MBA News

Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB) Professor of Economics Li Wei recently held a webinar on March 27, with Chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce in China and Managing Direct of PGA TOUR China Greg Gilligan relating to the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on businesses and the Chinese economy, how and when companies expect to recover, where the opportunities lie for businesses and the role governments play in improving conditions.

As the COVID-19 outbreak spreads from one country to another, air travel is believed to pose a higher risk of infection by travelers at departure cities, travel destinations, airports and on planes.

As new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in China begin to dwindle and businesses gradually return back to work, the impact and effects of the outbreak are still being felt nationwide.

“As an international student, can I land a job smoothly in China after graduating from MBA?”
With the help of the Career Management Center (CMC) of CKGSB Global MBA Program, YES!

In 2019, China's economy seemed stable, but encountered headwinds. According to China’s National Bureau of Statistics, China's real GDP growth in 2019 was 6.1%, 0.6 percentage point lower than the previous year. Economic growth showed a quarter-on-quarter downward trend, dropping to 6.0% in the third quarter of 2019, just within the 6.0 to 6.5% target range set by the government for the year.

CKGSB celebrates its MBA Program's 15th anniversary and alumni’s achievements in book Launch

CKGSB’s DBA, EMBA, FMBA and MBA Program will now award the Philanthropy Scholarship each year to talents who have demonstrated a commitment to the environment and to ethical business leadership, aimed at attracting ambitious, global talents with a philanthropic spirit who intend to create value for society.

Chinese New Year, also known as spring festival, is a season of change, and the MBA program is pleased to welcome new associate dean Professor Ou-Yang Hui and program director Alan Chen this year.

CKGSB’s alumni affairs department has launched a WeChat mini-app to support the communication across the entire CKGSB community, for MBA alums as well as other degree programs such as EMBA and FMBA alums.

Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business has just transitioned to the CFA University Affiliation Program, which grants the school affiliation with the prestigious Certified Financial Analyst Institute.  As a result CKGSB MBA students now have access to exclusive CFA course materials.

This year’s China module doubled in number of participants and coincided with One Belt One Road Summit.

The CKGSB MBA China Module took place from May 8-19 and hosted over 80 students from the University of Michigan’s Ross & Spain’s ESIC Business & Marketing School as they join CKGSB’s own MBA students on an intensive two-week program. The program offered academic lectures, business networking, company visits and cultural events as participants experience the best that Beijing has to offer.

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