On June 4, Founding Dean Xiang Bing’s special lecture, co-hosted by CKGSB and aSSIST (a Seoul School of Integrated Sciences & Technologies), was held successfully in Korea. More than 70 people - including scholars, executives, and related students - attended the seminar and listened enthusiastically to the dean’s insights regarding Chinese economy and firms. The lecture, which was titled ‘Chinese Transformation after 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China’ was introduced in six topics, where each topic elaborated the past, present, and future of China’s economy.
The completion ceremony of the 6th Dong-A Economy Leader’s Academy (DELA), a leadership course developed by South Korea’s The Dong-A Ilbo, was held at Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB) in Shenzhen on April 27. CKGSB has been operating the program with the media for six consecutive years since 2013. The professors including Assistant Dean Zhou Li attended the ceremony, and the program participants received the completion certificates. Participants had attended seminars by the faculty and visited corporations in Shenzhen during their stay. Assistant Dean Zhou Li remarked that Chinese corporations’ innovation model began from founders born in 1960s and 70s, which has now been passed down to new leaders, who will spearhead China’s new growth model.
Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business and Australia’s Victorian Government have formally announced a collaboration aimed at enhancing ties and a deeper understanding between Chinese and Australian businesses. The partnership, which kicked off with a joint workshop and panel event in Beijing, will consist of collaboration on events and executive education programs to address business opportunities and challenges of interest to Chinese and Australian executives.
CKGSB Founding Dean Xiang delivered a keynote speech to more than 1,200 delegates at the Harvard China Forum where he talked about some of the key transformative changes reshaping the global economy.
Maekyung Economy, one of South Korea's most widely-read business magazines, published a case study article introducing Alibaba’s success story that focuses on Jack Ma’s strategies. Even during the time when Chinese business people were rarely using the Internet, Jack Ma saw the possibility of the business in 1990s. With investment from SoftBank, Alibaba grew up to defeat eBay with Taobao. An interview with Teng Bingsheng, Associate Dean for Asia and Europe and Professor of Strategic Management of CKGSB, was included in the article regarding the case of Alibaba. Associate Dean Teng was also introduced as a renowned expert in the field of Strategic Alliance.
Chinese New Year, also known as spring festival, is a season of change, and the MBA program is pleased to welcome new associate dean Professor Ou-Yang Hui and program director Alan Chen this year.
Forbes Korea, South Korea’s one of the most widely-read business magazines, featured an article in its March issue that introduces various programs and unrivalled alumni network of Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB). The article also illustrated the school’s representative alumni and courses they had attended. In particular, the article introduced detailed information on CKGSB’s MBA course, which provides ample opportunities to expand business network and learn core business knowledge.
CKGSB’s alumni affairs department has launched a WeChat mini-app to support the communication across the entire CKGSB community, for MBA alums as well as other degree programs such as EMBA and FMBA alums.
CKGSB Founding Dean Xiang Bing gave a keynote address at a special Knowledge Series event held in partnership with the Hua Yuan Science and Technology Association and Asia Society Northern California in Mountain View
CKGSB has won three awards that highlight its outstanding contributions to philanthropy in China. Professors Yan Aimin and Juliet Zhu were named China CSR Person of the Year and China Philanthropist of the Year, respectively, while CKGSB was given the China Philanthropic Enterprise of the Year award. All honors were handed out at the annual award ceremony of the China Philanthropy Times, a well-respected philanthropic journal, published under China’s Ministry of Public Affairs.
Dr Xiang Bing, Founding Dean of Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business and Professor of China Business and Globalization, delivered a keynote speech at the prestigious FT Banking Summit on November 30 in London, among global financial and business leaders, such as Former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis and FT’s Chief Economics Commentator Martin Wolf.
CKGSB’s Korean EMBA students shared congratulatory messages to celebrate CKGSB’s 15th anniversary. Young-su Shin, CEO of Dongwon Home Food, and Sang-Heon Kim, former CEO and Senior Adviser of Naver highlighted advantages of CKGSB and their expectations on the school’s future prospects through their messages. In November 2017, 20 renowned Korean leaders of diverse sectors received certificates of graduation for completing CKGSB’s Korean EMBA.