On 6th July 2018, the new intake of Manchester Global MBA students was welcomed by the China Centre team at the start of their two-year MBA journey.
The induction session was hosted by Ms. Sherry Fu, China Centre Director. Dr, Jiyao Xun, Associate MBA Director addressed the group with academic guidance, and members of the student support team also introduced key information to the new MBAs. The cohort comprised of students from six countries, seven different cities in China and diverse industry backgrounds, including automobile, consulting, finance, IT services, pharmaceutical, retail, trading and more. China Centre Director, Ms. Sherry Fu said:
“Congratulations on joining an exclusive MBA programme at The University of Manchester! From today, you can expect to work hard and be rewarded with expanded vision, completed management knowledge, extended network resources and a lot more. Soon celebrating our 10th year in China, the China Centre is home to over 1,000 Global MBA alumni and students, and has become the second-largest University of Manchester overseas centre. I hope you can all take the most out of this prestigious MBA programme!”
The pursuit of the Manchester Global MBA takes students one step closer to their career and personal goals. Na Yi, Marketing Director Greater China for BMC Software shared:
"I hope to spend the two years of MBA study growing my vision and achieving a more comprehensive outlook on the world of business. In addition to my own business area, I hope to meet more like-minded colleagues from other fields via the programme!"
Hong Jiang from AstraZeneca added:
"The Manchester Global MBA is a good choice for me at the current phase of my career considering my professional and personal aspirations. I hope the coming learning journey will help me enrich knowledge in different areas, refine and restructure my thinking, and ultimately help shape the future of my career.”
Alliance Manchester Business School has over 60,000 alumni from 176 countries and attracts MBA students from very diverse backgrounds. During the programme, students have the option to study in our global locations in São Paulo, Dubai, Hong Kong, Singapore and Manchester. It is a genuine platform for creating a global network.
The University of Manchester China Centre was first established in 2008. It will celebrate its 10th anniversary this year. On 25th September 2016, the Centre was officially reopened as The University of Manchester China Centre by Professor Nancy Rothwell, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University. Various partnerships have been formed with local and international institutions, and in addition to the jointly-delivered programmes with Shanghai Tongji University and Shanghai Jiao Tong University, the Centre also accepts applications for the Kelley-Manchester Global MBA, MSc International Healthcare Leadership and short-term executive training programmes. Please visit the China Centre's page or dial 021-6279 8660 for more information.