Students are welcomed to RBS with a series of orientation events. IMBA and MBA students participate in a two day team-building “Outward Bound” experience outside of Beijing, building friendships and networks between the two programs. Other events include corporate seminars, business simulation exercises, presentation skills training for students who want to brush up their English-language abilities, and a welcome party for all MBA students at the end of orientation.
Clubs and Associations
The MBA Alumni Association invitesentrepreneurs and professors to give seminars to alumni, expands placement channels for MBA graduates, invitessuccessful alumni to be MBA Business Mentors, and organizes capacity development programs for new MBA students.
Depending on interest, students may participate in numerous student communities, such as the MBA association, business management, marketing, real estate, investment, and consultation clubs and the Multicultural Society. The MBA basketball and football (soccer) clubs are also popular, as are the racquetball and hiking clubs. The football club has placed second in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei MBA League for the last three years.
Business competitions held throughout the school year offer students with opportunities to develop innovative ideas and teamwork skills. The School provides funding to support MBA students’ participation in national or inter-university business plan proposal, business decision-simulation (e.g., the Peak Time International Competition), and case writing competitions. Faculty coaches and advisorsprovide support for students.
Company visits and corporate lectures
Government officials, well-known entrepreneurs, senior executives from China’s top companies, economists, and scholars give regular lectures at RUC for IMBA/MBA students connecting them with the latest thinking on global trends affecting the business world.The MBA Program in China also arranges for regular company visits to expose students to different industries and perspectives.