Golden Jubilee Global Leader Series a Resounding Success

On 19 March, global business leader Mr. John Rice, Vice Chairman of General Electric, gave an inspirational speech at a commemorative golden jubilee Global Leader Series. Organised by the CUHK Business School's Alumni and Corporate Affairs Office, this talk was set on a bigger scale for a broader audience, and attracted a full house of almost 300 people. Guest of Honour, Honourable Mr. Lam Woon Kwong, Convenor of the Executive Council; Mr. Stephen Young, US Consul General; eminent guests; business alumni; and students filled up the Academy Room of the InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong to hear Mr. Rice present "Global Growth: Opportunities and Challenges in China."

Review of the Beijing Annual Dinner
by Alumni Director Ms. Florence Lai


Alumni Director of the CUHK Business School, Ms. Florence Lai, attended the Annual Dinner of the Business School's Beijing Alumni Association on 2 March. The elegant Hilton Beijing was the venue for this year's gathering, which celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the CUHK and the Business School. Guest of Honour, Dean Prof. T. J. Wong, kicked off the dinner, which was attended by a record-breaking 170 guests from across China. The highlight of this successful evening came when keynote speaker Ms. Connie Au, Director of the CUHK Alumni Affairs Office, announced a new alumni record of 150,000 global members.

Anniversary Exhibitions and Lecture Series
Celebrate 50 Memorable Years for CUHK

The CUHK 50th Anniversary Fair kicked off at Ocean Terminal Main Concourse on 15 March. The Fair, which will continue through to November, features a roving exhibition and a Public Lecture Series. The next exhibition will be showcased at Plaza Hollywood in Diamond Hill from 15 to 19 April. The CUHK Business School's lecture will be held at Hong Kong Central Library on Saturday 27 July, when Prof. Andrew Chan of the Department of Marketing will present "Strategies for Building Successful Brand Image". The exhibitions and lectures are open to the public and admission is free.


Annual CUMBA CSR Conference Returns


Titled "CSR as a Growth Model for a Sustainable Asia", the 7th annual CUMBA CSR Conference will boost awareness of corporate social responsibility and offer a platform for sharing best practices. Prof. Liu Ming-kang, Honorary Professor of the CUHK Bussiness School and former Chairman of the China Banking Regulatory Commission, will serve as keynote speaker on 6 May at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The event will also recognise exemplary CSR-mindful companies with the first CUHK CSR Award. To learn more about the conference and register, click here.
Eminent Business Tycoon Shares Buddhist Principles

The Diamond Room of MBA Town Centre was the setting for an inspirational talk on 14 March by Mr. Peter Cheng Kar Shing, Executive Director of New World China Land Limited and Chairman of the Chow Tai Fook Charity Foundation. Organised by the BBA Alumni Association, Mr. Cheng's talk, "Management from a Buddhism Practitioner's Perspective", provided insights into how he applies his beliefs as a loyal Buddhism practitioner to daily life and business. Mr. Cheng's fascinating talk provoked a great deal of audience interaction, which continued at a dinner held afterwards for the alumni.


Four Global Business Leaders Reveal Insights into
China's Globalisation and Economic Growth


The latest issue of CONNECT, CUHK Business School's magazine, features indispensable perspectives from four internationally recognised business leaders about the economic challenges China faces today. Drawing on unique experiences, the four experts share a comprehensive understanding of China's opportunities to refashion its macroeconomic policies fresh from a change in political leadership, mindful that economic development must be sustainable as an economic slowdown looms. We hope our readers will find these articles inspiring, useful and informative.

Click here to read CONNECT online.
Reunion Brings MBA Elite Mentors and Mentees Together

On 27 February, mentors and mentees of the MBA Elite Mentorship Program joined together at a Chinese New Year gathering organised by the MBA Career Management Center. The Dean of the CUHK Business School. Prof. T. J. Wong, kicked off the dinner. Prof. Michael Ferguson, Associate Dean (Graduate Studies) and Director of MBA Programs, then led a toast to the Year of the Snake, followed by a briefing on the forthcoming CUMBA CSR Conference organised by the full-time MBA students. Attracting over 50 mentees from around the world, this annual gathering was a truly international event, reflecting the global reach of our MBA programs.

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