When choosing to take an MBA, an important factor to consider is where you want the qualification to lead in career terms.Thursday, 3 July, 2014, 5:29pm
Shuhei Aoki’s dream of working in Hong Kong banking saw him quit his financial services job in Japan to take up an MBA at the University of Hong Kong (HKU). A law graduate from Tohoku University in Sendai, Japan, Aoki worked as an assistant in a law firm for two years before his interest shifted to finance and he spent six years in financial services.3 Jul 2014 - 5:28pm
The MBA programme at the IESE Business School – the graduate business school of Spain’s University of Navarra – is focused on general management at the apex of business organisations.
IESE MBA admissions director Itziar de Ros says students are challenged to analyse business issues rigorously to find solutions and make crucial decisions.3 Jul 2014 - 5:26pm
Are business schools still relevant in the 21st century?
Management was one the great inventions of the 20th century, and business schools are the foundations of management. Leadership, similarly, can be learned in a systematic way. There is compelling evidence of the positive effects that business schools have had on graduates, companies and societies.3 Jul 2014 - 5:24pm
Hong Kong’s economy relies heavily on international business. To prepare local students with relevant knowledge of the global economy, the City University of Hong Kong (CityU) offers a Master of Arts in Global Business Management degree, which specialises in providing a solid grounding in global business management and multinational strategies.3 Jul 2014 - 5:24pm
Hong Kong’s economy relies heavily on international business. To prepare local students with relevant knowledge of the global economy, the City University of Hong Kong (CityU) offers a Master of Arts in Global Business Management degree, which specialises in providing a solid grounding in global business management and multinational strategies.3 Jul 2014 - 5:22pm
Hong Kong’s enviable position in business education was once again confirmed in the latest Financial Times global MBA rankings.3 Jul 2014 - 5:21pm
With Europe in the doldrums, Martin Hermanowski chose Asia and HKU for his MBA
The Student3 Jul 2014 - 5:20pm
The part-time Global MBA programme offered by the Manchester Business School (MBS) is a general management MBA designed to empower and train talented executives to run the world’s biggest companies.
“We want to give everyone the opportunity to transform their lives, organisations and communities,” says associate MBA director Xavier Duran.3 Jul 2014 - 5:18pm
Stanford University has set a world record for the most expensive MBA programme in the world. Its cost of US$185,054, a 10.9 per cent increase from two years ago, prices it above other top-tier institutions such as Harvard and Columbia.3 Jul 2014 - 5:16pm
Veterinarian Laurie Hippman is determined to use his HKU MBA to go from order-taker to leader of the pack3 Jul 2014 - 5:15pm
A “China Focus, World Vision” is at the centre of the Executive MBA (EMBA) for Chinese Executives programme, offered by the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), which targets Chinese-speaking executives and entrepreneurs in Asia and Greater China.3 Jul 2014 - 5:11pm
At this time of year, many people ponder their next career move. For enrollees on MBA courses, career advancement is naturally a key motivation. Not all MBA qualifications are marketable, however. One recent report states that only a small fraction of India’s management graduates are “employable” and possess the basic skills necessary to work in sectors such as marketing or finance.3 Jul 2014 - 5:09pm
After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in English and American culture from Guangdong University of Foreign Studies in 2001, Andy Chen worked in resources management at Walmart China and B&Q China before joining Shirble Department Store Holdings (China), Limited, where he is currently vice-president and chief people officer.30 Jun 2014 - 5:18pm
As the global economy continues to move sluggishly forwards, Asian markets remain some of the world’s most attractive. This is a trend that is also evident for business schools in the region, which are now a leading choice for MBA aspirants from all over the world.30 Jun 2014 - 5:14pm