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About Fudan-MIT International MBA Program
The Fudan-MIT International MBA (IMBA) Program was launched in 1996 through collaboration between the Fudan University School of Management and the MIT Sloan School of Management. This program, taught entirely in English, 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. The Fudan-MIT International MBA Program participants who complete all required courses and a thesis will be awarded a MBA degree from Fudan University and a course certificate from the MIT Sloan School of Management. It ranks 89th global MBA by Financial Time in 2013, and No.1 of a university-based MBA in Shanghai.
ProgramType:Full-time MBA, taught entirely in English
Start Dates: End of August every year
Second Degree Options:MIT Sloan MSMS Program, Yale SOM MAM Program
Program Duration: 18 months Courses +6 months Dissertation
Tuition Fee (2014 entry):RMB 198000 for two years
Why Fudan-MIT International MBA Program
1. Collaboration between two leading business schools:
The close cooperation with MIT Sloan School of Management is embodied in the faculty training, visiting professors, curriculum development, student projects, and sharing of alumni networks.
2. Internationalized faculties:
The faculty members (30-40% are international faculty) of the IMBA Program possess both rich academic backgrounds and extensive teaching experiences in business education. Students can also experience lectures by professors from MIT Sloan, industry experts and business executives, who bring cutting-edge ideas and real-world experiences into the classroom.
3. Integrated Action Learning Projects (iLab):
Abundant project-based learning programs (such as business plan competitions, the Fudan-MIT China-Lab project, the Fudan-Wharton GCP project, case development and simulations) provide students with opportunities to apply their knowledge and skills in an international environment.
4. International student exchange program:
As one of the only four member schools of the PIM Organization in mainland China, the School offers about 100 exchange seats from over 40 renowned international business schools to the MBA students. Studying abroad can enhance cross-cultural communication skills and build up international exposure.
5. Professional career development service:
The Fudan MBA Career Development Office, as the first of its kind in China, provides students with resources and professional service in career development and employment. Career services including career planning, workshops, personal consulting, and others help students to better plan their career paths and enhance competitiveness for future career development.
6. Global alumni network:
Full-time study builds strong friendships among the students, which will extend through the two-year program and beyond. This alumni network is a lifelong resource for the Fudan-MIT IMBA Program participants. In addition, IMBA alumni are invited to be MIT Sloan affiliate alumni and become a part of the MIT Sloan alumni network.
7. Best location in Shanghai, China:
The Fudan School of Management is located in Shanghai, one of the world’s fastest growing business hub, and the most influential economic, financial, cultural and technological center in China. While living and studying in Shanghai, students will have ample opportunities to learn about globalization and capital formation in emerging markets along with an understanding of both Western and Chinese management practices.
● A bachelor’s degree or above from a recognized university
● At least two years of full-time work experience
● Acompetitive GMAT score within the period of validity or other equivalent tests
Fees and Expenses
The all-inclusive fee of the two-year Fudan-MIT IMBA Program is USD 33000, which includes tuition, text books, action learning projects, seminars, events, dissertation. Additional costs will be housing, entertainment, transportation and other personal expenses such as laundry, dining or travelling fees.
The IMBA program offers first year and second year student scholarship based on student’s GMAT score, academic performance, leadership potential and contributions to the program
Application Rounds & Deadlines
Nov. 15, 2013
End of November
Jan. 15, 2014
End of January
Mar. 15, 2014
End of March
May. 31, 2014
An application is not completed until you process all the application steps according to the following instruction.
Step 1 Complete the online application via http://mit.fdsm.fudan.edu.cn.
To complete the online application, you will also need to upload all required documents to your application center and pay the application fee online (wire transferring is also acceptable). A list of the application documents can be found as follows:
1. Certified copy of undergraduate diploma/degree
2. Original or certified copy of full undergraduate transcripts
3. Photocopy of main pages of passport
4. Official GMAT Report sent by the test center (if applicable), or other equivalent tests
5. Organizational chart indicating the current position held by the candidate
6. Digital copy of passport-sized photo
7. Most updated resume
8. Two references
9. A nonrefundable application fee: RMB 800 or USD 120
Please note: We will not be in a position to process your application until your supporting documentation has been received.
Step 2 Application evaluations by the Admission Committee
The Admission committee will start the application evaluation after receiving the completed application package. An interview invitation will be sent to the qualified applicant.
Step 3 Interview Scheduling
After receiving the interview invitation, the applicant can make an interview appointment. While making the appointment, the applicant can choose the preferred interview type.
There are three interview types.
a. Face to face interview
b. Online interview
c. Telephone interview (in case the online interview does not work)
Step 4 Interview taking
Applicant takes the interview with the Fudan Admission Committee members.
Step 5 Result release
The admission result will be released in two weeks after the interview.
Step 6Enrolled as a Fudan IMBA student at the end of the August or the beginning of September
We look forward to receiving your application. Please contact us if you have any questions. You can call +86-21-55664640 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.