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Thursday, June 27, 2019

CEIBS Master Class - Manila

In collaboration with Xavier School, CEIBS cordially invites you to attend our exclusive lecture on China’s New Era: What It Means for the Philippines in Manila on June 27, 2019.

About the Lecture

China has risen to become a global superpower yet it has a system vastly different from that of the West. In late-2017, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced that China has entered a “New Era.”  What is President Xi’s vision of China’s New Era? How is it perceived by the West? How is it reflected in the China-US trade conflict and beyond? In particular, what does China’s New Era mean for the Philippines, and how can Philippine companies manage business relations with Chinese companies with a strong government background? CEIBS Professor Xu Bin will provide his analysis of China’s New Era and explain its implications for the world.

Panel discussion

Moderated by the President of CEIBS Alumni Philippines Chapter Karl Leung, the panel will explore win-win opportunities for China and the Philippines.

Our speakers & panellists

Dr. Dipak Jain
President (European) 
Professor of Marketing, CEIBS

Dr. Dipak Jain is President (European) and Professor of Marketing at CEIBS. He is a globally recognised marketing and innovation expert whose insights have inspired a generation of business leaders to pursue success with significance. He served from 2011 to 2013 as Dean of INSEAD. Before joining INSEAD, Prof. Jain was Dean of Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management from 2001 to 2009.

Dr. Xu Bin
Professor of Economics and Finance
Wu Jinglian Chair in Economics 
Associate Dean (Research), CEIBS

Prof. Xu’s current research focuses on the global and Chinese economy, multinational enterprises in China, and trade and finance issues of emerging markets. He has published extensively in both international and Chinese journals, and is author of International Trade (Peking University Press, 2009). Dr. Xu is Associate Editor of the Journal of International Trade and Economic Development, and a board member of the Asia-Pacific Trade Seminars.

Karl Leung
Managing Director, Emerging Asia Capital Partners
Director & Chief Strategy Officer, One World Filter 
President, CEIBS Alumni Association Philippines Chapter

In his role as Managing Director of the boutique advisory firm and investment bank Emerging Asia Capital Partners, Karl focuses on deal sourcing and execution for energy, mining and infrastructure transactions in fast growing Asian economies. Having graduated from CEIBS MBA programme in 2008, Karl now serves as President of the CEIBS Alumni Philippines Chapter.

Dr. Bernardo Malvar Villegas
Professor, The University of Asia and the Pacific
Visiting professor, IESE

Bernardo Malvar Villegas is a Professor at The University of Asia and the Pacific (UA&P) and Research Director of the Center for Research and Communication, Manila. He graduated with a PhD in Economics from Harvard University in 1963. He is currently a member of the boards of directors or advisory boards of several leading national and multinational firms, such as the Benguet Corporation, Alaska Corporation, PHINMA Property Holding Corporation, AES, and Transnational Diversified. 

Michael Goldsmith
Senior Advisor, Governments of the Philippines, Nigeria, Jordan and Brazil

Having spent almost an entire career influencing integrated strategies, policies and programmes around the world, Michael provides significant knowledge of the various political, cultural and financial challenges Philippine businesses face in solving critical issues. Current projects in the Philippines include a real-time data aggregation solution for maritime safety, security and trade, a Global Risk Management Center (FinTech), and pending, the first smart, eco-friendly community.

Tony Erickson
Director & CEO, One World Filter
CEO, Emerald Isles

Carl A. Erickson (“Tony”) is Director and CEO of One World Filter and CEO of Emerald Isles. He has over 30 years’ experience as CEO and 40 years’ experience in the management of companies involved in the development and execution of international business opportunities in Asia, Africa, Europe, North America and South America and has secured over $250M of funding for companies he managed.


Date: Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 14:30 (start time) 
Venue: The Garden Ballroom, EDSA Shangri-La, 1 Garden Way Ortigas Center, Mandaluyong City
Language: English
Registration: Click here to register or contact the Alumni Association of Xavier School on 0917 5552297 for any enquiries. To register via SMS, please text Raina Lim on 0917 8984311 and be sure to include your name, email address + CEIBS Manila Masterclass.

14:00-14:30     Registration
14:30-14:45     Welcome by Prof. Dipak Jain
14:45-15:30     Keynote speech by Prof. Xu Bin
15.30-16.00     MOU signing ceremony between CEIBS and XAVIER 
16:00-17:30     Panel discussion and Q&A
17:30-19:30     Cocktail reception


China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), a joint-venture for management education, was co-founded by the Chinese government and European Union (EU) in 1994, with Shanghai Jiao Tong University and the EFMD serving as its executive partners. CEIBS has campuses in Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen, Accra in Ghana, and Zurich in Switzerland.

As China’s only business school to originate from government-level collaboration, CEIBS is committed to educating responsible leaders versed in “China Depth, Global Breadth” in line with its motto of “Conscientiousness, Innovation and Excellence.” Leaders from the Chinese central government and the EU have respectively lauded CEIBS as “a cradle of excellent executives” and “a role model of EU-China cooperation.”

CEIBS offers MBA, EMBA, Global EMBA, Hospitality EMBA, Finance MBA, Executive Education and PhD programmes. Renowned for its academic rigour, CEIBS is the first business school in the Chinese Mainland to have been accredited by both EQUIS and AACSB and the only business school in Asia to have simultaneously made it to the Financial Times’ top 5 list of MBA and EMBA programmes.

Click here to register online!