Johnson Furthers Global Education Goals Through New China Partnership

January 20, 2011

Alliance with Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business will connect Elite Chinese Leaders with Cornell’s world-class students and faculty

ITHACA, N.Y., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management has announced the partnership with the Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB), one of the leading business schools in China. Specific areas of collaboration will include MBA student exchange, a certificate program hosted by Johnson for an EMBA outbound group from CKGSB, a joint energy certificate program for senior executives from the Chinese energy sector in Ithaca, and the Parker Center of Investment Research and related Johnson parties serving as advisor for the setup of the China Investment Fund at CKGSB.

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“This collaboration will further Johnson’s footprint in China, particularly among the elite business leaders in that region,” said Ya-Ru Chen, Nicholas H. Noyes professor of Management and Global Business at the Johnson School.

“Our partnership with Johnson will help students of both schools better prepared for the increasingly globalized business world,” said Li Zhou, assistant dean of CKGSB.

About Johnson at Cornell University

Founded in 1946, the Johnson is Cornell University’s graduate school of management. Consistently ranked as one of the top graduate schools of business, the Johnson School builds upon Cornell’s depth and breadth of distinguished research and teaching, and its vast, worldwide network of alumni, faculty, and colleagues. The school’s “performance learning” approach offers students defined frameworks and analytical tools, combined with expert feedback to solve real problems in real organizations. Deliberately small and extremely selective, the Johnson School maintains an intense, collaborative community, where students develop teamwork and networking skills that foster innovation and deliver results. Programs include one- and two-year MBA degrees, an Executive MBA and the Cornell-Queen’s Executive MBA, which offers interactive videoconferencing sessions across the U.S. and Canada. For more about Johnson at Cornell University visit www.johnson.cornell.edu.

About Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business

Founded in Beijing in November 2002 by Li Ka-shing, Asia’s most successful entrepreneur, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business is China’s first private, non-profit, and independent business school. Headquartered in Beijing with campuses in Shanghai and Shenzhen, CKGSB offers MBA, EMBA, and executive education programs. CKGSB’s mission is to generate world-class insights on management theory and practice and to develop leaders for a new era of global business in China and beyond. For more about CKGSB visit http://www.cheungkong-gsb.com/Default.aspx.

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