Leaders of the future
Acquire unparalleled regional knowledge: Form a holistic perspective and deep dive into the world’s fastest growing regions: GCC, RCEP, and East Asia.
Harness the power of exponential tech: Web 3.0, blockchain, smart manufacturing, AI, rapid prototyping, quantum computing and beyond.
Construct your own regional ecosystem: Gain access to a highly curated network of like-minded leaders, investment bodies, government support and highly relevant local resources.
Thrive in today’s world of accelerating change: Receive guidance from professors, industry experts and successful unicorn founders from RCEP to fast-track your business growth in the region.
With the aim to build a global ecosystem to foster a new generation of unicorns with an enhanced emphasis on global responsibility, social purpose and a long-term perspective, the unicorn programs are tailored to the following organizations and individuals:
As part of UAE’s Entrepreneurial Nation Initiative to support start-ups and to have 20 unicorns by 2031, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business will co-host the Global Unicorn Forum with the World Government Summit. This program will start with this half-day, invite-only forum, followed by 2.5 days of training. This 3-day program will play a critical role in building a global ecosystem and fostering a new generation of unicorns with a renewed and enhanced emphasis on global responsibility, social purpose and long-term perspective.
Applicable insights – Learn from unicorn founders, industry professionals and business-savvy professors about the crucial topics pertinent to unicorns, such as economic disruptions and digital transformation.
Peer learning & networking – Build relationships and potential partnerships with like-minded peers through events
Roadshow with global investors, scaling entrepreneurs and corporate executives at top innovation hub (DIFC, home to more than 500 tech companies)
Global Unicorn Forum - Opportunity to apply entry to the Global Unicorn Forum at the World Government Summit (subject to approval from WGS)
CKGSB Global Entrepreneur Community – Join the more than 1000 growing network of future-focused entrepreneurs
(09:00-12:35) Global Unicorn Forum
(18:00-20:00) Welcome dinner
(18:00-20:00) Network Building Dinner
Strategic Transformation: Reimagining, Reinventing and Reconfiguring
Jianwen (Jon) LIAO, Professor of Managerial Practice and former Associate Dean of CKGSB, former Chief Strategy Officer of JD.com
Unicorn Case Studies: Korea, ASEAN, Europe Unicorns: How to Develop a Unicorn from a Small Domestic Market
LI Wei, Professor of Economics, Associate Dean for Asia and Europe, Director of the Case Center, Director of China Economy and Sustainable Development Center, CKGSB
Explore our various executive education programs catering to individuals, companies or schools.
This program helps global business leaders and industry disruptors gain actionable insights on the disruptive transformation of the Chinese economy.
Building Digital Ecosystems brings you deep insights into high-performing digital ecosystems from the perspectives of both the East and the West.
This program helps capitalize on opportunities brought by new technologies that are shaping the future business landscape.