Put Yourself on a New Path to Success with the Fudan MBA

The admissions deadline is on 30th April 2022

For future business leaders and entrepreneurs, there is no better program to enhance your China knowledge, establish a global network, and gain hands-on business knowledge than the Fudan MBA Program located in the financial hub of Shanghai, China.

Both full-time MBA (2 years, taught in English) and part-time MBA (2.5 years, taught in Mandarin) are available for international applicants.

Join the Fudan MBA’s incoming class this fall. The final round of applications are due April 30, 2022.
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About the Fudan MBA

Study at one of the oldest and most selective universities in China, located in Shanghai at the heart of China’s economic engine.

The Fudan International MBA Program was launched in 1996 through a collaboration between Fudan University School of Management and MIT Sloan School of Management. Since its foundation, the Fudan MBA Program has trained business leaders active on both the domestic and international scene. The program aims to cultivate professionals with an international perspective and entrepreneurial spirit, well-adjusted to the demands of economic globalization in China and the rest of the world.

Fudan MBA timeline

In the 2022 Financial Times (FT) ranking of Top 100 MBA programs worldwide, the Fudan MBA Program once again ranks among the top MBAs in the world.

  • #1 in China among Business Schools of Chinese Universities
  • #3 in Asia-Pacific 
  • #32 in the world!

Fudan MBA Ranked Best in Asia for MBA Careers

The Fudan IMBA also is one of the top-rated programs for career advancement by multiple metrics in the FT rankings:

  • Salary percentage increase: #2 worldwide, #1 in China
  • Career service rank: #1 in Asia
  • Aims Achieved: #1 in China
  • Career Progress: #6 worldwide

Fudan’s focus on career reform and development, as well as their dedicated career services, propelled the Fudan MBA to the top of the rankings. Fudan’s MBA curriculum is constantly evolving to meet the shifting challenges of the business world. Learning through practice and incorporating the most up-to-date business strategies keeps Fudan MBA graduates one step ahead of the competition. Fudan’s robust and student-focused career services prepare students for the future by prioritizing real-world learning, greater understanding of Chinese business, deeper connections and networks, and personal growth and self-confidence.

Fudan MBA students

…And Where are the MBA Graduates Going?

From a student’s first day at Fudan, on-campus career service activities will be offered to help students start developing and planning their career path. And the MBA Career Development Office (CDO) serves a vital role in connecting Fudan’s MBA students with leading firms. It provides students with valuable insight and resources in career development, internships, and employment.

Upon graduating from Fudan, you will join a closely connected network of more than 51,000 FDSM alumni worldwide with alumni representative offices in Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen, Hong Kong, Taipei, New York, and Singapore, etc.

Fudan MBA alumni careers

How Much Time Will it Cost Me? What Results Can I Expect?

The Fudan International MBA (IMBA) is a two-year full-time program. The Chinese university year runs from September to June, with holiday breaks in the winter and summer. Most students take advantage of the holiday breaks to travel or undertake an internship at one of the many Chinese and international companies located in Shanghai.

The coursework develops a strong foundation in fundamental business, marketing, and managerial concepts while deepening students’ knowledge of Chinese and Asian markets and providing room to hone in on their interests with electives, hands-on programs, and extracurricular opportunities. Fudan IMBA students can take advantage of resources from both Fudan and MIT Sloan, with expert career advice and networks of professors and alumni from around the world. Students will graduate with both academic and practical knowledge, ideally placed to achieve great heights in future business careers whether in China or the world.

Fudan MBA students can also choose to apply for one of the below listed programs as the second degree. If admitted, the students will spend the second academic year in North America. After fulfilling both institutions’ requirements, the students will be awarded a master degree for the program, beside the MBA degree from Fudan University.

  • MIT Sloan School of Management: Master of Science in Management Studies (MSMS)
  • Yale School of Management: Master of Advanced Management Program (MAM)
  • Schulich School of Business, York University MBA Program

Joining a cohort of international and Chinese students from diverse backgrounds, Fudan IMBA students forge lifelong bonds and networks that last far beyond graduation day. Fudan IMBA graduates will join both Fudan and MIT Sloan alumni networks, a lifelong resource of both business connections and friendships.

I’m a Chinese Passport Holder. Can I Apply?

Yes, Chinese passport holders can apply to the Fudan MBA! The enrollment of 2023 intake is available now, check more details on the official webpage: https://www.fdsm.fudan.edu.cn/fdmba/

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Contact Fudan IMBA

E-mail: imba@fudan.edu.cn
Admission Telephone: + 86 (0)21 5566 4640

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Savannah Billman has a master's degree in Chinese Law and Society at the Yenching Academy of Peking University. She holds a B.A. from NYU Shanghai and has also written for The World of Chinese, TechNode, SupChina, and Sixth Tone.
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