Business schools are focusing on financial technology, or fintech, and entrepreneurship to help MBA students apply new skills. This comes as fintech innovations continue to disrupt long-standing financial structures and change the way that traditional financial instruments are used.
With fintech, AI and entrepreneurship and innovation hot topics across the business community, Stephanie Villemagne, Associate Dean of Graduate Programs and Director of MBA Programs at CUHK Business School, tells South China Morning Post its MBA curriculum will offer two concentration options that will focus on finance and technology, and entrepreneurship and innovation. To provide robustness and rigor, the School offers comprehensive entrepreneurship program to nurture students’ creativity, innovation and entrepreneurial mindset. “Our courses are very practical because they feature real-life cases,” Villemagne says. “We have also launched new courses to focus on fintech, social entrepreneurship and sustainability.”
In addition to the interactive classroom sessions and opportunities to network, CUHK MBA includes business field studies to emerging markets. “As well as cultural and social issues, students are able to broaden their horizons, get an insight into local business practices, acquire a range of new business skills and enhance their business acumen,” she says… Read More
This article was first published on the CUHK Business School’s website on February 8, 2018.
The story appeared in the Professional Education Guide 2018, a print booklet published by South China Morning Post with headline “Switch to new skills” on 1 January, 2018.