- Develop international talent by integrating the resources of leading institutions
SHANGHAI, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The signing ceremony for the partnership between London Business School (LBS) and Fudan University's School of Management (FDSM) to launch the Global Masters in Management (MiM) Double Business Degree was held today. Sir Andrew Likierman, Dean of London Business School; Professor Lu Xiongwen, Dean, FDSM, and Professor Yin Zhiwen, Associate Dean, FDSM, as well as corporate representatives and alumni, attended the ceremony.
Sir Andrew Likierman, Dean of London Business School, said, "This memorandum of understanding with Fudan is responding to a rising demand for talented people who understand how to do business in both the East and the West, and also demonstrates our commitment to working closely with Chinese corporate partners. The programme will give its graduates a 'two-world' mindset, combining direct exposure to China and the West. The balance of theory and practice will ensure students gain a head start in the competition for the world's best business jobs."
Professor Lu Xiongwen, Dean, FDSM, was also happy about the partnership. Professor Lu said in his speech that the collaboration between two strong and leading institutions combines the essence of management systems from the East and West. The double degree programme also integrates local practical experience with global vision to accommodate the demands of globalization trends. He anticipates the programme will cultivate real elites with global vision in the business world.
The deans signed a memorandum of the partnership and exchanged gifts to symbolize the historic moment.
The competitive edge of the two-year London Business School-FDSM Double Degree Programme is the strong, international background of both institutions. The unique education systems and rich resource networks guarantee promising career prospects for programme graduates.
Participants will study at Fudan University and London Business School for one year, respectively. Graduates will acquire master's degrees from both institutions. Participants from across the globe will learn both first-class management concepts and practical commercial knowledge.
SOURCE Fudan University’s School of Management