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Global Executive Master of Business Administration, M.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 20 months
Shanghai, China
The Global Executive Master of Business Administration from China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) is a top-ranked, part-time programme that balances China Depth and Global Breadth for high-achieving business leaders who want to take their career and personal development to the next level. 
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With modules available in 11 cities worldwide, a diverse student body from more than 20 countries, and two integrated cohorts running between China, Europe and Africa, CEIBS Global EMBA provides unparalleled opportunities for participants to expand their global network, while plugging into China's largest business school alumni network.

The Global Executive Master of Business Administration from China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) is for high-potential, upper-level executives and entrepreneurs, to advance their careers by deeply enriching and developing their leadership skills and analytical ability.

Learning Objective

The CEIBS Global EMBA is designed to enhance your professional experience as an executive within an organisation, with a focus on Accounting & Finance, Marketing, Economics & Decision Sciences, and Management. On completion of the courses, you are expected to achieve the following four objectives:

  • Understand and be able to apply fundamental concepts from the basic business domains of Accounting & Finance, Economics & Decision Sciences, Marketing and Management.
  • Be able to integrate knowledge and concepts across functional areas to diagnose and solve complex business problems.
  • Understand the unique challenges of operating in China's business environment as an integrated part of the global economy.
  • Understand and be able to apply appropriate leadership behaviour and skills for enhancing personal and organisational effectiveness.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Leadership and personal development
  • Business fundamentals
  • Strategic Capabilities and Integrating Business Functions
  • Global Journey

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    There are 4 admission rounds:

    • 6 January
    • 28 March
    • 13 Junge
    • 23 August
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 20 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Undergraduate university degree or above.
  • 10 years' work experience with 7 years in managerial positions. (You are welcome to contact us for an assessment of your experience.)
  • Strong command of both written and spoken English.
  • A highly committed organisation that allows you two working days off each month to attend classes; financial sponsorship not obligatory.

Work Experience

At least 10 year(s) of work experience are required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    61800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 103000 USD for the full programme and a duration of 20 months.
  • National

    61800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 103000 USD for the full programme and a duration of 20 months.
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Living costs for Shanghai

  • 5481 - 10140 CNY/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


The CEIBS Global EMBA programme design is based on the full-time MBA programme format, but is tailored in its curriculum, methodology and schedule to meet the needs of senior executives. The programme allows you to pursue an MBA degree without interrupting your career and while still contributing to your employers. The programme design will allow you to synthesise work experience with academic studies to enhance your performance in both arenas. Currently, 40 to 50 percent of CEIBS Global EMBA students are sponsored or partly sponsored by their employers.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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