In this issue
Message from China Director
MBS presented at "Dubai Week in China"
Manchester-Tongji New Students Gathering
UoM QA Team visits MBS China Partners
MBS China students in Live financial TV show
MBS China Director Launched new book at Columbia and Harvard
GEMBA residential workshop successfully held At Dubai Centre
GEMBA Thought Leaders’ Talk - Human Energy Management
Open Lecture: Marketing to China’s Generation Y by Brian J. Schwarz
GEMBA Thought Leaders’ Talk - Government Relations
International Women’s Day Open Lecture: Find Your Perfect Balance
Phil Roebuck speaks about The City of Manchester
People Management & Organisation by Dr. Martin Corbett
Operations Management by Professor Paul Taaffe
Negotiation Skills and Selling Strategy by Professor Malcolm Smith
China Centre Supported Peter Thiel's Talk in Shanghai as Exclusive Academic Partner
How does Ancient Wisdom influence Morden Success presented by Peter Mörtl
Sherry Fu’s feature story in Ftimes Dialogue Interviewed Sherry Fu and Randa Bessiso
Shanghai Daily Reported MBS Shanghai and Dubai Centre
Professor Cliff Mitchell speaks about Strategic Project Management in Global Business
China Centre Staff Annoucement
Events in June & July 2015
Manchester-Tongji New Students Gathering
On Saturday, 25th April 2015, the new intake Manchester-Tongji Dual Degree MBA Programme firstly gathered together at MBS China Centre. Mr. Nigel Banister, Chief Global Officer, together with Professor Elaine Ferneley, Global and MBA Director, Ms. Sherry Fu, MBS China Centre Director and Mr. Jiyao Xun, Associate MBA Director attended the event and kickoff the very first event for the new students which remark the beginning of a life-changing journey.    

First of all, Ms. Sherry Fu delivered a speech to welcome the newly enrolled students. Followed, Mr. Nigel Banister expressed his high expectations to the students and encouraged students to think in original way and apply what they learned into business issues. Prof. Elaine Ferneley, Global MBA Director introduced the objective and requirements of MBA learning, as well as “Manchester Method”, which focuses on group work, practice-based learning and reflection. The Manchester MBA courses teach students to immediately apply their learning to solve live practical problems.

Global Perspective, Global Resource

Commenting on the course, Prof. Ferneley said “Our programme emphasises on global perspective. Apart from Manchester UK, we have 6 international centres around the world including Shanghai, Hongkong, Singapore, Dubai, Miami and Sao Paulo. The dual degree MBA students can choose MBS electives at Hongkong, Singapore, UK or other international centres. So the programme is very international in terms of study experience.”

In the end, MBS China Centre team expressed their congratulations to the students and encouraged them to adhere to the mottos from the two universities “Comradeship” “Original Thinking Applied”. Through this interactive communication, the students felt confident and showed their enthusiasm and high expectation for the upcoming MBA journey.        
The strategic partnership between MBS and Shanghai Tongji University started from 2009 and the dual degree part-time MBA programme was launched same year. This programme combines leading English teaching approaches with Chinese characteristic, relying on abundant resources from two parties to provide successful management experience and knowledge to students. It aims to cultivate high management level talents with global perspectives and business knowledge for the future.

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