Meet the MBA Class of 2023: Chris YUE Yi, CEIBS

Chris YUE Yi

China Europe International Business School (CEIBS)

“A finance professional with a passion for water sports (sailing, wake-surfing and windsurfing).”

Hometown: Yuncheng, Shanxi Province in China

Fun Fact About Yourself:

* Love to travel. Have been to North Korea and Cuba.

* Volunteered with UNICEF during the pandemic helping low-income families with children.

Undergraduate School and Major: Quantitative Finance and Risk Management Science – The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Most Recent Employer and Job Title: Senior Credit Analyst, Goldman Sachs

Aside from your classmates, what was the key part of the MBA curriculum that led you to choose this business school and why was it so important to you? As China continues to develop, in-depth knowledge and understanding about China business environment becomes more and more crucial if one wants to seize the fast train of the Chinese economy. As China integrates more deeply with the world in terms of supply chains and finance, “Global Breadth” also plays a more dominant role in globalized business. There is no doubt that CEIBS is the best business school to provide “China Depth, Global Breath”.

CEIBS is known for “China Depth, Global Breadth.” What is the biggest appeal of earning an MBA in China? Being inside the largest economic miracle in human history is really exciting.

What club, class, or tradition are you most looking forward to at CEIBS? I am already a section representative and part of the event organizing team for TEDxCEIBS. I am also planning to run for the Finance and Investment Club.

Describe your biggest accomplishment in your career so far: It was running a strategically expanded derivative business with corporate clients in great China area with a well-designed risk framework.

What do you hope to do after earning your MBA and why will that be significant? I want to do investment with social impact. It would be fulfilling if I could uses the tools of finance and technology to create meaningful change for community or society.

What advice would you give to help potential applicants gain admission into the CEIBS MBA program?

* Think about the extent to which your career plan matches with the strengths of the CEIBS MBA.

* Start learning mandarin if you plan to work in China post-MBA.

* Get a higher GMAT score.


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