College of Business
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DBA 2016 orientation and residential workshop in Macau

The Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) programme hosted the Orientation and Residential Workshop I from 26th to 28th August in Macau.

The new learning partners of the DBA programme, faculty members and guest speakers from previous cohorts attended the trip.

Prof Muammer Ozer, Director of the DBA Programme, kicked off the orientation by a welcoming speech. Dr Xueping Wu, Associate Director of the DBA Programme, gave a presentation on course and administrative matters.

During the intensive workshop, Prof Ozer introduced the research process and highlighted the critical aspects of generating high quality research. In addition, faculty members from the different departments of the College presented research samples from their disciplines. The six departmental representatives included:

  • Prof Yue Ma, Head and Chair Professor of Department of Economics and Finance
  • Prof Julie Li, Head and Professor of Department of  Marketing
  • Prof Choon-ling Sia, Head and Professor of Department of Information Systems
  • Dr Jeanne Fu Ho-ying, Associate Professor of Department of Management
  • Dr Geoffrey Tso Kwok-fai, Associate Head and Associate Professor of Department of Management Sciences
  • Dr Liandong Zhang, Associate Professor of Department of Accountancy

In the guest speakers sharing session, three current learning partners, Mr Ashish Chand from 2015, Mr Alex Fong from 2014, and Mr Joel Ma from 2013, as well as 2014 alumnus Dr Toa Charm, shared their insights and experiences in their DBA journey.

The orientation programme concluded fruitfully, motivating the new learning partners to better prepare for the coming challenges, and to embrace their new DBA journey ahead.

For more information about the programme, please visit DBA website.