Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) School of Business

Introduction
EFMD Equis Accredited
AACSB Accredited

Our Journey Since 1956

For more than half a century, Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) has been at the vanguard of business education in Asia, molding generations of business leaders. Steeped in a tradition of academic excellence, yet always looking forward to new intellectual horizons, HKBU prides itself in striving to always remain a true pioneer in business education. Located at the crossroads between the emerging countries of Asia and the West, HKBU is ideally situated to confront the changes impacting our world, be it the economic resurgence of China, the deepening impact of globalization or the need for new ethical standards in the age of sustainability.

"Nurturing Ethical Leaders with Global Vision"

A Future to Sustain

Business ethics, corporate governance, and corporate social responsibility are essential building blocks of corporate sustainability. That is the future of business. For our students not only to excel in their careers but also to shape the world, thinking innovatively is not enough; acting responsibly is the greater challenge. At the School of Business, we are committed to creating a better business environment through responsible business engagement. As proof of our commitment, HKBU was the first university in Hong Kong to join the UN-supported Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME)and we also co-founded the World Business Ethics Forum (WBEF) with University of Macau. Marrying academic challenges with practical experience in a vibrant intellectual setting: HKBU School of Business is the ideal platform for future leaders to explore, discover, research, and create.

Our Mission and Vision

Since 1956, HKBU has provided innovative business education to students from across the globe. At HKBU’s School of Business, we seek to inspire good business practice, create values for stakeholders, and enhance social and economic growth and development through our research on corporate sustainability issues encompassing areas of business ethics, corporate social responsibility and corporate governance.

"The Now", "The Why" and "The How" of the School can be summarized as follows:

Our Vision

We aspire to be a leader in whole-person business education and a centre of excellence in business research in selected strategic areas in order to inspire business practice, create value for stakeholders, and enhance social and economic growth and development.

Our Mission

Through internationally recognised business education programmes and research achievements, our School seeks to nurture ethical business leaders with global vision, who make a difference to the organisations, industries and communities that they serve, in Hong Kong, Mainland China and the global community.

In keeping with this mission, we strive to:

  • cultivate and encourage our students’ academic curiosity and integrity, unleash their leadership potential, and prepare the ground for them to become all-round, values-conscious business graduates through our high-quality and well-balanced curriculum;
  • excel as a leading institution in selected strategic research areas to advance and disseminate business knowledge as well as enhance teaching quality;
  • be one of the region’s most visible and influential business schools in terms of corporate advisory and public policy impact;
  • be a globally engaged business school that embraces faculty and student diversity in an increasingly interdependent and connected world;
  • encourage our staff and alumni to commit to nurturing business leaders and professionals with a dual emphasis on knowledge enhancement and business development;
  • foster collegiality within the School by adopting a participative governance structure that facilitates wide and frequent interactions among those who learn, teach and work at the School.

Core Values

  • Quality
  • Integrity
  • Professionalism
  • Innovation
  • Global Perspectives
  • Teamwork
  • Social Responsibility

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Programmes

This school also offers:

MSc

MSc in Applied Accounting & Finance (MScAAF)

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2019 Hong Kong Kowloon Tong + 1 more

This is the only programme in Hong Kong that integrates applied knowledge and skills in accounting and finance to train professionals who will be at home in both fields. The programme emphasizes real, practical international cases. Students acquire an in-depth understanding of and updated knowledge in both accounting and finance. This makes the programme suitable not only for accounting and finance professionals but also for managers and executives in other business areas. [+]

Overview

This is the only programme in Hong Kong that integrates applied knowledge and skills in accounting and finance to train professionals who will be at home in both fields. The programme emphasizes real, practical international cases. Students acquire an in-depth understanding of and updated knowledge in both accounting and finance. This makes the programme suitable not only for accounting and finance professionals but also for managers and executives in other business areas.

Programme Theme

Enhance and Broaden Knowledge in Professional Accountancy and Finance

Programme Objectives To provide an opportunity for Business Managers, Professionals, and Senior Executives to develop their analytical, judgmental, and conceptual minds; To enhance students’ understanding of the state-of-the-art knowledge in accounting and finance; To equip students with the solid accounting and finance knowledge and practical skills needed for managing their organizations; To prepare students to advance further in their professional careers, or to continue their studies in the relevant fields, and To facilitate students to prepare for relevant professional qualification examinations. Learning goals LG1: Students will have the knowledge in contemporary accounting and have related problem-solving skills supported by accounting theories. LG2: Students will have the knowledge in contemporary finance and have related problem-solving skills supported by finance theories. LG3: Students will enhance their analytical and critical thinking skills by integrating acquired accounting and finance knowledge with rational decision making in the fields of accounting and finance. LG4: Students will explain the key issues and increase awareness of the ethical and professional responsibilities of the accounting... [-]

MSc in Applied Economics (MScAECON)

Campus Full time September 2019 Hong Kong Kowloon Tong

The Master of Science in Applied Economics (MScAEcon) is a one-year full-time programme that equips students with economics knowledge to analyze the changing world economy. [+]

Overview

The Master of Science in Applied Economics (MScAEcon) is a one-year full-time programme that equips students with economics knowledge to analyze the changing world economy.

The programme integrates economic theory with applied economic analysis and will enable students to understand the economy of China and the world. The curriculum is designed to provide students with the flexibility of choosing electives for pursuing a career in applied economics or future research-oriented studies. Graduates will be equipped with analytical skills and techniques for analyzing business and real-world problems from the economic perspective. Our graduates are trained to be competent economic analysts in business corporations, public organizations and financial institutions. Outstanding students are offered scholarships and merit-based awards.... [-]


MSc in Business Management (MScBM)

Campus Full time September 2019 Hong Kong Kowloon Tong

The Programme is designed to help junior business executives and fresh graduates seeking to enter or advance an executive business career. The Programme's well-rounded curriculum covers traditional business disciplines, such as Accounting, Finance, and Marketing, but also offers electives proposing different perspectives on business, such as Chinese Wisdom & Management, Business Creativity, Mediation, and Entrepreneurship. [+]

Overview

The Programme is designed to help junior business executives and fresh graduates seeking to enter or advance an executive business career. The Programme's well-rounded curriculum covers traditional business disciplines, such as Accounting, Finance, and Marketing, but also offers electives proposing different perspectives on business, such as Chinese Wisdom & Management, Business Creativity, Mediation, and Entrepreneurship.

By exploring the multiple dimensions of business, students will refine their business knowledge, gain practical experience, develop their interpersonal skills, and be ready to accelerate their career. Besides graduates of business disciplines, non-business majors who wish to begin a business career are encouraged to apply.... [-]


MSc in Corporate Governance and Compliance (MScCGC)

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 1.5  September 2019 Hong Kong Kowloon Tong + 1 more

The mission of the MSc in Corporate Governance and Compliance is to provide specialized training and practical knowledge to prepare directors, company secretaries and compliance professionals for strengthening the sustainability and accountability of their organizations. The School of Business aims to achieve all that with an expert teaching team and an innovative curriculum. [+]

Overview

The mission of the MSc in Corporate Governance and Compliance is to provide specialized training and practical knowledge to prepare directors, company secretaries and compliance professionals for strengthening the sustainability and accountability of their organizations. The School of Business aims to achieve all that with an expert teaching team and an innovative curriculum.

Students will receive an all-rounded education in corporate governance to meet the challenges of an increasingly complex regulatory environment and ever-rising expectation of shareholders and stakeholders.

The programme contains 8 core courses and 2 electives. It is available in both full time and part time modes to suit individual study preference. Qualified applicants who are interested in the corporate governance of commercial companies and NGO are welcome.... [-]


MSc in Entrepreneurship and Global Marketing (MScEGM)

Campus Full time 15  September 2019 Hong Kong Kowloon Tong France Grenoble + 2 more

The Master of Science in Entrepreneurship and Global Marketing (MScEGM) is a joint award offered by the Department of Marketing, HKBU and Grenoble Ecole de Management on a 15-month full-time study basis. [+]

Overview

The Master of Science in Entrepreneurship and Global Marketing (MScEGM) is a joint award offered by the Department of Marketing, HKBU and the Grenoble Ecole de Management on a 15-month full-time study basis.

The programme is designed for students who seek a graduate education in order more easily to advance into management and other leadership roles or to start a career as an entrepreneur. Applicants from all countries will be considered if they can demonstrate the necessary language skills.

The curriculum has been carefully designed to embrace a global view with global case studies and a business project addressing the principles and practices of entrepreneurship and international marketing management. More importantly, having the students spend one semester in France and one semester in Hong Kong will generate synergies between two institutions steeped in the business practices of very different regions of the world. For the students, this will bring the best sort of global exposure.... [-]


MSc in Global Marketing Management (MScGMM)

Campus Full time September 2019 Hong Kong Kowloon Tong United Kingdom Sheffield + 2 more

Master of Science in Global Marketing Management (MScGMM) is a joint award taught postgraduate programme offered by the Department of Marketing, HKBU and the Management School of the University of Sheffield (the United Kingdom) on a one-year full-time study basis. [+]

Overview

The Master of Science in Global Marketing Management (MScGMM) is a joint award taught postgraduate programme offered by the Department of Marketing, Hong Kong Baptist University in Hong Kong and the Management School of the University of Sheffield in the United Kingdom on a one-year full-time study basis.

The programme is designed for relatively recent graduates in any discipline with interest in working in the marketing function for multinational organizations. It will also benefit those in general and line management, who seek a thorough education in the theories and practice of global marketing management. Applicants from all countries will be considered.

The thoughtfully designed curriculum embraces a global view with case studies embedded in courses and the dissertation addressing the principles and practices of international marketing management. More importantly, by having students spend the first semester in the UK and the second semester in Hong Kong, the programme utilizes the synergies of having two partnering institutions located in different regions of the world – bringing global exposure to students.... [-]


MSc in Strategic Human Resources Management (MScSHRM)

Campus Part time September 2019 Hong Kong Kowloon Tong

Master of Science in Strategic Human Resources Management (MScSHRM) degree programme is a two-year programme made up of courses revolving around three core elements: strategies, globalization, and ethics. On completion of this Executive-level Master programme, graduates will be able to operate as part of a senior management team and provide ethical leadership both to those involved in the functional aspects of HRM and to those directly managing HR at all levels. [+]

Master of Science in Strategic Human Resources Management (MScSHRM) degree programme is a two-year programme made up of courses revolving around three core elements: strategies, globalization, and ethics. Upon completion, graduates will be able to operate as part of a senior management team and provide ethical leadership to those involved in the functional aspects of HRM and those who are directly managing HR at all levels.

Website: http://mscshrm.hkbu.edu.hk

Accreditation HKBU School of Business is amongst the 1% of business schools worldwide accredited by the three leading international accreditation bodies focused on business education: AACSB, AMBA, and EQUIS. This programme is endorsed by the Hong Kong Institute of HRM. Overview ... [-]

Master

Master of Accountancy (MAcc)

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2019 Hong Kong Kowloon Tong + 1 more

The programme is designed for recent graduates who intend to pursue a career in professional accounting. It will also benefit those working in non-accounting areas, who seek a thorough education in the principles and practice of accounting. The programme emphasizes substantive and operational knowledge as well as the skills and competencies for an accounting professional/practitioner. Additionally, the programme has been accredited by global accounting qualifications such as HKICPA, ACCA, CPA Australia, CIMA, and AIA. [+]

Overview

The programme is designed for recent graduates who intend to pursue a career in professional accounting. It will also benefit those working in non-accounting areas, who seek a thorough education in the principles and practice of accounting. The programme emphasizes substantive and operational knowledge as well as the skills and competencies for an accounting professional/practitioner. Additionally, the programme has been accredited by global accounting qualifications such as HKICPA, ACCA, CPA Australia, CIMA, and AIA.

Learning goals The MAcc programme aims to equip students with the following: Contemporary knowledge of accounting Analytical and critical thinking skills to solve real business problems Fundamental knowledge in professional ethics as well as business and company law An understanding of the accounting theory and the latest developments in accounting practice. Programme structure ... [-]

Master of Human Resources Management (MHRM)

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2019 Hong Kong Kowloon Tong + 1 more

Master of HRM programme empowers graduates with essential HR knowledge, skills, and competencies to facilitate excellence in managing and developing talent. With a dual emphasis on theory and practice, this programme is designed for aspiring young graduates, practicing HR professionals, and line managers who seek an advanced education in HRM. [+]

Master of HRM programme empowers graduates with essential HR knowledge, skills, and competencies to facilitate excellence in managing and developing talent. With a dual emphasis on theory and practice, this programme is designed for aspiring young graduates, practicing HR professionals, and line managers who seek an advanced education in HRM.

Website: http://bus.hkbu.edu.hk/mhrm

Accreditation HKBU School of Business is amongst the 1% of business schools worldwide accredited by the three leading international accreditation bodies focused on business education: AACSB, AMBA, and EQUIS. This programme is mapped to the UK’s Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) Advanced Certificate in Human Resources. As the CIPD Approved Centre, MHRM students who register as CIPD student members are eligible to achieve the CIPD Level 7 Advanced Certificate in Human Resources qualification and apply for the CIPD Associate membership after graduation. This programme is endorsed by the Hong Kong Institute of HRM. Course Structure ... [-]

Contact

Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) School of Business

Website http://bus.hkbu.edu.hk/eng/bus/main/Index
Phone +852 3411 5223