succeed in an ever changing and complex world where China will be dominant in the global economy.  Our programs provide participants a clear leadership advantage with an in-depth understanding of global managerial practices and game changing insight into China’s growing economy.  CKGSB’s influential network through both faculty and alumni will be instrumental in defining a new height for your future global businesses.”

BO JI Chief Representative of CKGSB Europe; Assistant Dean for Global Executive Education, CKGSB
Date: 20-24 May 2019
Location: Chengdu, Shanghai and Shenzhen

China Start is a 5-day China immersion program for start-ups and growth companies to learn, partner and pitch.
Date: 12th-17th May 2019
Location: Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou & Shenzhen

China CEO is a 6-day intensive program that is designed to help today’s business leaders to learn China-specific knowledge, network with successful Chinese entrepreneurs and lead to a direct impact on your business through the right partnership & investment.
Date: Winter 2019
Location: Helsinki, Lisbon, London

A serial of China-related seminars designed for global executives to learn, network and win in China.
The program was an incredible success. I learn more about China than I thought was impossible. I learned about myself, and I learned how to properly position myself and my company for the China market.
Marc Wolenik
China Start Program Participant
CEO of Dapps.ai
We are raising our business in Shenzhen, so it's being a fantastic opportunity to network and connect with other entrepreneurs who are exploring the system.
Francisco Serra-Martins
China Start Program Participant
CEO of Sonder Design and recipient of Forbes 30 Under 30
Being a part of China Start is a change event for our company. Now we understand a better culture of China, how to make business in China. We understand better of the market, how to network with China.
Matthis Zeller
China Start Program Participant
Head of Strategy and Communication at Aelectra
I think it’s best for young companies to have a first-hand connection with China and its market. [CKGSB’s Assistant Dean] Ji Bo’s lecture was the highlight of the program.
Maciej BalseWicz
China Start Program Participant
CEO of bValue VC
The CKGSB Edge

Pragmatic learning for innovative business leaders.

  • Put China into perspective

    Between them, our faculty of 40 full-time teaching staff have published more than 400+ China-specific case studies and reports. Their backgrounds in tenured positions at top globally-recognised institutions combine with their breadth of China business experience to bring you second-to-none China insights.

  • Learn in the world's best start-up environment

    Get hands-on with some of China’s top private sector entrepreneurs, and our alumni network of noted Chinese business leaders. Our courses take you through the workings of some of China’s pioneering giants of industry, then put your learnings into practice with the support of our in-house start-up incubator.

  • Get inspired to make a difference

    Sustainable businesses contribute to sustainable societies, so CKGSB was the first business school in China to integrate the humanities into all of our learning experiences. Our unique courses not only teach you to grow your business holistically, but to be a holistic business and community leader.

    Key Facts & Figures
    • Global academic awards by faculty
    • China-specific cases and reports
    • Alumni and students at Chairman or CEO level
    • Alumni lead 1/5 of China's most valuable brands
    • CKGSB’s China Start Program Going From Strength to Strength
      The fourth China Start program for European entrepreneurs has been successfully completed with another cohort of professionals energized about the prospects for engaging with the China market. Taking place in Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen, this year’s program comprised of lectures from CKGSB’s world-class faculty, company visits to some of China’s top companies and live pitching sessions, attended by some of China’s wealthiest investors.
    • Technology start-ups pitch to heavyweight Chinese investors in first CKGSB ‘China Start’ programme
      The 1st cohort of China Start has brought together 22 attendees from 9 countries. The global entrepreneurs had received ultimate standard of China insight knowledge during a 5-day intensive courses from China’s economy experts (the CKGSB faculty), pitched to international institutional and angel investors, and had the opportunity to visit global conglomerates Alibaba, Tencent and JD.com. China Start, the first program of its kind has truly opened the doors for the world’s most forward-thinking entrepreneurs, allowing them to gain a first-hand experience of China’s vast and exciting market.
    • Entrepreneurial Father-Daughter Duo Travel from Toronto to China for CKGSB’s China Start Program
      Canadian visionary Alan Smithson and his 13-year-old daughter Abi – who both run their own successful companies – have traveled to China to take part in this year’s China Start program with CKGSB, a five-day China immersion program for start-ups and growth companies to learn, partner and pitch.
    CKGSB Knowledge

    Our multimedia platform offers China business insights 
    through a quarterly magazine and website.

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    April 29, 2019
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