CUHK Business School celebrates 60 years of founding as the first business school in AsiaHONG KONG SAR – Media OutReach – 10 March 2023 – The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School held a reception event on Thursday 9 March 2023, kicking off its 60th anniversary campaign to celebrate the impact it created in business education, forging the largest network of business school alumni in the city over the past six decades.
Professor Rocky S. Tuan, CUHK Vice-Chancellor and President, congratulated the Faculty of Business Administration for making remarkable accomplishments as a trailblazer in business education in Hong Kong and in Asia, “It gives me much pride to see our strong community of staff, students and alumni of the Business School constantly commit themselves to creating positive impact on business and society through teaching, learning, research and practice. The high-achieving professionals, leaders and entrepreneurs that the School has nurtured over the past six decades have been contributing significantly to Hong Kong, the country and the world. As we celebrate the doubled happiness of the School’s 60th anniversary and CUHK’s diamond jubilee this year, I sincerely wish the School will continue to prosper and nurture successive generations of talents who steer and shape the business landscape of Hong Kong, the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area and beyond, further solidifying CUHK’s unique position as a place where great minds shine.”
Professor Zhou Lin, Dean of CUHK Business School, remarked, “Our achievements today would not have been possible without our founders, former leaders, partners, colleagues, alumni and students. As we embark on a new chapter, we will carry the torch of our founding mission and proud heritage and continue to cultivate value-driven business leaders capable of tackling the most complex issues for the future.”
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About CUHK Business School
CUHK Business School comprises two schools – Accountancy, and Hotel and Tourism Management – and four departments: Decision Sciences and Managerial Economics, Finance, Management, and Marketing. Established in Hong Kong in 1963, it was the first business school to offer BBA, MBA, and Executive MBA programmes in Asia. Today, CUHK Business School offers 10 undergraduate programmes and 21 graduate programmes, including MBA, EMBA, MAcc, MSc, MPhil, DBA, and PhD. The school currently has more than 4,600 undergraduate and postgraduate students from more than 20 countries and regions.
In the Financial Times Executive MBA Ranking 2022, CUHK’s EMBA was ranked 24th in the world. CUHK Business School has the largest number of business alumni (more than 40,000) among universities and business schools in Hong Kong, many of whom are business leaders.