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China’s leading business network
CONNECT WITH THE WHO’S WHO OF BUSINESS IN CHINA
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 lead one-fifth of China’s most valuable brands.
  • 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
CKGSB has elevated business education to a new level, imparting wisdom on how to mobilize and leverage global resources associated with the market and political environments.
Fu Chengyu
Former Chairman, SINOPEC
Student Voices
At this point in my life, I consider an MBA program to be necessary as it will arm me with necessary knowledge and practical know-how to build more bricks to develop my start-up business. I believe that CKGSB is the optimal integrated solution for a perfect 'soft landing' for young professionals like me, who have been away from China for over a decade. I look forward to joining CKGSB to learn the best practices from successful alumni entrepreneurs and inspirational business leaders from China market.
Nancy Yao, MBA '15 intake
Career: Deloitte Auditing, United Emirates Airlines, Start-up
Undergraduate: University of Southern California
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
Choosing CKGSB was a no-brainer as it stands out as the perfect trampoline into business in China. There are lots of ideas I would like to explore while at CKGSB – especially with my peers and faculty where I hope to find a business partner in the process.
Sahil CHUGANI
(SPAIN)
Goldman Sachs (UK) / Client
Portfolio Manager, Senior
Analyst/Imperial College
London / B.E. in Engineering
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
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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