1610, 2020

UM’s 2nd DBA programme admits 20 senior business executives

The Faculty of Business Administration of the University of Macau (UM) held an opening ceremony today (16 October) for the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) degree programme, which was launched last year. The DBA programme admitted 20 members of the business elite from the GBA. More than half of the students have a master of business administration (MBA) degree or an executive master of business administration (EMBA) degree, and 80 per cent of them are the highest decision makers at their companies, serving as president, general manager, partner, consultant, or other important roles. 16 [...]

506, 2020

UM DBA programme attracts CEOs and senior executives

The University of Macau (UM) Faculty of Business Administration (FBA) is dedicated to providing professional management courses. To keep pace with the needs of society, the faculty last year launched the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) programme, which has been very well received. Among the 83 applicants who are business executives of different nationalities, 20 of them were accepted by the doctoral programme. 95 per cent of the first cohort of students admitted last year are currently working in positions of CEO, director, general manager, business partner, or company secretary in various industries, such as [...]

2309, 2019

UM’s first DBA programme admits 20 senior business executives

The Faculty of Business Administration of the University of Macau launched its Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) programme in this academic year. This 3-year DBA programme is designed to broaden an international vision and develop an innovative perspective of senior working executives. Our first call of application has attracted 83 total applications. After the rigorous screening process and interviews, 20 senior executives were successfully enrolled in the first intake of this new programme and would start their study in September, 2019. Ninety percent of them are EMBA or MBA degree holders from top ranked universities. [...]

2106, 2019

FBA organises forum to explore university-industry collaboration in Greater Bay Area

The Faculty of Business Administration (FBA) of the University of Macau (UM) recently organised a forum titled ‘Challenges and Opportunities ― Shaping the Future of the Greater Bay Area (GBA) through Academic and Industry Collaboration’ in Guangzhou, one of the four core cities in the GBA. The forum aimed to promote collaborations between Guangzhou and Macao in the areas of featured financial services, tourism, and sustainable development. The platform also hoped to facilitate collaborations between industry and universities, promote the use of research results and knowledge in business, and nurture business professionals with innovative ideas [...]

206, 2019

UM holds forum in Hangzhou to discuss industry-academia collaboration in Greater Bay Area

This year marks the 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China and the 20th anniversary of Macao’s return to China. Earlier this year, the State Council also released the Outline of Strategies for the Development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area. In response, the University of Macau (UM) today (2 June) held a forum on industry-academia collaboration in the Greater Bay Area in the mainland city of Hangzhou. Participants had in-depth discussions on how to strengthen communication and collaboration between UM and universities and businesses in Hangzhou, how to promote industry-academia collaboration in Macao and mainland [...]