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CKGSB MBA has expanded its scholarship program for supporting overseas Chinese and individuals of Chinese heritage to study in China and become valuable members of China’s business community. This expansion increases the funds CKGSB MBA dedicates to the Scholarship for Outstanding Overseas Chinese Professionals to 5 Million RMB.

Bloomberg BusinessWeek’s Dexter Roberts interviews CKGSB Professor Teng Bingsheng on potential cross-border M&A activity within the global agricultural sector.

Chinese electronics retailers such as Suning Dianqi (苏宁电器) and Gomei (国美) have grown as giant corporations based on their domestic market dominance. In particular, Suning Dianqi achieved CNY 233 billion worth of revenue, outperforming China’s top home appliance retailer, Haier (海尔). Due to the two giant retailers’ market dominance, Samsung Electronics is now having difficulties establishing the independent retail network. CKGSB Dean Xiang Bing said that “since Chinese companies are based on the vast domestic market, there are many paths for Chinese firms to turn themselves into global companies” and that “this can be the great advantage for Chinese firms compared to those from Korea and Japan”. 

On the evening of March 12th 2014, CKGSB joined hands with Europe’s leading executive business school IMD to announce the CKGSB-IMD Dual Executive MBA. Writing for the Financial Times, Business Education Editor Della Bradshaw introduces the programme where East and West teach each other how to succeed in business and entrepreneurship.  

The International Institute for Management Development (IMD) and the Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB) have today partnered to offer fast-rising executives – who want to differentiate themselves from their peers, achieve their full potential as business leaders and generate value for their organisations – the IMD-CKGSB Dual Executive MBA.

As 2014 Lianghui in China’s capital approaches its final days, we have witnessed a myriad of commentary regarding major issues and legislation. Among the thousands of delegates in attendance at the National People's Congress (NPC), Chinese legislature, and the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), several leaders hail from CKGSB’s distinguished programs. Below is a selection of viewpoints from our school’s alumni on various major issues discussed throughout the annual meetings.

Bloomberg News’ Henry Sanderson interviews Professor Li Xiaoyang on new performance metrics that will determine how Chinese cadres get ahead in the Communist Party, specifically tackling social ills.

Fortune Magazine’s Scott Cendrowski interviews Professor Li Wei on whether publishing GDP targets detracts from China’s quality of life. Does this hurt the country and distract it from its bigger issues?

For Korea, China is often referred to as ‘the land of opportunity’ due to its high growth potential and geographical advantage. Many Korean firms have already entered the Chinese market, yet the fate of each aspiring business is fairly differentiated. CKGSB Associate Dean and Professor Teng Bingsheng is one of the most prominent academics and experts in global strategic alliance. In an interview with Hankyung Business, Professor Teng shared his valuable opinions on business characteristics of Chinese companies, Korean companies’ market entry in China and key M&A strategies.

China's commerce minister is confident Beijing will hit its 7.5% growth target in 2014. While CKGSB professor Bingsheng Teng believes the country can meet that target, he tells Ramy Inocencio of Wall Street Journal why the fluctuation of the yuan could derail growth.

South China Morning Post’s Freda Wan interviews Anson Wong, assistant director of the research center – sustainable and inclusive development at CKGSB, on the importance of teaching corporate social responsibility (CSR) to achiever broader impact across society.

“Copycat strategy has led the Chinese industrial innovation”, said CKGSB Professor Teng Bingsheng at the 5th Asia Leadership Conference on March 4th in Seoul. He explained that “the technologies learned from the overseas products over the last 20-30 years has become a shortcut to our innovation”. Yet, Professor Teng commented that controversy still remains over the breach of intellectual property rights. Professor Teng highlighted that the Chinese government is putting much effort into creating a creative economy such as that of Korea. He also pointed to Samsung as one of the role models for both the Chinese private and public sectors since it reflects GE’s product diversity, Apple’s product innovation, and manages a close relationship with the government.

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