China’s pursuit of innovation, shared growth and global cooperation has significant implications for decision-makers worldwide.
As the preeminent school of choice for the most successful business leaders from the region, CKGSB presents the unmissable Cutting-edge Insights from China program for global business leaders, industry disruptors and agenda-setters to keep abreast of China’s strategic development and new market opportunites. Gain actionable insights to fuel your organization’s next phase of growth in the region.
You will emerge from this intensive program with a holistic understanding of the disruptive transformation of the Chinese economy as well as the evolving dynamics of China’s forward-looking development model. The program will also help you demystify Eastern business values, expand your connections and be prepared to take your organization to the next level in the region.
China has the world’s largest middle-class population, which is expected to reach 550 million by 2022
China is the world’s largest growing digital economy
China is the world’s largest manufacturer
China has fostered more than 200 of the world's known unicorns
China procures the largest share of industrial robots in the world
China accounted for the largest share of the top 100 active blockchain patent filers in 2020
China aims to increase the share of non-fossil energy consumption to 80% by 2060
CKGSB unites expertise from the East with deep experience from the West through engaging its world-class faculty members, a large percentage of whom are natives of China and have held tenured or senior positions at top institutions such as Harvard, Wharton and Stanford prior to joining the school.
CKGSB’s professors are uniquely placed to help executives leave the sidelines and benefit from becoming active agents in China’s transformation.
Past participants’ positions
Cut through the noise and gain a holistic understanding of China’s economy, politics and culture straight from the source
Dialogue with like-minded peers who will become powerful connections
Hone your management expertise through combining Eastern and Western thinking
Access highly sought-after academics and business leaders through CKGSB's unparalleled business network
We all know that China is an exciting proposition for any business in growth mode. Understanding China business is very crucial for me, not only because I am assisting ADGM’s team in the development of our China office strategy, but it is important for me in my current job as well as in future opportunities to understand the Chinese mindset and how to leverage it.
Mariam Al Mansoori
Strategy Director of Abu Dhabi Global Market
When I was at Harvard Business School, 90% of my classmates worked at large companies, so their goal was to get promoted or get a better salary. As compared to HBS, where I was doing mostly case studies, CKGSB is unique in that it’s mostly for entrepreneurs to learn practical and real skillsets that they can apply to their business immediately. It’s experiential.
Joel Neoh Eu-Jin
Founder, Fave Asia
The past few days have been an amazing learning experience for me, from the leading faculty to the insightful course content. The class mix and dynamics also stand out to me. The unique backgrounds and experiences of the participants bring a truly global perspective.
Senior executive from Google Brazil
CKGSB’s approach is really new to me. We did not just learn content or business concepts by definition, in stead professors explained what was happening in China through multiple lenses, so that we could easily understand how and why certain factors affect the Chinese economy.
Executive Director of Asia Pacific Centre of Vancouver Economic Commission
ZHOU Li, Assistant Dean, CKGSB
LI Wei, Professor of Economics, Associate Dean for Asia and Europe, CKGSB
LI Yang, Associate Professor of Marketing, Executive Academic Director for MBA Program and Executive Education Programs, CKGSB
SUN Tianshu, Robert R. Dockson Assistant Professor in Business Administration; Assistant Professor of Data Sciences and Operations, USC Marshall School of Business
Edward TSE, Professor of Managerial Practice of Strategy, CKGSB
OUYANG Hui, Dean’s Distinguished Chair, Professor of Finance, Associate Dean for Executive MBA Program, CKGSB
TENG Bingsheng, Professor of Strategic Management, Associate Dean for Executive Education Programs, CKGSB
Ming-Jer CHEN, Leslie E. Grayson Professor of Business Administration, UVA Darden School of Business
XIANG Bing, Founding Dean, CKGSB
Professor Li Wei formerly served as a professor at the Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia. Previously, Professor Li was a research associate at the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Studies and taught at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. A renowned expert in China’s economy and business landscape, his work has been published in prominent academic journals and books, and some of his research results have also been featured in Foreign Affairs, The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and on CNNfn (CNN Money) and Bloomberg TV. He has extensive consulting experience with multinational firms, Chinese firms, and the World Bank. Professor Li also leads the Case Center at CKGSB, which generates hundreds of original cases drawn from successful and innovative companies, such as SenseTime and TSMC.
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