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OVER 1,200 GRADUATES OF SCHOOL OF BUSINESS CONFERRED DEGREES AT HKBU'S 56TH COMMENCEMENT

The HKBU 56th Commencement Ceremony was held on 12 Nov 2015 at Academic Community Hall, where over 1,200 graduates of the School of Business were conferred degrees. Incoming President and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Roland Chin Tai-hong, was inaugurated on 16th November, in the same event.

In Professor Chin’s acceptance speech, he encouraged graduates to take every opportunity to experience the world to gain diverse views, solve problems creatively, speak out against injustice, embrace people from all walks of life, and serve the less fortunate and the needy.


SCHOOL NEWS
MBA AND MSCBM GRADUATES COMMENCE A NEW JOURNEY
School of Business celebrated the graduation of over 210 MBA and MScBM students at a graduation dinner held on 12 Nov.
IIBD INTERNATIONAL CASE COMPETITION 2015
The 10th IIBD International Case Competition final was successfully held on 20 Nov 2015 at HKBU. Students from all over the world competed on cases with the theme “e-Business: Leveraging the Digital Edge”. The champion went to the Petra Christian University from Indonesia and the HKBU team won the 1st runner-up.
FATHER OF THE YELLOW RUBBER DUCK DISCLOSES THE TRUE REASON FOR MAKING TOYS
Mr. L.T. Lam, the creator of the iconic yellow rubber duck, was invited to share his "Toys' Story" with HKBU students and alumni on 23 Nov 2015. He received the Industrialist of the Year Award earlier this year.
VETERAN BANKER ILLUSTRATES HOW THE CHANGING INDUSTRY LANDSCAPE AFFECTS BANKING CAREER
School of Business invited alumnus Dr. Victor Ng, Senior Vice President of China Construction Bank (Asia) Corporation Ltd., to share tips on landing a career in the banking industry on 17 Nov 2015.
HOW POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH ALUMNI FORGE AHEAD IN BECOMING AN ACADEMIC

School of Business organised a research postgraduate sharing session on 17 Nov, inviting two recent graduates, Dr. Zach Lee and Dr. Morgan Yang, to share their academic-job seeking experience.

FACULTY SHARES RESEARCH ON HSI
Dr. Hung Wan Kot from the Department of Finance and Decision Sciences was invited by the Hang Seng Indexes Company Ltd. to share his research on Hang Seng Index (HSI) on 11 Nov. He was also invited by the Securities & Futures Commission of Hong Kong to share the research findings earlier on.
FACULTY SPEAKS TO SUPPLIERS ON MARKETING STRATEGIES

Dr. Neale O'Connor, Associate Professor of Department of Accountancy and Law, spoke to around 300 suppliers in Shanghai on 12 Nov, on how to better manage and market their business, including B2B, B2C, O2O and brand name development. He also delivered a presentation on the same topic in Shenzhen on 18 Nov.

 
 
UPCOMING EVENTS
7/12
RPG SEMINAR: CAREER DEVELOPMENT TALK
The speaker will walk the audiecne through his own journey of formulating a long-term reserch program in the area of "Deisgning Innovative Digital Services."
 
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