Leadership Forum

“To develop global business leaders for the Asian Century.” The business school’s vision reflects China’s emergence in the world economy that has created a need to educate a new generation of business leaders - ones who possess knowledge of Asian markets, China in particular, and yet have a global mindset. With its unique historic ties in China since its establishment in 1963, and world class business programs and research, the School is in an unparalleled position to develop the leaders for tomorrow – to equip them for the “Asian Century”. CUHK Business School is the pioneer of business education with the first BBA, MBA and EMBA in Hong Kong and the region and has nurtured more than 34,000 alumni to form a major pillar of the local and global business community. CUHK Business School’s EMBA and MBA programs are ranked of 32nd and 36th in the Financial Times Rankings 2017. The School has a range of collaborations with top universities worldwide, including HEC in France, Rotterdam School of Management in the Netherlands, Copenhagen Business School in Denmark, University of Texas at Austin, Kenan-Flagler Business School in North Carolina and Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina in the United States, University of Cambridge Judge Business School in the United Kingdom, Tsinghua University, Shanghai National Accounting Institute and Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China, and Waseda University in Japan.

China Business Knowledge

CBK is a portal belonging to CUHK Business School which provides easy access to the China-related research conducted at the School. Through feature articles, mini case studies, discussions and a research paper database, CBK aims to narrow the knowledge gap between China and the rest of the world, providing in-depth knowledge and practical tips about doing business in China. To learn more, please visit http://www.bschool.cuhk.edu.hk/faculty/cbk/index.aspx


Harvest Global Investments Limited was established in Hong Kong in 2008 as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Harvest Fund Management Co., Ltd (“Harvest”). Since its founding in 1999, Harvest has grown to employ more than 1200 staff, including 250 investment professionals globally. Harvest is one of the largest Chinese institutional asset managers by AuM, serving institutional clients and 50 million retail clients. Harvest opened its New York office in 2012, and in 2015 opened an office in London. To learn more, visit: www.harvestglobalinvestments.com or write to HGIcomms@hk.jsfund.cn.

嘉實國際於2008年在香港成立,是嘉實基金管理公司 (「嘉實」) 的全資附屬公司。自1999年成立以來,嘉實的規模發展迅速,目前僱用超過1200名員工,包括全球250名專業投資人才。 按資產管理規模而言,我們是中國最大的機構資產管理公司之一,為機構投資者和5000萬零售客戶提供服務。嘉實於2012年開設了紐約辦事處,並於2015年在倫敦開設辦事處。詳細資料,瀏覽 www.harvestglobalinvestments.com 或联系 HGIcomms@hk.jsfund.cn.


Established just two decades ago in 1991, the HKUST Business School has risen to international prominence in a remarkably short period of time, achieving widespread global recognition and a variety of prestigious academic rankings. Always striving for excellence, our strength lies in our full range of program offerings, our high quality research, conducted by our world class faculty, and our diverse and high-caliber students.

Our full suite of degree programs, as well as a wide range of executive education programs, means that the HKUST Business School is always at the forefront of educational development and business thinking. We have established an excellent international reputation for our postgraduate degree programs - our MBA program has been ranked the world’s Top 15 for eight consecutive years times by the Financial Times, while the Kellogg-HKUST EMBA program has been ranked the world’s No. 1 eight times in the last eleven years.

The HKUST Business School was the first business school in the region to have been awarded accreditation by both the US-based Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) and the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS).

With a steadfast commitment to research and thought leadership, we maintain state-of-the-art centers of learning and exploration devoted to a multitude of areas ranging from China business and Asian financial markets to Asian entrepreneurship and experimental business research.

Our unique Asian and global perspectives are made possible by our 140-strong international faculty. These leading thinkers and their diverse national, cultural and ethnic backgrounds come together to provide our students with a consistently engaging and highly stimulating environment for learning and research. Our graduates strive to make a positive impact in both the business world and the wider society.

We are strategically located at the heart of Asia’s economic center. Our students not only enjoy access to a unique fusion of East-meets-West, but also excellent proximity to China and the opportunity to experience the vitality of one of the world’s most important economies.


JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. A Fortune 500 company, JLL helps real estate owners, occupiers and investors achieve their business ambitions. In 2016, JLL had revenue of $6.8 billion and fee revenue of $5.8 billion and, on behalf of clients, managed 4.4 billion square feet, or 409 million square meters, and completed sales acquisitions and finance transactions of approximately $145 billion. At the end of the second quarter of 2017, JLL had nearly 300 corporate offices, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of nearly 80,000. As of June 30, 2017, LaSalle Investment Management has $57.6 billion of real estate under asset management. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated.

JLL has over 50 years of experience in Asia Pacific, with 36,800 employees operating in 95 offices in 16 countries across the region. The firm won the ‘World’s Best’ and ‘Best in Asia Pacific’ International Property Consultancy at the International Property Awards in 2016 and was named number one real estate investment advisory firm in Asia Pacific for the sixth consecutive year by Real Capital Analytics.


JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of US$2.6 trillion and operations worldwide. The Firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small businesses, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world’s most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its Chase and J.P. Morgan brands.

J.P. Morgan has operated in Asia Pacific since 1872, and is today present across 17 countries in the region. Local corporations and institutions, multinationals, governments and private clients rely on J.P. Morgan for market-leading financial services — a confidence bred from the firm’s strength and ability to deliver integrated services across the Corporate & Investment Bank, Asset Management and the Private Bank.

To learn more, please visit jpmorgan.com


KPMG China operates in 16 cities across China, with around 10,000 partners and staff in Beijing, Beijing Zhongguancun, Chengdu, Chongqing, Foshan, Fuzhou, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Nanjing, Qingdao, Shanghai, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Tianjin, Xiamen, Hong Kong SAR and Macau SAR. With a single management structure across all these offices, KPMG China can deploy experienced professionals efficiently, wherever our client is located. 

KPMG is a global network of professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. We operate in 152 countries and regions, and have 189,000 people working in member firms around the world. The independent member firms of the KPMG network are affiliated with KPMG International Cooperative (“KPMG International”), a Swiss entity. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describes itself as such.

In 1992, KPMG became the first international accounting network to be granted a joint venture licence in mainland China. KPMG China was also the first among the Big Four in mainland China to convert from a joint venture to a special general partnership, as of 1 August 2012. Additionally, the Hong Kong office can trace its origins to 1945. This early commitment to the China market, together with an unwavering focus on quality, has been the foundation for accumulated industry experience, and is reflected in the Chinese member firm’s appointment by some of China’s most prestigious companies.


Modern Terminals was established in 1969 and has been committed to operational excellence and to providing its customers with the best service possible ever since it opened Hong Kong's first purpose-built container terminal in September 1972.  It also operates and has a majority shareholding in DaChan Bay Terminals and holds equity stakes in Shekou Container Terminals and Chiwan Container Terminal in the Pearl River Delta. The company’s expertise in the industry, deployment of state-of-the-art equipment and the commitment of its people enable it to deliver a unique customer experience at the terminals it operates. The company’s mission is to be the preferred partner for world-class terminal and supply-chain services, building global connectivity for the sustainable development of local economies and the improvement of people’s well-being.



At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. We’re a network of firms in 158 countries with more than 236,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, advisory and tax services. Find out more and tell us what matters to you by visiting us at www.pwc.com.

PwC refers to the PwC network and/or one or more of its member firms, each of which is a separate legal entity. Please see www.pwc.com/structure for further details.

PwC China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan and Singapore work together on a collaborative basis, subject to local applicable laws. Collectively, we have over 850 partners and over 21,000 people in total.
   
We provide organisations with the professional service they need, wherever they may be located. Our highly qualified, experienced professionals listen to different points of view to help organizations solve their business issues and identify and maximize the opportunities they seek. Our industry specialization allows us to help co-create solutions with our clients for their sector of interest.
    
We are located in these cities: Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Shenyang, Dalian, Tianjin, Jinan, Qingdao, Nanjing, Suzhou, Hangzhou, Ningbo, Hefei, Zhengzhou, Wuhan, Changsha, Xi’an, Chengdu, Chongqing, Kunming, Xiamen, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Macau, Taipei, Chungli, Hsinchu, Taichung, Tainan, Kaohsiung and Singapore.


Thomson Reuters is the world’s leading source of news and information for professional markets. Our customers rely on us to deliver the intelligence, technology and expertise they need to find trusted answers. The business has operated in more than 100 countries for more than 100 years. Thomson Reuters shares are listed on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges. For more information, visit www.thomsonreuters.com.


United Technologies Corp., based in Farmington, Connecticut, provides high-technology systems and services to the building and aerospace industries worldwide.

About Otis
Otis is the world’s leading manufacturer and maintainer of people-moving products, including elevators, escalators and moving walkways. Founded more than 160 years ago by the inventor of the safety elevator, Otis offers products and services through its companies in more than 200 countries and territories. Otis is a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide.

About UTC Climate, Controls & Security
UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a leading provider of heating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems, building controls and automation, and fire and security systems leading to safer, smarter, sustainable and high performance buildings. UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide.