The HKUST MBA program is a 16-month full-time MBA program focused on Chinese markets and develops skills necessary to work in a global Business environment. The three focus areas of the program are Creativity, Analytical Thinking and Teamwork. Students who have considerable work experience and international exposure can choose the 12-month accelerated MBA program. The advantage of 16-month program is the inclusion of Internship during summer (first year) and the option to be part of the exchange program during fall (second year).
HKSUT Full-time MBA Core Curriculum: The core curriculum is divided into three focus areas: Foundation, Functional and Integration. The Foundation Cores include the following courses: Preparing to Lead, Data Analysis, Financial Accounting Foundations, Global Macroeconomics, Managerial Accounting Foundations, Managerial Communication and Managerial Microeconomics
The Functional Cores include the following courses: Corporate Finance, Information and Technology Management, Management of Organization, Marketing Strategy and Policy and Operations Management.
The Integrated Cores include the following courses: Doing Business in China, Responsible Leadership and Ethics and Strategic Management.
HKSUT Full-time MBA Electives: HKSUT MBA students can chose electives according to their post-MBA goals and needs. Over 70 electives are provided in the HKUST MBA program. Also, students can choose 5 career tracks: General Management in China, Entrepreneurship and Family Business, Finance, Consulting and Strategic Management, and Marketing.
HKSUT Exchange Program (Full-time MBA): Students can opt to be part of Business School in HKSUT’s partner network. Students can spend a semester in one of the 57 leading Business Schools spread over 17 countries. Some of the notable partners are University of British Columbia, Columbia University, New York University, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, Indian School of Business, Tel Aviv University, International University of Japan, KAIST Graduate School of Management, China Europe International Business School, Nanyang Business School, Australian Graduate School of Management, University of Cape Town, RSM Erasmus University and London Business School.
The HKUST MBA Career Development Office works closely with the full-time MBA students to secure a job after the MBA program. The career development office works on Self-Assessment, Career Counselling and Coaching, Skill Development, Company Presentations and Recruitment Talks, hosting networking events, Summer Internship and Resume Book.