The College of Business is a globally-oriented business school with alumni all over the world. I want to take this opportunity to welcome graduates, current students, and friends to connect with us. Our aim is to reunite alumni, students, and faculty members of the six departments under the College of Business.
We hope to encourage you, our valued alumni and friends, to take a look at your achievements and your network. Our editor has spoken to some of you about your CB journey and challenges at work. These inspiring stories are presented in this issue.
I hope that these featured stories can RE-ignite your passion.
Francis Ngai BBA Quantitative Analysis for Business '94; Honorary Fellow 2013 of City University of Hong Kong
Last June, Francis Ngai went to the Gobi March Ultra-Marathon (250km), one of the Four Deserts Marathon. He physically carried the dreams (written on paper) of his colleagues and friends to the race, hoping to call forth their dreams and the perseverance needed to fulfill those dreams... [ Full Story ]
Freeman Chan BBA in Electronic Commerce '12
The ONE - man Team
“Day 1 of my first full-time job— I wasn't too sure what to do.” Freeman Chan said. He is a Graduate Executive at the DBS Bank. His first project was to produce a training manual that records the internal processes of the 8 teams in his department. He was given the project deliverables, a rough draft of another department’s report, and 6 months’ time to work on this assignment. With little to no experience, limited information, and working alone, how did Freeman cope with all these challenges ahead? [ Full Story ]
Leah Ya Li BBA in Quantitative Finance and Risk Management '12
Importance of Alumni Networking
Zunyi City, China is a historical city where former Chairman Mao Zedong was first elected as the First Chairman of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China at the “Zunyi Meeting.” Apart from its political significance, Zunyi is also known for its famous rice liquor, Maotai... [ Full Story ]