CUHK EMBA Ranks 24th in Financial Times Executive MBA Ranking 2019

The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School’s Executive MBA has moved up five places to No. 24 in the Financial Times Executive MBA Ranking 2019, which features the world’s top 100 programmes.

CUHK EMBA alumni have achieved high average salary three years after graduation, with an average amount of more than HK$2.31 million (US$296,723) which ranks 17th globally. With an average salary increase of 59%, the programme ranks 20th in terms of career progress. CUHK EMBA has also scored high in areas including female proportion in the programme’s advisory board and proportion of core courses dedicated to CSR, ethics, social and environmental issues (27th in the world). In addition, the Business School’s global rank in research publications has risen by 14 spots to 34th.

“We are very pleased to see the positive ranking results and uptick in certain key areas of the ranking. The rise in our career progress and work experience ranks is a recognition of our effort in equipping graduates who provide great value to their employers and organisations post-EMBA.” said Prof. Andrew C. F. Chan, Co-Director of Executive MBA Programme and Executive Associate Dean (MBA) at CUHK Business School. “This is the 26th year of our programme and we continue to ensure the relevancy of our programme through an optimal blend of Chinese wisdom and western knowhow, in order to nurture top-notch management talent for tomorrow’s challenges in Hong Kong, Mainland China and the world.”

First of its kind in Hong Kong, the CUHK EMBA programme nurtures top-notch management talent for tomorrow’s challenges in Hong Kong, the mainland, and beyond. The programme is structured around the “six pillars” (Theories, Practices, Internal Network, External Network, Strategic Perspectives and Social Contribution) that aims to enhance the well-being of the business community and society. Relevance is emphasised in the context of Hong Kong’s strategic location within China and the Asia-Pacific region.
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