Future heads of family businesses from both the United States and China explored the making of great leaders in a Cornell University session taught by CKGSB Americas Senior Director Mary Wadsworth Darby, part of CKGSB and Cornell’s joint Global Emerging Leaders in Family Enterprises (GEL) program.
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· Ithaca, NY
Economy Chosun, one of Korea’s most prestigious economic and business news weeklies, has named CKGSB as one of the world’s top business schools in terms of the quality and innovation strategies of its MBA program. CKGSB was the only Chinese school named in the list, which the magazine compiled for its most recent cover story.
· New York
Next-generation scions of Western and Asian family-owned companies learned to meet the challenges of corporate leadership and family business in CKGSB and Cornell University’s joint Global Emerging Leaders in Family Enterprises (GEL) program.
CKGSB Associate Professor of Accounting Zhang Weining, who also teaches a class on the Internet of Things, discusses Baidu’s plans to further develop the futuristic “augmented reality” technology, made famous recently by the worldwide craze for the Pokémon GO game.
Dean's Distinguished Chair Professor of Finance at CKGSB, Li Haitao, who is also Associate Dean of the school’s MBA Program, has been featured in leading Australian newspaper The Sydney Morning Herald discussing the rise of MBA education in China and Asia.
Two of CKGSB’s top students, Liu Qing and Cheng Wei, will be seeing a lot more of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick in the future after news merged that China’s largest ride-hailing app Didi Chuxing plans to merge with Uber China. When they are not running Didi, Liu and Cheng are both students in CKGSB Business Scholar Program (DBA), which caters to some of China’s most senior entrepreneurs.
Vision Creator, a Korean startup accelerator founded by a CKGSB alumnus, is partnering with CKGSB’s ‘Chuang Community’ to help Korean SMEs and startups do business in China and attract Chinese capital. Under the “2016 Vision China Program,” 10 Korean companies will receive training in August before joining the CKGSB 2016 Young Investor’s Forum in September in Beijing.
Chinese companies need to champion social responsibility as they go global to gain respect from the international community and play a significant role in accelerating the creation of a good global governance system, CKGSB Founding Dean and Professor of China business and globalization Xiang Bing tells the China Daily newspaper in a lengthy profile piece.
Close to 600 senior participants and media attended the CKGSB-HKS 2nd Annual Global Symposium — A New Business Civilization — following on from last year’s inaugural symposium held at Harvard, itself a product of a five-year collaboration between the two schools. Nine academics from universities such as CKGSB, Harvard and Oxford joined more than a dozen speakers from the business community to shed light on sustainable entrepreneurship.
· Washington, DC
CKGSB’s 10-year partnership with University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business is a wonderful event that continues to benefit both schools, said Teng Bingsheng, Associate Professor of Strategic Management at CKGSB and the Associate Dean of CKGSB’s European Campus.