U. of Chicago to Move Asia M.B.A. Program From Singapore to Hong Kong

The University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business will move its Asia Executive M.B.A. program from Singapore to Hong Kong, making it the latest institution to move a program away from the city-state after setting down roots there. The Singapore campus, which opened in 2000, will stop accepting executive M.B.A. candidates, though the university said in its announcement that it was exploring space options for holding some activities in Singapore after the program moves.

The university, after consulting with staff, decided to move the campus as it was seen to afford more opportunities for students, alumni and faculty to develop relationships across Asia, a spokesman said.

“The proximity to China, the world’s second-largest economy, is particularly attractive,” the school’s dean, Sunil Kumar, said in a statement.

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