• Wed
  • Aug 20, 2014
  • Updated: 4:57pm
MBA Education

Qualification no use if real skills are lacking

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.

Thursday, 3 July, 2014, 5:09pm

Moving up the ranks

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

Asia business schools must adapt to change

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

Getting on level terms before taking a step up

Many people who want to move into mid- or senior-level management jobs are increasingly finding that they have to compete with candidates who have master’s degrees.

30 Jun 2014 - 5:11pm

Late bloomers

Joe Leung graduated from what is now the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 1990 and worked for 10 years before setting up Honwest (Esome) International, a lingerie producer, with his sister in 2001.

30 Jun 2014 - 5:09pm

Family ties the missing link in business study

With their growing presence around the world, Asian businesses could fast become a rich resource for postgraduate-education case studies. One aspect certainly worth studying is businesses being run by successive generations.

30 Jun 2014 - 5:07pm

Rigorous programme demands discipline

The MBA programme offered by Hopkins Training and Education Group, in collaboration with the University of Northern Iowa (UNI) in the US, is an intensive course designed for professionals who possess the discipline necessary to successfully complete a rigorous management-education programme.

30 Jun 2014 - 5:06pm

Globe swotting

Christine Jue travelled half the globe for the chance to acquire a learning experience in Asia and develop a career in the region.

30 Jun 2014 - 5:04pm

Driving entrepreneurs with real-world cases

Entrepreneurship to me means identifying a market opportunity, taking action, taking risks, and managing limited resources to grow a business and generate profits.

30 Jun 2014 - 5:01pm

Learning to connect the worldwide dots

The Executive MBA (EMBA) offered by Kaplan Higher Education, in collaboration with the UK’s University of Hull, focuses on the concept of “connected thinking”, where students build knowledge and understanding of the complexities that can arise in a globalised business world.

30 Jun 2014 - 4:55pm