-International mindset

-Strong leadership potential

-Analytically solid and emotionally mature

-Clear motivation and drive

-Rich business experience (minimum 8 years, with 5 years’ managerial responsibilities)


Through INSEAD

Deadline for complete application

1st Round 28 November 2008

2nd Round 30 January 2009

3rd Round 30 March 2009

Through Tsinghua

Deadline for complete application

English written test and jury interview

1st Round 31 October 2008

2nd Round 2 January 2009

3rd Round 30 March 2009


1. Please give your objectives for attending the TIEMBA Programme. What would you like to achieve over

the next 5 years,and how could TIEMBA contribute to achieving these plans? What are your alternatives

to this programme? (500 words approx.)

2. Give a candid description of yourself, stressing the personal characteristics you feel to be your

strengths and weaknesses.(500 words approx.)

3. Please describe one of your most enjoyable experiences in life, preferably from your business context.

Where did it originate? In retrospect, what did you learn about yourself and about others? (500 words approx.)

4. Please describe a situation, either work or personal, where you faced particular frustration or difficulty.

What was the outcome and what did you learn from the experience? (500 words approx.)

5. Tell us about someone who has especially influenced your choices in life. (500 words approx.)


Two reference Letters

A. How long have you known the applicant and in what connection?

B. Please elaborate on the overall-rating you have assigned above, either in the space below or in a separate letter commenting on how the applicant might contribute to the TIEMBA Programme.

1.Please comment on the candidate’s team-work and interpersonal skills with example(s).

2.Please comment on the candidate’s strengths.

3.Please comment on the areas that the candidate can improve upon.

4.Please comment on the candidate’s potential for senior management.

Describe an occasion you may have had to observe the candidate in a leadership role.


US$75,000 (RMB290,000 + US$37,500)

Includes academic materials, lunches, computing charges and organised group dinners


Jo Anne LEE

Executive MBA


Asia Campus

1 Ayer Rajah Avenue

Singapore 138676

Tel: (65) 6799 5401


Linda LU

Department of International Affairs,

EMBA Program School of Economics and Management

Tsinghua University

311 North, Shunde Building,

School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University

Tel: (86) 10 6279-5799