The International MBA programme combines rigorous academic modules with a wide range of professional development activities aimed at fostering your managerial and leadership capabilities.
The International MBA programme combines rigorous academic modules with professional development to foster your managerial and leadership skills.
Delivered in an environment that combines Eastern and Western cultures, the International MBA programme is a passport that will enable you to manage and lead confidently in global contexts.
The programme is delivered at International Business School Suzhou, one of the leading institutions worldwide to be triple-accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, European Quality Improvement System and Association of MBAs.
The degree is granted by our founding partner, the University of Liverpool, a 134-year-old UK institution and a member of the prestigious Russell Group. The programme therefore adheres to standards from the UK quality assurance system for higher education.
By the time you graduate from the International MBA programme, you will have:
The completion of additional learning activities is required to obtain your master degree. The programme includes a total of 600 hours of Additional Learning Activities, most of which are chosen individually by students. Normally, required ALA hours will be distributed evenly across each semester, amounting to 200 hours per semester. Part-time programmes will normally require 100 to 150 hours per semester. They should normally be spread equally over teaching semesters and the summer and winter breaks.
IMBA typically attracts mid-career and senior-level candidates looking to progress to the highest echelons of their organisations and industries.
Previous graduates are usually promoted in their organisations after graduation. Some may change their career directions, either within or across sectors. Some graduates set up their own companies, often in high-tech and knowledge-intensive industries in Suzhou. In all cases, the programme has witnessed significant growth in students' personal and professional development.