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THE 6TH INDUCTION CEREMONY OF THE HKBU CHAPTER OF BETA GAMMA SIGMA SOCIETY

HKBU Chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma Society (BGS) inducted 68 new members at its 6th Induction Ceremony on 18 May. At the ceremony, the School of Business conferred upon Dr. Chan Yue Kwong, Michael, Director and Former Chairman of Café de Coral Holdings Ltd., the Beta Gamma Sigma Honoree Award in honour of his significant accomplishments in both business and the community.

Professor Ed Snape, Dean of School of Business, mentioned in his welcome remarks that the School has been recently reaccredited by EQUIS and AACSB, in recognition to its commitment to providing excellent teaching quality and whole person education. He reiterated that the aim of establishing the BGS Chapter at HKBU is to recognise the outstanding academic achievement of our students, and encouraged new members to widen their horizons and connections through the vast global network of BGS.

SCHOOL NEWS
DEPARTMENT OF MARKETING AWARD GALA 2016
The Department of Marketing organised its first Award Gala 2016 on 20 May. With the theme “Stay Connected”, the event celebrated students’ achievements, and showed gratitude to staff members and the department’s corporate supporters.
THE FORMATION OF THE HKBU YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS’ CLUB
The Department of Management co-organised a networking dinner with Steak Expert Holdings Ltd. on 11 May. 30 guests from a broad spectrum of fields attended the event, which marked the birth of the HKBU Young Entrepreneurs’ Club.
DR. CHRISTY CHEUNG WINS EMERALD LITERATI AWARD
The paper of Dr. Christy Cheung, Associate Professor of the Department of Finance and Decision Sciences, entitled “Building brand loyalty through user engagement in online brand communities in social networking sites”, was chosen as an Outstanding Paper at the Emerald 2016 Literati Award.
BANKING VETERANS SHARE HOW TO ENTER AND NAVIGATE IN THE INDUSTRY
On 25 May, the School of Business Alumni Association invited two guests to deliver a talk on the investment banking to students who are motivated to develop their career in the industry. The sharing was followed by the Joint-university MBA Networking event.
UPCOMING EVENTS
11/6
Get the first-hand information about our DBA programme from our students and meet with faculty members at the information session.
16/6
The 3rd International Corporate Governance Conference will bring on campus renowned academics from across the globe.
Alumni Corner Hello Alumnus/Alumna! Is there anything you wish to share with our community? From interesting articles to promotions / wedding announcements, please email to the Internationalisation and External Relations Section.






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