Curriculum & Faculty
IMBA Curriculum

The School of Management, Fudan University enjoys an excellent reputation in the field of business education. The curriculum of the Fudan International MBA Program is carried out in accordance with that in MIT Sloan. Its practice-oriented management education approach mixes both international and Chinese features. The IMBA Program aims to introduce systematically modern management theory and methods to the students, and to adapt students to the Chinese and global business environments.

Master the Business Fundamentals in the Core Courses

Compulsory courses provide a thorough grounding in the disciplines of management, furnishing the knowledge, skills and techniques used to improve business performance. These mandatory courses are designed to provide students solid foundation to gain greater knowledge to address cross-functional challenges.

Customize Your MBA to Your Career Goals with the Fudan Electives

These elective courses complement further the knowledge provided by the compulsory courses, meet the needs of students from different backgrounds, and allow them to develop interests in specific areas. Thus, the courses help the students gain an in-depth understanding of the latest trends in various industries.

  • Transnational Management
  • Management Consulting
  • Macroeconomics
  • International Marketing
  • Valuation and Financial
  • Statement Analysis
  • Corporate Policy
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Information Technology
  • Global Strategic Marketing
  • International Financial Management
  • Entrepreneurial Marketing
  • Leadership
  • Successful Entrepreneurship
  • Advanced Managerial Communication
  • Challenges of Globalization and
  • Implications for China
  • Logistics Management
  • Financial Market and Investment
  • Enterprise Development Management
Electives are subject to change according to the academic calendar every year

Begin Your Journey: Fall entry, full-time study in 2 years

  • 1st Semester
  • 2nd Semester
  • 3rd Semester
  • 4th Semester
Pre Course,
Opening Ceremony
  International Exchange Programs Dissertation and Oral Defense
Compulsory Courses or take Elective Courses at FDSM Graduation
  Global Immersion Program (summer & winter, including MIT course: Innovation and the Effective Manager)  
MIT Electives If you apply for the duel degree program at the end of the first semester successfully, you will head to MIT, Yale or York University for your second year of study
  Action Learning (iLab Projects) Internship in both summer and winter vacation, also you will have experience of internship during the whole second year
Career Course, Career counseling and Training on Job Searching

The faculty of the International MBA Program possesses both a rich academic background and an extensive teaching experience in business education. Furthermore, students can experience lectures from professors of MIT Sloan, industry experts and visiting executives, who bring cutting-edge ideas and real-world experiences into the classroom.

  • 148 faculty members, 60 full professors and 64 associate professors
  • Over 90% of the faculty members have stayed overseas for further study or training
  • 39% of the faculty members hold overseas Ph.D. degrees
  • Over 40% faculty members of the IMBA Program are international faculty
  • More than 40% IMBA courses are delivered by teachers with industry background
  • More than 40% of the course will feature having guest speakers from the industry to the class
  • 3-4 visiting professors from MIT Sloan School of Management come every year

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