Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) MBA shares a common structure with the programme offered in mainland China (Shenzhen and Xi’an) and it provides a wide range of electives, with an opportunity to focus on Fashion Business, Financial Services, IT Management and Innovation and Design Management.
This programme prepares experienced managers and professionals to solve real-world management problems. The structure is intensive, comprehensive and well-designed. Taught by experienced and committed teaching staff, the programme provides exceptionally good value to students.
This programme builds on the knowledge and skills that participants have developed during their careers. In the Core Subjects, a broad managerial perspective is adopted, while the more specialised Elective Subjects are designed to suit the particular needs of participants and their current and future employers. Students can choose to focus on specific industry areas in their second year of study.
Overall, the PolyU MBA seeks to serve the general management needs of all participants while permitting some specialisation in areas of particular relevance to some students.
PolyU MBA Curriculum
The first year of the programme is designed to introduce students to all of the major business functions, and to business research methods.
The second year provides more in-depth management knowledge, around the theme of leadership in the Asian context, and requires students to address a significant management issue in their MBA Investigative Report. A wide range of Electives is offered so that students can choose to study either general subjects or those from a number of different industry-specific domains.
Core Management Subjects:
Business Research Methods, Financial Accounting for Executives, Financial Management for Executives, Global Economic Environment for Management, Global Leadership in the Asian Context, Leadership Development Programme: - Management Orientation Workshop, Management Skills Workshop, Senior Management Forum, MBA Investigative Report, Management Accounting for Executives, Management Information Systems, Management Policy and Strategy, Marketing Management, Operations Management, Organisational Behaviour & Development
Brand Experience Design for the PRC, China's Financial Sector in the Global Economy, Consumer as Producer: Critical Trends in Product Development and Consumer Culture, Creating and Managing SMEs in Hong Kong and China, Entrepreneurship, Fashion Merchandising Planning & Control, Fashion Retailing, Field Study for Global Business, Globalization and Design, Innovation Tools for Strategic Design, Innovative Products and Services Development, International Fashion & Textile Design, International Management, IT Strategies, Knowledge Management, Managing Change, Multinational Financial Management, Negotiation and Conflict Management, Risk Management for Corporations, Services Marketing, Strategic Design: Regional Case Studies, Supply Chain Management in the Fashion & Textiles, System Dynamics for Business Policy
-Yangtzekiang Garment Limited Scholarship
(Source: Hong Kong Polytechnic University Graduate School of Business)
1) Have a bachelor’s degree, a postgraduate degree or a postgraduate diploma in any area, or an equivalent professional qualification;
2) A minimum of 6 years experience in a managerial or professional capacity; and
3) Be proficient in English