Master of Business Administration

Is mini MBA for 7-year-olds worth the money?

Educating and equipping children to face the future with confidence is the aim of every parent. Photo: Xinhua

Educating and equipping children to face the future with confidence is the aim of every parent. Most go to great lengths to make sure of this, and to meet the needs of such parents experts chart out different kinds of curriculums. But some courses on offer leave one a bit perplexed.

Friday, 5 April, 2013, 3:02am

East meets West in rich new cultural exchange

EMBA-Global Asia School of Business, HKU

Success in business depends to a large extent on interpersonal skills and understanding others, particularly when operating in an international environment with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:23pm

Taking the best and making them better

The bold claim of the London Business School (LBS) is that it chooses the best and makes them better. The fact its full-time and Executive MBA programmes rank among the world's best, according to the Financial Times and BusinessWeek business education surveys, would seem to go some way to backing up this declaration.

28 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Land of pomp and study

Home to both the Queen and cutting-edge pop music, the United Kingdom has always mixed tradition with forward thinking. With the origins of Oxford University going back 1,000 years, and with several British universities dating from the 13th to 16th centuries, the excellence of the country's education system has ancient roots.

28 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Lending a helping hand can add value to an MBA

It is encouraging to see local business schools lending a hand to non-governmental organisations (NGOs) by providing free services that involve their undergraduates and MBA students.

21 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Trained to learn

The Alumna

21 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Degrees of separation

Should I stay or should I go?' The Clash famously sang in 1982. This could easily apply to many Hongkongers deliberating whether to move overseas or remain in Hong Kong to study career-advancing postgraduate programmes.

20 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Relighting the fire

Serious family financial difficulties prevented Danny Cheung from ever finishing his bachelor's degree. Instead, he was forced to drop out of university in England at the age of 21 and find a job. He began his career in the supply-chain sector, starting in product development and sourcing, before progressing on to distribution, retail, brand-building and retail licensing.

14 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Learning to stay at the top of their game

It was quite painful watching Jean-Francois Manzoni trying to write his name with his left hand. It took twice as long as it usually would - and it was pretty messy.

'This is how you perform when you are trying to learn a new way of doing things,' said the professor of management practice at international business school Insead.

7 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Tailoring training to client demands

In offering postgraduate programmes in Hong Kong, a top priority for the Macquarie Graduate School of Management (MGSM) is ensuring course choice and content meets the needs of busy executives.

7 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

East meets West

The curriculum of the Macquarie Graduate School of Management (MGSM) programmes now taught in Hong Kong naturally covers key practices and current developments in international business. But the school makes a point of always looking ahead, recasting courses and introducing new elements, so that students are ready for change and understand its potential impact.

7 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Advice is always timely, no matter who gives it

An old Chinese saying goes: 'It is better to walk 10,000 miles than to read 10,000 books.' In today's well-connected world, students need not always travel to be inspired.

7 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Management MBA offers students flavour of Wales

MBA HKMA/University of Wales

In the competitive business world, successful managers need to be well-educated in order to respond to the ever-evolving business environment. The Hong Kong Management Association (HKMA) has joined forces with Britain's University of Wales to offer an MBA programme helping managers strive for further career development.

7 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Get that MBA from the USA

Over the past 100 years, the United States has risen to become the world's undisputed economic and political superpower. The country's dominance in the fields of science, technology and medical innovation has been equally stark, bringing us everything from the moon landings to social networks.

30 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Emory University's local colour, global dimension

Home to the world headquarters of Coca-Cola, Turner Broadcasting, The Home Depot, AT&T Mobility, UPS and Delta Air Lines, Atlanta - the capital city of the US state of Georgia - has a GDP that places it 15th in a ranking of world cities.

30 Jun 2012 - 12:00am