Dean of Sungkyunkwan Graduate School of Business visits EDHEC Business School

Dean of SKK GSB visits EDHEC campuses in the framework of the EDHEC Global Economic Transformation & Technology MiM programme.

Written on 27 November 2017.


Dean of SKK GSB visits EDHEC Business School in the framework of strategic agreement between both institutions. 

Thanks to its relevance to the business world and its academic recognition, EDHEC Business School has built over the years sound academic partnerships with leading business schools and universities. One of these outstanding agreements has been officially signed last week with Sungkyunkwan Graduate School of Business (SKK GSB), an icon of global MBA education in Korea, in the framework of the EDHEC GETT programme (Global Economic Transformation & Technology MiM programme). 

"In line with our recent agreements with National Technology University in Singapore and Berkeley Haas in the US, the collaboration with SKK GSB illustrates the strategic development of EDHEC Business School with the world’s foremost academic institutions”, says Richard PERRIN, Director of International Relations at EDHEC Business School.

Set within the oldest university in the country, SKK GSB offers a hands-on curriculum preparing today’s students to face tomorrow’s challenges. Welcomed by Emmanuel METAIS, Dean of EDHEC Business School, Jae Ha Lee, Dean of SKK GSB, and Andrew YI, Vice-Dean, visited the Paris and Lille Campuses on November 2017. "We are delighted to welcome Professor Jae Ha Lee, Dean of SKK GSB. This partnership exemplifies EDHEC Business School commitment to provide students with a truly global experience. Indeed, our institution is currently outlining new strategic partnerships with outstanding international partners”, explains Emmanuel Métais. 

"This partnership exemplifies EDHEC Business School commitment to provide students with a truly global experience", explains Emmanuel Métais, Dean of EDHEC Business School. 

Prof. Lee firstly visited the Paris Campus, at the heart of the city, where he met with Associate Deans of Faculty and Research, Executive Education and with the Director of EDHEC Risk Institute. At the Lille Campus the day after, Prof. Lee enjoyed a campus visit by Korean students, had lunch with GETT students (who will be going to SKK GSB in January), and discovered EDHEC Young Entrepreneurs.

"The convergence with EDHEC Business School has been immediate. The strategic partnership that we sign together today is brand new for SKK GSB and we are proud of it. Mixing our visions within one academic programme will make it unique worldwide”, says Dean Jae Lee.

"The convergence with EDHEC Business School has been immediate. Mixing our visions within one academic programme will make it unique worldwide”, says Dean Jae Lee.

"As a Strategic Management scholar trained in Business History, I see the importance to understand long term implications of technology driven transformation in our society for future business leaders", says Ludovic CAILLUET, Academic Director of the EDHEC Global Economic Transformation & Technology programme (GETT). "On top of those wanting to join corporations to create the future of technology and business, many students thrive to participate into venture creation or join mission-driven organizations. The EDHEC GETT has the ability to make their learning experience exciting, cutting edge and meaningful to the economic and social challenges confronting today’s world".

The Global Economic Transformation & Technology track (GETT) within the Master in Management programme, has been shaped by EDHEC Business School in partnership with Sungkyunkwan Graduate School of Business (SKK GSB) and Berkeley Haas. This 3-year programme exposes students to the managerial talents desired by global companies serving the needs of sustainable development and meeting the challenge of disruptive change caused by advances in information and technology. For more information about the GETT Programme, please visit the page>>

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