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07.07.2021

[School in Media] June 2021

HIGHLIGHTS

Kellogg-HKUST Executive MBA Program – Learning to Sail Through COVID-19
Wall Street Journal carried a supplement featuring the Kellogg-HKUST Executive MBA (KH EMBA) program and welcoming the new class. The supplement highlights how the program empowers business leaders in times of change, preparing them for a post-pandemic future.

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QS Joint EMBA Rankings (June 26)
Sing Tao Daily, Headline Daily and HK Economic Times mentioned the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) released its 2021 list of the best joint Executive MBA programs from around the world, with the KH EMBA program in top three for the fourth year in a row.

China Digital Currency (June 25)
SCMP cited comments by Prof. Edwin LAI, Department of Economics, on China’s digital yuan. He said it is unlikely to be widely used in the global monetary system, if the country is reluctant to relax its stringent capital controls.

Pandemic and Computer Technology (June 25)
HK Economic Times and HK Economic Journal carried two articles by Senior Advisor (Entrepreneurship) Prof. Erwin HUANG (Department of ISOM) on how the pandemic would accelerate the development of computer technology, and the inspirations gained from a Marvel character respectively. 

Belt and Road Initiative to Promote Globalization (June 24)
HK Economic Times published an article by Chair Prof. LI Jiatao, Department of Management, on how China’s Belt and Road Initiative could drive globalization and greater economic development. He further proposed that the Belt and Road story should be properly told to address international stakeholders’ concerns.

MBA for Mid-Career Professionals (June 23)
HKUST MBA was reported by Poets&Quants as one of the MBA programs that consider candidates with over 12 years of experience in an article featuring full-time MBA options available for seasoned professionals.

Entrepreneurship and Digital Notebooks (June 18)
Senior Advisor (Entrepreneurship) Prof. Erwin HUANG (Department of ISOM) wrote articles on the definition of entrepreneurship in HK Economic Times and how digital notebooks bring conveniences to our lives in HK Economic Journal respectively.

BBA in Management Program (June 17)
Ta Kung Pao featured the program design and content of HKUST’s BBA in Management program. HKUST was mentioned to have ranked No.22 in the World and No.1 in Greater China in Business and Management Studies of QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021. The article also mentioned two upcoming virtual campus tours for prospective students.  

Post-pandemic Recovery and Labor Market (June 17)
Chair Prof. LI Jiatao, Department of Management, wrote an article on how the slow post-pandemic economic recovery exacerbated the inequality in labor market in HK Economic Times.

Family Investors Seeking Non-financial Returns (June 16)
SCMP cited comments by Prof. Roger KING, Senior Advisor and Founding Director of the Tanoto Center for Asian Family Business and Entrepreneurship Studies, on how family offices could engage in impact investing and help fight wealth inequality.

New Normal Work Mode (June 11)
HK Economic Times carried an article by Senior Advisor (Entrepreneurship) Prof. Erwin HUANG (Department of ISOM) on HK people’s mindset and lifestyles in the new normal work mode. 

Impact of Regulating Digital Currency (June 10)
HK Economic Times published an article by Chair Prof. HUI Kai-Lung, Department of ISOM, on the possible impact of regulating virtual currency.

Hauntings Affect Property Value (June 4 & 6)
Department of Finance Chair Prof. Utpal BHATTACHARYA’s research about how haunted houses affect property prices in their vicinity was cited by Financial Times, The Real Deal and California News Times.

Philanthropy and Family Offices (June 3)
Prof. Winnie PENG, Director of the Tanoto Center for Asian Family Business and Entrepreneurship Studies, wrote about why family offices are placing more emphasis on philanthropic affairs in HK Economic Times.

Inspirational Story of GBUS Graduate (June 3)
Topick featured an interview with HKUST Global Business (GBUS) fresh graduate Taranvir SINGH on his passion and post-graduation career development.  

Family Offices Investing in Cryptocurrencies (June 1)
Associate Prof. Allen HUANG, Department of Accounting, talked about the shift of family businesses’ investment towards cryptocurrencies, and the price surge of one of the cryptocurrencies called Dogecoin in HK Economic Journal Monthly.


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