UCLA Anderson School of Management and National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School to Hold Information Sessions in Beijing and Shanghai for Dual Degree Global Executive MBA Program

UCLA Anderson School of Management
2009-10-30 10:19 1303

Four countries. Two top universities. Two degrees.

One extraordinary experience.

BEIJING, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-Asia/ --

The UCLA - NUS Global Executive MBA program from two of the world's top, globally-recognized universities, announced that the universities will hold information sessions in Beijing on November 10 at China World Hotel and in Shanghai on November 9 at Swissotel Grand Shanghai for their dual-degree Global Executive MBA program.

"Our program provides participants with the opportunity to learn from world-renowned and award-winning faculties, and become immersed in both Asian and North American perspectives during the residential segments in Singapore, Los Angeles, Shanghai and Bangalore. Upon completion, participants have developed the essential skill sets and global leadership capabilities that are directly relevant to the most critical business and organizational issues in our rapidly globalizing world," said UCLA Anderson Senior Associate Dean and Professor Chris Erickson, Academic Director of the UCLA - NUS Executive MBA Program.

The program allows senior executives from anywhere in the world to participate in an unparalleled global learning experience without interrupting their careers.

-- Unique One Of A Kind Format: comprises six two-week segments over 15

months -- segments are held in four different locations: 2x Singapore,

2x Los Angeles, 1x Shanghai and 1x Bangalore -- designed to

accommodate the demanding schedules of busy executives.

-- Global Learning Environment: with 50% of participants flying in for

segments from other continents (not countries!), the class is uniquely

diverse not only by nationality, culture, and industry and functional

background, but importantly, participants are currently both working

and living in very different parts of the globe.

-- Earn Two World-Class MBAs In 15 Months: from two of the world's top,

globally-recognized universities: University of California, Los

Angeles and the National University of Singapore.

"The company visits were particularly enriching, especially when I was able to compare and contrast the different business practices and challenges of organizations that spanned the range from global multinationals to locally-grown businesses," said Kyle Smith, Product Unit Manager, Windows Server Solutions Group, Microsoft China Research & Development Group, Shanghai, UCLA -- NUS EMBA Class of 2009.

"Seeing the future take shape in front of my eyes and the opportunity to talk to CEOs of multinational companies in China and India was of incomparable value. It brings you to the real business world, which is beyond the theoretical discussions in any classroom setting," said Rosario Cajucom-Bradbury, CEO & MD, SGS Philippines and SGS Gulf Limited, UCLA - NUS EMBA Class of 2007.

Information Sessions: register now at


When: Tuesday, November 10, 2009: 7:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Where: China World Hotel, No. 1 Jianguomenwai Avenue, Beijing


When: Thursday, November 19, 2009: 7:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Where: Swissotel Grand Shanghai, 1 Yu Yuan Road, Jing An District,


About UCLA Anderson School of Management

Established in 1935, UCLA Anderson School of Management is regarded among the leading management schools in the world. Each year, UCLA Anderson provides management education to more than 1,800 students enrolled in full-time, part-time and executive MBA programs, Master of Financial Engineering and doctoral programs, and to more than 2,000 professional managers through executive education programs. UCLA Anderson and many of its academic programs and departments are perennially ranked among the best on the world. Its award-winning faculty is renowned for teaching excellence and innovative research in advancing management thinking. The worldwide Anderson community is one of the world's largest and most renowned alumni networks with more than 36,000 corporate executives, entrepreneurs, consultants, high-tech innovators, financiers and other professional in more than 100 countries.

About NUS Business School Established in 1965, NUS Business School is known for its focus in providing management thought leadership from an Asian perspective, enabling students and corporate partners to leverage on the best global knowledge and deep Asian insights to drive business growth in Asia and around the world. This combination of global knowledge and Asian insights is reflected in all aspects of its research, teaching and industry outreach. As Asia's Global Business School, NUS Business School is a leading authority on business in Asia. The School delivers rigorous, relevant and rewarding business and management education to more than 2,500 BBA, MBA, Executive MBA and PhD students and to more than 2,000 annual participants through Executive Education programs with a global alumni network of over 45,000 alumni leading and transforming organizations around the globe.

Source: UCLA Anderson School of Management