Alumni Support ‘Little Big Master’
Movie Appreciation Event
On Saturday 16 May, the Alumni and Corporate Affairs Office organised a movie appreciation event at the sky cinema in Olympian City, with alumni accompanying underprivileged students from the Sau Mau Ping Catholic Primary School to watch ‘Little Big Master’. Each alumni volunteer sponsored and escorted a child to the cinema, hoping that the little ones could be inspired by seeing the story on the silver screen! The cinema hall was packed with 50 alumni and 50 children; Prof. Kalok Chan, Dean of the Business School, conducted a sharing session with the participants after the movie. Click here to view the report, photos and highlight video.

Students and Alumni Enjoy Networking at MBA Happy Hour

On 20 May, an MBA Happy Hour was held at insomnia in Lan Kwai Fong, and attended by over 80 MBA students, alumni and faculty members. The attendees remained in high spirits despite the arrival of the first red rainstorm signal of the year! Prof. Michael Ferguson, Associate Dean (Graduate Studies) and Director of MBA Programs, opened the event with welcoming remarks, before proposing a toast with several of the evening’s honoured guests. The event was organised by the Alumni and Corporate Affairs Office, and everyone greatly enjoyed mingling in a casual setting ― with snacks and unlimited drinks! Please click here for details, or to view the photo album.
Textiles Magnate Bill Lam Shares His Rags to Riches Story
This month’s ‘Alumni Stories’ profiles textile industrialist Bill Lam (BBA 1975). Despite seeing great professional success, Bill has never forgotten his roots. After graduating during a recession, he found work at a textiles factory, where he learned about running such a business from the ground up. He then started his own company, applying innovative new measures that enabled him to weather several patches of financial bad luck. Bill has gifted many donations to CUHK over the years. His story is a true tale of success: From rags to riches, using education and determination to achieve his dreams. We wish to express our gratitude for Bill’s generosity, and to share his inspirational story with others! Please read here.
MBA Alumni See Success at CIMA Awards
The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) hosted its Annual Dinner on 19 May, welcoming over 200 guests to the ballroom of the Island Shangri-La Hong Kong. The highlight of the evening was an awards presentation announcing the year’s best examination winners. Two MBA alumni, Mr. Simon Yuen Siu Man and Mr. Eric Poon Yiu Kei, were named best performers for 2014. Simon won the ‘CIMA Best Paper Award’ for his ‘E3 Enterprise Strategy’ paper and Eric was presented with the ‘CIMA Hong Kong Past President Award’ for his ‘T4 Part B Case Study Examination’ paper. We offer our heartfelt congratulations to the worthy winners!

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New Issue of CONNECT Now Available
The latest edition of CONNECT, the magazine of the CUHK Business School, is now available. This issue covers the exciting developments in Qianhai, explores the future of Hong Kong’s logistics industry, analyses family business succession in Asia, and features interviews with Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies Prof. Dennis Fan, and MBA alumnus Mr. KC Chan, former deputy publisher of the Hong Kong Economic Journal. Click here to read more, or contact our Marketing and Communications Office here for a printed copy.
EMBA (Chinese) Conference Attendees
Soak up Culture in Dunhuang

The EMBA (Chinese) Program Annual Conference was held at the Silk Road Dunhuang Hotel, Gansu province, on 23 and 24 May. Over 80 students and alumni attended. On the first morning, participants visited Mingsha Mountain and Yueyaquan (Crescent Lake) on camelback! That evening saw dinner, music, dancing, and an astronomy presentation by the hotel’s general manager, Mr. Du Yadong. The next day began with an inspiring talk by Ms. Fan Jinshi, Director of Dunhuang Research Institute, followed by an interesting tour to the Mogaoku caves. The dramatic beauty of the surrounding desert made the conference a truly unforgettable occasion.

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CUHK MBA Class of 2016 Ball a Resounding Success
On 31 May, the Student Association of CUHK MBA Class of 2016 held a ball at the W Hotel in Tsimshatsui, attended by over 90 full-time MBA students and prominent faculty members. The ball began with opening speeches by Prof. Kalok Chan, Dean of the CUHK Business School, and Prof. Michael Ferguson, Associate Dean (Graduate Studies) and Director of MBA Programs, plus a stunning group photo. A dinner buffet was followed by an extensive program of activities including exciting games, competitions, and performances that showcased students’ creativity and team spirit. Read more details here, or view the video here.
New on CBK@CUHK:
Qianhai’s Potentials, Corporate Philanthropy and HMV

The Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Modern Service Industry Cooperation Zone has been developing very rapidly in recent months. A CBK@CUHK-AmCham panel discussion reveals the unique business opportunities there for Hong Kong and international companies. Does engaging in charitable activities truly reflect a Chinese company’s commitment to its stakeholders and shareholders alike? The answer lies in its ownership type. Read the research-based feature here. In a video interview, alumni Kelvin Wu, who acquired HMV in 2013, talks about the music retail chain’s future developments in Hong Kong and the Mainland.
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