CEIBS Knowledge

June 27, 2017
Globalization and multiculturalism have resulted in increased collaboration and exchange between different countries and cultures. We see examples of this in chains such as McDonalds opening more restaurants in China and India with localized menus, and companies like Unilever and P&G launching products tailored to the needs of emerging market customers. It is no surprise, therefore, that multinational organizations view cultural intelligence (CQ), the ability to adapt and function in foreign settings, as a valuable asset in the workplace.
June 21, 2017
Read on for excerpts of presentations by Chairman of Guangzhou Shiyuan Electronic Corporation, Huang Zhengcong; General Manager of Midea Group’s Smart Manufacturing Cloud Division, Neko Chen; VP of Business at Horizen Robotics, Zhang Yongqian; and Partner at Northern Light Venture Capital, Huang He.
June 21, 2017
When Amazon’s US$ 13.7 billion acquisition of the upscale American grocery chain Whole Foods was announced last week it sent shock waves through the retail industry. For months, analysts have been writing the American shopping mall’s obituary, often pointing to e-commerce — and Amazon — as the cause of the death. 
June 13, 2017
China’s ambitious Belt & Road Initiative (BRI) is among the topics that will be discussed during CEIBS Europe Forum in London on July 6. Ahead of the event, we provide an explanation of the BRI.   
June 12, 2017
Conflict in the workplace is inevitable. Colleagues sometimes bad mouth each other; supervisors may take credit for a subordinate’s work; and power struggles are rife. Following such a conflict, the offering and acceptance of an apology is the usual way to reduce tension and prevent a full-blown drama. However, new research by CEIBS Lecturer of Management Zheng Xue finds that this apology ritual for resolving office transgressions is not always as effective as we think, particularly when it’s the boss who is delivering the apology.


June 27, 2017
CEIBS is delighted to welcome world-renowned scientist Professor Zhixun Shen, who will deliver a Master Class June 30 at the Shanghai Campus titled “Social Trends and Technological Innovation Opportunity”. Dr. Shen is the Paul Pigott Professor in Physical Sciences, and a senior fellow of the Precourt Institute for Energy at Stanford University. His research has advanced our understanding of materials related to basic energy sciences, including the physics of superconductors, oxides, semiconductors, novel magnets, and density wave materials.
June 25, 2017
June 24, 2017. Shanghai – “The luxury brand is coming back!” That’s the word from Zhou Haiying Deputy Governor of Shanghai’s Jing’an District, home to luxury brand haven West Nanjing Road which did RMB28 billion in retail sales last year. Up to this May there has already been a 36% increase over those numbers. 


June 30, 2017
Since 2014, CEIBS launched the Master Class series to deliver 29 thought-provoking lectures. The series received an enthusiastic response and became very popular in and outside of the CEIBS community. Since we initialed this signature event, 29 top-notch scholars and business leaders at home and abroad were invited to share their vision and perspectives at CEIBS.
July 4, 2017
The CEIBS Summer Pre-MBA Boot Camp is the ideal programme to let “you get your toes wet” before you take the dive. As part of an elite group of participants, you will have a unique opportunity to come to Shanghai for one week to live and experience China and the CEIBS MBA to the fullest. The programme will expose you to our MBA curriculum with some of our most distinguished professors as well as let you dive right into Shanghai life and China business, giving you a real feel of how things are done in this part of the world.


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Are you an upper-level entrepreneur or executive who’s determined to further excel despite the uncertainties of this new era? Do you want to take your organisation to the next level by further developing your leadership qualities? Do you want to join the most powerful alumni network in China? CEIBS Executive MBA offers you world-class education with a unique vantage point of China’ s rapidly changing business and economic landscape.

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Top-ranked open programmes in mainland China

No international business school knows China better, and no China-based school knows the world better. The CEIBS Executive Education offers companies our unique value proposition of unbeatable China knowledge matched with world-class business management learning. Our extensive Open Programmes and Company Specific Programmes have assisted more than 3,000 organisations and more than 100,000 executives in developing business leadership skills for today and the future.


Shanghai Jiaotong University-CEIBS PhD Programme

Over the last two decades, China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) has provided world-class business management education, grooming responsible leaders for China and the rest of the world. Building on the global recognition of its MBA, EMBA and Executive Education Programmes, CEIBS launched its four-year full-time PhD Programme in 2015. The degree will be awarded by Shanghai Jiaotong University.

Programmes in Africa

CEIBS launched its Africa Programme in 2008.

On the basis of our experience in China we are convinced that CEIBS can make a difference in other emerging economies as well. In economies such as in Africa, meeting organisational and societal challenges requires fresh thinking, new insights and creative foresight from executive leaders.


CEIBS launched the Entrepreneurship Platform (abbreviated as E-Platform), a high-quality integrated entrepreneurial innovation ecosystem comprising entrepreneurial education, incubation and investment, on October 24, 2015.
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