CKGSB MBA Entrepreneurship Seminar (Silicon Valley)

If you are currently starting up your business with either advanced technology or innovative business model targeting Chinese customers, but uncertain about the prospect of the Chinese market, or if you are looking for investors and business partners in China, we sincerely invite you to join the entrepreneurship seminars organized by MBA Class of 2012 of the Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB).

As one of the most influential and globalized business schools in China, CKGSB incorporates an oversea module into the curriculum of its highly reputable MBA program. The module is designed to enable the future generation of business leaders to gain international perspectives and spread the Chinese insight abroad. This year, all of the 49 students of the MBA Class of 2012 will study in the east coast and the west coast in the U.S. for 2 weeks from late May to early June. They will be trained at Columbia Business School and West Point Military Academy, visit many of the greatest US companies, and exchange thoughts with local business elites.

CKGSB MBA students with a broad range of industry experiences will share with you the latest trends of the Chinese market, discuss with you about your business ideas and the opportunities in China. Professors, business leaders, and investors from CKGSB will also be present at the event. Experienced local entrepreneurs will be invited to share their stories. In addition, you will have a chance to mingle with the future generation of business leaders of China and develop long-term professional connections. 

Time & Location: Friday, May 31, 2013, Cornell Club, New York City
Sunday, June 9, 2013, Silicon Valley (detailed venue to be announced)
6:30-9:30PM (Registration starts at 6:00PM)
Language: English
Seats: 40 (Preference given to entrepreneurs) 
Fee: Free, Pre-registration Required


If you would like to join the event, please send the following information to Mr. Yang-huan BAO ( by Monday, May 20, 2013.

1. Name, company, position, email;

2. Will you participate in the New York City or Silicon Valley event?

3. If you are an entrepreneur, what is your field? Can you discuss your business plan briefly (100-200 words)?

4. If selected, would you like to present your business plan during the event (10-15 minutes)?

5. What would you like to gain from this event? Any suggestion on how to make it a more effective event?

About CKGSB (Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business)

Established in Beijing in November, 2002 with generous support from the Li Ka Shing Foundation, CKGSB is a not-for-profit organization and China’s first privately funded and faculty-governed business school. The school offers innovative MBA, Finance MBA, Executive MBA and Executive Education programs. CKGSB has developed in under 10 years into a prominent business school with over 40 world-class faculty members, whose per capita publications in top journals of management was ranked 6th globally during the period of 2005 to 2009.

CKGSB’s alumni include more than 2,500 Chinese business leaders at the CEO and Chairman level, whose companies together generated more than USD 1 trillion in revenue in 2011. This figure represents about 13.7% of China’s GDP. If the companies managed by CKGSB’s alumni network were a nation, it would be the 16th largest economy on earth.

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