In the 2020 Financial Times Global Executive MBA Ranking released on October 26, 2020, CUHK EMBA has significantly moved up 9 places to 15th in the world in 2020 and remains to be the top independent English-instructed programme in the Greater China region.
The Global Executive MBA Ranking features top 100 business schools. Among the alumni of all English-instructed independent EMBA programmes in Greater China, CUHK EMBA’s alumni have achieved the highest level of average salary three years after graduation, with an average annual salary of around HK$2.4 million. The programme’s alumni also achieved a high average salary increase rate of 56%. In a criterion that indicates alumni’s career progress, CUHK EMBA ranks No. 4 in the world and came out on top amongst all EMBA programmes in Asia Pacific. The programme also ranks top amongst all independent EMBA programmes in Asia Pacific in terms of female students, with 48% of the student body represented by female business leaders. CUHK EMBA has scored high in areas including aims achieved via programme, corporate social responsibility, international diversity and female proportion in the programme’s advisory board, and Business School’s research publications.
Prof. Howard Lam, Director of EMBA Programme, said: “I would like to take this opportunity to express my sincere thanks to Prof. Andrew Chan and Prof. K. C. Mun, the two former EMBA Directors, who have made significant contributions to the EMBA programme under their leaderships over the past 27 years. They set a good and solid foundation for the programme to move forward. As always, ranking is not our foremost pursuit. What is important is to maintain our ability of nurturing top-notch management talent for the betterment of the business community and society. We integrate Chinese Wisdom with Western Knowhow to prepare our students and alumni for challenges of tomorrow in this ever-changing world.”