Top-ranked one-year MBA
Boston San Francisco London Dubai Shanghai
“Today, success in business is as
Welcome much about understanding cultures
Contents Boston San Francisco
Message from Bertil Hult 3 and globalization as it is about
Become a Global Leader 4
understanding finance and marketing.
What Makes Us Different? 6
One Global MBA, Five Locations
Hult Boston 10
Hult San Francisco
14 With our exceptional faculty, rigorous
Hult Dubai 16
Hult Shanghai 18
curriculum, and unique campus
Our Action Learning Curriculum 22
An Intense One-year MBA
Faculty & Students
network, Hult International Business
Our Distinguished Faculty 28
A Global Student Body 31
School is committed to educating not
just leaders of businesses, but leaders
Beyond the MBA, Your Career Prospects 34
Global Alumni Network 37
Master of International Business
42 of the world.”
Master of Arts in International Relations 44
Master of Finance 47
MBA Honors 48 London Dubai
Intensive English MBA 50
Financial Aid 53
Application Information 54
Chairman Emeritus of
Hult International Business School
Founder of EF Education First—the world’s
largest private education organization—
and educational philanthropist
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Become a Global Leader
Hult's unique heritage Formerly known as the Arthur D. Little School of Board of Directors
Management, Hult International Business School has been at the forefront of Philip Hult
educating global business leaders since 1964. We are dedicated to breaking down Chairman
Hult International Business School
barriers of geography, language, and culture, and to providing a unique one-year
Dr. Stephen Hodges
MBA program to the most diverse student body of any business school in the world. President
We also offer Master programs in International Business, International Relations, and Hult International Business School
Finance. HH Sheikh Maktoum Hasher Maktoum Al Maktoum
Chairman, Dubai International Holding Company
Dr. Christopher Ahlberg
Accelerate your career Our programs are designed to significantly enhance your
Executive Vice President, TIBCO
career prospects by strengthening your ability to contribute meaningfully to your Chief Executive Officer, Spotfire Inc.
business and community. To this end, we seek individuals who are ready to be Raja Assili
actively engaged in the global economy both professionally and personally. Whether
Mawarid Overseas Group, U.K.
you have ten years of work experience or just a few months, we have the right
Nicholas Barber, CBE
Master program for you. Chairman, The Ashmolean
Chairman, Bolero International
Former Governor, London Business School
Get plugged into the world Our students have the opportunity to experience the
world firsthand. With our Global Rotation Program, Hult MBAs can choose to study in Dr. David Collis
Professor of Business Administration
Boston, San Francisco, London, or Dubai, with the option to take an elective module Harvard Business School
in Shanghai. It is clear that success in business is no longer confined to one location.
That is why we help our students get plugged into the world. Director, Global Strategy and Planning
Cisco Systems, Inc.
I look forward to personally welcoming you to Hult. James L. Sintros, Esq.
International Education and Business Consultant
Member of Chongqing People’s
Political Consultation Committee
Former CEO & Executive Director,
MPI International Holdings Inc.
Dean Richard Joseph
Hult International Business School
A Long 1964 1965 1976 1998 2002 2003 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010
History of Arthur D. Little Inc.,
the world’s oldest
Bertil Hult founds EF
The business school
is officially accredited
our Action Learning
The Economist ranks
the school the third
The school is renamed
Hult’s one-year MBA
program earns the
Hult launches an
elective module at its
Hult welcomes the first
class of students to
Hult’s London campus
The business school
expands its portfolio
management consulting Education First, today by the New England Program as “highly best business school in Business School, accreditation of the study abroad campus the MBA program in and graduates. Our MBA of Master degrees to
Excellence firm, establishes the
the world’s largest
privately held education
Schools and Colleges
it in the top five MBA
Bertil Hult’s personal
Association of MBAs
(AMBA), making Hult
in Shanghai as a key
component of the Hult
Dubai. Hult is the first
U.S. academic institute
students can choose
to study in one of four
include a Master of
Finance program. Hult
Institute. Modeled after top organization, with (NEASC), the governing programs in the Business School and vision and commitment the first business global MBA experience. to be licensed in the locations: London, Boston, opens its fifth campus
business programs, the 29,000 teachers and accreditation body United States. Massachusetts Institute to educating international school in the United U.A.E. Dubai, or Shanghai. in San Francisco.
school attracts some of the staff, and offices in 50 of the top business of Technology (MIT). business leaders. The States to be recognized
The Financial Times
world’s most successful countries. programs in the school moves to its own by this prestigious
adds Hult International
business leaders. northeastern dedicated facility near international accrediting
Business School to its
United States. downtown Boston. body.
prestigious Top 100
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What Makes Us Different?
For over 40 years, we have attracted top
international students to our unique one-year MBA.
Our campuses around the world help train global
business leaders. What makes us so successful?
Ranked by The Economist and the Financial Times
Hult develops global business leaders. Earn a valuable degree in one year instead of the traditional two years.
Hult’s MBA is among the world’s top 1% Hult’s Global Rotation Program provides an Hult’s one-year payback—comparison with Pioneers in Action Learning A truly international student body
best business schools extraordinary opportunity to study in the other MBA schools
Action Learning integrates classroom teaching For over 40 years we have been training leaders Formerly known as the
world’s fastest growing economies
Hult’s MBA program has been ranked in the Hult’s MBA pays for itself in half the time of other with real-life situations. At Hult, we focus on from all over the world—from Spain to South Arthur D. Little School of
top 25 business schools in the U.S. and top An international perspective is crucial to programs, representing a very smart investment. “learning by doing”, not simply sitting in a Africa, Iceland to India, and China to Chile. Our Management
50 in the world by The Economist (2009), understanding today’s business issues. Hult’s Furthermore, our students command classroom, but actually going into the real current student body is made up of experienced
and currently ranks in the Financial Times’ Global Rotation Program allows students to gain competitive starting salaries when equipped with world and applying the tools and concepts to professionals from over 80 different countries with
critical insights into the world’s key economies. Hult International
top 100 business schools in the world. This a Hult MBA. In combination with the fact that real business situations. Theory is taught in an average age of 30, and with an average of
You can opt to pursue your MBA in Boston, Business School was
ranking recognizes our uniquely international our one-year MBA costs less and gets students the classroom through lectures and required seven years of work experience. The breadth of
San Francisco, London, or Dubai. No matter formerly known as the
focus, the quality of our program and faculty, back to the workforce sooner, our graduates readings. The theory is put to the test in real-life experience, insight, and cultural perspectives that
which home campus you choose, you will Arthur D. Little School of
and our exceptional student body and alumni are, on average, able to recoup their investment situations through case studies of actual business our students bring to the classroom creates an
receive the same fully accredited one-year MBA Management. Arthur D.
network. Our students’ ability to find employment in just over a year. This is far quicker than problems and business simulations. An integral extraordinary learning experience.
education of identical quality, using an identical Little Inc., the world’s first
and increase their earning power, as well as traditional two-year U.S. MBA programs or more part of our curriculum is the Action Learning
curriculum. Students will spend nine months management consulting firm, established
the diversity of the industries they enter after expensive one-year European MBA programs. Project, which gives you the chance to apply
at their home campus (Boston, San Francisco, Our world-class faculty possesses the school in 1964 to train global business
completion, are key factors in this ranking. This means that a Hult MBA not only amplifies the skills you have learned in the classroom and
London, or Dubai) for the core courses. When real-world business experience leaders.
your earning power, but also maximizes your work as part of a small team focused on solving a
Hult International Business School is a fully students move on to their elective modules, they
time and resources. Please see the chart below current business problem for a real company. Our global faculty has outstanding academic Arthur Dehon Little (1863-1935) was an
accredited member of the New England will be given an option to study at Hult’s other
for a comparison with other programs. credentials combined with real-life experience MIT-educated chemist who is known as the
Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) campuses. Shanghai’s study abroad campus is
running and managing successful businesses. father of the consulting industry.
and is also accredited by the Association of available during the first elective module.
Hult professors are seasoned professionals with Dr. Little started his company in 1886 in
MBAs (AMBA). Hult is the first U.S. program ever
expertise in teaching international managers—80 Cambridge, Massachusetts. As the first
to be accredited by AMBA.
percent have extensive international experience to see the need for a professional organi-
and many are citizens of countries other than zation to provide systematic research and
Top-ranked the U.S. A substantial portion of our faculty are development and sage advice to industry,
Payback Comparison* Hult 1.2 years
one-year MBA practitioners and are actively engaged as directors Dr. Little began the original consulting
A Hult MBA pays for itself IMD 2.1
practice that spawned successors like
The Economist (2009) of corporations, consultants, or managers of
in half the time of other McKinsey, Bain, BCG, and Monitor. For
ranked Hult International Harvard 3.3 growth companies.
MBA programs. 120 years, the company and the ideas
Business School in the Thunderbird 3.3
that Arthur D. Little conceived have helped
top 25 business schools
London Business School (LBS) 3.6 industry and governments manage change
in the U.S. and top 50 in
induced by technological, economic, and
the world. Hult currently Cambridge 3.7
social forces. Today, Arthur D. Little is part
ranks in the Financial
*Payback in years calculated as MBA Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) 4.4 of an international network of more than
Times’ top 100 business tuition fee + forgone salary (opportunity
costs) divided by net increase in salary (pre/ 18,000 professionals in over 30 countries
schools in the world. post MBA) Wharton 4.4
around the world.
Source: Economist Intelligence Unit 2009 INSEAD 6.0
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“Hult helped me a lot in learning how to be successful.
My MBA training gave me the knowledge and additional
confidence I needed to contribute at an executive level in
different functions in our company, not just in the U.S.
but also around the world.”
Director, Strategic Projects
DHL Express (U.S.)
Germany, Class of 2007
One Global MBA
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Steeped in history and charm, Boston is home to some
of the world’s most renowned universities. Considered
one of America’s best student towns, Boston is an
ideal place to live and study. Our campus has stunning
views of downtown and the Charles River.
America’s top student city
Boston is home to over 70 universities and
Hult’s Global Rotation Program
For those who would like to take advantage
Study in America’s
colleges and is one of the most attractive,
historic, and academic cities in the U.S. Hult
of our Global Rotation Program, you can start
your MBA on our Boston campus and choose
Make lifelong friends and
International Business School is within three to study your electives at up to two of our other city—Boston.
kilometers of downtown Boston, Harvard campuses: San Francisco, London, Dubai, or
Business School, Massachusetts Institute of Shanghai. This unique Global Rotation Program
Technology (MIT), historic landmarks, museums, gives you maximum exposure to both American
and several of the world’s leading healthcare, and international business practices.
technology, consulting, insurance, and financial
Strong school spirit
Our intensive one-year MBA program fosters I came to Hult to accelerate my
Gorgeous views and excellent location a strong sense of school spirit. Partners,
Set on the banks of the Charles River with spouses, and families are readily integrated into
professional maturity and make a
views of downtown Boston visible from your the Hult community with international nights, career transition. My background
classroom, Hult Boston is in a prime location. alumni gatherings, and distinguished speaker
in Engineering and Supply Chain
Within walking distance from Beacon Hill and events. Hult Student Services actively organizes
directly across the street from the Museum of functions, parties, and excursions to make Premier academic institutions, such as Management taught me the
Science, our campus has been designed by the most of your time in Boston. Harvard University, are just a few miles
processes, procedures, and
renowned Swedish architect Thomas Sandell.
This internationally acclaimed building has psychology behind customer
Explore the East Coast
excellent facilities, including amphitheater-style expectations. Then, building on
classrooms, a fully equipped computer center, As the leading city in New England, Boston also
student breakout rooms, lounges, and an on-site offers a fantastic base from which to explore my background, Hult gave me
restaurant with a bar and outdoor patio. the U.S. New York City is a four-hour drive the technical skills in finance and
All of our classrooms, meeting rooms, lounge, from Boston, and Washington D.C. is an easy
and downstairs restaurant have wireless commute by plane or train. The ski slopes of strategy that every global manager
internet access. Vermont, charming resort villages of Nantucket needs to succeed and that I needed
and Martha’s Vineyard, and golf courses
of Massachusetts offer plenty of options in order to make a career change.
for excursions. Hult provided me with the integrated
thinking and flexibility to adapt to
Other degree programs offered
Enjoy spectacular views of downtown the changing business world.
In addition to our MBA, Hult’s Boston campus Boston and the Charles River from
offers other degree programs: your classroom.
Somerville Master of International Business—for recent Jocelle Fernandez
East university graduates with zero to three years’ Manager, Business Development
work experience who are interested in fields Imaginatik Ltd., (Boston)
related to international business. Mexico, Class of 2008
University Business School
Master of Finance—for MBA graduates who are
M.I.T. Financial District
Inner Harbour interested in extending their learning for six more
Charles Boston months for an additional academic credential
that can help secure a career in international
Northeastern See pp. 42 and 47 for more details.
Hult Boston has been designed
by an internationally acclaimed
Boston, United States Swedish architect.
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Hult San Francisco
San Francisco’s Bay area is the epicenter of the
world’s hi-tech industry. Silicon Valley, just south of San
Francisco, is home to an extraordinary array of innovative
companies including Google, Apple, and Cisco. The city’s
entrepreneurial culture, breathtaking scenery, and economic
clout make it a remarkable place to live and study.
Study in the heart of San Francisco
Hult’s campus is located on the San Francisco
Hult’s Global Rotation Program
For those who would like to take advantage of
Immerse yourself in the
waterfront at the foot of Telegraph Hill, opposite
from the world-famous retailer Levi Strauss &
our Global Rotation Program, you can start your
MBA on our San Francisco campus and choose
Learn from Hult’s world-class faculty and
meet business professionals from the
world’s most innovative
Co. The campus, the former headquarters of a to study your electives at up to two of our other
hi-tech, financial, and biomed industries.
city, San Francisco.
dot com company, is modern and spacious. The campuses: Boston, London, Dubai, or Shanghai.
entire city of San Francisco and the surrounding This unique Global Rotation Program gives
Bay area is easily accessible. The campus is you maximum exposure to both American and
walking distance from the financial district and international business practices.
Fisherman’s Wharf, affording students easy
access to public transport and the city’s vibrant
A city rich in American culture
cultural and shopping facilities.
San Francisco is well known for its diverse, Hult provided me with invaluable
inventive, creative culture. During your MBA
The West Coast’s business capital studies, you can take advantage of all that San
opportunities to learn about all
The Bay Area is the West Coast’s center Francisco has to offer. Enjoy the city’s Little Italy aspects of business. During
for banking, information technology, venture in North Beach, gaze at the moneyed mansions
the MBA program, I improved
capital, healthcare, retail, and biotechnology. in Pacific Heights—the neighborhood of the
Many of America’s leading corporations are business elite—or stroll down Chinatown’s Experience America’s West Coast, laid- my skills in finance, accounting,
crowded streets. Indulge in authentic Mexican back, creative culture firsthand.
headquartered near the Hult campus, including business strategy, management,
Levi Strauss, Wells Fargo, Gap, Charles Schwab, enchiladas in Mission, or meander the streets of
VISA, and McKesson Corporation. Haight-Ashbury, the birthplace of 1960s flower pricing, communication, and
power and counterculture. Take a ride on the sales. Moreover, Hult’s diverse
historic cable car to the top of Nob Hill and
down to Pier 39, Fisherman’s Wharf, where you culture and unique Action Learning
can enjoy a theatrical performance or watch sea curriculum gave me the tools and
lions bask in the sun. For art and music, take
advantage of Davies Symphony Hall, the Opera
training to be a much more well-
House, Museum of Modern Art, and the Asian rounded professional.
Other degree program offered Unver Sahlin
Manager, Energy Division
In addition to our MBA, Hult’s San Francisco
campus offers another degree program: Take advantage of all of San Francisco’s
Turkey, Class of 2009
Master of International Business—for recent many outdoor offerings.
university graduates with zero to three years’
work experience who are interested in fields
related to international business.
See pp. 42 for more details.
Business School Bay Bridge
Asian Art Museum
of San Francisco
Hall San Francisco
International San Jose
Silicon The campus is surrounded by residential
areas, boutiques, shops, and cafes.
Boston, United States
San Francisco, United States
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Live and study in the world’s most global economy—
London. As the center of international finance and
commerce, London is an excellent place to launch your
career. Our campus is in the city’s center and has one of
the most desirable addresses on Russell Square.
The best location
With a premier location within central London,
Launch your career from London
With 100 of Europe’s 500 biggest companies
Live in the global
Hult’s campus overlooks beautiful Russell Square
in the city’s famous literary and academic district
headquartered in London, we help you take
advantage of your proximity to the world’s
A financial powerhouse that is home
Europe’s largest companies, London is
of Bloomsbury. World-class libraries, museums, financial and business hub. Our Career Services
the perfect place to launch your career.
and universities are a two-minute walk away. The department arranges networking functions with
campus is housed in two Georgian buildings, senior executives, job recruitment fairs, as well
the historic exterior of which masks completely as a Distinguished Speakers Series.
renovated interiors that include the most
modern technology and amenities, as well as a
Hult’s Global Rotation Program
brand new speakers’ hall and student lounge.
All students have access to the University of For students who would like to take advantage
London library and sports facilities. of our Global Rotation Program, you can start London is the multicultural capital
your MBA in London and choose to take your
electives in up to two of our other campuses:
of the world. I love living here.
Central London—thousands of things to do Boston, San Francisco, Dubai, or Shanghai. You can’t beat Hult’s location
within minutes of your doorstep This unique Global Rotation Program gives you
right in the heart of the city. The
As one of the world’s most influential and maximum exposure to international business
important cities, London has been called the practices. Situated on Russell Square, Hult London transportation links are excellent
“Knowledge Capital of the World”. Located is an ideal, central city location.
and you are just a short walk away
across the street from one of London’s largest
and most beautifully landscaped gardens on
Other degree programs offered from so many things to see and
In addition to our MBA, Hult’s London campus
Russell Square, our campus is footsteps from
offers three other degree programs:
do in the city. But my favorite part
world-class universities, museums, and libraries.
On top of this, Oxford Street’s shops and Master of International Business—for recent of my experience has been to
boutiques, Covent Garden’s theaters, and Soho’s university graduates with zero to three years’ learn alongside students from all
exclusive restaurants and exciting nightlife are all work experience who are interested in fields
within walking distance of our school. related to international business.
over the world—they taught me
Master of Arts in International Relations—for to look at international business
university graduates who seek to explore the from different perspectives
political dynamics of the international system and
prospects for meaningful change. and feel comfortable working
Master of Finance—for MBA graduates who are with people from many different
interested in extending their learning for six more Relax in the park or on Hult’s patio in backgrounds.
months for an additional academic credential between classes.
that can help secure a career in international
Park Laura Serafini
See pp. 42-47 for more details. Sales Executive
Barbican The Financial Times (U.K.)
Business School Museum of
Brazil, Class of 2008
Green St. James’s
Make valuable business contacts during
your studies in London.
London, United Kingdom
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Modern, prosperous, and safe, Dubai is one of the
fastest growing cities in the world and the gateway for
trade flow between the East and the West. Hult’s ultra
modern campus provides an innovative and engaging
One of the world’s most dynamic cities
Dubai is one of the most compelling cities in
Comfortable student accommodation is an
Experience one of the
the Middle East and has been reinventing itself
as one of the world’s most cosmopolitan cities.
approximate 20-minute shuttle ride from our
campus. The accommodation is close to the
Our beautifully landscaped campus is
self-contained in Dubai’s International
world’s most dynamic
Home to more than 150 nationalities, Dubai city’s large malls, clinics, nurseries, and schools.
is also one of the most international with 94 The residence is also only ten minutes from Deira
percent of the population hailing from outside of City Centre, 15 minutes from Festival City, and
the United Arab Emirates. Hult’s Dubai campus ten minutes from Dubai International Airport. In
is located in the Dubai International Academic addition, you have access to the residence’s
City (DIAC), an exclusive cluster of universities, outdoor pools, sports hall, and gym.
colleges, and institutions of higher learning.
Dubai’s famous landmark, Burj Dubai (the tallest
skyscraper in the world), is just a short drive from
Hult’s Global Rotation Program Hult’s Dubai campus is a great
For students who would like to take advantage
of our Global Rotation Program, you can start
place to experience the Middle
your MBA in Dubai and choose to study your East. Dubai’s balance between
A thoroughly modern campus electives in up to two of our other campuses: the cultures of the East and West,
Our school has been designed by a team of Boston, San Francisco, London, or Shanghai.
international architects in a futuristic style. This unique Global Rotation Program gives you Dubai is one of the most modern and coupled with the many different
fastest-growing cities in the world.
Equipped with excellent, contemporary maximum exposure to international business nationalities you’ll find among
amenities, you will find wireless internet access practices.
throughout the facility, as well as amphitheater- your classmates, means that all
style classrooms, a computer center, numerous
Other degree programs offered students find their own niche and
student breakout rooms, and a business
lounge. The surrounding campus also has a full In addition to our MBA, Hult’s Dubai campus will have the opportunity
range of on-site conveniences including Western, offers other graduate degree programs: to thrive.
Asian, and Middle Eastern dining (cafe and food Master of International Business—for recent
court) options and a convenience store. These university graduates with zero to three years’
amenities make campus life self-contained. work experience who are interested in fields Aya Fisher
related to international business. Hult MBA Degree Candidate
Master of Finance—for MBA graduates who are United States, Class of 2010
interested in extending their learning for six more
months for an additional academic credential
that can help secure a career in international
finance. Bathed in natural light, Hult Dubai
offers the ultimate in modern
MBA Honors—for professionals or executives learning environments.
who already possess an MBA but wish to
enhance their skills, update their knowledge,
The Gulf or prove to potential employers that they
take a rigorous approach to their personal
Burj Al Arab development.
Part-time MBA—for busy professionials who
Park Dubai Airport
would like to pursue their MBA studies while
continuing to work.
See pp. 40-49 for more details.
Dubai Silicon Oasis
Saudi Arabia Hult International
Dubai Outsource Zone
Hult’s faculty in Dubai hail from the U.S.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Shanghai is a city of breathtaking transformations—modern
skyscrapers juxtaposed next to ancient lane houses, and
sophisticated shops neighboring open-air markets. You
can take elective courses at our study abroad campus in
the heart of this remarkable city-on-the-move.
The “Pearl of the Orient”
The ascendancy of China as an economic
Hult’s Global Rotation Program—study in
Shanghai for your electives Understand firsthand
superpower is centered in Shanghai. Known
as the “Pearl of the Orient”, Shanghai has been
Hult’s Shanghai study abroad campus is
available during the first elective module. During
Shanghai is the epicenter of China’s
how China is changing
compared to New York or Paris in sophistication this module (6 to 8 weeks) in Shanghai, special the world.
and trend-setting power. With nearly 17 million extracurricular activities will be arranged to
residents, Shanghai is one of the world’s enrich the learning experience and provide
largest cities and is considered China’s most students with the opportunity to develop
cosmopolitan metropolis. excellent knowledge of the city and culture.
Besides gaining a better understanding of the
practicalities of doing business in Asia, students
Amazing downtown location
will also have opportunities to visit companies
Hult’s downtown campus sits in the heart of and network with senior executives and business I consider myself fortunate for
this dynamic and fast-paced city, and is located
in the city’s commercial, financial, retail, and
leaders in the region. having had the opportunity to
social center. Footsteps away are Shanghai’s take the Hult MBA. One year that
most famous shopping street, Nanjing Road, Enriching excursions, speakers,
and cultural activities changed the way I experience the
and the extraordinary Shanghai Museum. Our
school recently won first place in an architectural Led by Hult professors and accompanied Study in our award-winning Shanghai world and accept the richness
interior design competition for its state-of-the-art by native Chinese administrative staff, our satellite campus and mingle with local
of diversity. The time I spent in
classrooms, computer laboratories, comfortable MBA courses dive deep into international
student lounges, and distinctive furnishings. business practices, the Asian marketplace, Shanghai was the crowning point
Convenient subway and public transportation and management across cultures. We organize of my multicultural experience.
access make it easy for you to explore the company visits to local and multinational
city. Residential accommodations are a short businesses based in Shanghai, as well as One thing is to read or hear about
commute away. excursions to the fascinating and booming cities China, another very different is to
of Hangzhou and Suzhou. You will take factory
tours to learn about operations and production,
as well as speak with senior executives who are
actively running businesses in China. Students
enjoy a wide range of extracurricular cultural Fernando Cabral
activities such as martial arts, acupuncture, and Executive VP
calligraphy. IDEIA para a cidadania, Portugal
Portugal, Class of 2008
Electives courses, taught by Hult
professors, challenge you to think
Huzhou Assembly Hall
Beijing Shanghai Railway Museum
Huangpu Hangpu Park
Hult International Oriental Pearl
THE BUND Television Tower
Business School Century Square
People’s Square Kunming
International Experience China’s fascinating culture.
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“I would have never met my business partner or developed
the skills I needed to run a successful business if I didn’t go to
Hult. My Hult MBA helped me build the skills, contacts, and
confidence I needed to start my own business.”
Director of Operations
BioHub Inc. (Canada)
Canada, Class of 2009
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Our Action Learning Curriculum
“The Action Learning Project was a key dimension of our
learning in the MBA program. We designed and developed
a partner channel strategy for a software firm, which was
eagerly implemented by the client. To see our efforts being
transformed into useful results for such a large company was
really an exciting and fulfilling achievement!”
Action Learning is a hands-on approach to learning and is
the cornerstone of our curriculum. By applying classroom Project Manager
learning to actual business situations, Hult students gain a Wireless Generation (U.S.)
powerful and practical business education that helps them India, Class of 2004
think strategically about innovation and growth.
Our Action Learning is forged by the During this distinctive project, your team will: Distinguished speakers and company visits
realities of business to educate useful and develop insights about the particular industry provide exposure to current business reality
global business leaders and business; identify breakthrough ideas; Hult’s Distinguished Speakers Series brings
Our Action Learning curriculum has been develop a business concept; and build an guests from a wide range of industries to
shaped by the real-world needs of today’s best implementation plan to present to senior campus to speak to students on a monthly
companies. No other MBA program offers executives and CEOs. basis. A number of well-known international
anything like it. We’ve reached out to leading business leaders have shared their insights on
companies and executives and they’ve told strategic business issues, including: Joel Litman,
Action Learning “Innovation and Growth”
us what they need: the management and Director, Credit-Suisse; Ronald Jonash, Head of
leadership skills required for success as a global Innovation, Monitor Group; Mark Turrell, CEO,
manager. This curriculum assures that Hult’s MBA Recognizing that innovation is key to sustaining Imaginatik; Dave Balter, Founder and CEO,
graduates will have already practiced the skills competitive advantage and driving growth, Hult BzzAgent; Jonathan Rowe, COO, GeneExpress;
they need to help businesses grow in the new has launched Action Learning projects based David Contrada, Partner, Palladium; Ulrich
economy. on the theme of “Innovation and Growth”. Nielsen, CTO, Merrimack Pharmaceutical; Dr.
This program gives you cutting-edge business Makaranda Chipalkatti, CIO, Osram-Sylvania;
experience that is unique. Action Learning Hannah Grove, SVP, Head of Global Marketing,
How our Action Learning program works targets the most important and difficult problem State Street Bank; Anil Kapur, formerly of
Our Action Learning program begins by using facing every company: identifying new pathways the World Bank, Citigroup and McKinsey &
the Harvard Business School case method of for growth. The solution lies in business Company; Stan Slap, former Patagonia board
instruction to teach you the latest business innovation—which includes some combination member; Tekla Back, Associate Principal,
practices in class. Then, we place students in of new customer experiences, new delivery McKinsey & Company; Bhasker Natarajan, Vice
small teams led by a faculty advisor and assign methods, new offerings, new methods for President, Liberty Mutual; and Scott Anthony,
each team to a leading business or company to production, new partners and networks, or new President, Innosight LLC.
business models. "We hired a recent Hult graduate to join our sourcing
help solve a real business problem.
group and she has been terrific! Her analytical
At each of Hult’s international campuses, You work towards solving that problem by using
a curriculum that emphasizes both theory and skills are outstanding and she has an international
the Action Learning program has created
practice. You also can take advantage of some perspective that is so valuable as we look to expand
partnerships with the best companies in the
local area. In Boston, this includes leading firms of the distinct strengths of Hult: global presence, our sourcing opportunities. Hult MBA students are
such as Pfizer, EMC, Philips Healthcare, and a widely diverse student body, and world-class high on our recruiting list."
Sherman Williams. While in Dubai, students leaders in the field of innovation.
can work with premier organizations such as Emerson Foster
Emirates NBD Bank as well as Dubai Ports, Director of Talent Acquisition
Action Learning Projects have included:
which manages the largest seaport in the world. Stop & Shop/Ahold, U.S.
• Developing business plans for new product
Within each of these companies, five student
segments for the world’s oldest lighting
teams work intimately with a high-level executive
manufacturer, Osram Sylvania
who is in charge of growing the company.
Student teams are further motivated to work • Helping directors at BAE Systems, the global
at high standards by competing with each defense and aerospace company, to leverage
other. Over six weeks, these teams meet with their existing state-of-the-art competencies
the company executive(s) four times while they and technologies in sensors
face the task of coming up with a fully-fledged • Identifying new applications and customers
plan to grow the company. Simultaneously, they for the Director of IBM’s Human Ability and
are aided through the process by one of Hult’s Accessibility Center
world-class consulting coaches. At the end, they
• Generating credible new growth options
present their findings to an Executive Team in
for the CEO of Imaginatik, a recently IPOed
the boardroom of the corporation.
enterprise software company, that could be
implemented in a six to 12-month window
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