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Learn from the business leaders who have shaped what China is today. Our network of international alumni, more than half of whom are at the Chairman or CEO level, collectively steer over one fifth of China’s annual GDP.
  • 10K+
    Alumni worldwide
  • 50%
    of alumni are at
    the CEO or Chairman level
  • 66
    of Fortune China’s
    Top 500 companies in 2017 were led by CKGSB alumni
  • 10
    CKGSB alumni were in HBR China’s list of “100 Best Performing CEOs” in 2016
CKGSB Alumna Leads Campaign for a
Greener Lifestyle in China
Former Chief Representative in China for WildAid, May Mei, explains how her EMBA at Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business gave her the tools to launch her current venture GoalBlue, which raises awareness about environmental issues in China and promotes low-carbon lifestyles.
Featured Alumni: May Mei, GoalBlue
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Alumni Stories
From raising awareness of endangered species to founding a multi-million dollar English tutorial start-up, our alumni go on to do some extraordinary things to help shape China’s future.
  • CKGSB alumna Cindy Mi, founded VIPKID in 2013 after completing her MBA degree at CKGSB. Now, with a valuation of $3 billion USD, she has built one of China's fastest growing and most exciting start-up companies, VIPKID. Her goal - to change the future of education in China and abroad through technology.
  • CKGSB MBA alumnus Greg Van den Bergh never thought he would make a life in China but after completing his degree at CKGSB, he could not pass on a chance to start his own fintech company. Watch his journey and see how CKGSB helped him realize a dream.
  • British entrepreneur Rory Bate-Williams calls his MBA program at CKGSB in Beijing a "life-changing experience". Now he's back in London working on three separate businesses and putting those lessons learnt in China to work in the UK.
Student Voices
I was immediately captivated by the school’s overwhelming ambition to become a global business school whilst incorporating eastern principles into an academic field traditionally dominated by western theory.
Rory Bate-Williams
MBA Class of 2013
Student Voices
With its world-class professors and fast-growing China market context, CKGSB offers those who aspire to be a business leader international cutting-edge concepts and fresh research on the Chinese market. A close-knit network among alumni and genuine friendships between classmates makes CKGSB a family that I can benefit from. I further believe that the intensive, accelerated one-year program is the right choice to sharpen my business skills in a cost effective and time efficient manner.
Hao Gang, MBA '11 intake
Student Voices
I was already sure that I will start my life back in China through attending a business school. CKGSB was the best choice amongst my options. The school has top professors, students, classmates, and alumni and the integration of these elements creates an outstanding community.
Tony Shen, MBA '14 intake
China with study/work aboard experience in UK
Undergraduate: Imperial College London
Student Voices
With the passion and vision to succeed in the business world, I believe it is the right time to step out of the comfort zone and to take up the MBA challenge that will push the best out of you. CKGSB’s mission to provide world-class education for China’s business is exactly what I am looking for in achieving a MBA and investing back into the China’s market, where talents, knowledge, resources, location, connectivity, and culture are at the best of the best. CKSGB is a place where one’s potentials can be exerted to its fullest.
Michelle LAU, MBA '15 intake
Hong Kong
Career: PCCW, Humanity & Health Medical Group
Undergraduate: University of California, Berkley
Student Voices
Through its condensed program and bespoke sized class, CKGSB offered me a challenging and really valuable learning experience. The quality of the professors as well as their accessibility during and after the classes helped me to gain great business knowledge and increase my understanding of China. Furthermore, the 12 months of intensive immersion in China is without a doubt the best way to not only understand the unique attributes of this great country and economy, but also build an unmatched local network.
Maxence Perret, MBA '10 intake
A Truly Global Platform of International Alumni
Our students come from many of the leading Chinese and international companies. And although we are best known in China, our students come from countries all around the world.
  • Zhou Hongyi
    Chairman and CEO of Qihoo 360
  • Sun Yiping
    CEO of Mengniu Group
  • Liang Xinjun
    Former Vice Chairman and CEO of Fosun Group
  • Fan Min
    Co-Founder of Ctrip
  • Fu Chengyu
    Former Chairman of SINOPEC
  • Sir Tom Hunter
    Founder of West Coast Capital
  • Jack Ma
    Founder and Executive Chairman of Alibaba
  • Niu Gensheng
    Founder of Mengniu Dairy Group
  • Malcolm Sweeting
    Senior Partner of Clifford Chance
  • Chen Yidan
    Co-founder of China’s largest internet technology company
  • Li Dongsheng
    Chairman and CEO of TCL
  • Lin Zuoming
    Chairman and Executive Director of the Avaiation Industry Corrporation of China
  • Ralf Speth
    CEO of Jaguar Land Rover
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