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Executive Mba

'Exhausting' executive MBA programmes worthwhile, says billionaire

Chinese billionaire and entrepreneur Feng Yajuan runs over 10 businesses. But she said it’s not her demanding career that is wearing her down, but the four executive MBA programmes she attended in the past year.

Tuesday, 15 January, 2013, 12:57pm

Pull of knowledge

After graduating from the University of Hong Kong (HKU) with a degree in computer science, Eric Wong joined conglomerate Jardine Matheson for about a year before plugging into the telecom sector via Hong Kong Broadband Network (HKBN), where he has been for almost two decades.

7 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Classmates to life mates: A case study

Joe Leung and Aries Ng have a lot in common. Both are Hong Kong-born entrepreneurs who've had the opportunity to work in Japan early in their careers. They were classmates in Ivey Asia's Executive MBA class, and in after-class get-togethers, they often swapped ideas about the day's discussions and experiences from their respective businesses.

27 May 2012 - 12:00am

Reliable tools for complex issues

As a Canadian, Andrew Bishop knew the Richard Ivey School of Business to be the leader in his country, famous for its case study methodology. Still, he wanted to be sure before signing up for its Executive MBA programme.

27 May 2012 - 12:00am

Best in class

Diversity is the main defining feature of the Kellogg-HKUST Executive MBA programme, with each new intake comprised of students with a wide range of backgrounds, industries, personal goals, and international experience.

30 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Prof's lectures part Broadway, part EMBA

Milind Rao is a force of nature as he imparts yet another life story to illustrate the complicated financial model to his audience of Kellogg-Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Executive MBA students. An energetic presence, the former Columbia University professor recently received the 'Professor of the Year' award from the 2008 Kellogg-HKUST (KH) Executive MBA programme.

13 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

'It's like a juggling act with three balls in the air - work, family and EMBA'

Standing in the quad of the Kellogg-Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (KH) Executive MBA programme, three KH10 students engage in some friendly jostling.

The student camaraderie is built on 16 months of intense part-time study, but one has to remember: these joking students are hard-nosed executives.

13 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Cream of the crop are flocking to sign up

When an executive MBA course is acknowledged as the best in the world, it will naturally recruit top-grade students, with high expectations of the programme. They believe they will benefit from the quality teaching and sharing the diversity of other participants' experiences through interaction.

28 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Courses at a glance

Master of Business Administration (General Management), Polytechnic University

12 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Challenging course for top executives

In today's competitive world, ambitious executives cannot depend on hard work and aptitude to get ahead in their careers. Employers also look for a postgraduate qualification in a related discipline, preferably one that provides a range of management skills and financial know-how.

27 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Success starts with determination

There are no shortcuts to a degree, and for busy executives time management plays an important role

COMPLETING AN MBA programme is a major commitment, and for struggling executives there is no shortcut.

10 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Professionals strive to propel their careers forward

After 20 years of intense working experience, Peter Tsang felt it was time to return to the classroom to make a quantum leap forward in management skills.

As the head of betting services (off-course) at the Hong Kong Jockey Club, he said by taking an Executive MBA (EMBA) programme, he wanted to build up his business acumen.

22 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

High-calibre class can be a thrill to teach

Award-winning professor relishes the challenges presented by a group of exceptional EMBA students

TO THE uninitiated, global macroeconomics may sound like a mouthful, and a rather dry subject at that, but Milind Rao would not like you to think that.

9 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Praise from graduates groomed to be leaders

DUH JIA-BIN, Cisco Systems corporate vice-president, was thinking about going to the United States to do an MBA when he was asked to approve a request by one of his staff to enrol in the Kellogg-HKUST executive MBA (EMBA) programme in Hong Kong.

9 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

East made easy for the west

ONE REASON SO many joint ventures between Chinese and foreign partners go belly up is that managers with training in western business practices try to apply these concepts in a Chinese cultural setting.

11 Feb 2006 - 12:00am