Tuesday, October 27, 2009
The excellence of Korea University MBA has been proven again. The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology recently announced that the MBA program at Korea University ranked 1st place for three consecutive years (06~08) in the ‘Brain Korea (BK) 21’ 2nd year evaluation (2008) of MBA programs. The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology stated “KUBS MBA ranked no.1 in the 2nd stage of the 2nd year of BK21 evaluation which was carried out on 567 project teams at 73 universities. The following is an article by the Chosun Daily Newspaper.
Excellent Scores in Globalization and Research…
Korea University ranks 1st place for three consecutive years.
BK 21 Business Management Services Sector
The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology recently announced that Korea University’s MBA program ranked 1st place in the 2nd year (2008) Brain Korea (BK) 21 Business Management Services Evaluation for three consecutive years since 2006.
In the 2nd stage of the 2nd year of BK21 evaluation which was carried out on 567 project teams at 73 universities KUBS MBA ranked number 1 in the field of MBA, followed by Seoul National University (2nd place), Yonsei University (3rd place) and Sungkyunkwan University (4th place).
The evaluation was conducted by identifying and comparing project teams with the lowest scores based on project performance from March, 2006 to February, 2008 and project plans for the next four years with teams that had newly applied for projects. KU MBA ranked among the top in most categories but in particular received excellent scores in areas of globalization, curriculum, research and matching funds etc.
KU MBA operates a program that aims to foster global business professionals. The school was first in Korea to be accredited by both the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and the European Quality Improvement System (EQIUS) and is recognized for its global standard education program. KUBS offers Korea MBA- founded in 1963 as Korea’s first MBA program, Executive MBA - a highly intensive course for business executives, MIBA - focusing on fostering foreign direct investment experts and the Global MBA program - the first daytime 1-year program in Korea where over 30% of the students are from abroad.
It also runs Finance MBA which is Korea’s first 1-year MBA program specializing in finance. The S³ Asia MBA, a dual-degree program, is jointly operated by Fudan University (Fudan), Korea University (KU) and National University of Singapore (NUS). The program which is receiving attention focuses on fostering economic and business management experts in Asia. The daytime MBA courses such as Global MBA, Finance MBA and S³ Asia MBA are now in the process of receiving applicants for the second half of 2009. Application deadline is May 1st and can only be done online (biz.korea.ac.kr/APP).
KU MBA also offers international residence programs that allow students to visit prestigious schools in other parts of Asia, U.S and Europe for a period of 6-7 weeks. Some of the schools include the Wharton School, Chicago GSB and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
A school official explained KU MBA is sparing no effort in realizing globalization through exchange programs with prominent schools in other countries as well as offering a dual-degree program with the Ohio State University in the US. Each program provides customized and specialized programs that meet the demands of students. Also the employment rate and class satisfaction of the graduates are at the very top.
Chosun Daily Newspaper February 19th 2009
Wednesday, October 21, 2009
For potential leaders who are searching for a career in dynamic Asia, or wishes to work in a multinational company handling Asian operations, it is crucial to know of the history, business operations and unspoken ethics of the region. Passing a namecard using two hands, how to develop guanxi in China, and the power of the chaebols in Korea are just some of the critical idiosyncrasies of doing business in the region.
With the S3 Asia MBA programme, students will be able to triple their MBA experience, triple their networks, and triple their opportunities within the Asian region. Some of the key differentiators of S3 Asia MBA’s curriculum compared to other MBA programmes globally include modules such as:
1. Asia Pacific Business
2. Doing Business in Korea and Japan
3. Doing Business in China
4. Capital Markets and Corporate Governance in Asia
5. Business Ethics in Asian Companies
6. Asian Business Insights I, II, and III (Field trips to top companies in Shanghai, Seoul and Singapore)
With a comprehensive curriculum designed to offer a rigorous look on Asian business, S3 Asia MBA students get a distinct advantage of learning hands on how the region works. Aside from the solid curriculum, students also get to be part of a completely international campus within the 3 universities, as they move from one country to the next in each semester. By completely immersing in 3 of Asia’s economic powerhouses – imagine the networks and ties formed which are crucial in post-MBA careers.
Asia’s growth is definitely undeniable. Set yourself apart from the rest by being a true expert in Asian business.
Visit www.s3-asiamba.com and learn more about the programme today!
Contributed by Richard Rubnan Que, The NUS MBA - Class of 2010 / Marketing and Admissions Manager - The NUS MBA