MBA Connect
April 2017
Connect Story
Jeffrey Ng (Part-time, Class of 2012)
Artificial Intelligence Developer 
Coordinator of Greater China, Global Coverage Solutions
Head of Global Coverage Solution, Hong Kong
BNP Paribas
Jeffrey Ng got into data science 11 years ago, while working for GE Money. At the time, data science was not quite as glamourous as being a banker, but Jeffrey fell for machine learning in business context during his coursework at university. Graduating with degrees in computing and management, his first job involved building predictions for which customers of GE Money needed financing via a variety of loans or insurance......

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CUHK MBA Ranked World Top 14 MBA in Finance by Financial Times
In the inaugural Financial Times Top MBAs for Finance 2017 ranking, CUHK MBA Program is ranked No.2 in Asia and 14th in the world among the top 50 full-time global MBA programs.
CUHK MBA is ranked No.1 in Asia and among the top five in the world in terms of career progress, as well as No.1 in East Asia and No.6 in the world in terms of salary percentage increase.
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MBA’s New Employer Portal – Talent.Realize
CUHK MBA’s Career Management Center has recently launched a new Employer Portal - Talent.Realize. An on-going connection with our corporate partners is paramount to the success of our MBA programs and MBA talents with this powerful channel.
This new portal helps our Corporate Partners to
  • Post jobs
  • Post internships
  • Search students’ CVs
  • Connect with the Career Team expediently 
If any hiring managers would like to get access to Talent.Realize, please register here.
CUHK MBA Annual HR Leaders Lunch Forum

Our 2nd Annual HR Leaders Forum could be the talk of the HR town this month, with speakers, moderators, guests as well as our MBA students participating in the discussion on one of the hottest topics in the HR community – Gamification. Co-hosted with HR Magazine, this year’s forum was back at The Langham Hotel and received overwhelming interest from Senior HR leaders and professionals across industries......
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FinTech Speaker Forum – Hong Kong as FinTech Hub?
The FinTech Speaker Forum was chockful of questions, dialogues and discussions as successfully facilitated by Yannick our class of 2016 alumnus. The 4 influential speakers furnished their personal views on how the FinTech ecosystem has disrupted the traditional banking players by offering engaging solutions to both B2B and B2C users. Hong Kong has been uniquely placed as the FinTech hub in terms of its location, infrastructure and talents. Domain knowledge, passion, first-rate communication skills and being innovative are key requirements for talents to enter and develop in the dynamic FinTech arena. Connect with the speakers via LinkedIn and keep trending on the development of FinTech in the region.
Spring Special Trip to Osaka
A group of MBA students and alumni caught the beautiful moment of cherry blossoms in the Osaka study trip from April 12 - 15, 2017. This trip was led by Dr. Veronica Li, Associate Director of MBA programs to understand Japanese business environment and culture. We visited to Peach Aviation Limited, Panasonic Corporation and the Kyocera Group which feature the new and traditional Japanese business styles. The sharing by management teams and company tours gave an eye-opening experience to our participants. We were delighted to be in a good timing to witness Japan’s iconic Sakura (cherry blossoms) blanketing the country in soft and colorful splendor. 
AXA's HR Sharing Session by MBA Global Career Club
AXA's HR Sharing Session was organized by MBA Global Career Club on April 12, 2017. Mr. Shubhro Mitra, the Regional Chief HR Officer of AXA Asia and HR managers gave valuable advice to MBA students at i-Lounge, CUHK. 
Mr. Shubhro Mitra shared precious insights into the importance of non-technical skills and how the managers evaluate the candidates' soft skills. The event also provided students with useful tips on how to demonstrate and highlight non-technical skills during job interviews. Company culture and its impacts on employees were brought up for discussion too. 
Upcoming Events
May 9, 2017
MBA Summer Meet-up: Happy Hour
Join us for FREE networking event! Here's your chance to interact with our current MBA students and alumni to expand your network and share insights on learning/career advice. Don't miss this valuable opportunity! 
May 19, 2017
Business Leaders Series Explores the Fruits of Innovation and Technology Talk by Mr. Nicholas Brooke, SBS, JP
Mr. Nicholas Brooke, SBS, JP, Chairman of Professional Property Services Limited and Immediate Past Chairman of Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation, will discuss ‘The Importance of Innovation and Technology in Delivering Hong Kong’s Liveable City Agenda’ on May 19, 2017 (Friday) at Cheng Yu Tung Building. He will share his views on the innovation and technology as part of a holistic solution for smarter and greener living. Register here