Greater Reach for EMBA-Global
Columbia Business School announced this week that EMBA-Global, their top-ranked partnership program with London Business School, is expanding to Asia. With the inclusion of HKU Business School, this newly minted EMBA-Global Asia program is the first and only executive MBA program jointly located in the three cities that drive global business: New York, London and Hong Kong.
Columbia Business School, London Business School and HKU will confer a joint MBA degree and graduates will gain access to the alumni networks of all three schools. According to the news release, the 20-month program will begin in May 2009 with an inaugural class of approximately 50 students.
EMBA-Global Asia will target globally focused executives and managers, primarily based in Asia, with most of the core curriculum taught in Hong Kong by faculty members drawn from all three schools. Electives will be offered in New York and London as well as Hong Kong and will be open to all EMBA students at the three schools, offering exposure to multiple international markets.