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China Executive MBA

CHEMBA, China Executive MBA, is a joint EMBA program offered by Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota and Lingnan College of Sun Yat-sen University. As one of the first joint programs approved by the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China and the Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council in 1999, the program provides mid-to-high level managers and executives a high-quality business education with world-class faculty from both schools. Students receive an MBA Degree from the Carlson School upon completion of required courses.

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Carlson Global Executive MBA - China Program at a Glance

The program gives experienced professionals the skills and knowledge to manage complex international business challenges. It is tailored to the dynamic business environment of the South China region. The curriculum examines senior management practices in a global economy with increasing technological, political, and social changes. Along with a rigorous curriculum, the program allows business leaders to work with diverse peers and top international faculty committed to cutting-edge research. The program takes place primarily in Guangzhou, China.


Welcoming the twenty second cohort of CHEMBA students to the Carlson School of Management. 

Ant Financial Services President Eric Jing Makes $5 Million Gift to the Carlson School

During a recent visit, Ant Financial Services President and China Executive MBA alum Eric Jing announced a $5 million gift to strengthen the Carlson School’s relationship with China.

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The unique experience is that each module is taught by professors from both Carlson and Lingnan. This always drives us all to think deeper from the variety of cultural, geographical and market perspectives. This, to me, is a true global EMBA program

Stephen Deng, CEO of Guangzhou DM Fulfillment Technology Company Limited

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