MBA for monks

Sep 15 2005 by Brian Amble Print This Article

Monks from the Jade Buddha Monastery in Shanghai are starting business school after the Antai School of Management accepted 18 of them this month for its new MBA course in temple management.

The president of the Antai School of Management, Wang Fanghua, told the Times: "These temples are not in remote mountains but in big cities, and they need to know how to operate in a metropolis. They must keep pace with the world."

The Times | Business courses for monks in search of higher fiscal plane