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									                 FULL- TIME MBA Program




Excel in Asia. Lead the Globe.
                  Contents

                      WHY HKUST MBA    02
                      A GLOBAL CLASS   04
                      ASIA · CHINA     08
                      THE FACULTY      14
                      CURRICULUM       18
                      CAREER           20
                      EXCHANGE         24
                      MBA LIFE         26
                      ADMISSIONS       30




HKUST
Business School
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          WHY HKUST MBA
                                                                                                                                                                                                First business school
                                                                                                                                                                                                in Asia to receive both
                                                                                                                                                                                                AACSB and EQUIS


       WHY
                                                                                                                                                                                                accreditations




                                                                                                                                                                                                10
       HKUST MBA
                                                                                                                                                                   World Top
                                                                                                                                                                   Financial Times Global MBA
                                                                                                                                                                   Rankings 2010-2012




                                                                                                                                                                                                                “One of the most




                                                                                                                                                                             1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                respected business
                                                                                                                                                                                                                schools in Asia.”

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Financial Times


                                                                                                                                                 The Hong Kong University of
                                                                                                                                                 Science and Technology (HKUST)


                                                                                                                                                 Asia No.



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1
                                                                                                                                                 QS Asian University Rankings 2012
                                                                                                 Prof. Leonard Cheng, PhD
                                                                                                 Dean



                                                                                                                                                                                                 Kellogg-HKUST EMBA Program

     Where East meets West
     Long a primary junction of the East
                                                  Where top global talents converge
                                                  At HKUST, you can maximize the
                                                                                                 Where a new generation of leaders
                                                                                                 is created                                                                                      World No.
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Financial Times Global
     and West, Hong Kong is a microcosm           dimensions of your learning experience.        Modern business demands multicultural,
     of today’s geopolitical environment,         Our excellent cultural environment and         well-rounded leaders with a holistic
                                                                                                                                                            “One of the world’s best             EMBA Rankings 2011
     especially with the rise of China on the     infrastructure is matched by an impressive     worldview to embrace global visions. By                    qualified faculties…”
     world stage. With its rich multicultural     cross-section of top global talent attracted   offering a strong foundation in business,
     history, Hong Kong is probably the best      by our program’s worldwide recognition.        unparallel international exposure and
     gateway to China. Our program combines       Students and educators from all corners        a regional business network, we are                        The Economist
     the best of both worlds, echoing the         of the world choose to study and teach         cultivating a new generation of global
     strengths of this unique city by offering    at HKUST. We have some of Asia’s best          leaders with the proper business insight
     Western-style business education within      minds, and the world’s top China experts,      and cultural sensitivity to optimally perform
     a Greater China context, a highly relevant   among our faculty. The student body            in any workplace, and meet any challenge.
     and crucial advantage when it comes to       comprises individuals from a rich mix of
     exploring opportunities in a new era of      vibrant cultural, academic and professional
     globalized commerce.                         backgrounds.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         A GLOBAL CLASS
                                                                                                                        Nationalities represented                                Academic Background
                                                                                                                                                 Others
                                                                                                                                                 4%
                                                                                                                                Europe
                                                                                                                                21%                                 Other Asia                                                     55%
                                                                                                                                                                    regions




     A GLOBAL CLASS
                                                                                                                                                                    33%

                                                                                                                                                                                      45%




     Take advantage of real-world experience meeting and interacting                                                    China &
                                                                                                                        Hong Kong
                                                                                                                                                             North America
     with classmates from more than 25 countries and diverse                                                            22%
                                                                                                                                                             20%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Non-business:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Arts                             6%
     industries. Get to know one another on a deeper level in a                                                                                                                                                              Computer Science/IT              9%
     closely-knit community. This is an invaluable opportunity to                                                                                                                                                            Engineering                      27%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Science                          4%
     become a more effective decision-maker able to appreciate a                                                                                                                                                             Social Science & Humanities      5%
                                                                                                                        Asia Pacific                                                                                         Others                           4%
     wide range of unique perspectives in modern business settings.
                                                                                                                        Australia, Brunei, China, Hong Kong,
                                                                                                                        India, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea,
                            Intake 2012 Profile                                                                         Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand




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                                                                                                                        Europe
                                                               Total enrollment        111
                                                                                                                        Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany,                Professional Field
                                                               Female                  35%
                                                                                                                        Italy, Poland, Spain, Switzerland,
                                                               Average years of work   6 (3-9*)                         United Kingdom
                                                                                                                                                                                              Sales/Marketing/             Accounting/
                                                               Average age             30 (26-34*)                                                                                            Customer Services            Finance
                                Nationalities                  GMAT                    610-730*                         North America                                                         17%                          17%
                                                                                                                        Canada, United States
                                                               Exchange-in students    around 100 every year from




                                98%
                                                                                       global MBA programs in various                                                                                                                    Business Analysis/
                                                                                       countries                        Latin America                                                                                                    Consulting
                                                                                                                                                                                   Others
                                                                                                                        Chile                                                                                                            15%
                                                                                                                                                                                   14%
                                                                                       *mid-80% range
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Business
                                                                                                                        Middle East                                                                                                    Development
                                                                                                                                                                                 Operations/
                                Non-local Nationality                                                                   Israel, Kuwait                                           Project Mgmt/                                         6%
                                                                                                                                                                                 Logistics
                                                                                                                                                                                 6%          Legal/R&D                        General Mgmt
                                                                                                                        Africa                                                                                                6%
                                                                                                                                                                                             5%           IT/Engineering
                                                                                                                        South Africa                                                                      14%




                                                                                                                        Universities of first degree                             Companies
                                                                                                                        (selected examples)                                      (selected examples)

                                                                                                                          Columbia                New York Univ                    Credit Suisse                  Monetary Authority
                                                                                                                          Princeton               Kuwait Univ                      Deloitte                       of Singapore

                                                                                                                          Oxford                  Univ College London              Ernst & Young                  Motorola

                                                                                                                          UC Berkeley             Univ of British                  Fox Cable Networks             NTT
                                                                                                                                                  Columbia                                                        Communications
                                                                                                                          Fudan Univ                                               General Electric
                                                                                                                                                  Univ of Cape Town                                               Panasonic
                                                                                                                          Tsinghua Univ                                            Goldman Sachs
                                                                                                                                                  Univ of Delhi                                                   Procter & Gamble
                                                                                                                          Peking Univ                                              HSBC
                                                                                                                                                  Univ of Hong Kong                                               State Bank of Chile
                                                                                                                          Bocconi Univ                                             IBM
                                                                                                                                                  Univ of Toronto                                                 The Boston
                                                                                                                          Johns Hopkins Univ                                          .
                                                                                                                                                                                   J.P Morgan                     Consulting Group
                                                                                                                          Yonsei Univ             and more …                       KPMG                           The World Bank
                                                                                                                          National Univ of                                         L’Oreal                        Group
                                                                                                                          Singapore                                                McKinsey                       and more …
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                A GLOBAL CLASS
                                                                                                                                   International Experience



     CHINA                                                                                                NORWAY
                                                                                                                                   World No.
                                                                                                                                   Financial Times Global
                                                                                                                                   MBA Rankings 2012
     Michael Han
     Pre-MBA: Senior
     Customer Manager of                                                                                  Véronique Jonassen
     A.S. Watsons Team,                                                                                   Pre-MBA: Internal
     China, Procter &                                                                                     Audit Manager, Societe
     Gamble                                                                                               Generale Group



                             RUSSIA                    CHILE

                             Olga Kuznetsova
                             Pre-MBA: Head of Sales    Fernando Urrutia Mery
                             and Service Department,   Pre-MBA: Onboard
                             OJSC MegaFon, Volga       Services Quality
                             Branch                    Manager, LAN Airlines



     UNItEd                                                                      JAPAN                                             INdIA                       UNItEd
     StAtES                                                                                                                                                    KINGdOM

     Jeremy Haber                                                                                                                                              Andrew Primrose
     Pre-MBA: Business                                                                                                                                         Pre-MBA: Manager,
     Planning Analyst, 787                                                       toshikazu Aranishi                                devi Chinthireddy           Intra-Group Referrals,
     Program, The Boeing                                                         Pre-MBA: Manager,                                 Pre-MBA: Senior             Business Development,
     Company                                                                     Dentsu Consulting Inc.                            Consultant, Deloitte        HSBC Private Bank




        MEET THE                                                                                                                                                                        CANAdA



        STUDENTS                                                                                                                                                                        Kay Lai
                                                                                                                                                                                        Pre-MBA: Senior


     FROM INTAKE
                                                                                                                                                                                        Research Analyst, The
                                                                                                                                                                                        Nielsen Company




     2011
                                                       PHILIPPINES                                        ISRAEL                                              BRAZIL


                                                       Rhea Austria                                       Shani Cohen                                         dennis Hyde
                                                       Pre-MBA: Private Wealth                            Pre-MBA: Team Leader,                               Pre-MBA: Credit Risk
                                                       Manager, Bank of                                   Strategy Think Tank,                                Manager, Itaú Unibanco
                                                       Singapore                                          Government of Israel                                Banco Múltiplo S.A.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ASIA · CHINA
     HONG KONG



                                                                                                                                                                          1
     CITY OF LIFE
     Feel its pulse and be stimulated by the sheer energy of the “Pearl
                                                                                                                                 World No.
                                                                                                                                 Economic freedom,
                                                                                                                                 The Heritage Foundation, 1995-2012
                   ”
     of the Orient. As a part of modern China steeped in a dynamic
                                                                                                                                 Competitiveness, IMD World
     colonial history, Hong Kong exhibits a unique ambience like no
                                                                                                                                 Competitiveness Yearbook, 2011-2012
     other place in the world. Learn why this Asian Tiger is the natural
                                                                                                                                 Infrastructure,
     choice for multinational corporations and global executives looking
                                                                                                                                 Global Competitiveness Index, 2010-2012
     for an indisputable business edge.




                                                                           A global business hub in Asia                  Gateway to China                            Life in Hong Kong
                                                                           Hong Kong is one of the world’s top            China is Hong Kong’s motherland, and        More than 70 percent of Hong Kong’s
                                                                           financial centers, along with New York         thus has natural ties to this metropolis.   land mass is rural, serving as a
                                                                           and London. Its low taxation, free trade,      But unlike many other Chinese cities,       refreshing backdrop against a cityscape
                                                                           and credible rule of law have attracted        Hong Kong can also boast extensive          of towering skyscrapers. Hong Kong
                                                                           thousands of companies from China              integration with Western culture            is also one of the world’s most
                                                                           and the world, as a base for regional          and a mature legal and technological        densely populated areas, with a highly
                                                                           operations.                                    infrastructure. These advantages have       efficient transport system connecting
                                                                                                                          contributed to Hong Kong’s extensive        a population of seven million. English
                                                                           Located in the heart of Asia, Hong Kong is
                                                                                                                          business influence across Asia’s            is widely used, along with the native
                                                                           less than five flying hours from half of the
                                                                                                                          economic powerhouse. Almost two-            Cantonese and Putonghua.
                                                                           world’s population, with convenient access
                                                                                                                          thirds of foreign direct investment in
                                                                           to major cities such as Shanghai, Beijing,                                                 Newcomers to Hong Kong are often
                                                                                                                          China, and more than half of China’s
                                                                           Singapore and Tokyo. It is also a place                                                    pleasantly surprised by the city’s non-
                                                                                                                          overseas investments, are channeled
                                                                           offering excellent networking and career                                                   stop 24x7 character, including dining
                                                                                                                          through this city.
                                                                           opportunities.                                                                             and entertainment spanning a wide
                                                                                                                                                                      spectrum of prices and types.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ASIA · CHINA
                                                                                                                                                                                These courses are taught by
     Asia & China                        Managing in Asia                            Investment and Finance in China               Marketing in China
                                                                                                                                                                                business veterans like the former
     Focus Courses                       Top executives in Asia discuss their        Offering a practical understanding of         This course approaches the challenge of
                                         company strategies and share their          foreign investment in China, this course      establishing a strong consumer brand in      CEO of PepsiCo Asia.
                                         management and personal growth              shows how financing is used for trade and     China from the perspective of a GM of
                                         experiences with students in this course.   investment in the country. Through the        a multinational corporation, outlining the   See p.16-17 to learn more.
                                         The focus is on the Greater China region,   “current events” portion of each class, the   practical steps that a GM needs to take
                                         with an emphasis on the fast-moving         latest developments in investment and         when scoping an opportunity, tailoring the
                                         consumer goods, human resources, and        finance in China are discussed.               product and marketing mix, and measuring
                                         finance sectors.                                                                          success.




                                                                                                                                                                                  Asian cases used


                                                                                                                                                                                  •	 Asian Investor
                                                                                                                                                                                  •	 Cathay Pacific: Doing more with less (Hong Kong)
                                                                                                                                                                                  •	 Cola Wars in China: The Future is Here
                                                                                                                                                                                  •	 The Convoy Story: Sailing Through the Turbulence
                                                                                                                                                                                     (Hong Kong)
                                                                                                                                                                                  •	 DeBeers: Diamonds are for Asia
                                                                                                                                                                                  •	 Google in China
                                                                                                                                                                                  •	 NTT DoCoMo: Mobile Felica (Japan)
                                                                                                                                                                                  •	 Ocean Park: in the face of competition from Hong
                                                                                                                                                                                     Kong Disney
                                                                                                                                                                                  •	 Unicapital (Philippines)
                                                                                                                                                                                  •	 Samsung China’s entry strategy of color TV
                                                                                                                                                                                     (South Korea)
                                                                                                                                                                                  •	 Sanlu’s Melamine – Tainted milk crisis in China
                                                                                                                                                                                  •	 Singapore Middleman
                                                                                                                                                                                  •	 The Benevolent Benefactor – Temasek Holdings



     ASIA CHINA
                                                                                                                                                                                     (Singapore)

                            •                                                                                                                                                     •	 The Hyundai scandal: Saying sorry is not the same
                                                                                                                                                                                     as taking responsibility (South Korea)
                                                                                                                                                                                  •	 Untouchables in India: access to medical schools
                                                                                                                                                                                  •	 Walt Disney Company’s Yen Financing (Japan)
     Our distinguishing feature is Asia and China business expertise. At
     HKUST, you will learn from business practitioners with knowledge and                                                                                                         and more …
     skills drawn from their own experiences in the field, backed by real-
     world case studies and field trips. Our strong alumni network in the
     region will also give you a head start in building a successful career.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           ASIA · CHINA
        Field trips                        China Business                               Companies visited                                                                             In Hong Kong                      In China
                                           The best way to learn the rapidly changing   Multinational firms                                                                           •	 Accenture                      •	 Amazon.com
                                           economy and development in China is                                                                                                        •	 Adidas Group                   •	 Bank of China
                                           through your personal experience             •	 Bayer                                                                      Adrian Siu
                                                                                        •	 Deloitte                                                               Class of 1994       •	 Apple                          •	 Bureau Veritas
                                           talking to companies and executives
                                           there. HKUST MBA China Field Trip offers     •	 Lenovo
                                                                                                                                                               Managing Director      •	 Bloomberg                      •	 Deloitte
                                           you a unique opportunity to witness the                                                                               Adidas Group         •	 Cathay Pacific                 •	 Deutsche Bank
                                                                                        •	 Volkswagen
                                           growth and evolvement of MNCs, SOEs                                                                                                        •	 CLP Power                      •	 DuPont
                                           (State Owned Enterprises), Chinese           China companies or institutions                                                               •	 Credit Suisse                  •	 Eli Lilly
                                           companies or start-ups in China. The trip
                                                                                        •	 Tencent                                                                   Arthur Yuen      •	 Disneyland                     •	 Emerson
                                           is an elective course led by our faculty
                                                                                        •	 Hi-Soft                                                                Class of 1998       •	 GlaxoSmithKline                •	 ExxonMobil
                                           with intensive training, research, and
                                                                                        •	 Jun He Law Firm                                                Deputy Chief Executive
                                           discussions beforehand.                                                                                                                    •	 Goldman Sachs                  •	 GE Energy                 Alan Wang
                                                                                        •	 iMedia                                                       Hong Kong Monetary            •	 HSBC                           •	 Huawei                    Class of 2001
                                                                                                                                                                  Authority                                                                          Director,
                                                                                                                                                                                      •	 Hong Kong Monetary Authority   •	 IBM
                                                                                        and more …                                                                                                                                                   Online Sales Group
                                                                                                                                                                                      •	 McKinsey                       •	 IMS Consultant Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Intel China
                                                                                                                                                                                      •	 Kerry Holdings                 •	 Intel China
                                                                                                                                                                                      •	 Li & Fung                      •	 Johnson & Johnson
                                                                                                                                                                                      •	 Merrill Lynch                  •	 KPMG
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Cindy Ng
                                                                                                                                                                                      •	 Morgan Stanley                 •	 Li Ning
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Class of 2004
                                                                                                                                    Connect with                                      •	 Motorola                       •	 Microsoft                 Deputy General Manager,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Apparel and Accessories
                             Company Visit to Tencent, an                                                                           our alumni                                        •	 Nike                           •	 Novartis
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Business Unit
Visiting Bayer in Beijing    internet services firm in China                                                                                                                          •	 ParkNShop                      •	 P&G
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Li Ning
                                                                                                                                    Our geographical advantage and                    •	 Philips                        •	 PricewaterhouseCoopers
                                                                                        Experience Asia
                                                                                                                                    regional business expertise means                 •	 The Nielsen Company            •	 Sony
                                                                                        Other than China, students can also join    an expansive alumni network that
                                                                                        cultural, recreational or business field                                                      •	 Tommy Hilfiger                 •	 Swarovski
                                                                                                                                    reaches across Asia. Here are                                                                                    Christian Gasplmayr
                                                                                        trips to Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Singapore,   selected vignettes of past-students.              •	 UBS AG                         •	 Swire Properties          Class of 2007
                                                                                        Thailand, Saudi Arabia and other Asian                                                        •	 Yahoo!                         •	 Walmart                   Senior Strategic Project
                                                                                        cities. These tours are led by our                                                                                                                           and Planning & Analysis
                                                                                        career office, student clubs or even the                                                                                                                     Manager
                                                                                        indigenious students!                                                                         In Singapore                      In Japan                     Swarovski
                                                                                                                                                                   Peter Crawley
                                                                                                                                                                                      •	 Bank Pictet & Cie              •	 Fuji Xerox
                                                                                                                                                                     Class of 2007
                             Singapore career trek                                                                                                                        Director,   •	 Dow Chemical Pacific           •	 Google
                                                                                                                                                      Transaction Banking FX Sales,   •	 Medtronic International        •	 NTT Communications
                                                                                                                                                                  Financial Markets
                                                                                                                                                                                      •	 Shell Eastern LNG
                                                                                                                                                          Standard Chartered
                                                                                                                                                                                      •	 Standard Chartered             In Korea
                                                                                                                                                                                      •	 United Overseas Bank Ltd.      •	 Citi Bank Korea
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Na Seung Lee
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        •	 CJ Media                  Class of 2009
                                                                                                                                                                                      In India                          •	 Samjong KPMG Consultant   Assistant General
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Manager,
                                                                                                                                                                                      •	 Barclays Global Investors      •	 SK Holdings
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     TTS Sales Dept
                                                                                                                                                                                      •	 Dell
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Citi Bank Korea
Sailing trips in Hong Kong                                                                                                                                                            •	 Louis Vuitton India
and Thailand                 Visiting Saudi Aramco in Saudi Arabia                                                                                                                                                      In Thailand
                                                                                                                                                                                      •	 NTT Communications India
                                                                                                                                                                      Taka Omae                                         •	 Bayer
                                                                                                                                                                   Class of 2010                                        •	 General Motor
                                                                                                                                                                  Regional Head,
                                                                                                                                                                     South India                                        •	 Siam Cement
                                                                                                                                                       NTT Communications
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        and more …
                                                                                                                                                                    India
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            THE FACULTY
     THE FACULTY                                                                                                                                        the Academics

                                                                                                                                                        Learn from our research faculty who are
                                                                                                                                                        not only experts in their specialized fields,
     Our world-class faculty will bridge theory with practice to enlighten
                                                                                                                                                        but also in imparting their knowledge to
     your MBA education. All our educators have a clear commitment to
                                                                                                                                                        students.
     inspiring you with the fruits of their latest research and experience-
     based insights into global management practices in Asia.




                                                                                                                       1
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Prof. danyang Xie
                                                                                                                                                                                                        PhD, U of Chicago
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Teaches “China in
                                                                                             Research rank

                                                                                             Asia No.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        the Global Economy”

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Former Senior Economist for the
                                                                                             Financial Times                                                                                            International Monetary Fund
                                                                                             Global MBA Rankings 2012




     Faculty by origin




     100%
     From (partial list)
                                      PhD                      32%


                                                                                                           7%
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Prof. Peter Mackay
                                                                                                                                                                                                        PhD, Purdue
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Teaches “Corporate Risk
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Management”
     •	 Berkeley            •	 MIT
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Research published in Journal
     •	 Chicago             •	 Northwestern                                                                                                                                                             of Finance, Review of Financial
     •	 Columbia            •	 Princeton                                                                                                                                                                Studies, Journal of Financial and
     •	 Cornell             •	 Stanford                                                              19%                                                                                                Quantitative Analysis
                                                                    24%
     •	 Harvard             •	 UCLA
                                                           *Others include countries in South America, Australia,
     •	 INSEAD              •	 Yale                                       Middle East and Africa.




     the creation of knowledge

     Research is not restricted to the academic     Selected examples* of journals where our
     arena. Top-notch business research will        research is published:
     give you invaluable visibility into business
                                                    •	 Journal of Management Studies                                                                                                                    Prof. Jaideep Sengupta
     successes and failures so you can make
                                                    •	 Journal of Consumer Psychology                                                                                                                   PhD, UCLA
     better decisions. Our faculty is always at
     the forefront of business research in Asia     •	 Information Systems Research                                                                                                                     Teaches “Understanding
     and will empower your understanding            •	 Journal of Accounting and Economics                                                                                                              Consumers”
     of business through a wealth of ideas,         •	 Organization Science                                                                                                                             Editorial Board of Journal of
     including those generated by their                                                                                                                                                                 Consumer Research, Journal of
                                                    •	 Journal of Finance
     discoveries published in top journals.                                                                                                                                                             Marketing Research and Journal of
                                                    •	 Operations Research                            * all are top global journals considered by MBA                                                   Consumer Psychology
                                                    and many more…                                      rankings like Financial Times
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     THE FACULTY
     the Adjunct
     Faculty
     In addition to our research faculty, you will
     also have the opportunity to learn from
     business practitioners who hold leading
     positions in multinational companies and
     have substantial work experience in their
     professions.




                                                     Prof. Ron McEachern            Prof. Roger King                      Prof. Larry Franklin                Prof. Caroline Wang                  Prof. Chris doran
                                                     Former CEO, PepsiCo Asia       Former President & Chief Executive,   Former General Manager –            Former Chief Marketing Officer       CEO Asia,
                                                     Teaches “Marketing in China”   Sa Sa International Holdings          Investments & Head Legal Counsel,   & Chief Information Officer,         Strategic Thinking Group
                                                                                    Teaches “Family Business”             Hutchison Whampoa (China)           IBM                                  Teaches “Consulting Skills
                                                                                                                          Teaches “Venture Capital and        Teaches “Managerial Communication”   for Managers”
                                                                                                                          Private Equity”
                                                                                                                                                                                                   and more …



     Our Professional
     Affiliations
     Going even beyond the real-world
     business experience of our adjunct faculty,
     HKUST also provides you numerous
     opportunities to meet and be inspired by
     other top industry leaders operating in the
     region. You might even end up working
     with them in the future.



                                                     Carlos Ghosn                   Andrew Wu                             Y.C. Koh                            Guy Bradley                          Sheila Chuang
                                                     CEO,                           Group Director, China,                CEO, Greater China &                Chief Operating Officer,             Senior Vice President,
                                                     Nissan                         LVMH                                  Southeast Asia,                     Mainland,                            ExxonMobil China
                                                                                                                          American Express                    Swire Properties                     Petroleum & Petrochemical

                                                                                                                                                                                                   and more …
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          CURRICULUM
                                                                                                                                                                 Career track electives
                                                                                                                                                                 (~40%)


     CURRICULUM                                                                                                                                                  General Management in China
                                                                                                                                                                 •	 China’s External Relations and Their
                                                                                                                                                                    Economic Impact
                                                                                                                                                                 •	 Investment and Finance in China
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Entrepreneurship
                                                                                                                                                                                                             •	 Challenges, Opportunities and Options
                                                                                                                                                                                                                of Starting Up
                                                                                                                                                                                                             •	 Corporate Entrepreneurship and New
     The HKUST MBA program is designed to build you a strong                                                                                                     •	 Strategic Management in China               Business Venturing
     foundation for management success, through rigorous study and                                                                                               •	 Marketing in China                       •	 Information and Entrepreneurship
     emphasis on creativity, analytical thinking and teamwork.                                                                                                                                                  Management
                                                                                                                                                                 •	 Politics and Socioeconomic
                                                                                                                                                                    Environment of China                     •	 Innovation and Intellectual Property
     At the heart of the curriculum are required “business essentials”                                                                                                                                          Law
     courses. Electives are available in five career tracks, allowing greater                                                                                    and more …                                  •	 Venture Capital Perspective on
     flexibility in tailoring studies to meet your career goals.                                                                                                                                                Entrepreneurship
                                                                                                                                                                 Finance
                                                                                                                                                                 •	 Fixed Income Analysis                    and more …
     Program Schedule                                                                                                                                            •	 Strategic Finance and Value Creation     For a complete list of electives,
                                                                                                                                                                 •	 Raising Debts in the Financial Markets   please visit :
      Summer            Fall-Winter     Spring                   Summer                  Fall
      Aug               Sep-Jan         Feb-May                  Jun-Aug                 Sep-Dec
                                                                                                                                                                 •	 Valuing Companies                        www.mba.ust.hk/ft/electives
                                                                                                                                                                 •	 Private Equity Investing
      Preparatory                       1 required course        1 required course
                                                                                                                 12-month option                                 and more …
      courses                           Electives (16 credits)   Electives (6 credits)
                        12 required                                                                                                                                                                          Global Real Estate Master
                        courses         2 required courses                               Electives (8 credits)                                                   Consulting and Strategic Management
      1 required                                                                                                                                                                                             Program (GREM)
                                                                 Internship option       at HKUST or             16-month option                                 •	 Consulting Skills for Managers
      course                            Electives (14 credits)                           exchange school                                                         •	 Applied Strategic Thinking               Recent graduates of HKUST MBA can
                                                                                                                                                                 •	 International Growth                     enroll in the GREM at the Wisconsin
                                                                                                                                                                 •	 Effective Negotiations                   School of Business and earn the degree
                                                                                                                                                                                                             after studying 5 real estate courses for a
     duration                                                                                                                                                    •	 Business Modeling
                                                 Preparatory courses                                                                                                                                         semester there.
                                                                                                                                                                 and more …
     Students are expected to complete           •	 Putonghua training program for              * Students can continue to study Putonghua at a
                                                                                                                                                                                                             For more details, please visit:
     the MBA in 16 months. Upon approval,           beginners*                                    cost throughout the year.
                                                                                                                                                                 Marketing                                   www.bus.wisc.edu/grem
     those with considerable work experience     •	 MBA accelerator                                                                                              •	 Brand Management
     and international exposure may join            (basic accounting concepts,
     the accelerated 12-month option. Both          quantitative and Excel skills)                                                                               •	 Pricing Strategy
     options follow the same curriculum, with                                                                                                                    •	 Channel Management
     classes starting in August.                                                                                                                                 •	 Market Research
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Global Network for Advanced
                                                                                                                                                                 •	 Understanding Consumers
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Management at Yale
                                                                                                                                                                 and more …                                  As a partner school of this network,
                                                                                                                                                                                                             HKUST now offers its MBA students and
     Required courses                                                                                                                                                                                        alumni a chance to enroll in the Master of
     (~60%)                                                                                                                                       Every new MBA student will be
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Advanced Management program at Yale
                                                                                                                                                                                                             to deepen the understanding of complex
     •	 Preparing to Lead                        •	 Managerial Accounting Foundations           If you have taken equivalent courses              provided with an iPad as a learning                        management issues facing leaders
     •	 Data Analysis                            •	 Managerial Communications                   elsewhere, you can apply for course               tool. Most of the course materials                         worldwide.
                                                                                                substitution from required courses and            are available for download
     •	 Corporate Finance                        •	 Managerial Microeconomics
                                                                                                take other electives as replacement.                                                                         Please visit Yale’s website for more
     •	 Doing Business in China                  •	 Management of Organizations
                                                                                                Supporting documents such as course               to promote a green learning                                information:
     •	 Financial Accounting Foundations         •	 Marketing Strategy and Policy               syllabuses and transcripts are required.          environment.                                               mam.som.yale.edu
     •	 Global Macroeconomics                    •	 Operations Management
     •	 Information and Technology               •	 Responsible Leadership and Ethics
        Management                               •	 Strategic Management
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                                                                                                                                                                                                          CAREER
                                                                                                     Career workshops
                                                                                                     Career workshops provide the right             •	 Personal branding for career success
                                                                                                     context for students interested in             •	 Turbo Job Search Workshop
                                                                                                     respective industries, and are delivered       •	 The Hidden Job Market: Unsolicited Approach
                                                                                                     by top professionals, such as a former



                             CAREER
                                                                                                                                                       and Social Network
                                                                                                     executive director of a leading investment
                                                                                                                                                    •	 Networking Like an MBA
                                                                                                     bank’s campus recruiting team, the
                                                                                                     Director of Alumni Career Services at          •	 How to Successfully Handle Tricky Job Offer
                                                                                                     the Kellogg School of Management, and             Situations to Your Advantage
                                                                                                     experts from “Training The Street” (a          •	 Interviews and Salary Negotiation
                              Our worldwide recognition is a result of the                           leading financial learning services provider   •	 Planning your career in China
                              impressive success of our graduates. Augmenting                        that also coaches graduate school
                                                                                                                                                    and more …
                              the excellence of our program is a Career                              students at Harvard, Yale and NYU).

                              Development Office that helps you manage your
                              career via a framework of services and resources
                              modeled on a “4C” strategy.                                            Corporate events and
                                                                                                     executive meetings
                                                                                                     Large-scale corporate presentations            •	 Aon Hewitt                •	 IBM
                                                                                                     and company visits are ideal events for        •	 Deloitte Consulting       •	 Intel
                                                                                                     students to learn more about the talent
                                                                                                                                                    •	 DuPont                    •	 KPMG
                                                                                                     and skills attractive to various companies.
                                                                                                                                                    •	 Eli Lilly                 •	 Morgan Stanley
                                                                                                     Small group meetings are also regularly
                                                                                                     organized for students to meet senior          •	 FedEx                     •	 Oxfam
      Clarify                                       develop your                                     business executives in a cozy setting and      •	 Gallup Consulting         •	 Procter & Gamble
      your interest and goals                       Capabilities                                     gain insider insights into the companies       •	 General Electric          •	 Siemens
                                                                                                     and industries of interest.
                                                                                                                                                    •	 HSBC                      and more …
     Identify your options and shape your career   Gain practical exposure in your chosen field
      goals through professional assessment        by taking part in career clubs. Join summer
       tools and one-on-one consultation with       internships to get practical experience
         our career counselors.                       toward working at your preferred               Internships
                                                         industry.
                                                                                                     An internship is a valuable opportunity        •	 Blackrock                 •	 Jones Lang LaSalle
                                                                                                     for students to explore potential career       •	 Citi                      •	 Nike
                                                                                                     interests and obtain experience which
                                                                                                                                                    •	 Cisco Systems             •	 Microsoft
                                                                                                     may open doors to future employment.
                                                                                                                                                    •	 Credit Suisse             •	 Standard Chartered
                                                                                                     Those joining the 16-month program can
                                                                                                     pursuit an internship during the summer        •	 Emerson                   •	 Levi Strauss & Co.
                                                                                                     before the exchange. Here are some of          •	 GE Healthcare             •	 Walmart
                                                                                                     the companies recruiting our students as       •	 Goldman Sachs             •	 Tencent
      Establish industry
                                                    Convince                                         interns in recent years.
                                                                                                                                                    •	 Google
      Connections                                   recruiters to hire you
                                                                                                                                                                                 and more …


     Extend your network with our alumni and       Improve your personal selling skills through CV
      other professionals at numerous events        workshops, mock interviews, and job search
                                                                                                     Career clubs
       held both on and off campus. Access job       skill workshops. Stay abreast of industry
                                                                                                     These student clubs are built along our        •	 Finance Club
         leads through our recruiter network,            intelligence with our career library,
                                                                                                     curriculum’s five career tracks, and are       •	 Consulting and Strategy Club
            HKUST MBA online job board,                    industry talks and professional
                                                                                                     supported by our career office. The clubs
                and additional job posting                    development workshops.                                                                •	 China Club
                                                                                                     serve as key platforms for students to
                       resources.                                                                                                                   •	 Marketing Club
                                                                                                     reach out to the business community and
                                                                                                     collaborate with companies on activities       •	 Entrepreneurship Club
                                                                                                     and events.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              CAREER
                                                                                                      highlights 2011


                                                                                                      By Industry                                                                                         Consulting
                                                                                                                                                      Finance/Banking                                     11%
                                                                                                      Our graduates enter a wide range of                       47%
                                                                                                      industries and functions, reflecting the                                                                 Pharmaceuticals/
                                                                                                      diverse and international student mix that                                                               Healthcare
                                                                                                                                                                                                               4%
                                                                                                      is a hallmark of our program. Finance
                                                                                                      and banking continues to be the largest
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Manufacturing
                                                                                                      industry sector employing our graduates.                                                                16%
                                                                                                      However, other industry sectors still
                                                                                                      attract large number of our students.                     Telecom/                                 Retail
                                                                                                                                                          Entertainment/      Others Real Estate/        8%
                                                                                                                                                                   Media             Transportation
                                                                                                                                                                              3%
                                                                                                                                                                    5%                6%

                                                                                                                                                                                                         Business Development
                                                                                                                                                                                                         16%
                                                                                                      By Function
                                                                                                      Our graduates secure a wide variety of                 Finance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Consulting
                                                                                                      roles. Strategic, financial, marketing and               39%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  12%
                                                                                                      management roles are all common.




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                  General Mgt
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  13%
                                                                         *%
                                                                                                                                                               Sales/Marketing/                          Others
                                                                                                                                                                   Product Mgt      Strategic Planning   3%
                                                                                                                                                                           9%       8%

                                                                                                                                                                                                   China
                                                            of graduates employed within                                                                                                           18%
                                                                                                      By Location
                                                            3 months upon graduation
                                                                                                      The majority of our students continue
                                                                                                      to work in Hong Kong after graduation.
                                                                               * Figures in 2011
                                                                                                      However, interest in China and other                Hong Kong
                                                                                                      Asian markets such as Singapore                          53%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Overseas
                                                                                                      continues to grow.
 Recent recruiters at                                                                                                                                                                                             29%

 HKUSt MBA
 (partial list)


     Consulting                 Consumer Products   Manufacturing            Media/Entertainment      Financial Services                   technology                             Pharmaceutical/                               Petroleum/Energy
                                                                                                                                                                                  Biotechnology/
     •	 Accenture               •	 Apple            •	 3M                    •	 CNBC India            •	 ANZ                               •	 Cisco Systems                                                                     •	 British Petroleum
                                                                                                                                                                                  Healthcare
     •	 Deloitte                •	 Campbell Soup    •	 BMW                   •	 CNNgo                 •	 Barclays Capital                  •	 Hewlett Packard                                                                   •	 Hillgrove Resources
     •	 Eight Partnership       •	 LVMH             •	 DuPont                •	 Ocean Park            •	 Citigroup                         •	 IBM                                 •	 Bayer Healthcare                           •	 RWE Effizenz GmbH
     •	 Fiducia Consulting      •	 Nike             •	 Emerson                                        •	 Deutsche Bank                     •	 Intel                               •	 Eli Lilly                                  •	 Schlumberger
     •	 Hewitt Associates       •	 PepsiCo          •	 Motorola                                       •	 Goldman Sachs                     •	 Microsoft                           •	 GE
     •	 IMS Health Consulting   •	 Philips          •	 Robert Bosch          Real Estate              •	 HSBC                              •	 Skype                               •	 Johnson & Johnson
     •	 McKinsey                                    •	 Volkswagen                                     •	 JP Morgan                         •	 Tencent                             •	 Medtronic
                                                                             •	 Cushman & Wakefield
     •	 Monitor Group                                                                                 •	 Macquarie                                                                •	 Methanex
                                                                             •	 Jones Lang LaSalle
     •	 ZS Associates                                                                                 •	 Merrill Lynch                                                            •	 Pfizer
                                                                             •	 Sun Hung Kai
                                                                                                      •	 Morgan Stanley
                                                                                                      •	 Nomura
                                                                                                      •	 Standard Chartered
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  EXCHANGE
     EXCHANGE                                                Europe                                     Asia Pacific                             North America



     PROGRAM
                                                             Denmark                                    Australia                                Canada                              •	 University of California, Berkeley
                                                             •	 Copenhagen Business School              •	 Australian Graduate School of         •	 University of British Columbia   •	 University of California, Irvine
                                                                                                           Management                            •	 University of Toronto            •	 University of California, Los Angeles
                                                             France
                                                                                                        •	 Melbourne Business School                                                 •	 University of Chicago
                                                             •	 ESSEC – Graduate School of                                                       United States
                                                                Management                              China                                                                        •	 University of Florida
     No two students are the same, especially when they                                                                                          •	 Columbia University
                                                             •	 HEC School of Management                •	 Beijing International MBA at Peking                                       •	 University of Maryland
     come from different parts of the world. HKUST has an                                                                                        •	 Cornell University
                                                                                                           University                                                                •	 University of Michigan
     extensive network of top business school partners so    Germany                                                                             •	 Dartmouth College
                                                                                                        •	 China Europe International Business                                       •	 University of Minnesota
     you can customize your studies to meet your own goals   •	 HHL, Leipzig Graduate School of                                                  •	 Duke University
                                                                                                           School                                                                    •	 University of North Carolina at
     and interests.                                             Management                                                                       •	 Emory University
                                                                                                        •	 Guanghua School of Management,                                               Chapel Hill
                                                             •	 WHU – Otto Beisheim School of              Peking University                     •	 Indiana University
                                                                                                                                                                                     •	 University of Rochester
     All full-time students are guaranteed to spend a           Management                                                                       •	 Michigan State University
                                                                                                        •	 Shanghai Jiao Tong University                                             •	 University of Southern California
     semester at one of our exchange partners’ business                                                 •	 Tsinghua University                   •	 New York University
                                                             Netherlands                                                                                                             •	 University of Virginia
     schools, continuing to pay HKUST tuition fees and       •	 RSM Erasmus University                                                           •	 Northwestern University
                                                                                                        India                                                                        •	 University of Washington
     acquire credits for courses they take.                                                                                                      •	 Ohio State University
                                                                                                        •	 Indian Institute of Management,                                           •	 Vanderbilt University
                                                             Spain                                                                               •	 Southern Methodist University
                                                                                                           Ahmedabad                                                                 •	 Washington University in St Louis
                                                             •	 Escuela Superior de Administración y                                             •	 Tulane University
                                                                Dirección de Empresas                   •	 Indian School of Business
                                                             •	 IESE Business School
                                                                                                        Japan
                                                             •	 Instituto de Empresa Graduate                                                    Africa and Middle East
                                                                                                        •	 International University of Japan
                                                                Business School
                                                                                                        Korea                                    Israel
                                                             Switzerland
                                                                                                        •	 KAIST Graduate School of              •	 Tel Aviv University
                                                             •	 University of St. Gallen
                                                                                                           Management
                                                             United Kingdom                             •	 Sungkyunkwan University               South Africa
         Our exchange partners                               •	 London Business School                                                           •	 University of Cape Town




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                                                                                                        Singapore
                                                             •	 University of Manchester – Manchester
                                                                                                        •	 Nanyang Business School, Nanyang
                                                                Business School
                                                                                                           Technological University
                                                                                                        •	 National University of Singapore




          Countries            Exchange schools
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  MBA LIFE
     MBA EXPERIENCE                                                                                                                     International Night
                                                                                                                                                                                     HKUST Credit Suisse Asian
                                                                                                                                                                                     MBA Football Cup
     At HKUST, you will live an intensive, stimulating and engaging life.
     You will have the opportunity to put what you learn in class into                                                                  Mid-Autumn Festival                          Mixer with students from Kellogg-EMBA
     immediate practice in a risk-free environment, and gain one of the                                                                 Celebration                                  and MSc in Global Finance

     world’s best networks for Asian business.




     Student clubs
     Other than our five career clubs, we also     •	 Five career clubs                         •	 Real Estate Club
     have a range of other clubs and groups           (refer to p.21 for details)               •	 Diplomatic Club
     initiated by students, which can serve as     •	 Japan Club                                •	 Football Club
     excellent additional platforms to connect
                                                   •	 Korea Club                                •	 Gourmet Club
     with the business industry and put your
                                                   •	 Taiwan Club                               •	 Net Impact
     leadership skills into action.
                                                   •	 Emerging and Opportunity Markets          •	 Sailing Club
                                                      Club
                                                                                                •	 Wine Society
                                                                                                                                                                                     HKUST MBA Finance Conference
                                                   •	 Energy Alliance
                                                                                                •	 Women’s Leadership Club
                                                   •	 Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Club
                                                                                                •	 or any new club you plan to create


     the HKUSt Network
     We might not be one of the world’s oldest     •	 Build a lifelong network with your classmates and over 4,000 alumni
     educational institutions, but our strong         who are active across more than 30 countries
     reputation is already attracting the highly   •	 Benefit from the local business experience of students from our part-
     talented from around the globe. Here, you        time MBA programs in Hong Kong and Shenzhen, who are already
     will meet many people, some of whom              working here
     could play pivotal roles in your future. At   •	 Network with top executives from prominent multinational firms at
     HKUST, you can expect to:                        our Kellogg-HKUST EMBA Program.


                                                                                                                                        HKUST 1-Million Entrepreneurship Challenge

     Alumni Profile
                                                                                                                                        Alumni Annual Dinner
     Job Location                                           Professional Field
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  MBA LIFE
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     CAMPUS LIFE
     Imagine what a difference a year can make. Now imagine
     spending it in a serene environment, framed by green
     hillsides and the sparkling waters of Clearwater Bay, with
     one of the world’s most dynamic city centers just a short trip
     away. In addition to modern classrooms, libraries and other
     learning venues equipped with the latest technologies, you                                                                                2
     will also enjoy high-quality health and sports facilities and
     various amenities to meet your daily needs on campus.




     Location                                       Accommodation                                Campus facilities
     HKUST is located in the Eastern section of     Whether you decide to live on or off         Find everything you need close by,
     Hong Kong’s New Territories, near famous       campus, life is equally convenient when      including banks, a bookshop, medical
     tourist attraction Sai Kung. Other parts of    you study at HKUST. You can apply for on-    and dental clinics and a supermarket,         3                                    4
     Hong Kong are within easy reach via the        campus housing for a single-occupancy        all conveniently located on campus. A
     extensive and modern citywide subway           room of around 100 sq. ft. with shared       multitude of Asian and Western catering
     system, which is linked to the campus via      facilities at HK$3,800 per month             outlets are also just steps away.
     a short bus or minibus ride.                   (tentative). All rooms are air-conditioned
                                                                                                 Enjoy the fabulous sea view as you study
                                                    and have broadband Internet access.
                                                                                                 in our five-storey library overlooking
     New Business Building
                                                    Students living with families or want        Clearwater Bay. Want to work on a new
     Our business school will be housed in          to live outside campus can opt for           language? Visit our language center, which
     a brand new self-contained building on         apartments near HKUST, such as the           offers a range of language courses and a
     campus starting from 2013. It will feature     Tseung Kwan O area, where they can           self-access center with a great variety of
     state-of-the-art facilities and technologies   reach the campus in around 10 minutes        multimedia resources for personal study.
     for learning. The student lounge, career       via public transportation.                   Wireless Internet service is also available
     library, classrooms and breakout rooms                                                      across the entire campus to facilitate
     will also be available for our students’                                                    study and work.                               5
     exclusive use on the MBA level.
                                                                                                 HKUST also has a number of sports
                                                                                                 facilities (many spectacularly located on
                                                                                                 the shore). These include 2 swimming
                                                                                                 pools, 8 tennis courts, a 400-meter
                                                                                                 athletic track, an all-weather Astroturf
                                                                                                 soccer pitch, facilities for basketball,
                                                                                                 squash, beach volleyball and many more.




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                                                                                                                                               1-6: HKUST Clearwater Bay Campus   7: The new HKUST Business Building (computer generated image)
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                                                                                                                                                                                                               ADMISSIONS
                                                                                                   How to apply




                                                                                                                  1
                                                                                                                      Admissions timetable
                                                                                                                      There is one MBA intake commencing in August each year.
                                                                                                                      Admissions operate on a phase basis. International applicants
                                                                                                                      are encouraged to apply in Phase 1 or 2 to allow sufficient time
                                                                                                                      for personal preparations and arrival at Hong Kong for the MBA.

                                                                                                                                   Application Deadline Interview Notification       Admissions Results

                                                                                                                       Phase 1     13 Nov 2012              11 Jan 2013              8 Feb 2013
                                                                                                                       Phase 2     3 Jan 2013               1 Mar 2013               28 Mar 2013
                                                                                                                       Phase 3     13 Mar 2013              10 May 2013              7 Jun 2013




                                                                                                                  2
                                                                                                                      Make an application
                                                                                                                      Online application forms are available on the HKUST MBA
                                                                                                                      program website. Your application should include:
                                                                                                                      i.   Completed online application     v. TOEFL / IELTS official score
                                                                                                                           form, including essays              report (if applicable)
                                                                                                                      ii. Three online work references      vi. Employment and salary proof
                                                                                                                      iii. Academic transcripts             vii. Application fee of HK$1,560
                                                                                                                      iv. GMAT official score report
                                                                                                                      Please refer to the online guidelines on how to complete the
                                                                                                                      application form and submit supporting documents. We accept fax
                                                                                                                      or scanned copies of items (iii) to (vi) at the application stage.




                                                                                                                  3
                                                                                                                      Interview
                                                                                                                      We conduct personal interviews with shortlisted applicants




     TAKE ACTION TODAY
                                                                                                                      residing in Hong Kong and in Asia where possible. Otherwise
                                                                                                                      a video interview will be arranged. Motivation, interpersonal
                                                                                                                      and communication skills, career plans and maturity will be
                                                                                                                      assessed during interview.




                                                                                                                  4
                                                                                                                      Admissions decision
                                                                                                                      Evaluation is based on the information provided in the
                                                                                                                      application and interview performance. Admissions decisions
                                                                                                                      are not formula-driven but depend on an applicant’s overall
     Admissions Requirements
                                                                                                                      profile. Admissions results will be available 12 weeks after the
                                                                                                                      application deadline.
     We are looking for highly dynamic and talented individuals




                                                                                                                  5
     who can go beyond their limits in the pursuit of success.
     To join the HKUST MBA program, you should meet the                                                               Accept an offer
     following requirements:
                                                                  Are you ready for                                   Successful candidates are required to return a signed
                                                                  the HKUST MBA experience?                           acceptance form together with a non-refundable deposit of
     •	 Strong bachelor degree;                                                                                       HK$50,000 before the stated deadline.
     •	 Satisfactory GMAT score;                                  Submit your online application
     •	 Minimum two years of full-time work experience after      and make a difference to your




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        your first degree; and                                    future today.
     •	 Good TOEFL / IELTS result if English was not the                                                              Program orientation
        language of instruction at the undergraduate level        > www.mba.ust.hk/ft/apply                           All participants start the MBA program by attending the
     > www.mba.ust.hk/ft/requirements                                                                                 five-day residential program in August. Those interested in
                                                                                                                      learning Mandarin can join the Putonghua training program
                                                                                                                      for beginners and those with non-business background are
                                                                                                                      expected to join the MBA accelerator in early August.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                             ADMISSIONS
     FINANCING
     YOUR MBA
                                                                                                                  Scholarships   The following scholarships and awards were available for specific groups of admitted
                                                                                                                                 candidates or students last year. For the latest scholarships available in intake 2013,
                                                                                                                  and awards
                                                                                                                                 please visit our website:

                                                                                                                                 > www.mba.ust.hk/ft/scholarships

                                                                                                                                  Requirement                                             Scholarship amount (HKd)
                                                                                                                                  Top 10-20% of the admitted candidates                   $60,000 - $125,000
     Program fee     The total fee for full-time MBA program (either 12-month or 16-month mode) stands at
                     HK$545,000* (equivalent to ~US$69,900) for intake 2013.                                                      Students with exceptional leadership and                $300,000
                                                                                                                                  significant contribution to the HKUST MBA
                     Successful applicants who accept a place on the program are requested to pay a
                                                                                                                                  community
                     non-refundable deposit of HK$50,000 (equivalent to ~US$6,400), which will be offset
                     against their outstanding program fees. The balance will be paid in two installments.                        Candidates with financial needs                         $60,000 - $150,000
                                                                                                                                  Non-Asians with Asian exposure or language              $125,000
                     Students who opt for the one semester exchange program will continue to pay HKUST
                                                                                                                                  proficiency in Chinese or an Asian language
                     tuition fees for the credits transferred from exchange schools. Travel and living expenses
                     vary according to the location of exchange schools and are not included in the estimate.                     Asians with international exposure                      $125,000
                                                                                                                                  Candidates from Africa, Latin America or                $125,000
                                                                                                                                  Middle East interested in China business
                     Estimated expenses for a 12-month period of study:
                                                                                                                                  Permanent residents of China or Hong Kong               $125,000
                                                                        HKD               USD (equivalent)                        Spanish nationals                                       Covers full tuition fee, flight
                         Total MBA Program Fee (intake 2013)            $545,000*         $69,900                                                                                         ticket costs and offers monthly
                                                                                                                                                                                          allowance
                         Accommodation on campus                        $45,600           $5,800
                                                                                                                                  Candidates having a connection with                     Covers full tuition fee, flight
                         Books and supplies                             $10,000           $1,300                                  Andalusia by birth, residence, work, university         ticket costs and offers living
                         Living expenses                                $84,000           $10,800                                 or blood                                                allowance and assistance in
                                                                                                                                                                                          joining the Andalusia job market
                         Miscellaneous                                  $30,000           $3,800
                                                                                                                                                                                          upon graduation
                         Total                                          $714,600          $91,600
                                                                                                                                  Kuwaiti candidates                                      Offers a monthly stipend of
                     *
                         Subject to University’s approval.                                                                                                                                $34,000, book and computer al-
                                                                                                                                                                                          lowances of $28,000 and covers
                                                                                                                                                                                          flight ticket costs
                     For Hong Kong residents                          For U.S. citizens                                           Participants of World MBA Tour or World Grad            $15,600 or $78,000
     Financial aid   If you are a Hong Kong resident, you             If you are a U.S. citizen, you may be                       School
                     may be eligible for non-means tested             eligible for the Direct Stafford Loans
                     loans through the Government Student             administered by the U.S. Department of
                     Financial Assistance Agency. The                 Education. Visit www.fafsa.ed.gov for
                     HKUST MBA program is also listed as a            more details.
                     reimbursable course under the Continuing
                     Education Fund Scheme. This provides             For Canadian, Indian, Singaporean and
                     reimbursement up to HK$10,000 for those          U.K. citizens
                     who fulfill the criteria. Find more details of   Special bank loan packages offered
                     the Non-means Tested Loan Scheme and             at competitive rates are available for
                     Continuing Education Fund at                     candidates from Canada, India, Singapore
                     www.sfaa.gov.hk                                  and U.K. More details are available on
                                                                      www.mba.ust.hk/ft/scholarships.
HKUST Business School
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Tel:    (852) 2358 7539
Fax:    (852) 2705 9596
Email: mba@ust.hk
www.mba.ust.hk     facebook.com/HKUSTMBA        twitter.com/HKUSTMBA

								
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