CKGSB and Spain’s ESIC Business & Marketing School have signed an agreement to become exchange partners in a deal that hopes to encourage cross-border educational dialogue and bring more diversity and international educational offerings to students at each school.
The signing took place on October 24 at CKGSB’s Beijing campus where MBA Director Martin Zhu, iMBA & MiM Director at ESIC, Gaston Fornes, and CKGSB Assistant Director of Global Marketing, Ira Zaka, met to solidify the partnership with a formal agreement.
From left to right: Ira Zaka, Assistant Director of Global Marcom at CKGSB;
Martin Zhu, MBA Director at CKGSB; and Gaston Fornes, ESIC Director
This partnership encourages bilateral communication and strengthens the bond between China and Spain, especially in business and commerce. Based on this agreement, Master’s students from CKGSB and ESIC may visit the partner school as an individual or as part of a group to participate in the curriculum offering and have the educational credits transferred back to their home institution. Additionally, visiting students may also take advantage of the career service center at either institution.
About ESIC Business & Marketing School
ESIC is a leading business school in Spain with over 50 years of experience in training business and marketing professionals. ESIC strives to incentivize, promote and maintain a direct relationship with the business environment to provide practical academic training which focuses on the needs of the market. ESIC is one of the largest business schools in Europe with around 5,000 students in undergraduate and graduate programs plus around 15,000 in executive education. ESIC’s International MBA (iMBA) was ranked 27th in the Bloomberg Businessweek international MBA rankings in 2015. In addition, QS Global Business Ranking placed ESIC in 23rd place in Europe in 2015.
ESIC has 11 campuses in Spain and two in Brazil. ESIC welcomes exchange students in graduate programs from more than 100 partners across five continents. The school offers a variety of master’s program including ones in digital marketing, luxury fashion marketing and international commerce.