Russia’s Gaidar Forum has quickly established itself as one of the premier scientific and economic conferences on the global calendar, attracting business leaders, politicians and academics from around the world. With Russia’s own political and economic predicament attracting extra attention at the moment, this year’s Forum was even more compelling than usual.
In an interview with Seoul Economy Daily, CKGSB Associate Dean Liu Jing emphasized that Asian economic integration is not a choice, but a necessity in today’s world. Given the economic competition between the US and China, Prof Liu said emerging countries need to build a cooperative model that is balanced, rather than solely serving each nation and creating intense competition.
In 2014, CKGSB and its world-class faculty were mentioned in more than 300 original articles in top-tier international media – a staggering 200% increase over 2013 – and that’s not to mention a whole range of additional coverage through reprinted articles and syndicated material.
CKGSB is expanding its digital presence with the launch of an English-language account on WeChat, with news, events and Knowledge Center articles now going out daily to a growing number of subscribers.
On December 19, the Korean Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MSIP) and the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) held a Korea & China ICT Innovation Forum in Beijing. The forum’s theme was ‘ICT Innovation Strategy for Creative Economy’, and CKGSB Professor Dong-Sung Cho opened the forum with a keynote speech about “Strategy for the Korean Way of Creativity”.
After 40 years of engagement, two-way trade between the EU and China has now reached €430 billion, but the potential for the two sides to engage further is huge, with two-way FDI levels not yet reflective of the partnership.
China’s real estate and art markets are two of the most discussed sectors in the country – and CKGSB Professor of Finance Mei Jianping is an expert on both! In recent weeks, Prof Mei has spoken to both the Guardian newspaper and the Wall Street Journal to give his thoughts on the latest trends.
Hot on the heels of extensive recent coverage in the Wall Street Journal of CKGSB Finance Professor Gan Jie’s revealing new survey on China’s industrial economy comes two more articles from award-winning media outlets keen to showcase Prof Gan’s thoughts on the state of China’s economy.
With China’s real estate industry continuing to be one of the hottest topics for discussion, CKGSB and KPMG held a joint breakfast seminar for senior executives of Japanese companies in Beijing. Shedding light on the issue were CKGSB Professor of Economics Li Wei and Tomoyuki Fukumoto, GM, Bank of Japan.
CKGSB’s MBA class recently hosted Nielsen Greater China President Yan Xuan at the school to talk about the company’s four main areas of work: Consumerization, Innovation, Marketing Effectiveness and Performance Management. Known primarily as an audience measurement company, Neilsen has a presence in more than 100 countries around the world.
In its most recent print edition, Forbes Korea focused on Proya CEO Fang Yuyou, a CKGSB EMBA alumnus and current student in the CEO class. As one of the leading Chinese cosmetic companies, Proya has seen tremendous domestic growth after targeting 3rd and 4th tier cities in China. Fang revealed that an eye-opening visit to view cosmetic firms in Korea in 2007 revolutionized his view on the importance of R&D.
Forbes Korea recently covered CKGSB in a special feature in their December edition, in which Dean Xiang Bing talks about the school’s unparalleled alumni network, and the school’s plans for expansion. Not only will 2015 see the launch of the new Dual Degree EMBA Program with IMD, but the focus will widen from business in China to global leadership and global ownership.