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MBA Education

Trading up

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Believing he had failed to equip himself with some of the necessary skills for career success, David Ou Youhui decided to study an Executive MBA (EMBA) at the Richard Ivey School of Business Asia. Guangzhou-born Ou majored in electrical engineering…

Friday, 13 December, 2013, 5:22pm

Crisis management a topic ripe for MBAs

Crisis management a topic ripe for MBAs (via Education Post)

Corporate crises are defined as any sudden threat to a company’s reputation and survival, with time constraints for making a decision. Examples can be natural disasters, disputes, management misconduct, fraud, rumours, labour conflicts or confrontations…

13 Dec 2013 - 5:19pm

Self-study cultivates leaders of tomorrow

Self-study cultivates leaders of tomorrow (via Education Post)

Hong Kong Polytechnic University’s (PolyU) Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) programme brings together world-class local and international scholars to deliver an interdisciplinary programme course with international dimensions and academic rigour…

13 Dec 2013 - 5:16pm

Pulling out all the stops

Pulling out all the stops (via Education Post)

Thomas Chiu’s life changed after an encounter with one of his physiotherapy patients, a man who had been paralysed after a bad accident. He made Chiu realise the importance of grabbing life with both hands, so he quit his job and started a career…

17 Dec 2013 - 11:11am

Many ways to teach crisis-handling skills

Many ways to teach crisis-handling skills (via Education Post)

Few would dispute that managing change is a challenge facing all sectors today, from the media and the financial industry to higher education. Dogged by one controversy after another over the past few months, the new Hong Kong government administration…

17 Dec 2013 - 11:09am

Students look East to new business horizons

Students look East to new business horizons (via Education Post)

While the US and most European countries are experiencing a prolonged hard time for their economies, the booming mainland economy has lured many multinational corporations east. They are looking for expansion in the mainland market, and this is driving…

17 Dec 2013 - 12:01pm

Case-study teaching aids student learning

Case-study teaching aids student learning (via Education Post)

Case studies are a time-honoured approach for teaching key business concepts and strategies in MBA programmes. While most business schools use a combination of teaching approaches, the Richard Ivey School of Business claims to be one of only four business…

17 Dec 2013 - 10:00am

Learning art of crisis control

Crisis management has always been an important facet of business. In this age of social media, however, crisis situations have become more difficult to deal with than ever before. News spreads quicker. Rumours surface more easily. Managing these situations requires greater finesse and expertise.

10 Oct 2012 - 9:53am

Great pull of China

Great pull of China (via Education Post)

After graduating with a bachelor’s degree from the University of Hong Kong (HKU), Kenny Chan spent one year as an assistant civil engineer and two years as an auditor at a Big Four accounting firm, where he specialised in auditing financial institutions…

17 Dec 2013 - 9:51am

Triple-track learning offers global outlook

Triple-track learning offers global outlook (via Education Post)

The Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Hong Kong (HKU) offers both full- and part-time MBA programmes, all taught in English. These programmes have been developed to have a strong relevance to Asia’s dynamic and evolving business…

17 Dec 2013 - 9:48am

Weighing the virtues of HK versus Shanghai

Weighing the virtues of HK versus Shanghai (via Education Post)

China’s economy continues to grow and – despite predications that this year won’t be as good as the last – there is still room for the economy to develop. This means there is still room for businesses to expand too. But even if there is a downturn…

17 Dec 2013 - 9:44am

Jiangxi University helps give a mainland focus

Jiangxi University helps give a mainland focus (via Education Post)

Learning about the mainland has become a top priority for business professionals who are keen on expanding their operations in China. “Since 2006, we have seen a huge increase in the number of applicants from Hong Kong wanting to take mainland university…

17 Dec 2013 - 9:36am

Shooting upwards

Shooting upwards (via Education Post)

Born in Changchun, the capital of China’s northeastern province of Jilin, Stanley Wang graduated with a bachelor’s degree in engineering, majoring in missile guidance, from the Harbin Institute of Technology. A wish to study a masculine subject…

17 Dec 2013 - 9:42am

Closing cultural gap boosts MBA learning

Closing cultural gap boosts MBA learning (via Education Post)

The vast array of choices in MBA education are currently being showcased worldwide as leading business schools get on with their annual ritual of global MBA tours. Since late summer, business faculty representatives have been dispatched to various countries…

17 Dec 2013 - 9:33am

Ambition that became reality

Ambition that became reality (via Education Post)

Growing up in the mainland, Joe Lai attended Fujian Medical University, gaining a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy. He worked in the mainland for a US multinational pharmaceutical firm as a senior medical information communication specialist. However…

13 Dec 2013 - 5:08pm