5 Ways an MBA at Peking University-National School of Development Opens Career Opportunities

When choosing an MBA program one of the most important aspects to consider is what are your career opportunities after graduation. This is becoming increasingly important in an increasingly VUCA world (volatile, uncertain, complex, ambiguous).

We took a deeper look into the Peking University National School of Development BiMBA program which is one of the best MBA programs in China. One of the strengths of the program is the special focus on career support. The program is available in full time and part time mode so you can have the option of working while studying.

Here are the five ways PKU-NSD can open endless opportunities for its MBA graduates:

1. Complete access to Career Development Department (CDD)

PKU- NSD’s Career Development Department provides personalized consulting and placement assistance to MBA students. Powered by its strong relationship with local and multinational companies, CDD provides you the best career options that you could only dream of.

April 21, 2021 – Peking University recently held its 5th Career Day,
attracting more than 1,500 student participants during the 4-hour event.

CDD provides highly valuable services which include: career mentors, career coaching, career consulting day, company visits, summer internship programs, employer presentations, job postings and more!

A student talks with a representative of a Huawei.

2. Full support of NSD’s alumni department

“Once BiMBA, Always BiMBA.”

PKU-NSD has one of the most powerful and elite alumni networks in the world. When you graduate with an MBA from BiMBA, you earn a place within the NSD alumni community of more than 15,000 business leaders, professional managers and entrepreneurs both domestically and internationally.

You will gain access to diverse activities such as alumni gathering events, internship/job fairs and other sponsored alumni events. These activities connects you to NSD’s most successful alumni. As part of giving back, many NSD alumni recruit promising MBA students to be part of their companies.

Peking University Alumni Association – Germany chapter

3. Influence of a global professional network

NSD has partnered with world-leading business schools to offer truly global MBA programs. These are the University College London, #10 globally and #3 in the UK for QS World University Rankings 2021 and Vlerick Business School, a triple-accredited and top European management school with campuses with campuses in Brussels, Ghent, and Leuven, Belgium.

Through NSD’s partnerships with UCL and Vlerick Business School, MBA students at PKU can tap into two strong global professional networks overseas. This is especially helpful if students want to pursue careers in government and international corporations.

4. Highly internationalized curriculum

NSD has a wholistic and internationalized curriculum with integrates core subjects such as accounting and finance, strategy, organizational behavior and leadership and economics and business. All these subjects provide students with deep insights and opportunities in managing and leading companies.

5. Opens a path to entrepreneurship

NSD encourages students to explore entrepreneurship after graduating from their MBA programs.

Under PKU-UCL MBA, students take an elective module on entrepreneurship which is offered in London. PKU-Vlerick MBA on the other hand, offers three electives on entrepreneurship.

In 2020, NSD teamed up with PKU Entrepreneur’s Training Camp, a not-for-profit platform affiliated with the PKU Alumni Association, to launch a boot camp for young entrepreneurs, the first edition of which ran from August 29 to 30.

Sabrina Wang is an international student taking up PKU-UCL MBA. Through BiMBA’s curriculum and entrepreneurship subjects, she was motivated to grow her furniture subscription company called Mobelo. Watch her interview!


Learn More about BiMBA of the National School of Development

Peking University logoBiMBA Business School of the National School of Development at Peking University (previously Beijing International MBA Program at Peking University), was established in 1998 and is situated in Peking University’s beautiful former royal garden, Langrun Garden.

As the leading university think-tank in China, the National School of Development provides BiMBA students with a platform to understand micro- issues from a macro- standpoint and truly grasp the ‘big picture’ in management. It is for this reason that BiMBA is known in the business world as the ‘Business School within a think-tank’.

PKU BiMBA’s outstanding rankings include:

  • Forbes, 2015 Best Business Schools in China Ranking: No. 1 in the Most Valuable Full-time MBA, No. 1 Highest on Salary Part-time MBA, No. 1 Highest Satisfaction on Executive MBA (EMBA)
  • Fortune: No. 1 in the Most Valuable MBA in China
  • QS Global, 2017: No. 1 in China – Best 250 Business Schools Report

Admissions for NSD MBA programs is ongoing. Learn more about BiMBA here.

Content crafter at China Admissions with nine years of professional writing experience. Fil-Chinese who honors my heritage every day. On a fascinating journey exploring China and tracing my ancestry. See China through my lens.
Christine Chiu

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