CORNELL-TSINGHUA

DUAL DEGREE FINANCE MBA PROGRAM

Cornell-Tsinghua Dual Degree Finance MBA program is jointly created by PBC School of Finance, Tsinghua University and S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University, one of the Ivy League universities of the US.

Capitalizing on extraordinary education resources accumulated over the two university’s history, with the most advanced global perspectives and full understanding of the Chinese market, the newly established dual degree finance MBA program is dedicated to building a financial talent cultivation system which is capable of integrating academic theories and market practices not only in China but also internationally.

Following the world’s most advanced higher education models for financial disciplines and business schools, this program will inherit our tradition of close interaction with the financial community, adhere to the Tsinghua tradition to be “Be Precise, Diligent, Truth-seeking, and Creative”, and leverage the rich experience of Cornell in management education. The ultimate goal is to cultivate versatile financial leaders with global vision and professional knowledge with the Chinese market as the base.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

2 years

Part-time degree prgram.
Weekend classes every two weeks, some courses taught intensively from Thursday to Sunday, four days per month on average. Residential session in the US, 2-3 weeks each time. 

50% in Chinese and 50% in English. Faculty from both schools will share the teaching responsibilities equally.

PBC School of Finance, Tsinghua University,
Beijing, China

Postgraduate Diploma of Tsinghua University

MBA Degree from Tsinghua University

MBA Degree from Cornell University

The certificate is comparable in all material respects to the degrees awarded to current MBA degree graduates of Cornell in the US.

Global Perspective

China Insights

To Be Financial Leaders

of The Next Generation

PROGRAM GOALS

Using the rich resources of Tsinghua University and Cornell University, and focusing on global financial markets,
we offer a superior educational program that combines theory and practice to cultivate financial talent with Chinese characteristics at home and abroad. Adopting the most advanced business school models and finance curriculum,
in keeping with the tradition of PBC School of Finance in collaboration with the financial sector, this program retains a Tsinghua University style of “Rigorous, Diligent, Truth-seeking, and Creative” to develop leading financial talents with interdisciplinary backgrounds who are domestically rooted and have a global prospective.

YOUR GOALS

Our program of study combines theory and practice, which allows students to complete foundational finance courses, master knowledge related to micro-financial instruments, develop their understanding of macro-finance, and improve their overall capabilities. Students will gain insight into the principles of the modern economy and become financial management professionals with integrity and a strong sense of social responsibility.

FIND YOUR

CURRICULUM

  • Corporate Finance
    Organizational Behavior
    Financial Accounting
    Microeconomics for Management

  • Investment

    Application of Financing Tools
    Data Analytics & Decision
    Operations Management

  • Monetary Polices & Macroeconomics
    Financial Evolution and Financial Market
    Reform of Foreign Exchange and
    Foreign Investment

  • International Trade and Global Economy
    Financial Technology
    Advanced Topics in Finance
    Advanced Topics in Accounting

FACULTY

  • Li AN

    Associate Professor at PBCSF, Tsinghua University
    Ph.D. in Economics, Columbia University
    Research Interests: Empirical asset pricing, behavioral finance, and household finance
    21
  • Zhuo CHEN

    Associate Professor at PBCSF, Tsinghua University
    Deputy Director of Minsheng Wealth Management Research Center, Tsinghua University
    Ph.D. in Finance, Northwestern University 
    Research Interests: Chinese financial markets, empirical asset pricing with a focus on market frictions, and financial econometrics
    22
  • Grace Xing HU

    Associate Professor at PBCSF, Tsinghua University
    Ph.D. in Economics, Princeton University
    Research Interests: Empirical asset pricing, liquidity, credit risk, and financial crises
    23
  • Jiandong JU

    PBCSF Unigroup Chair Professor of Finance

    "Cheung Kong Scholar" Distinguished Professor

    Ph.D. in Economics, The Pennsylvania State University

    Research Interests: International Trade, International Finance and Industrial Organization

    1
  • Li LIAO

    Executive Associate Dean of PBCSF

    Chair Professor of Finance

    "Cheung Kong Scholar" Distinguished Professor

    Ph.D. in Technology and Economics, Tsinghua University

    Research Interests: Corporate finance consumer finance and household finance, and empirical study on Fintech industry (P2P lending and crowdfunding, etc.)

    2
  • Bibo LIU

    Assistant Dean of PBCSF; Associate Professor
    Ph.D. in Economics, Tsinghua University
    Research Interests: Empirical corporate finance, Chinese financial markets and behavioral finance
    24
  • Xuan TIAN

    Associate Dean of PBCSF ; Capital Chair Professor of Finance

    "Cheung Kong Scholar" Distinguished Professor

    Director of Finance MBA Education Center

    Ph.D. in Finance, Boston College

    Research Interests: Corporate finance, venture capital and private equity, corporate innovation, payout policy, and mergers and acquisitions

    3
  • Xian WANG

    Deputy Chair of National Institute of Financial Research, Tsinghua University

    PBCSF Researcher

    Ph.D. in Economics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

    Research Interests: Capital market

    4
  • Zhengwei WANG

    Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee, Associate Dean, Associate Professor at PBCSF, Tsinghua University
    Deputy Director of Research Center for Intelligent Finance
    Ph.D. in Economics, Tsinghua University
    Research Interests: Financial Technology, Consumer Finance, etc.
    25
  • Xiaoling WU

    Chairwomen of the Board of PBCSF
    Former Deputy Governor of the People’s Bank of China
    Master of Economics, Former graduate department of the People's Bank of China
    Research Interests:
    Reform of the financial system and monetary policy theory
    17
  • Jianfeng YU

    Deputy Chair of Institute for Fintech Research, Tsinghua University
    PBCSF Jianshu Chair Professor of Finance
    Ph.D. in Finance, University of Pennsylvania
    Research Interests: Asset pricing with frictions, behavioral asset pricing, and international markets
    5
  • Hong ZHANG

    PBCSF Chair Professor of Finance
    Ph.D. in Finance, Yale University
    Research Interests: Short selling, financial intermediaries and international finance
    6
  • Xiaohui ZHANG

    Dean of PBCSF

    Former Assistant Governor of the PBC

    Ph.D. in Economics, Former graduate department of the People's Bank of China

    Research Interests: Macroeconomic, monetary policy, financial reform

    16
  • Xiaoyan ZHANG

    Associate Dean of PBCSF, Xinyuan Chair Professor of Finance
    Deputy Director of National Institute of Financial Research and Institute of Fintech Research
    Director of Xinyuan Fintech Research Center
    Ph.D. in Finance (with honor), Columbia University
    Research Interests: International finance, empirical asset pricing, fintech and Chinese capital market
    26
  • Min ZHU

    Dean of National Institute of Financial Research, Tsinghua University
    Former Vice-president of IMF
    Ph.D. in Economics, The Johns Hopkins University
    Research Interests: International finance, banking and macroeconomics
    7
    • Mark W. Nelson

      Anne and Elmer Lindseth Dean of Johnson Graduate School of Management

      Professor of Accounting

      Ph.D. in Accounting, Ohio State University

      Research Interests: Accounting, Behaviroal Research , Decision Making, Auditing

    • Ya-Ru Chen

      Academic Dean for China Initiatives of SC Johson College of Business

      Nicholas H. Noyes Professor of Management

      Professor of Management and Organizations

      Ph.D. in psychology, Columbia University

      Research Interests: Cross-cultural differences and similarities, how power and/or status concerns affect leadership effectiveness and influence business interactions across cultures

    • Luo ZUO

      Associate Professor of Accounting
      Ph.D. in Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
      Research Interests: Individual effects of managers, investors, auditors, and financial advisors, and corporate taxes
    • Sanjeev Bhojraj

      Alumni Professor in Asset Management

      Ph.D. in Accounting, University of Florida

      Research Interests: Behavioral Finance, Corporate Governance, and International Accounting.

    • Murillo Campello

      Lewis H. Durland Professor of Management

      Ph.D. in Finance, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

      Research Interests: Corporate capital structure, monetary policy transmission, econometrics, and financial crisis

    • Li CHEN

      Professor of Operations, Technology and Information Management  
      Breazzano Family Term Professor of Management
      Ph.D. in Management Science and Engineering, Stanford University
      Research interests: Supply Chain Management, Operations Strategy, Data-Driven Analytics
    • Will Cong

      Associate Professor
      Rudd Family Professor of Management
      Faculty Director of the FinTech at Cornell Initiative
      Ph.D. in Finance, Stanford University
      Research interests: FinTech and Business Big Data, Corporate Finance, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Economics, Investments, Machine Learning
    • Robert H. Frank

      Henrietta Johnson Louis Professor of Management

      Ph.D. in Economics, University of California at Berkeley

      Research Interests: Strategy and Business Economics

    • Ming HUANG

      Professor of Finance

      Ph.D. in Finance, Stanford University

      Research Interests: Behavioral Finance, Corporate Finance

    • Robert A. Jarrow

      Ronald P. & Susan E. Lynch Professor of Investment Management

      Ph.D. in Finance, Massachusetts Insitute of Technology

      Research Interests: Economics, Finance, Investments, Asset Management, Quantitative Modeling, Derivatives 

    • Maureen O'Hara

      Robert W. Purcell Professorship of Management

      Professor of Finance

      Ph.D. in Finance, Northwestern University

      Research Interests: Market microstructure

    • Risa M. Mish

      Professor of Practice of Management
      Juris Doctor, Cornell University
      Research Interests: Consumer products, financial services, health care, high tech, media, and manufacturing industries
    • P. Eric Yeung

      Professor of Accounting
      Ph.D. in Accounting, University of Oregon
      Research Interests: The relation between accounting information and economic fundamentals as well as the economic and behavioral factors 

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