MBS kicks off Asian Innovation Award
Manchester Business School (MBS) Chief Global Officer Nigel Banister announced the launch of Manchester Innovation Award China on December 9th, 2008, in Shanghai.
The annual competition will provide Chinese entrepreneurs with support in developing their business plans into commercial reality.
MBS is inviting members of the public to submit outlines of innovative business plans to a panel of professors, academic directors, and MBS alumni.
The winner will receive an all-expense paid trip to Manchester, UK to meet with professors from the University and discuss the business plan in person.
"Innovation and entrepreneurship are key elements in the success of any business and this reflects MBS' strong reputation for original thinking,"said Banister. "We hope the award will help more local entrepreneurs turn their visions into commercially successful ventures."
Participants will have to submit their enrolment forms by 28 February, 2009 and their business proposals by 31 March. Final presentation for shortlisted candidates will be held in early June while the announcement of the winner will be at the end of the month.
For more information please visit: http://www.mbs.edu.hk/award09/
Manchester Business School opens China Centre in Shanghai
Manchester Business School (MBS) worldwide opened its China Centre in Shanghai in May 2008.
The office is located in Plaza 66 on Nanjing West Road CBD, which is the most famous commercial area in Shanghai. Flanked by Fortune 500 companies, as well as the flagship stores of leading luxury brands, its position represents the stature of the Business School. The new MBSW International Centre’s main goals are to develop greater economic links with China and to expand the opportunity for people across the region to experience and enjoy Manchester’s highly ranked MBA and DBA programmes.
"The establishment of the Chinese Centre demonstrates our long-term commitment to the China market,"said Sherry Fu, China Country Manager of MBS Worldwide. "Our aim is to provide high-quality education and training opportunities to meet the needs of individual and company development."
for more information, please contact:
Manchester Business School
The University of Manchester
Rm39, 39/F Plaza66,1266 Nanjing Rd(w), Shanghai
Tel: +86 21 6103 8529
Fax:+86 21 6103 8532