CEIBS Knowledge

2021-06-07
‘Innovation’ is a buzzword which entrepreneurs and business professionals both love and hate. In any given industry, innovation is getting increasingly important and indispensable. Yet, when looking for innovative opportunities, we may get confused, lost, hesitant, troubled by uncertainties, and even struggle with anxiety. Luck, it seems, plays a big role in innovative endeavours. Many respectable enterprises arguably did all the ‘right’ things – they hired good people, carefully researched the market, invested in R&D – yet still couldn’t escape the tragic fate of being defeated and replaced. Is it true that innovation is essentially a game of pure luck? Is it even possible to capture innovative opportunities with a high potential for commercial success? If it is possible, then how?
2021-05-31
As we emerge from the wreckage of the COVID-19 pandemic, governments and businesses are beginning to weigh the risks and benefits of allowing spectators to return to major international sporting events. Moreover, recent debates around the question of welcoming fans back have pitted public health concerns against economic impact. But, how much tourism – and, with it, monetary gains – can sporting events really generate for their host countries/cities?

News

2021-06-10
Intense competition, the need to attract and retain top talent and the desire to gain first mover advantage are amongst the most important reasons companies need to innovate, according to a recently-released survey of business leaders.
2021-05-29
Over 300 participants tuned in to the 2021 Female Leadership Forum today across two campuses and ten cities. Now in its third year, the event focused on the theme of “Leading without Limits” and explored the concept of overcoming the obstacles that society and self-doubt imposes upon women. By empowering women to lead a life without limits and inspiring men to engage without hesitation, the aim of the forum was to break open the preconceived notions that might limit our world views around diversity, inclusion, and modern leadership.

Upcoming Events

2021-06-29
Please join us on June 29 for this special webinar on The Road Ahead for Digital Currency.
2021-01-07 to 2021-06-19
During this time of adversity, we have launched 1-to-1 online consultation sessions for MBA applicants around the world.

CEIBS Stories

2021-06-08
Huawei IT Operations Director and CEIBS Global EMBA 2018 alum Naidu Kanakala discusses coming to grips with Chinese business culture, learning to think strategically and why there is no substitute for experiencing the realities of a new place in person.
2021-06-04
In the final part of our four-part CAIC council interview series, we talk with CAIC Vice President Urvash Singh (CEIBS MBA 2014) about creating connections, finding a way to give back and working to improve the CEIBS experience for all of the school’s alumni.

Our Programmes

MBA

At a glance
  • Ranking: #7 in the world and #1 in Asia by the Financial Times
  • Location: Shanghai Campus
  • Duration: 18 months (full-time); 12-month option also available
  • Language: English
  • Class size: 180
Eligibility criteria
  • Bachelors’ degree or equivalent
  • Valid GMAT/GRE or CEIBS Admission Test score
  • Minimum of 2 years of work experience
  • Proficiency in English

Finance MBA

At a glance
  • Location: Shanghai Campus
  • Duration: Approximately 24 months
  • Language: Chinese
  • Class size: 2 groups
Eligibility criteria
  • Undergraduate university degree or above
  • Minimum of 5 years of working experience with at least 2 years in managerial positions
  • Currently working full time in a financial institution or in a finance-related function in another industry

Executive MBA

At a glance
  • History: The first EMBA programme offered on the Chinese mainland
  • Location: Shanghai Campus/Beijing Campus/Shenzhen Campus
  • Schedule: 24 months (part time); 4 days per month; start dates in May and October
  • Language: Chinese
  • Students: Average age: 40; percentage of top management-level participants: 98%
Eligibility criteria
  • Undergraduate university degree or above
  • 10 years of work experience with 7 years in managerial positions
  • A highly committed organisation that allows you 2 working days off each month to attend classes

Global EMBA

At a glance
  • Ranking: #2 in the world by the Financial Times
  • Location: Shanghai Campus/Zurich Campus/Accra Campus
  • Duration: 20 months (part time)
  • Language: English
  • Class size: 100
Eligibility criteria
  • Undergraduate university degree or above
  • 10 years of work experience with 7 years in managerial positions
  • Strong command of both written and spoken English
  • A highly committed organisation that allows you 2 working days off each month to attend classes

Executive Education

At a glance
  • Service: 13,000+ companies, nearly 200,000 participants
  • Programmes: Open Enrolment Programme (OEP)/Company Specific Programme (CSP)
  • Location: Shanghai Campus/Beijing Campus/Shenzhen Campus/Overseas
  • Type: Single Module/Multi Module
  • Language: Chinese

Entrepreneurial Leadership Camp

At a glance
  • History: The first entrepreneurship programme offered in China
  • Location: Shanghai Campus/Beijing Campus/Shenzhen Campus/overseas
  • Duration: 12 months (part-time)
  • Language: Chinese
  • Students: Founder, 25 listed companies
Eligibility criteria
  • Founder, majority shareholder or CEO
  • The start-up needs to have series A or later rounds of funding
  • An industry leader, innovator or challenger with high growth potential

Venture Capitalist Camp

At a glance
  • Location: Shanghai Campus/Beijing Campus/Shenzhen Campus/overseas
  • Duration: 12 months (part-time)
  • Language: Chinese
  • Students: Senior investors, Average Assets under Management: RMB 10.9 Billion
Eligibility criteria
  • Senior investors at or above partner level from VC institutions
  • Directors of FOF, companies’ strategic investment, family office, large-scale asset management, and financial exchanges

Hospitality EMBA

At a glance
  • Location: Shanghai Campus/Zurich Campus, EHL (Lausanne, Switzerland),  Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong
  • Duration: 18 months (part time)
  • Language: Chinese or English with simultaneous interpretation
  • Class size: 100
Eligibility criteria
  • Undergraduate university degree or above
  • 10 years of work experience with 7 years in managerial positions
  • A highly committed organisation that allows participants two working days off each month to attend classes