Orientation for first cohort of CityU-Tsinghua EMBA+MPA programme at Tsinghua

The first cohort of CityU-Tsinghua EMBA+MPA programme have begun their Master of Public Administration (MPA) learning journey at Tsinghua University. The 33 students gathered in Beijing in August for an array of orientation activities, having started their Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) module at CityU in Hong Kong back in April.

An inaugural opening ceremony was held on 24 August in Beijing. Guests attending the ceremony included Professor Way Kuo, CityU President; Professor Houmin Yan, Acting Dean of the College of Business; Professor Bin Yang, Vice-President of Tsinghua University; Professor Xiaojuan Jiang, Dean of the School of Public Policy and Administration at Tsinghua University, as well as Professor Wayne Yu and Dr Hao Gang, Co-directors of the programme at CityU.

The first batch of the programme's advisory committee was announced in the opening ceremony. The advisors include Dr Baige Zhao, Chairman of the Expert Committee of International Think Tank under the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences; Mr Tianyi Wang, Chief Executive Officer of China Everbright; International Limited; and Mr Zhifeng Han, Vice-Director of the Department of Fixed Asset Investment at the National Development and Reform Commission under the State Council.