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.
From Nothing to Something
In Form 7, like other secondary school students, Eddie Lam dreamed of attending university; but it turned out that his A-level exam scores were insufficient for entering into a bachelor’s program. Later that year he went into an Associate Degree program in Accountancy. The choice was influenced by his parents’ “4-Profession Concept”— i.e., being a doctor, a lawyer, an accountant, or an engineer is the most ideal career choice. Not wanting to fail, Eddie worked hard to prepare for his 2nd challenge, the Non - Jupas interviews... [ 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 ]
Roy Yiu Kiu Lee PhD in Management Candidate
Never Stay Idle
Every year, two to four PhD students gain admission to the College of Business admits for each discipline. Yik Kiu Lee was one of the few who recently enrolled in the PhD program in Management at CityU. He embarked on the program in September after completing his BBA degree in May. Between May and September, Yik Kiu did not stop learning... [ Full Story ]