Venture investor Li Yong, the lead speaker at a CKGSB Knowledge Series presentation on Chinese foreign investment, says the country’s urbanization initiatives will keep consumer spending growing and push China’s economy to become the world’s largest, despite economic headwinds.
The Financial Times posts a whole article devoted to CKGSB Professor of Finance Gan Jie’s latest survey. Her detailed look at China’s industrial economy surveys more than 2,000 companies each quarter, providing one of the best independent and most reliable sources of data currently available.
CKGSB’s MBA Program welcomes a fresh batch of students to its Oriental Plaza campus in the heart of downtown Beijing. Students joining the program from around the world will partake in a 14-month, intensive MBA program, leveraging CKGSB’s world-class teaching, profound China insight and one of the world’s most exclusive and prestigious alumni networks.
Associate Professor of Marketing Jing Bing speaks to Forbes about the Xiamen-based photo app Meitu’s plans to list on the stock exchange in what could be one of the world’s largest tech IPOs this year.
VIPKID, CKGSB MBA alumna Cindy Mi’s start-up that aims to help children in China to learn English through teachers in North America, has been backed by Bryant Stibel, which was cofounded by Kobe Bryant & Jeff Stibel. This marks Bryant Stibel’s first ever investment in education, as well as the firm’s second investment in China.
Kim Han-kyun, CEO of Korean cosmetics developer Costory, says he started to dream of becoming a global businessman as soon as began studying the CKGSB Korean EMBA. That’s according to a recent interview he gave to CKGSB’s official Korean blog in which he says he gained broader ambition to expand his business to the global market as he got to know China better.
CKGSB Professor of Economics Li Wei is featured in a China Daily article that looks at how China’s manufacturing sector is adapting to new global realities, as the country advocates scientific and technology-oriented new enterprises to engage in innovation and entrepreneurship.
CKGSB has launched an official Facebook page in Korean this month, thanks to the support of all the school’s Korean blog readers. The Facebook page aims to deliver the latest news about CKGSB and the most up-to-date analytic information about China’s socio-economic trends in a faster and more accessible manner to a Korean audience with great interest in China.
Future heads of family businesses from both the United States and China explored the making of great leaders in a Cornell University session taught by CKGSB Americas Senior Director Mary Wadsworth Darby, part of CKGSB and Cornell’s joint Global Emerging Leaders in Family Enterprises (GEL) program.
Economy Chosun, one of Korea’s most prestigious economic and business news weeklies, has named CKGSB as one of the world’s top business schools in terms of the quality and innovation strategies of its MBA program. CKGSB was the only Chinese school named in the list, which the magazine compiled for its most recent cover story.
Next-generation scions of Western and Asian family-owned companies learned to meet the challenges of corporate leadership and family business in CKGSB and Cornell University’s joint Global Emerging Leaders in Family Enterprises (GEL) program.
CKGSB Associate Professor of Accounting Zhang Weining, who also teaches a class on the Internet of Things, discusses Baidu’s plans to further develop the futuristic “augmented reality” technology, made famous recently by the worldwide craze for the Pokémon GO game.