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December 2015
Recent Activities of Business Alumni and Alumni Associations
10 October
HKBU SBAA Hosts a Kick-off Ceremony for the 3rd Simulated Investment Competition

Following the successful steps of the Simulated Investment Competition (SIC) in the past two years, a kick-off ceremony was organised by School of Business Alumni Association (SBAA) as a prologue for the third SIC. Alumni from financial fields and winners of past year competitions were invited to share their investment strategies. The ceremony was well-attended by 30 students and alumni.
The 3rd SBAA Simulated Investment Competition Kick-off Ceremony
22 October
Entrepreneurship Seminar Series: An Entrepreneur’s Angel, Mr. Simon Wong

Mr. Simon Wong Kwong-chi, one of the angel investors of Alibaba, was invited to speak at the Entrepreneurship Seminar Series, which is jointly organised by the School of Business and School of Business Alumni Association.

At his talk, Mr. Wong shared his interesting stories with the Executive Chairman of Alibaba Group Mr. Jack Ma. He also advised our entrepreneurs-to-be that “what most investors fear is not making a loss, but missing the opportunity to make a big fortune and have regrets!" He believes that successful entrepreneurs should have the power to clearly share their vision and dreams.

Moderated by the Department of Marketing Prof. Siu Wai-sum and CEO of Qianhai SAR Private Equity Fund Investment (Shenzhen) Limited alumnus Bernard Wu tak-lun, the talk attracted over a hundred students and alumni to attend.
Prof. Siu Wai-sum (left) and alumnus Bernard Wu (right) present souvenir to Mr. Simon Wong
5 November
A Sharing Session on Investment/Trading Careers in Finance Field

As one of the activities of HKBU Academic Festival 2015, Students’ Union Business Management Society joined hands with School of Business Alumni Association to organise a finance workshop. Vice President of Solutions & Trading Group, Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management alumnus Gilbert Leung, and Head of Department of Finance & Decision Sciences Prof. Aristotelis Stouraitis were invited to give a talk on the trading field in local finance industry.
Alumnus Gilbert Leung and Prof. Aristotelis Stouraitis co-chair the panel discussion
15 November
Charity Walkathon

Members of The Corporate Governance & Directorship (HKBU) Society (CGDS) rendered full support to the charity walkathon organised by Hong Kong Federation of Handicapped Youth by walking a distance of 5.5 km from Science Park to Tai Po Waterfront Park. The purposes of the walkathon are to raise funds for sporting and art activities for disabled persons and to promote social integration of people with and without disabilities.
The adverse weather does not deter CGDS members from supporting charities
17 November
Veteran Banker Illustrates How the Changing Industry Landscape Affects Banking Career

In partnership with the School of Business Career Services Section and School of Business Alumni Association, the School of Business invited Senior Vice President of China Construction Bank (Asia) Corporation Ltd. alumnus Dr. Victor Ng, to share with students who wish to start their career in the banking industry.

Manager and Treasury Portfolio Consultant, Wealth Management of Citibank Hong Kong, alumnus Stephen Yung was also invited to share his experience on how to start a career in the industry.
Alumnus Dr. Victor Ng shares his experience in banking industry to students and alumni
23 November
Father of the Yellow Rubber Duck Discloses the True Reason for Making Toys

Many of us may still remember the charming yellow rubber duck bathing in Victoria Harbour two years ago, but seldom are we aware of the Hong-Kong story behind this household bathing toy. Chairman of Forward Winsome Industries Ltd. Mr. L.T. Lam, a pioneer in the toy manufacturing industry of the post-war era, was the first to have created the little rubber duck.

Mr. Lam was invited to share his "Toys‘ Story" with HKBU students and alumni. At his sharing, Mr. Lam encouraged students to aim high, and also disclosed his secret of success, “you need perseverance, integrity and sincerity, and above all, to work hard.” The seminar was co-organised by the School of Business and School of Business Alumni Association.

Mr. L.T. Lam and his fans
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