Launching Ceremony and Forum of CKGSB Alumni Association Korea Chapter
2018-08-27  - Seoul

Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB) will hold an inaugural ceremony of the CKGSB’s Alumni Association Korea Chapter in Seoul, Korea on August 27, which will bring together Korean alumni of CKGSB and alumni with various ties to Korea. It will also bring together leaders from China and Korea to discuss and interpret “The Role of Confucian Economic Bloc in the New Global Order”.

Established in 2004, CKGSB’s Alumni Association has been bringing its fantastic alumni network closer together across the world. More than half of CKGSB’s 10,000+ alumni are at the CEO or Chairman level, and they lead one fifth of China’s 100 most valuable brands.

CKGSB’s Alumni Association Korea Chapter will strengthen the alumni network in the nation. On behalf of the Korean alumni, Moon Kook-hyun, Hansol Textile CEO, has been appointed as the president of CKGSB Alumni Association Korea Chapter.

As part of the launch event, Xiang Bing, CKGSB’s Founding Dean, and Cho Dong-sung, president of Incheon National University will deliver special lectures on the Role of Confucian Economic Bloc. 


Date: 2018.08.27 (Mon) 15:30 – 18:00

Venue: Seoul, Korea (detailed information will be provided after your registration)

Language: English

Conference Session:

15:30~16:00   Registration and Networking Session

16:00~16:10   Welcome Remarks

16:10~16:30   Ceremony to launch CKGSB’s Alumni Association Korea Chapter

                        Moon Kook-hyun, Hansol Textile CEO, President of CKGSB Alumni Association in Korea

Forum: The New Global Order: the Role of the Confucian Economic Bloc

16:30~17:00   Special Lecture 1 – China-US Trade Tension and Its Global Implications

                        Xiang Bing, CKGSB Founding Dean

17:00~17:30   Special Lecture 2 – Political Disruptions among 6 Countries in Northeast Asia as an Opportunity: China-Korea’s Coupling Strategies that are DFDA

                     Cho Dong-sung, President of Incheon National University

17:30~18:00   Cocktail Reception


CKGSB MBA offers seats to future MBA appliers. To register your interest, please click HERE. We will reply as soon as possible to confirm your attendance.  

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Speaker Profile


Founding Dean
Professor of China Business and Globalization
Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business 


Dr. Xiang has played an important role in developing and innovating China’s management education sector. Prior to joining CKGSB, Dr. Xiang was a Professor of Accounting at Peking University’s Guanghua School of Management, where he pioneered the school’s Executive MBA program. He was also one of the seven founding faculty members of China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) in Shanghai. Dr. Xiang also served on the faculty of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

Dr. Xiang’s research interests include the relationship between state and business, reform of state-owned enterprises, innovation and the role of the private sector in China. He is a leading authority on Chinese business, innovations in China, globalization of Chinese companies and global implications of China’s transformation. Dean Xiang is also a key advocator of ‘New Business Civilization’ (新商业文明). His writings and cases on these subjects are considered among the most influential in China.


CHO Dong-Sung
Visiting Professor of Strategy, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business 
President of Incheon National University
Professor Emeritus of Strategy, International Business, Management Design and Sustainability Management, Seoul National University

Dr. Cho Dong-Sung is Visiting Professor of Strategy at Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business and Professor Emeritus of Strategy, International Business, Management Design, and Sustainability Management at Seoul National University.

He previously taught at Harvard Business School, INSEAD, the Helsinki School of Economics, the University of Tokyo, Hitotsubashi University, the University of Michigan, Duke University, Peking University, Zhejiang University and Nankai University. He has also received Honorary Doctoral Degrees from Inje University, Busan and Aalto University, Helsinki.

At Seoul National University, he was Dean of the College of Business Administration, 2001-2003 and Dean of the Graduate School of International and Area Studies, 1999-2001. He also served Seoul National University as the Founding Managing Director of the SNU Development Foundation, a pioneer for fundraising in Korea. He was President of the Korean Academic Society of Business Administration, the flagship organization in Korea representing 87 academic societies in business administration. He also chaired the Korean Association of Academic Societies, the umbrella organization of 651 academic societies that encompass humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, engineering, and others.

Professor Cho has served on the board of directors for 15 multinational companies and research organizations, including Kia Motors, Dongyang Securities, Korea Tire, and Korea Electric Power Corporation and has advised companies ranging from Samsung and LG to Korean Air and Kookmin Bank.

About Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB)

Established in Beijing in November 2002 with support from the Li Ka Shing Foundation, CKGSB is China’s first faculty-governed and independent business school. CKGSB boasts more than 40 full-time professors, many of whom previously held tenured faculty positions at leading business schools such as Wharton and Yale. Their research has provided the basis for more than 400 case studies of both China-specific and global issues. CKGSB also stands apart for its unmatched alumni network. More than half of CKGSB’s 10,000+ alumni are at the CEO or Chairman level and, collectively, they lead one fifth of China’s 100 most valuable brands.

Headquartered in Beijing, CKGSB is also located in Shanghai, Shenzhen, New York, Hong Kong and London. The school offers the following innovative courses: MBA, Finance MBA, Executive MBA, Business Scholars Program (DBA), and Executive Education programs.

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