Learn the Latest in Consumer Behavior

Exploring “The Impact of Technology on Consumer Behavior", the third seminar of the China Business Knowledge @ CUHK Luncheon Series will be held on 30 November. Hear Prof. Shen Hao discuss how innovations in technology have changed the way consumers interact with brands. Also, alumnus Mr. Adrian Tam from Octopus Cards Limited will provide insights into the company’s innovative business strategy in the digital era. Make sure you register before 27 November to take part in this informative session. You can find more details here.
Join our Christmas Happy Hour on 6 December!
Don’t miss this chance to reconnect with fellow alumni, professors and faculty members at our Festive Happy Hour! Taking place on Wednesday, 6 December from 7pm at Pier 7 Café & Bar by the harbour, it will be a wonderful evening of friendship with fun props for group photos and over 50 fabulous prizes from the lucky draw. Get your Christmas outfits ready and ensure you register on time. Click here to read more, or just click here to register!
Nurturing Innovative Minds for the Future of Hong Kong
As the Head of Incubation at the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP), Peter Mok (MBA 1987) guides start-ups and aspires to make Hong Kong a leader in innovation and technology. An MBA graduate, he worked in various investment and consulting firms before founding two tech companies of his own. With his extensive experience, he has already nurtured 280 start-ups at HKSTP, and hopes the incubation programs will foster successful iconic companies and ultimately generate a more innovative culture in Hong Kong. Read more here, or see Peter’s insightful video here.
A Cheerful Start to the Academic Year
To celebrate a new school year, over 130 MBA students, alumni and faculty members came together for networking drinks at Orange Tree in Lan Kwai Fong on 21 September. After a welcome from Ms. Stephanie Villemagne, Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Director of MBA Programs, and a hearty toast, winners of the lucky draw received superb prizes, including champagne donated by Orange Tree and Sport b. clothing given by Mr. Raymond Lo, President of the BBA Alumni Association. See the full article, photos and video here.

Meeting Up Around the Globe

The Alumni and Corporate Affairs Office regularly organises meetups with graduates around the world. In August, Business School Dean Prof. Kalok Chan and Alumni and Corporate Affairs Director Ms. Florence Lai visited alumnus Mr. Albert Ng, the Chairman of EY China, and toured the company’s head office in Shanghai. In September, Vancouver alumni enjoyed a delicious dinner with Ms. Stephanie Villemagne, Associate Dean of Graduate Programs and Director of MBA Programs. Read more here and stay in touch to find out about events near you!
Challenge Yourself to Run a Marathon with Us!
Join the CUHK team for a marathon on 21 January 2018, and invite your friends and family to take up the challenge with us! Team members get plenty of benefits, including a T-shirt, professional marathon training, on-site physiotherapy from the CUHK sports medicine team, souvenirs and hearty support from CUHK cheerers! After registering for the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon, sign up on the CUHK Marathon website before 17 November. Find out more here.
Industry Experts Discuss Revenue Optimisation
Organised by EY and the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants, the “Revenue Optimisation: Practical Tips from Seasoned Executives and Entrepreneurs” conference was held on 22 September. The panel discussion was enthusiastically supported by our EMBA alumni, including the moderator Mr. Nelson Chow (EMBA 2014), Director of Performance Improvement Advisory for Greater China at EY Advisory Services Ltd., and two of the panel speakers, Mr. Andy Ann (EMBA 2009), founder and CEO of NDN Group (HK) Ltd. and Mr. Ian Chan (EMBA 2016), Business Development Director for the International Business Group of Tencent Holdings Ltd. Click here for details.
The Future of Automobiles
At a seminar organised by the BBA Alumni Association, Mr. Patrick Lee, an alumnus and the Chief Executive Officer of Inchcape Greater China, spoke on the topic, “Disrupting Technologies in the Automobile Industry: Into the Future.” Inchcape is the world’s leading automotive distributor and retailer with a diverse portfolio of brands. The 40 attending alumni were eager to learn about trends likely to impact the industry, as well as future opportunities and challenges to watch out for. Read more about this inspiring event here.
Discover the Latest Issue of CONNECT

This issue introduces two interesting fields of research: one on how the digital age has changed our everyday choices, and another on the relationship between culture and property investment. We also discuss the need for Hong Kong to diversify its economy to fuel the development of innovation. Last but not least, one of our alumni shares with us her inspiring entrepreneurial journey. Read CONNECT online or contact our Marketing and Communications Office for a printed copy.
New on CBK@CUHK
Technology, Greater Bay Area and Hong Kong Disneyland
While technology has enhanced our quality of life, it has also influenced our choices. Prof. Shen Hao and Prof. Zhang Meng’s research reveals how it has changed our food choices. Hong Kong SMEs should collaborate with Qianhai to establish a bigger role in the Belt and Road Initiative, Mrs. Regina Ip urges. The controversy around the expansion plan of Hong Kong Disneyland has never stopped. Mr. Simon Lee believes that it can bring economic benefits and enhance Hong Kong’s competitiveness.
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Events
16/10/2017 - 17/11/2017
Let’s Join CUHK Marathon Team!
16 - 17/11/2017
The Leadership Journey: Reinventing Your Leadership Program
30/11/2017
China Business Knowledge @ CUHK Luncheon Series: The Impact of Technology on Consumer Behavior
06/12/2017
Festive Happy Hour for Business School Alumni
Job Postings
Manager/Assistant Manager, HR Business Partner and Talent Acquisition ─ A leading fashion retail chain operator in Hong Kong
Director, Finance ─ A leading asset management company in Hong Kong
Controller (Health Products) ─ A leading global retailer in Hong Kong
Senior Manager/Manager, Investor Relations ─ A leading sports products company in China
Alumni Privileges
Take advantage of a special 15% discount on lunch and dinner at Dorsett Cafe and an extra 5% discount on hotel accommodation
Enjoy "Buy-One-Get-One-Free" for Suits with Scatex fabric from England plus a range of special offers at Tailor M
Receive additional 5% discount and late check-out until 2pm at Silka Tsuen Wan, Hong Kong
Indulge with amazing prices on quality seafood products, starting from HK$300 at Hai Sang Hong
and more...
Photos
20170921 MBA Happy Hour Autumn Meet-up
20170922 Revenue Optimisation Conference: Practical Tips from Seasoned Executives and Entrepreneurs
Videos
20170921 MBA Happy Hour Autumn Meet-up ─ Event highlight
Messages from Our Alumni ─ Peter Mok (MBA 1987)


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