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Kellogg-HKUST Executive MBA

Northwestern University: Kellogg
Program summary
16 months
Chicago, Illinois, Hong Kong

Program description

The Kellogg-HKUST Executive MBA Program is a partnership between the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University (Kellogg) and The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology's School of Business and Management (HKUST Business School).

The program is tailor made for senior executives in Asia who have attained positions of leadership in their organizations. It helps them to raise the bar and understand the challenges ahead in a global context. The program develops competencies required by executives to make their businesses more competitive. Executive MBA participants learn about the latest global management tools and concepts.

Organized in short but intensive modules, participants take two courses each month. Courses cut across traditional subject areas, providing tools and techniques for solving complex managerial problems. Emphasis is on three specific areas of management skills:

 Behavior in learning organizations
 International management
 Managing groups of co-operating firms for international competitiveness

Application and Admission Requirements

Applicants for admission to the Executive MBA program must:
a. Possess a bachelor's degree from a recognized university or an approved institution, or possess recognized professional qualifications equivalent to a degree;
b. Have at least 10 years of significant full-time work experience after obtaining their bachelor's degree or professional qualifications; and
c. Have company sponsorship and support.

In addition to an academic background, the candidates should be able to demonstrate that:
a. Their organization sponsor considers they are outstanding and have potential within the organization;
b. They are holding, or will soon hold, positions of executive responsibility that make the program of value in furthering their career; and
c. They have both the time and the motivation to make the commitment to attend classes and prepare assignments.

Degree and diploma etc.

Upon successful completion, participants are awarded one Master of Business Administration degree issued jointly by Northwestern University and HKUST. Graduates become alumni of both universities.

Expenses / Tuition Fees

The program fee for 2008-2009 is HK$805,000 (US$103,600). Program fees cover everything from faculty teaching, books and course materials, to spacious accommodation, including room bookings for all weekends at HKUST, the live-in weeks at HKUST and the Kellogg School, as well as all meals.

About school

Northwestern University: Kellogg

The Kellogg School of Management develops global leaders in a culture of innovation and collaboration. Kellogg imparts Intellectual Depth, Leadership Skills and Social Responsibility, Experiential Learning and a Global Perspective to students in its Full-Time, Part-Time and Executive MBA programs...

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Contact info

Northwestern University: Kellogg

2001 Sheridan Rd
IL 60208 Evanston

Phone no: +1 847-491-3300

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