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.
Timothy Wong Doctor of Business Administration Candidate
Youngest DBA Student
At 20 years of age, he founded his first event production company; at 22 years of age, he owned five different, yet inter-related, companies; and now at 28, he is studying in the DBA program at City University of Hong Kong (CityU). His name is Timothy Wong (Tim), the youngest Doctor... [ Full Story ]
Daryl Chan Master of Science in Finance '97
“I don't have a particular story to share. Every day is a learning experience.” Daryl Chan, Head of Capital Markets Middle Office & Treasury Operations at Natixis, explained that “there is no one single event that can outshine another.” Each event in life is important and inspiring. It depends on how you look at ... [ 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 ]