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Friday, November 15, 2019

Support for National Strategy and Cultivation of Talent Highlighted at CEIBS 25th Anniversary

On the occasion of CEIBS’ 25th anniversary, Yin Yicui, Chairperson of the Standing Committee of the Shanghai Municipal People’s Congress, and Yin Hong, Deputy Secretary of the CPC Shanghai Municipal Committee, visited the school’s Shanghai campus on November 15 to extend their congratulations to CEIBS’ faculty, students, staff and alumni.

In a speech at the event, Deputy Secretary Yin Hong pointed out that, over the past 25 years, CEIBS has made great efforts to improve the quality of school operations and continuously drive innovation. In accordance with the guidance of Chinese President Xi Jinping, he explained, Shanghai is accelerating the development of international economic, financial, trade, shipping and science and technology innovation centres. As such, he added, the city needs first-class business schools to continuously provide talent and intellectual support. Deputy Secretary Yin Hong also said he hopes CEIBS will continue to thrive in China, to cultivate outstanding talent versed in “China Depth, Global Breadth”, contribute more original Chinese knowledge and management ideas, and better serve the country’s national strategy and urban development in order to better promote cultural exchange and co-operation between China and Europe.

Other guests who attended the event included Nicolas Chapuis, Ambassador and Head of Delegation of the European Union to China; Romano Prodi, former European Commission President and former Prime Minister of Italy; Dr. Gerard Van Schaik, Honorary Chairman of the EFMD; Chen Qun, Vice Mayor of Shanghai; Jiang Sixian, Secretary of the SJTU Party Committee; and Lin Zhongqin, President of SJTU. Co-founded by the Chinese government and European Union (EU) in 1994, CEIBS is China’s only business school to originate from government-level collaboration. Its MBA and Global EMBA programmes both featured amongst the top 5 in the most recent Financial Times’ global rankings.

Source: Wenhui Daily