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Thursday, March 6, 2014

2nd Annual CEIBS MBA HR Forum Held

March 6, 2014. Shanghai – A discussion by HR professionals on how MBAs are positioned in today’s competitive labour market was among the sessions at the 2nd Annual CEIBS MBA HR Forum, during which CEIBS faculty along with senior HR managers from multinational companies and consulting firms shared their perspectives with the 85 CEIBS MBA students who attended.

CEIBS 2nd Annual MBA HR Forum Held

Another highlight of the event was a presentation on the common character traits of leaders given by CEIBS Associate Dean (Executive Education) Bayer Chair in Leadership Professor of Management Katherine Xin, which featured video clips of Alibaba founder Jack Ma and motivational speaker Nick Vujicic. Other panelists included Ms. Nancy Zhang, President of MGP Group and a CEIBS alumnus (MBA04); Ms. Jasmine Wu, HR Director of Siemens Infrastructure and Cities Sector; Mr. Steven Willekens, Director of Hay Group Greater China; Ms. Linda Zhang, Partner at Heidrick & Struggles Shanghai office. MBA HR Club President Michelle Fu and CEIBS Associate Dean and MBA Programme Director Chen Shimin also attended.

Sustainable Leadership and Talent Development was the overall theme for discussions at the forum, which was jointly organized by the CEIBS Alumni HR Management Association and MBA HR Club, with the support of MBA Office and MBA Management Consulting Club. It built on the efforts of Urvash Singh, the former MBA HR Club President who initiated the event last year.

CEIBS 2nd Annual MBA HR Forum Held
Prof. Katherine Xin speaks at the forum

Justin Ter (MBA 2013)
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Johnny Ho (MBA 2013)