One of the usual routes of acquiring this knowledge is to study and build social networks at the leading Chinese universities. Latest available figures show that there were about 85,000 foreign students studying in China in 2002. Currently, there are about 700 jointly managed educational programs in China although the quality, of course, varies.
Almost 500 Chinese universities, mainly in Shanghai and Bejing, accept foreign students. The top 5 universities with the largest foreign students are Beijing Language and Culture Center, Fudan, Peking, Tsinghua and Shanghai universities.
To do a post-graduate MBA program while working in China, there are many learning organizations to choose from.
The University of Maryland`s Smith School of Business; the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee`s School of Business Administration; the University of British Columbia is also offering an International MBA in China; then there is the Cass EMBA 2-year part-time off-campus program by City University from Britian which has been launched in collaboration with Bank of China and the Shanghai University of Finance & Economics while Britain’s Nottingham University was the first foreign university to establish a physical campus in Ningbo.
US Pride of Scotland.org reports the Chinese government is actively promoting more educational tie-ups in China to develop university graduates who will be better geared for the many multinational corporations operating in China and spearhead economic growth.