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Executive MBA Programs

Course Description

The Chinese University of Hong Kong was the first institution to offer Executive MBA Education in Hong Kong. A pioneer, the CUHK Business School remains today a very strong leader in Asia with its portfolio of Executive MBA programs which nurture participants with a global mindset and local relevance, leveraging our faculty's expertise in Asian markets and providing exchange opportunities in partnership with renowned Chinese and overseas institutions.

Our original Hong Kong-based EMBA program, launched in 1993, was the first Executive MBA program in Hong Kong and remains a truly made-in-Hong Kong product. CUHK EMBA was recognized by the Financial Times as among the Top 25 Executive MBA programs in the world for 14 Consecutive Years.

To cater for the ever-growing demand for quality business education at senior managerial level in Chinese language, the CUHK Business School also offers the EMBA (Chinese) for business executives based in mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong.

Visit the website http://www.bschool.cuhk.edu.hk/index.php/programs/executive-mba


The EMBA (Executive MBA) Program at The Chinese University of Hong Kong is the first program of its kind offered in Hong Kong. The program, initially offered by the CUHK Business School in 1993, is a two-year part-time program that is unique in its approach to graduate business education in Hong Kong.

The CUHK Business School was again accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) last year.

The EMBA program was established with the objective of developing in our participants the essential skills and knowledge for modern management, and preparing them for general management responsibilities at the senior executive level. In light of rising corporate and managerial complexity and new challenges facing senior executives, the program aims to improve participants’ analytical and decision-making capabilities, and enhance the competitive advantages of their enterprises. Relevance will be emphasized in the context of Hong Kong’s strategic location within China and the Asia-Pacific region.

Program of Study

The EMBA program of study reflects our commitment to relevance and excellence by focusing on strategy and the integrative nature of the business environment in which senior executives operate. Each year approximately 50 persons are admitted to the program. Participants are expected to retain their full-time job responsibilities throughout their EMBA study.

Two years of study are required - each consisting of four terms. Two one-week, in-residence study programs are respectively scheduled at the beginning and end of the program. The first-year program provides a solid foundation in all major business functions and an introduction to the various changing business environments. The second-year program uses a functionally integrative approach that emphasizes broad-based strategies and policies.

Method of Instruction

The EMBA method of instruction consistently takes advantage of the strong and diverse management experience of the participants. The methods of instruction vary, but may include formal lectures, seminars, case analyses, simulation games, and individual and group projects related to current management issues in the participants’ host organizations.

To enhance the educational value of the program, participants are expected to contribute to small and large group activities within a highly interactive learning environment. Study groups are formed with participants from varied backgrounds and experience levels. Here, effective communication and teamwork skills are practised with the aim of achieving our EMBA objective.

All core courses are conducted in English while a few electives are conducted in Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin).

EMBA (Chinese)

- Overview
In recent years, there has been a clear growth trend in the number of Chinese-speaking executives in Mainland, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. In managing the growth of their companies, these executives encounter the great challenges of building leadership, developing positioning strategies, and managing risk, which they require comprehensive business knowledge to overcome. Hong Kong, as a city that integrates East and West, is in a good position to provide high-quality executive education to the growing number of Chinese-speaking executives. In this regards, CUHK Business School thus introduces a Putonghua version of the Executive Master of Business Administration course.

- Introduction
CUHK Business School introduces a Putonghua version of the Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) program, in which lectures will be conducted in Putonghua supported by English. To facilitate the understanding of the Greater China environment and its connection to the global business landscape, lectures, seminars, and company visits will be conducted in Shenzhen, Hong Kong, and outside China.
The objective of the program is to provide senior managers with knowledge of modern management theory and practice and to enhance their problem-solving skills to better face the challenges and opportunities of the dynamic business environment in Greater China. Students admitted to the program and who successfully fulfill all of the requirements to a satisfactory level will be granted a Master of Business Administration degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Find out how to apply here - https://www.emba.cuhk.edu.hk/page.aspx?corpname=sg&i=482

Visit the Executive MBA Programs page on the Chinese University of Hong Kong website for more details!

Entry Requirements

Have obtained a Bachelor’s degree or professional qualifications equivalent to a degree; normally, have at least 7 years of post-qualification business or relevant work experience, including 5 years in a managerial position, and; hold a responsible, senior management position.

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