1, Why OneMBA?

OneMBA is the only truly global executive MBA designed by an equal partnership of five of the world’s premier business schools. Through OneMBA, you will experience business and culture in seven countries on four continents.

Global partnership

OneMBA is the only global executive MBA designed by five premier international business schools.

  • China: School of Management, Xiamen University (SMXMU)

  • The Netherlands:  Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM)

  • USA:  The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) Kenan-Flagler Business School

  • Brazil:  Escola de Administração de Empresas de São Paulo da Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV)

  • Mexico:  EGADE Business School Tecnológico de Monterrey (EGADE Business School)

Highly respected MBA

You will earn an MBA from Xiamen University, plus the OneMBA certificate issued by the partner schools. The schools are fully accredited by AACSB International and other highly respected accrediting agencies.

Outstanding international MBA curriculum

The OneMBA program begins in September every year.

You will join approximately 100 participants from all OneMBA partner schools for four weeklong global residencies  in the USA, Europe, Latin America, and Asia. You will also join approximately 20-30 SMXMU participants for local class sessions.  Most of the sessions will take place on weekends.

OneMBA was launched 14 years ago.  Since then, the OneMBA alumni network has grown to include more than 1,000 global executives around the world.  Over the years, the curriculum and global residencies have been continually refined based on student and alumni feedback to maximize the value participants and their companies gain from the program.

Global professional network

OneMBA participants are experienced mid-career managers who live and work around the globe.  You will build life-long connections and friendships with influential global professionals.

Real-world global teams

Your global teams will be made up of OneMBA participants living and working around the world. Team projects develop leadership and collaboration skills vital to global managers, including managing cultural differences and working across multiple time zones. In addition, this allows team members to deliver and receive constructive feedback.

Immediate application on the job

You will immediately apply new global skills, knowledge and perspectives. Your OneMBA peers and the faculty will be valuable resources for solving your company’s current global business challenges.


2, Curriculum Overview

Global residencies: OneMBA participants from around the world come together for four week long global residencies held in North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia. They participate in classes taught by local professors, visit regional and multinational companies, and meet local business and government leaders.

   · North American Residency, Washington                   September, 1st semester

   · European Residency, Amsterdam + Istanbul                    March, 2nd semester

   · Latin American Residency, Mexico City + San Paulo   November, 3rd semester

   · Asian Residency,  Xiamen + New Delhi                   May, 4th semester

Global core courses: Between residencies, OneMBA participants attend global core courses at their home school. Each course includes a major project that requires working remotely with global team members from the other partner schools. The global mentors in five school will guide your tasks and assignment.

Global Core Courses


Leading and Managing Global Organizations

Develop leadership and managerial skills that are critical to effective global managers. You will also explore the impact of cultural differences on personal and organizational effectiveness.

Global Operations Management


Learn to align operations strategy with overall business strategy, with emphasis on process analysis and supply chain management. You will learn concepts and tools needed to design, plan, drive and control service and manufacturing operations in a global economy.

Finance in a Global Environment

Understand the financial frameworks that provide the foundation of global financial systems. With the rapid increase in cross-border transactions and foreign investment, the global economy is dependent on a seamless financial infrastructure.

Global Marketing Management


Develop the skills required to market products and services in a global marketplace. Designed with a creative and analytic approach, the courses will enhance your ability to provide solutions tailored to targeted customer groups.

Strategy in a Global Arena

A key challenge in developing a global business strategy is aligning the organization’s resources with its long-term goals, while considering converging global forces and local issues. You’ll analyze the strategic challenges and choices facing organizations seeking to expand into developed and emerging markets.


Regional courses: Each partner school supplements the curriculum with additional regional courses that are proven to accelerate career success in its world region.

Regional Courses


Business Ethics

Examine ethical analysis and decision-making in global business to strengthen ethical awareness, judgment and action.

Financial Accounting

Gain insight and learn to evaluate a company’s economic health, profitability, and viability by analyzing the company’s financial statements.

Managerial Economics

Learn fundamental microeconomic concepts more related to today’s business decisions and how to apply them in real business situations.

Management Communication

Develop analytical skills to solve representative issues in management communication and strengthen writing and presentation skills.

Human Resource Management

Obtain a broad understanding of human resources and gain the practice of the application by exploring HR principles and modules.

More regional courses and elective courses not listed here

3, How to Apply

Please contact OneMBA office or send your resume to us.

Tel: 2188786

Email: OneMBA@xmu.edu.cn    For more information, please visit www.onemba.org

Address:Xiamen University, Baoxinliying Building


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