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HKBU MSc in Business Management Ranked World's Top 100 by Financial Times 2023

13 Sep, 2023
img The Master of Science in Business Management (MScBM) programme of the HKBU School of Business has attained to the world's Top 100 and Asia's 18th by the Financial Times in the latest Masters in Management (MiM) ranking. This recognition comes as a testament to the programme's commitment to fostering a supportive environment and facilitating successful career advancement for its students.

The Financial Times MiM ranking analysed top management programmes across the world based on factors including school diversity, alumni career progression, international experience, carbon footprint and ESG-related teaching. One of the key indicators of the programme's success is the encouraging performance in alumni career progress, with over 80% of alumni reporting fulfilment of their goals upon completion of the programme. In addition, the programme is ranked 48th globally for alumni’s salary percentage increase and 58th in career progress. 

With the growing importance of equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) in every community, the School has also achieved impressive results in diversity, with the percentage of female faculty ranked 23rd and women on board 50th, globally. Moreover, the programme has taken significant steps towards addressing environmental challenges by integrating environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) components into the courses. Considering the carbon neutrality targets set by HKBU, the programme's carbon footprint rank has also reached the 58th position in the world.

“We are pleased to see that the School’s commitment in achieving diversity and inclusion, coupled with its focus on sustainability and environmental responsibility, has garnered recognition from this prestigious ranking,” commented Prof. Yuk Shing Cheng, Interim Dean of the HKBU School of Business. “This significant result also highlights the programme's effectiveness in equipping graduates with the necessary skills and knowledge to flourish in the job market globally.”

Dr. Shui Ki Wan, Director of the HKBU MScBM programme, said, “Alumni’s high satisfaction towards to the programme validates our efforts in offering unique learning experiences for our students. We believe by gradually placing a strong emphasis on ESG principles and promoting teaching methods that align with the concept of net zero, as a further step to solidify our commitment to sustainability, the programme will ensure a thriving career prospects for our students as a gateway to the corporate world of Greater China and Asia.”