Renowned CUHK Business School receives AMBA re-accreditation

CUHK Business School at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) has officially received re-accreditation from the Association of MBAs (AMBA), one of the world’s leading authorities on post-graduate business education, demonstrating its continuing commitment to excellence in management education.

Upon receiving AMBA accreditation, all current MBA students and recent MBA alumni of CUHK Business School are invited to join AMBA’s global member community of more than 60,000 students and alumni in more than 150 countries on a free basis, for networking, thought leadership, career development, and a variety of benefits.

Accreditation from the Association of MBAs (AMBA) represents the highest standard of achievement in post-graduate business education. Its rigorous assessment criteria ensure that only the highest-calibre programmes which demonstrate the best standards in teaching, curriculum, and student interaction achieve Association of MBAs accreditation.

CUHK Business School is based in the modern Cheng Yu Tung Building at the University campus in Sha Tin (in Hong Kong’s New Territories). As a pioneer in business education, CUHK Business School launched its MBA programmes, the first of their kind in Asia, in 1966. Currently, the School has around 5,000 students. AMBA accredits the Executive MBA, the MBA, the MBA Joint Degree, the MBA in Finance and the MSc in Management at the School.

Members of AMBA’s accreditation panel, representing senior management at AMBA-accredited Business Schools globally, commended the reputation of the School in finance and its partnerships with other top institutions.

The panel also commented on the visionary leadership of the School, with Dean, Prof. Lin Zhou at the helm. The panel were particularly impressed by his knowledge of the international Business School environment and market trends.

Finally, the panel mentioned the research excellence of the School.

Prof. Lin Zhou, Dean of CUHK Business School, said, ‘CUHK Business School is proud to once again receive the AMBA accreditation. This is a testament to our world-class teaching and research excellence, and our commitment to developing best-in-class, socially responsible business leaders. Our leading network of over 40,000 alumni in 49 countries will continue to encapsulate the best of the East and the West to reshape the future of business.’

AMBA accreditation is international in scope and reach, and AMBA works under the belief that accredited programmes should be of the highest standard and reflect changing trends and innovation in post-graduate management education. Its accreditation process reflects this commitment to fostering innovation, and demanding Business Schools to perform at the highest level continually.

Andrew Main Wilson, Chief Executive of the Association of MBAs and Business Graduates Association (BGA) said: ‘I would like to congratulate everyone at the CUHK Business School who worked towards this re-accreditation. The Business School has an impressive international presence and truly adds to our network of the top 2% of Business Schools globally.’

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  • Cecilia Tam, Assistant Director, Public Relations and Communications, CUHK Business School –

About CUHK Business School

Established in 1963, CUHK Business School is the first Business School to offer BBA, MBA and EMBA programmes in the region. The School currently has more than 4,500 students and the largest number of business alumni (40,000+) in Hong Kong, China.

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