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School of Business hosts Alumni Badminton Mixer
On 14 Mar, the School of Business hosted the first ever Alumni Badminton Mixer on campus. The event evoked great enthusiasm among close to 40 participating alumni, staff and students. 

Different from other forms of alumni networking functions, the Badminton Mixer offered a unique way to connect with fellow alumni. 

Alumna Gao Zhiying (BBA Programme): “To be honest, I haven`t seen many of my friends since our graduation ceremony and I didn’t expect to see so many of them here again. It is such a precious chance for us to rekindle all those memories.” 

Student Daniel Tang (BBA Programme): “For someone who is buried in work, tonight’s event gives me a much-needed energy boost.”

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The Success and Failure in China`s Competitive E-Shopping Market   
On 18 Mar 2015, the founder and CEO of MANYALITTLE.com, Mr. Roger Yung, was invited to share his business philosophy and experience with students on e-commerce in China. 


 
“New Era of the Baptist’s Dreams” – China MBA Alumni Gathering
Around 200 alumni, students and faculty members attended the gathering on 21 Mar hosted by the HKBU MBA (China) Alumni Association. The evening was packed with friendship and fun while providing a valuable opportunity for networking and mingling.
Dr. Billy Mak appointed public services positions
Congratulations to Dr. Billy Mak, Associate Professor of the Department of Finance & Decision Sciences, who has been newly appointed as a panel member of the Securities and Futures Appeals Tribunal by the Financial Secretary, and re-appointed as Advisory Committee Member by Investor Education Centre from 1 Apr 2015 to 31 Mar 2017.
Company visit to Shenzhen for MBA alumni
A group of MBA alumni joined a tour organised by IIBD to visit two renowned companies in Shenzhen to get to know more about the business environment of airport support equipment and home improvement electronic products in China.
Research Postgraduate Alumni Sharing Session
Alumni Dr. Frank Cai of Shanghai University, and Dr. James Shi of Macau University of Science and Technology were invited to share with research postgraduates their experience on starting an academic career.


 
Gathering for DBA students from Hong Kong and Tianjin class
Hong Kong Baptist University DBA Tianjin Class had their first research seminars back on campus on 21-22 Mar. A gathering dinner was also arranged for students of both China class and HK class to share their experiences and exchange ideas.

 
Alumnus delivers guest lecture on digital marketing
Alumnus Ben Woo, Project and Business Director of PIXOPUNCH, shared the latest digital media marketing trends with BBA students from the Information Systems and e-Business Management concentration.




 
Study visit for BBA students
BBA students majoring in Economics visited two enterprises in Shenzhen and Dongguan on 23 Mar to learn more about the economic environment in China.
 
T&L workshops to showcase teaching practices 
The School organized a series of Teaching and Learning workshops on 17, 24 and 31 Mar 2015. Teaching Award recipients of the School, Mr. Ryan Man, Dr. Christy Cheung, Ms. Connie Li, Dr. Noel Siu and Dr. Candy Ho were invited to share their pedagogical practices on teaching.
Alumni share investment experience with competition participants
On 16 Mar, a trading sharing session was held under the HKBU SBAA Simulated Investment Competition. Three alumni were invited to share their views and investment tips with the competition participants.

 
Lyric Writing Contest
22 Mar afternoon was boisterous yet entertaining as the PREsias Lyric Writing Contest rolled in, with a talented band performing the best written entries live.



 
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...

Toastmasters Club Meeting (1, 15 & 29 Apr 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.

Speak Up! Public Speaking Final Contest (1 Apr 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!

AACSB 5th Year Maintenance of Accreditation Review (19-20 Apr 2015)
The AACSB Peer Review Team will visit the School from 19 to 21 Apr 2015 to conduct accreditation review.

To Cope with Stress at Work - Nurturing your positive energy (28 Apr 2015)
This is the right seminar for you if you are finding ways to manage workplace stress.
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