Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business - China (CKGSB)


Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business was founded in 2002 by a great visionary and Asia’s leading entrepreneur Mr. Li Ka-Shing, with a mission to develop top business leaders for China and beyond. CKGSB holds the unique position of being China’s first faculty managed, completely independent, not-for-profit business school. In less than 10 years, this young and dynamic School has made remarkable progress in securing leadership positions in the portfolio of programs it offers, including MBA, EMBA and Executive Development Programs. This progress has been fundamentally due to the school’s world class faculty that includes Professors from Harvard, Stanford, Wharton, MIT, Princeton and Columbia that CCKGSB has been able to attract, develop and retain. In addition to CKGSB’s leading faculty, CKGSB’s highly interactive alumni, ranging through all 3 levels of programs is one of the strongest in China, giving students both now and in the future every opportunity to develop a comprehensive network throughout China’s business leaders.

Course Overview

The CKMBA curriculum provides a unique management education experience that combines global perspectives with a China focus, an experience advocating humanity and social responsibility, and learning’s that exposes participants to remarkable diversity. Courses cover: strategic management and China strategy, business law-China perspectives, supply chain management, investment banking, corporate finance, Confucianism and humanity etc. The one year, full time program is intense, invigorating and rewarding. Students emerge with new opportunities, new connections and networks, and a new outlook on their career. Definitely more than just an MBA. The School has graduated two classes in recent years with 93% of MBA students accepting job offers prior to graduation, making CKGSB MBA students one of the most sought-after graduates in China. Furthermore, this high demand for graduates has also created a significant rise in the value of offers received by graduates with many reporting accepting offers with salaries more than double compared to their salaries before entering the program, making CKGSB MBA Program one that delivers the highest return on investment in China.

MBA Program Essential Details

a) Full-time English program in Beijing

b) 12 months on campus intensive coursework

c) Intimate class size, personalized attention, close friendships

d) Student profile (2009 Intake – 56 students):

e) Average Age: 29

f) Average Work Experience: 6 years

g) Male 68% ; female 32%

h) Average GMAT score 680


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