This January, the China Centre held a Welcome Event for the newest Global MBA Candidates for January 2020.
Ms Sherry Fu, Director of the University of Manchester China Centre, Dr Jiyao Xun, Associate MBA Director AMBS, Senior Programme Administrator Ms Maria Serra and China Centre Student Support Team attended the induction and witnessed the new students embarking on their transformational learning journey, which will equip them with global perspectives to become future business leaders.
The new students have a wide range of backgrounds including pharmaceutical, FMCG, manufacturing, law, finance, media management consulting and other business areas, with experience from 6-24 years in large well-known companies, i.e. EF, AstraZeneca, Kimberley, Johnson & Johnson, SABIC, Pfizer, Fosun, New Oriental, Michelin, Michael Page, L’OREAL, Citi bank, Continental and more.
Ms Sherry Fu, Director of the University of Manchester China Centre, delivered a welcome speech. She said that she was very happy to see a new batch of management talents joining Manchester Global MBA Programme, and hoped that everyone could share their knowledge and cultures to become global business leaders of excellence. Dr Jiyao Xun, Associate MBA Director, introduced the curriculum and educational goals of the Manchester Global MBA to the new students. He also highlighted the rigorous teaching and learning philosophy of the University of Manchester.
Ms Maria Serra, Senior Programme Administrator at AMBS introduced innovations in educational technology that are a key component of the MBA programme, which features a blended learning format. During the welcome event, the China Centre prepared a team-building session to help the students adapt to working as a team and get to know each other better.