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BBA HRM Mentoring Program 2014 Closing & 2015 Kick-off Ceremony
The 2014 closing ceremony and 2015 opening ceremony for the BBA HRM Mentoring Program was held at Yau Yat Chuen Garden City Club on 10 Mar 2015. The Honourable Eddie Ng, SBS, JP, Secretary for Education, who was previously our adjunct professor, addressed to an audience of over 200 mentors and mentees, sharing the latest developments in Hong Kong education sector. Our senior managements and advisory committee members, including Mr. William Leung, Mr. William Chan, Dr. Michael Chan and Mr. David Lee, also attended the ceremony which turned out to be a star-stubbed evening.

During the ceremony, winners of the Best Report Award received the honors on stage with their mentors. This year’s championship went to Mr. Daniel Tang, who talked about his acquaintance with Mr. Kenneth Lee of Shun Hing Electric. Of all the things that Kenneth taught, Daniel found that greatest inspiration was the importance of trust exhibited in Shun Hing’s motto: “Trust Comes Prosperity (有信則興)”, something that Daniel found useful not only in work but also in life. 

The HKBU HRM Mentoring Program is jointly launched by the Hong Kong People Management Association (HKPMA) and the HKBU Department of Management.
When Our BBA Programme Meets Taipei
BBA Programme Director Dr. Peter Lau and Associate Programme Director Dr. Ludwig Chang outreached to four key high schools in Taipei and also participated in the “2015 University & College Exhibition” during 5-8 Mar 2015. 

 
HRM Concentration Sharing Session
In order to provide year 1 students with insights of the HRM industry before selecting their concentration, Department of Management invited Dr. Sunny Fong to share with the students the ups and downs of HR career.
Master Students' Presentation on In-company Projects
MSc in Global Marketing Management students presented their research findings of in-company projects on marketing strategies of Maxim's Group and Hullett House to the senior executives from the companies on 3 Mar 2015.
The 13th Customer Loyalty Award Forum
The Department of Marketing hosted the 13th Customer Loyalty Award Forum on 2 & 4 Mar 2015. Various companies presented their own cases on embracing customer relationship practices.




 
Alumni Spring Cocktail Reception
HKBU School of Business Alumni Association held a spring cocktail reception on 9 Mar in Central. Over 40 alumni and students attended the gathering.


 
Marketing Talk on “Lenovo” Experience and Beyond
Alumnus Mr. Alex Chung, General Manager of Lenovo Hong Kong, shared his vision and marketing experience with BBA students in a seminar jointly organised by the Department of Marketing and HKBU Student Union Business Management Society.
 
Study Visit for Master Students
Students from the MSc in Applied Economics Programme joined a study visit on 9 Mar 2015. They visited 4 renowned companies and a public organization in Hong Kong to learn more about local business environment.
 
We are giving away three Page One gift cards exclusively to our e-Newsletter alumni subscribers. The first 3 who share the latest news with us will win a $100 Page One gift card if the class note is published. Limited quota. First come, first served. 
Upcoming...

Bespoke Career Services: CV and Cover Letter & Interview Workshop (17 & 24 Mar 2015)
Having troubles with job hunting? Polish your CV Writing, cover letter and interview skills at this two-part workshop!

Toastmasters Club Meeting (18 Mar 2015)
Hone your public speaking skills and develop your leadership skills at the Toastmasters Club. You'll be able to learn different speech styles and techniques.

Mediation Skills for Life and for the Business World: From Conflicts Solving to Mediation (18 Mar 2015)
Mediation is a successful management tool for resolving difficulties. Learn about it in this workshop.

Lyric Writing Workshop & Contest  (22 Mar 2015)
Do you have a poet or songwriter in you? Unleash your creativity through this contest! You can choose between an individual contest or instant group contest. 

MScSHRM Alumni Sharing: Personal Brand Strategies for Success in Career (27 Mar 2015)
Personal branding is important to the career development. Alumna May Chan, General Manager of Spark Image Consultancy Company, will share with you how to project positive personal image.

Speak Up! Public Speaking Final Contest (1 April 2015)
Come see the Final 6 as they battle it out through their speeches! There are two categories: Advocate and Entertain – so you'll surely be captivated.  

MindXChange Student Debate Forum 2015 (14 Apr 2015)
The topic for this year is "Do longer working hours increase overall employee productivity?". Come watch the live debate - listen to each panel's insight and win prizes!

Alumni Sharing Forum: Bursting of the Small-sized Residential Units Price Bubble (14 Apr 2014)
Alumnus Dr. M. L. Tong will talk about his view on the crisis of the private real estates.
 
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