Winning in China: New Strategies for MNCs
2014-09-13  - Hong Kong

Multinational corporations (MNCs) in China are facing a rapidly changing environment given the growth of local businesses, a slowing economy and the changing political environment. As local companies fasten expansion, what are the new challenges and opportunities MNCs are facing today? How shall MNCs successfully seize business prospects provided by the Chinese marketplace?

Please join us to discover how you can succeed in this exciting era during in-depth discussions led by a team of dedicated thought leaders: Teng Bingsheng, CKGSB Associate Dean and Associate Professor of Strategic Management; Edward Tse, Founder at Gao Feng Advisory Company, who is widely known as one of the most experienced and most respected strategy consultants in China. We welcome you to this dynamic discussion as we deliberate the future opportunities for MNCs in China.


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Event Details

Date: Saturday, September 13, 2014   13:30 – 16:45

Venue: Harbour View Ballroom, Level 4, Four Seasons Hotel, 8 Finance Street, Central Hong Kong
Language: English
Cost: Free, but registration is required
Organizer: Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business

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Introduction by Mr. Zhou Li, Assistance Dean, CKGSB


Keynote Speech on “MNCs Re-thinking Their ‘China Dream’” by Professor Teng Bingsheng, Associate Professor of Strategic Management, Associate Dean of CKGSB European Campus, CKGSB


Keynote Speech on “Challenges Facing MNCs” by Dr. Edward Tse, Founder at Gao Feng Advisory Company


Panel Discussion: Chinese Companies’ Innovations and Co-Competition with MNCS




Networking Reception & Program One-on-One Counseling

Speakers and Panelists

Professor Teng Bingsheng

Associate Dean and Associate Professor of Strategic Management at CKGSB

Dr. Teng Bingsheng is Associate Dean and Associate Professor of Strategic Management at CKGSB. Prior to joining CKGSB, Dr. Teng served as a tenured Associate Professor of Strategic Management at George Washington University (GWU), where he was a doctoral advisor and lead professor of the departmental doctoral program. Dr. Teng has published over 20 articles in academic journals including the Academy of Management Review and Organization Science. Additionally, his research is included in most textbooks on strategic management. Dr. Teng serves on the editorial board of several academic journals. He has received many awards for his research, including the Wendell and Louis Crain Research Scholar at the GWU School of Business. His biography appears in Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who in American Higher Education. In addition, Dr. Teng is a frequent contributor to popular media including The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, and Far Eastern Economic Review.

Dr. Edward Tse

Founder at Gao Feng Advisory Company

Dr. Tse has nearly 30 years of management consulting and line management experience and is widely known as one of the most experienced and most respected strategy consultants in China. He has assisted several hundred companies -headquartered both in and outside of China -on all issues related to China and China’s role in the world. Clients include multinationals, Chinese companies and the Chinese government. He also advises public sector organizations on policies and enterprises reform issues. e is one of “Top 20 Knowledge Stars” in China nominated by Manager magazine in 2011 and one of Business Review’s “Top 10 Most Insightful and Inspiring Authors in China” in 2012. Dr. Tse is the author of over 100 articles and three books (Direction, 2007: The China Strategy, 2010; Surpass, 2012). Dr Tse holds a PhD in Civil Engineering and an MBA from University of California, Berkeley and an MS and a BS degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Frank Tang

CEO of FountainVest

Frank Tang was the Senior Managing Director for Temasek Holdings and Head of the company’s China investments. Mr. Tang has also served as the Managing Director for Goldman Sachs, where he worked for 11 years. He received his MBA from Columbia University.

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