On July 5, 2013, CKGSB will host an important roundtable discussion between Chinese and Japanese C-suite business executives. A unique and rare opportunity for leaders from the two countries to communicate and share best practices, the discussions will touch on new strategies, trends and models in the globalization of businesses, and in creating shared value.

“China’s financial market has high growth potential, and it will bring new opportunities to Korea,” according to Ou-Yang Hui, Professor of Finance at Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business. While speaking at the 2013 Seoul Asia Financial Forum on May 27, 2013 Professor Ou-Yang emphasized that China’s potential in the financial markets will also provide opportunities for Korean investors. And due to an international increase in the value of the Chinese Renembi, and an upsurge of confidence in the stock market, China will emerge as the new core of Asia’s financial market.

Dean Xiang Bing recently conducted an interview with Jinseo Cho for the Dong-A Business Review, Korea’s influential business magazine for C-level executives and business leaders. The interview was held on March 26, 2013 prior to his speech at the fourth Asian Leadership Conference on March 27.

Andrew Rashbass, Global CEO of The Economist Group, spoke at CKGSB’s Beijing headquarters on Monday, May 27 during a discussion on the future of media. Mr. Rashbass rarely speaks in public, so this was a unique, first-hand opportunity to get his thoughts on how traditional publishers can thrive on digital platforms.

On May 24, 2013, China Daily published an article about CKGSB's China Strategy Challenge program. Featuring Neil Selby and Oliver Shiell, who lead our London office, the article focuses on the perceptions that Chinese and Western business people have about each other.

On Thursday, May 16, hundreds of people poured into the Grand Hyatt Beijing for a public lecture titled In Search of Direction - Leadership and Innovation by Every Single Person, delivered by Professor Shalom Saada Saar, the author of the book Leading with Conviction.

May 17, 2013, Beijing—Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB) was pleased to welcome the newest members of its Executive MBA and Finance MBA programs at the school’s Opening Ceremony held in Beijing on May 17.

As China continues its shift into becoming an economic superpower, the country’s outbound investment is rapidly increasing. What are some of the opportunities and challenges faced by Chinese enterprises during their overseas expansion?

One of the most pressing challenges confronted by domestic enterprises and multinational companies in China is talent. Decision-makers are struggling with the speed at which wages are and will continue to rise, as well as with finding skilled labor and managing human capital risks.

The final session of the innovative BRICs on BRICs program will be held in Beijing from May 20-25, 2013. A collaboration between four leading business schools from the BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India and China), BRICs on BRICs is the  only executive program in the world that focuses on all four countries and offers participants both classroom time and business visits in each country. The program has attracted almost 40 senior business leaders from the four countries, who have already completed three sessions in Brazil, Russia and India. Each session lasts for up to five days. The first session was held in October 2012.

For a young professional, Catherine has an enviable job. She graduated from the University of Toronto before joining Goldman Sachs HK as an investment banker. Three years ago, she relocated to their Beijing office. But looking at the future, Catherine is anxious about how to understand China and take her career much further in this emerging giant.

The BBC interviewed CKGSB Professor of Finance Li Wei regarding Alibaba’s importance and potential, as Jack Ma officially stepped down as CEO on May 10th.

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