Top 10 Business Schools in the Four Asian Tigers

In the 1990s, the Four Asian Tigers (Hong Kong, Singapore, Korea, and Taiwan,) came to international attention through the exponential growth of their economies. The growth led to the development of a handful of world-class business schools in the region; today, the best ones have received international recognition through accreditation and rankings. But for the following business schools, success is more than just leveraging the dynamic growth of their surroundings; the best ones have developed international breadth through partnerships with employers and other business schools in places from mainland China to the US.

Hong Kong, Hong Kong (PRC) 30 Followers 154 Discussions
HKUST - Hong Kong Campus

Listed in the full-time MBA rankings from Economist, Businessweek, and the Financial Times, this Hong Kong-based school places graduates in a wide range of industries: it’s listed as a top business school for StrategyReal Estate, and Entrepreneurship in FIND MBA’s listings of top business schools by speciality.

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Singapore, Singapore 56 Followers 122 Discussions
NTU - Nanyang

Singapore-based Nanyang is listed as a top school for Marketing and Tourism/Hospitality/Leisure in FIND MBA’s listings of top business schools by speciality, among others. It’s also ranked in the full-time MBA rankings from the Financial Times and the Economist.

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Singapore, Singapore 67 Followers 152 Discussions
NUS

With strong placements in varied industries including financial services and technology, it’s no surprise that NUS is ranked in the full-time MBA rankings from the Financial Times and the Economist. It’s featured as a top school of careers in Real EstateSupply Chain, and Business Analytics by FIND MBA.

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Seoul, South Korea 9 Followers 8 Discussions

In 2012, SKK became the first Korean business school to be listed in the Financial Times' Global MBA Rankings. Students in the MBA program can choose to do international study abroad trips with US partner schools like MIT - Sloan and Kellogg School of Management.

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Hong Kong, Hong Kong (PRC) 39 Followers 78 Discussions
HKU

The school has fostered strong international ties through partnerships with London Business School and Columbia; it leverages these partnerships to give students opportunities to study in London and New York City. The school is ranked in the full-time MBA rankings from both the Financial Times and the Economist.

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Singapore, Singapore 29 Followers 170 Discussions
INSEAD - Singapore

INSEAD established its Singapore campus in 2000; since then it’s laid down roots and developed strong relationships with local employers. It’s ranked by the Financial Times, Businessweek, and the Economist.

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Seoul, South Korea 7 Followers 7 Discussions

Yonsei is the only Korean school listed in the Economist’s ranking of full-time MBA programs. It offers several programs which appeal to a variety of students, including the unique Finance MBA program, which is delivered in Korean.

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Hong Kong, Hong Kong (PRC) 20 Followers 73 Discussions
CUHK

The school leverages its connections with mainland China to help grads land jobs there and throughout Asia. It’s EMBA program is ranked by the Financial Times; it’s listed as a top school for a career in Retail and Consumer GoodsFinancePrivate Equity and Strategy by FIND MBA.

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Taipei, Taiwan 8 Followers 7 Discussions

Of the six business schools in Taiwan that are accredited by AACSB, NTU is one of the strongest, and has international recognition through its EMBA program, which is ranked in the Financial Times.

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Hong Kong, Hong Kong (PRC) 6 Followers 12 Discussions

The university is decidedly international: City U has developed relationships with schools like Germany’s EBS Business School and France’s EMLYON; students can choose to do exchanges at these and other schools.

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