Over 200 guests including officials from the French Consulate General in Shanghai, leaders from both schools, 2015 intake EMBA and Global MBA graduates together with their families, 2017 intake MBA new participants, as well as representatives of the strategic partner corporations attended the ceremony, including Mr. José MILANO, Director General of KEDGE Business School, Dr. Fabien CHAREIX, Attaché for university cooperation, Consulate General of France in Shanghai, Dr. Pascal VIDAL, Associate Dean and Academic Programmes Director, Dr. Hervé REMAUD, Global Executive MBA Director, Dr. Guy MARCILLAT, General Manager for China of KEDGE Business School, Dr. ZHANG Weimin, Dean of Institute of Cultural and Creative Industry of Shanghai Jiaotong University, Dr. Jean-François VERGNAUD, French Dean of Sino-French Institute of Renmin University, etc.
Dr. Guy MARCILLAT, General Manager for China of KEDGE Business School, hosted the Ceremony.
Results of Sino-French Educational Cooperation
Mr. José MILANO, Director General of KEDGE Business School, firstly congratulated the graduates of EMBA and Global MBA 2015 intake, and welcomed the 2017 new intake Global MBA participants. In his speech, Mr. José MILANO mentioned:“Shanghai and Marseille have been twin cities since 1987. Both cities have strongly supported the partnership between KEDGE Business School and Shanghai Jiaotong University.” The partnership started from year 2003. It has endured for over 14 years up till now – the oldest between a Chinese university and a French Grande Ecole. “Both our institutions have been pioneers in the Sino-French relationships that are now thriving!” said Mr. José MILANO. He highlighted the strategic importance of the cooperation between KEDGE Business School and the Institute of Cultural and Creative Industry of Shanghai Jiaotong University, and hoped that both sides would carry out more cooperation and generate fruitful development.
Fabien CHAREIX, Attaché for university cooperation, Consulate General of France in Shanghai, positively confirmed the educational cooperation between KEDGE Business School and Shanghai Jiaotong University,and expressed his best wishes for the graduates and the 2017 Global MBA new intake participants.
2 class representatives of EMBA and Global MBA 2015 intake addressed graduation speeches during the ceremony. They expressed gratitude to the professors and classmates, especially to the learning experience that enriched their life experience.
Mr. DING Zhixiong, Representative of EMBA 2015 Intake, Meituan Dianping Group, VP & Party Secretary
2015 EMBA Graduation Photo
Ms. ZHU Ying, Representative of MBA 2015 intake, E-Home entertainment Development Company Ltd. Board Secretary/HR, Government Relation and Admin Director
2015 Global MBA Graduation Photo
Mr. José MILANO, Director General of KEDGE Business School, and Dr. ZHANG Weimin, Dean of Institute of Cultural and Creative Industry of Shanghai Jiaotong University, proceeded to confer the diploma and certificate upon the graduates.
Diploma & Certificate Conferring Ceremony
New Intake, New Journey
Dr. Hervé REMAUD, MBA Programme Director, expressed his high expectations for the 2017 intake Global MBA. He hoped that within the 2 following years, the new intake would embrace challenges, get brand-new cross-cultural learning experience, participate more in business practices and become managers with global vision.
MBA 2017 Intake Class Representative, Ms.Marie-Anne TANGUY, shared the reason why she chose the Global MBA programme of KEDGE Business School and Shanghai Jiaotong University: not only participants would improve their business skills via courses, it would also be the best way to fuse Chinese and western cultural and business practices. She expressed her pleasure to become a member of this family and could not wait for the MBA learning trip.
Ms. Marie-Anne TANGUY, Representative of MBA 2017 Intake, Nortech Systems, Global Sourcing Manager
Global MBA 2017 Intake Group Photo
Outstanding Graduates, KEDGE – SJTU EMBA & Global MBA 2015 intake, awarded by Dr. Michel GUTSATZ, Scientific Advisor for the MBA programme, KEDGE Business School.
Best SBP, awarded by Dr. Hervé REMAUD, MBA Programme Director, KEDGE Business School
KEDGE Ambassador, awarded by Dr. Guy MARCILLAT, General Manager for China, KEDGE Business School
Closing Keynote Speech addressed by Mr.CHEN Sheng, Vice President Core Value Management SDLG, Volvo Construction Equipment Investment (China) Co., Ltd.
Mr. CHEN Sheng, MBA 2007 Intake & DBA 2015 Intake, Vice President Core Value Management SDLG, Volvo Construction Equipment Investment (China) Co., Ltd.
The First Class of China Social Finance - Mini MBA Programme
The first intake of the China Social Finance Mini MBA Programme concerned more than 30 social finance talents nation-wide, including government representatives from Shanghai Social Group Administrative Bureau, corporate executives from Ant Financial Services Group and Baidu, managers from public benefit institutions such as Guangdong He Foundation, Hainan Chengmei Charity Foundation, Shanghai Charity Foundation, as well as managers from the media industry. All these people got together to learn the best practices in social finance.
On December 9, 2017, Mr. José MILANO, Director General of KEDGE Business School, and Mr. ZHOU Xufeng, Deputy General of CBN Foundation, conferred the certificates to the participants.
Mini MBA Certificate Conferring Ceremony
Mini MBA Group Photo
KEDGE Business School moves forward in the internalization and excellence of its programmes with an increased commitment to China. With more than 57,000 alumni worldwide, of which 2,200 alumni in China, KEDGE invites you to join the KEDGE community, professionals who will be instrumental in transforming organisations in an environment where social fairness and meaningful progress have become key demands in a neo-industrial, digital and multipolar world.