China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) is China's only business school to originate from government-level collaboration, with campuses in Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen, Accra in Ghana, and Zurich in Switzerland. It was co-founded by the Chinese government and European Union (EU) in 1994, with Shanghai Jiao Tong University and the EFMD serving as its executive partners.

Some of the offered programs by CEIBS Shanghai are MBA, Finance MBA, EMBA, Global EMBA, Hospitality EMBA, DBA (Switzerland), and Executive Education programmes. CEIBS was the first business school on the Chinese mainland to be accredited by both EQUIS and AACSB. CEIBS has placed in the top tier of the FT’s ranking of global MBA programmes for six consecutive years, and has been ranked in the top 5 on its global EMBA list for four consecutive years.

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📚About the Program

Non-degree in Pre-MBA Boot Camp Program at China Europe International Business School, Shanghai


Now going into its ninth year, the CEIBS Pre-MBA Boot Camp is the ideal programme to let you “get your toes wet” before you take the plunge. As part of an elite group of participants, you will have a unique opportunity to come to Shanghai for one week to live and experience China and the CEIBS MBA to the fullest.

The CEIBS Pre-MBA Boot Camp is a one-stop destination to understand China both inside and outside of the classroom. The programme will expose you to our MBA curriculum with some of our most distinguished professors, as well as let you dive right into Shanghai life and China business, giving you a real feel of how things are done in this part of the world.

Requirements and Application Process

The programme is open to a limited number of Chinese and international applicants who are considering an MBA degree in the near future. You must be either currently enrolled or have graduated from an accredited undergraduate university programme anywhere in the world, preferably with a minimum of one year of work experience.

Space is limited and offered on a first come first serve basis. Your application will be evaluated and upon initial approval, you will be invited to complete an online video interview.

Tuition Fees

Programme Fee: $ 1,800.00 *
* Includes 5 nights accommodation, all meals, activities and travel insurance. Airport transfer and flights to/from Shanghai are not included

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📖Program Curriculum

Day 1: CEIBS MBA Overview, Power, Leadership and a BBQ
Day 2: Case study lecture on the most innovative Chinese enterprises entering the global market
Day 3: MBA lectures covering China’s New Normal, Leadership in Sustainability and Entrepreneurship Management
Day 4: Networking lunch with consultants from CEIBS MBA Career Development Center
Day 5: See how our alumni are making an impact in Shanghai with company visits to the likes of Bayer, PepsiCo, Tencent, etc.
Day 6: Startup stories in Shanghai, company visit to WeWork Hub Co-Working Space, and wrap-up

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🏫About China Europe International Business School, Shanghai

As China’s only business school to originate from government-level collaboration, CEIBS is committed to educating responsible leaders versed in “China Depth, Global Breadth” in line with its motto of “Conscientiousness, Innovation and Excellence”. Leaders from the Chinese central government, the EU and the Shanghai Municipality have respectively lauded CEIBS as a cradle of excellent executives, a role model of EU-China cooperation, and a calling card for Shanghai.

CEIBS offers China’s largest full-time, English-taught MBA programme, the world’s largest EMBA programme, stand-alone Global EMBA, as well as a part-time Finance MBA (FMBA) programme, a range of Executive Education programmes and an intensive PhD programme. Renowned for its academic rigour, CEIBS is the first business school on the Chinese mainland to have been accredited by both EQUIS and AACSB and the only business school in Asia to have simultaneously made it to the Financial Times’ top 30 list of MBA, EMBA and Executive Education programmes.

To date, CEIBS has more than 26,000 alumni from over 90 countries around the world and has provided a broad range of management programmes for nearly 200,000 executives both at home and abroad.

Each year, in dozens of major cities across Asia, Europe and Africa, CEIBS harnesses global insights and wisdom to host high-end academic and industry forums. CEIBS has become an important platform for exchange and cooperation between China and the EU.

Over the past 27 years, CEIBS has grown in tandem with the Chinese economy. In the years ahead, the school will continue to emphasise the innovation, transformation, and globalisation of the Chinese economy in order to facilitate global economic cooperation.

Shanghai Campus

Designed by the architecture firm Pei Cobb Freed & Partners (PCF), the CEIBS Shanghai Campus is one of the most beautiful and distinctive campuses amongst business schools in the world. It covers a total area of 78,000 square metres, with a floor area of 84,000 square metres. European-style galleries and Chinese-style courtyards that fuse artistic expression with functionality fit in well with CEIBS' status as a joint venture between China and the EU, and its strategic positioning of "China Depth, Global Breadth".

The school's world-class facilities are impressive, comfortable, and technologically advanced. Wi-Fi is available in virtually all the rooms from the cafeteria to the 720-seat conference hall, providing students with an easily accessible high-speed connection to the school's information network and databases.

Beijing Campus

Designed by the renowned European architectural firm IDOM, CEIBS' Beijing Campus spans a total area of 3.3 hectares in Beijing's Zhongguancun Software Park—an area hailed as China's Silicon Valley.

The campus features alternate open and enclosed spaces and combines aesthetic elements of Chinese and western culture. Traditional Chinese courtyards and a public street, in particular, create an open atmosphere of communication and sharing. CEIBS' Beijing Campus is not only a first-class venue for teaching and research but a permanent home for CEIBS alumni. Nowadays, CEIBS welcomes domestic and overseas talent with open arms in Beijing, China's political and cultural centre.

Shenzhen Campus

Shenzhen campus is located in the core area of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, with first-class teaching facilities and a harmonious coexistence between humans and nature. The CEIBS Shenzhen campus has cultivated a large number of internationally-minded senior executives for Chinese enterprises and multinational companies thriving in South China.

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🏠 Accommodation

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💰 Fees

Application Fee:

$0 USD

Tuition fee:

1,800 USD in total

💸 Scholarship Information

China Admissions Discount:15% off if student applies through China Admissions.

GMAT Discount: 20% off Programme Fee if you have a valid GMAT score of over 600

Entry Requirements

You are not eligible to apply to this program because:

The minimum age is 18 and the maximum age is 35.

English fluency is required.
You need to be either:
- A native English speaker
- Studied a degree in English before
- Can demonstrate a high level of English
- Having an English certificate such as IELTS level 6 or TOEFL 95 and above is an advantage.

Minimum education level: Bachelor's.

All student except from Nigeria are eligible to apply to this program

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