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CKGSB MBA China Module in Beijing Available for Application Now!

  • Date: July 27, 2020
  • Location: Webinar

About this event

Drawing on proven course structures and being tailored to Global MBA Program’s needs, CKGSB China Module is aimed to enhance strategic capabilities and leadership of business professionals with global responsibilities, helping them gain insights into implications of deepening globalization and China’s ongoing transformation. Now, 8 FREE seats for the first-week sessions in the module are open to candidates wishing to experience the unique MBA courses online.

  • Learn a changing world through China’s lens, together with globally renowned faculties
  • Experience a world-class MBA program with unrivaled China insights
  • Interact socially and culturally with MBA students from global top business schools

Venue: Zoom

Fee: USD 1,800/person. 8 free seats for participants who qualify.

Application Requirements:

  • A minimum of bachelor’s degree with Honors of First or Upper Second Class;
  • Preferably 2-10 years of work experience;
  • A high level of proficiency in English.

Registration Fee: USD 120

Registration: 8 seats available, please register in advance.

China Module Schedule 

  • Lecture Sessions: focusing on specific business/economic topics in China.
  • Leading Chinese Enterprise Visits: getting personal knowledge of daily operations of Chinese enterprises.
  • Joint Team Missions: interacting with local and foreign peers, and building more meaningful relationships with China and its culture.
  • Intercultural Events: offering opportunities to engage socially and culturally through organized activities.

China Module Schedule (May 10-16)

TOPIC1: CHINA’S TRANSFORMATION AND ITS GLOBAL IMPLICATIONS

July 27, Beijing Time: 15:00-18:15

XIANG Bing

Professor of China Business and Globalization

Founding Dean

PhD, University of Alberta

 

TOPIC 2 : THE FUTURE OF RETAIL: EXPERIENCE AND LESSONS FROM CHINA

July 28, Beijing Time: 15:00-18:45

JING Bing

Associate Professor of Marketing

PhD, University of Rochester

 

TOPIC 3: CHINA’S INTERNET ECOSYSTEM AND COMPANY TRANSFORMATION

July 29, Beijing Time: 15:00-18:15

LI Yang

Associate Professor of Marketing

PhD, Columbia Business School

 

TOPIC 4 : CHINA’S FINANCIAL MARKETS

July 30, Beijing Time: 15:00-18:15

OU-YANG Hui

Dean’s Distinguished Chair Professor of Finance

Associate Dean for EMBA

PhD, University of California, Berkeley

PhD, Tulane University

 

TOPIC 5 : ENTREPRENEURSHIP & INNOVATION IN CHINA

July 31, Beijing Time: 15:00-18:15

GAN Jie

Professor of Finance

Associate Dean for Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship

PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Application Procedures

  • Initial Registration
  • Preliminary Screening
  • Registration Fee Payment
  • Admission Confirmation

For any further information, feel free to contact: mbaadmissions@ckgsb.edu.cn

About CKGSB MBA

This accelerated 14-month English language MBA program helps young professionals transform into global business leaders with a strong understanding of China and other emerging economies. You will receive unique mentoring opportunities that connect you to a Who’s Who of business in China as you learn from seasoned global academics in China’s dynamic market.

Speakers

XIANG Bing

Founding Dean and Dean's Distinguished Chair Professor of China Business and Globalization, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB)

PhD, University of Alberta

Dr. Xiang Bing is the Founding Dean and Dean’s Distinguished Chair Professor of China Business and Globalization at Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB). CKGSB is China’s first faculty-governed, independent and private business school with headquarters in Beijing, campuses in Shanghai and Shenzhen and representatives in London, Paris, New York, Los Angeles, Boston, Hong Kong, and Seoul.

He has served as an independent board member of a number of companies (including four Fortune Global 500 companies) listed in Hong Kong, Mainland China and the United States. He is a member of the International Advisory Council of Fundação Dom Cabral (FDC) in Brazil, a member of the Global Advisory Board of Yonsei School of Business in Korea, a member of the International Advisory Council for the Royal Academy of Management (RAM) in Oman, a member of the Advisory Board of Asia House in London and a Counselor for One Young World Summit in Dublin. He was a member of the Board of Trustees for United Way Worldwide (US) from 2011-2017.

Dr. Xiang’s research interests include the reform of state-owned enterprises, innovation and the role of the private sector in China, and economic disruptions. He is a leading authority on China business, innovations in China, globalization of Chinese companies, China’s development models, global implications of China’s transformation, social innovation, economic disruptions, China-US relations, global trade and investment systems and global governance. His writings and cases on these subjects are considered among the most influential in China and beyond.

Dr. Xiang has served as keynote speaker at influential forums and conferences around the world. These events include Columbia China Forum (closing keynote, 2023) Harvard China Forum (closing keynote, 2017; first keynote, 2018; opening keynote, 2019; first keynote, 2023; Harvard University), Morgan Stanley Twenty-first Century Asia Pacific Summit (keynote, 2023, Singapore), SCMP China Conference: USA 2019 (closing keynote, 2019, New York City), FT Banking Summit 2017 (closing keynote, 2017, London), CKGSB-Brookings US-China Forum 2016 (opening keynote & Dialogue with Dr. Henry Kissinger, 2016, New York City) and US Committee of 100 Annual Conference 2016 (opening keynote, 2016, Los Angeles). He has been invited to prestigious webinars such as Bo’ao Dialogue 2020, Asian Leadership Conference 2020, 2022 and 2023 (Seoul, Korea), World Knowledge Forum 2021 (Seoul, Korea) and World Chinese Economic Summit 2016, 2017, 2019, 2020 and 2021.

He has participated in many prominent closed-door conferences, including Ditchley Foundation Annual Forum (2010, 2012, 2018 (First Co-Chairman) and 2021), Yale CEO Summit (2016) and Rome Roundtable (2017—2020 and 2022). He was also an invited speaker for forums such as the World Economic Forum, Bo’ao Forum for Asia and Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum, and for institutions like the Foreign Policy Association (lunch keynote for members of the Board of Trustees, 2018, New York City), Center for Strategic and International Studies (lunch keynote and roundtable panelist, 2018, Washington D.C.) and Pheu Thai Party in Thailand (a special talk for 350 parliament members, 2019, Bangkok).

Dr. Xiang was named the “China Philanthropist of the Year” in 2018, 2020 and 2022 by China Philanthropy Times. He was awarded the “Vanguard for Social Responsibilities” in 2020 by Southern Weekly.

Dr. Xiang received his Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of Alberta in Canada, and his bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Xi’an Jiaotong University in China.

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JING Bing

Associate Professor of Marketing, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB)
 
PhD, University of Rochester

Phone: +86 10 8518 8858 ext. 3314
E-mail: bjing@ckgsb.edu.cn

Associate Professor of Marketing, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB)

PhD, University of Rochester

Areas of Expertise: E-Commerce, Product Customization, Product Differentiation, Product Line Design and Pricing, Word of Mouth Marketing

Biography

Dr Jing Bing is an Associate Professor of Marketing at CKGSB. He earned his PhD in business administration from the University of Rochester in 2001.

Between 2001 and 2007, he was an Assistant Professor of Information Systems at the Stern School of Business at New York University. Professor Jing’s research interests include mass customization, product line design and pricing, product differentiation, word-of-mouth marketing, etc.

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LI Yang

Associate Professor of Marketing, Executive Academic Director for MBA Program, Executive Academic Director for Executive Education Programs and Executive Academic Director of Executive MBA Program, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB)
 
PhD, Columbia Business School

Phone: +86 10 8518 8858 ext. 3811
E-mail: yangli@ckgsb.edu.cn

Associate Professor of Marketing, Executive Academic Director for MBA Program, Executive Academic Director for Executive Education Programs and Executive Academic Director of Executive MBA Program, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB)

PhD, Columbia Business School

Areas of Expertise: Machine Learning, Bayesian Nonparametrics, Big Data, Choice Modeling, Text Mining, Recommender Systems

Biography

Dr Yang Li is Associate Professor of Marketing at Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB). He received a Ph.D. in Marketing from Columbia University, a M.S. in Biomedical Engineering from Columbia University, and a B.S. in Electronics from Peking University. His research focuses on statistical machine learning and Bayesian nonparametrics, with applications including online recommenders, text mining, choice modeling, etc. Professor Li has published on leading academic journals such as Management Science, Marketing Science, Journal of Marketing Research, and Journal of Consumer Research. At CKGSB, Dr. Li teaches marketing management to DBA, EMBA, MBA, and Executive Education. He has also consulted for Tencent, Baidu, The Trade Desk (China), Haier and Tmall.

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OU-YANG Hui

Dean's Distinguished Chair Professor of Finance and Senior Associate Dean, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB)
 
PhD, University of California, Berkeley
PhD, Tulane University

Phone: +852 5199 6227 ext. 2435
E-mail: houyang@ckgsb.edu.cn

Dean’s Distinguished Chair Professor of Finance and Senior Associate Dean, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB)

PhD, University of California, Berkeley
PhD, Tulane University

Areas of Expertise: Asset Pricing, Corporate Finance, Fixed Income, Integrated Models of Asset Pricing, Internet Finance, Moral Hazard, Quantitative Strategies and Research, Risk Management 

Biography

Prof Ou-Yang is the Dean’s Distinguished Chair Professor of Finance at CKGSB. He also serves as Senior Associate Dean. His academic research focuses on the development of asset pricing and corporate finance models. He had previously served as an Associate Professor at Duke University and an Associate Professor at UNC-Chapel Hill. Prof Ou-Yang was voted the best teacher by Duke’s Global EMBA Class of 2004. He won the Barclays Global Investors/Michael Brennan Runner-Up Award for the best paper published in the Review of Financial Studies in 2003 as well as the best paper award (joint with Henry Cao) presented by the Society of Quantitative Analysts in 2005.

Before joining CKGSB, Dr Ou-Yang served as a managing director at UBS where he headed the Quantitative Solutions/Algo Strategies division. His work focused on alpha-generating trading strategies and quantitative portfolio strategies, as well as on the development of structured products. His team developed various structured products, such as “Hedging and Outperforming Inflations in China, Hong Kong, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand”, “Asset Allocation using Macro Signals” and “Relative Value Commodity Strategies”. In addition, he provided customized solutions for major UBS clients such as utility companies, airlines and banks. Ou-Yang also served as a managing director at Lehman Brothers and Nomura Securities, where he headed Quantitative Strategies and Quantitative Credit Research. He was heavily involved with many of Lehman’s credit/interest rate structured products as well as beta products, such as replicating Lehman’s bond indexes and replicating the global hedge fund index.

Dr Ou-Yang holds a PhD in finance from UC Berkeley and a PhD in chemical physics from Tulane University. He received his postdoctoral training in chemical physics from the California Institute of Technology, where he worked under Nobel Laureate Rudy Marcus.

GAN Jie

Professor of Finance and Director of Center on Finance and Economic Growth, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB)

PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Phone: +86 10 8518 8858 ext. 3323
E-mail: jgan@ckgsb.edu.cn

Professor of Finance, Director of Center on Finance and Economic Growth, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB)

PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Areas of Expertise: Asset Pricing, Automation, Banking, China’s Industrial Economy, Corporate Finance, Entrepreneurship, Financial Regulation, Manufacturing, Stock Markets

Professor Jie Gan holds a Ph.D. from MIT and is currently a Professor of Finance at Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB) and a former Associate Dean of Technology Innovation and Alumni Affairs. Prior to joining CKGSB, she was a professor in finance at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and an assistant professor (tenure track) at Columbia Business School. She has published extensively on banking and finance in top academic journals. In 2011, she was the runner-up for the prestigious Brennan Award for Excellent Papers. Her research and teaching were featured in major media outlets, such as Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, and the Economist.

Professor Gan conducts a large-sample survey of about 3000 industrial firms every quarter. The resulting Business Sentiment Index (BSI) and the unique insights generated have been regularly reported by top media outlets, such as Wall Street Journal and FT. The time series of Professor Gan’s economic indices can be accessed through the Bloomberg terminal.

Professor Gan’s industry experience is in technology innovation. She has invested in and mentored five unicorn companies from their early stages. She is a co-founder of XbotPark in Dongguan Songshan Lake, China, considered the best tech incubator in China. She founded Zhixing Institute of Business Practices for Tech Entrepreneurs, which aims to systematically help tech founders enhance their business insights and abilities by combining highly practical teaching and coaching with tech incubation. From 2015 to the present, among companies invested in and mentored by Professor Gan, at least one company per year has been awarded by Time magazine as Best Invention of the Year.

In her leisure time, Professor Gan is an avid contemporary art collector. She is also active in promoting young artists worldwide, which to her resembles angel investing and tech incubation. She enjoys reading, watching movies, meditation, traveling, and fitness exercises, such as jogging, swimming, hiking, and Chinese martial art.

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