Global MBA: China Focus Option

Shidler’s Global MBA - China Focus is for students who are interested in experiencing a robust international education. Students will be able to take advantage of the excellent Mandarin language courses offered at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa and study abroad at one of our partner schools  in China.

The China Focus prepares students for a career in today’s global business environment by exposing them to cultural differences and best practices in one of the largest economies in the world.

Join the next Global MBA cohort! Contact the Graduate Office of Student Academic Services at (808) 956-8266 or

Global MBA - China Focus Timeline

Language testing
Team building & academic tutorials
First year
Fall & Spring
August - May
Mandarin language courses at UH Mānoa
Core MBA courses
Fall Semester
August - December
China international experience
Study abroad at a partner school
Spring Semester
January - May
MBA consulting practicum
Three (3) international functional courses at Shidler
UH MBA degree with Shidler certificate in Chinese business

Partner Universities

China Focus students may study abroad at one of our partner schools during the fall semester of the 2nd year of the Global MBA program.

Institution School/Program In Chinese
Sun Yat-Sen University Sun Yat-Sen Business School 中山大学管理学院
Shanghai University of Finance & Economics College of Business 上海财经大学商学院
China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) MBA Program 中欧国际工商学院 MBA 课程
Shanghai Jiao Tong University Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance 上海交通大学上海高级金融学院
Shanghai Jiao Tong University Antai College of Economics & Management 上海交通大学安泰经济与管理学院