CityU DBA - Doctor of Business Administration

8 September 2021

Orientation and Residential Workshop for DBA Cohort 2021

The Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) programme welcomed the new DBA students in the three-day Orientation and Residential Workshop held on CityU campus from 27th to 29th August.

Prof Jeong Bon Kim, Acting Dean of College of Business, expressed his warm welcome to the new cohort. Prof Muammer Ozer, DBA Programme Director, made an enlightening and enriching introduction to the DBA programme and to the three-day workshop, followed by an informative presentation by Dr Sidney Leung, DBA Associate Director, on course and administration matters of the DBA learning journey.

As part of the intensive workshop, Prof Ozer introduced the research process and highlighted the critical aspects of generating high quality research. The following departmental representatives also introduced research in their respective disciplines:

  • Prof Yue Ma, Head of Department of Economics and Finance
  • Prof Keng Leng Siau, Head of Department of Information Systems
  • Dr Huazhong Zhao, Assistant Professor of Department of Marketing
  • Prof Pengfei Guo, Chair Professor of Department of Management Sciences

During the workshop several guest speakers including Mr Alvin Leung of Cohort 2020, Mrs Linda Biek of Cohort 2019, and Mr Wilson Yeh of Cohort 2018, as well as DBA graduate, Dr Joel Ma, shared the challenges and rewards of their DBA journey.