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Just completed a meaningful and joyful project with a group of my #CUHK #MBA students to do research and make recommendations to one of the leading InsurTech #startups from Hong Kong, #Bowtie. Really proud of my students Kinsley Chan, JACKIE XU and Shaarang Begani on their effort and insights.

Appreciate Bowtie’s team Gabriel Kung and his teammates to collaborate with and support my students on this amazing project. Thanks the leadership from Fred Ngan and Michael Kwan Yu Chan, and their effort to nurture our next generation and give back to our society.

Learning cannot be just done within classroom. Practise in the field, validate with the practitioners and apply what we learned from the class are critical to turn information to knowledge and wisdom. That is what the Business #Practicum Program of #CUHKMBA aims for.

I am so grateful to be a mentor for this impactful program. Thanks Seen Meng ChewSerina ChowGrace LiangFrandy ChuRebecca Wong, MBA and many others from CUHK to lead, organize and execute the program. Keep it going.

Thanks Armstrong Lee Alexandra Lo, EMBA CUHK MBA Alumni Association to gather the digital leaders in town to discuss the hot topic “Digital Transformation at the Era of Uncertainty”.

Grateful to Alexandra to invite me to moderate this panel. Really look forward to learning from the vibrant leaders.
•  Adrian Toy #Google
•  Kevin Huang #Carousell
•  Ian Chan #Octopus
•  Frankie Ng #Shopify
•  Ralph Szeto Hong Kong Association of Interactive ( #HKAIM )

If you are affiliated with #CUHK #MBA #EMBA, you may enroll this forum. Here are the details.
Date: 15 July ( Thursday )
Time: 7:30 – 8:30 pm + Q&A
Language : English
Format : Offline + Online

More information and registration:
https://lnkd.in/gUTqwBD

See you there!

#DigitalTransformation #CorporateInnovation #CUHKMBA #CUHKEMBA #CUHKMBAAlumni Grace Liang Pong Yuen, Howard Lam Chun So

Today is a big big day for our Master’s students at #CUHK #BusinessSchool CUHK Business School – Masters because today is their graduation day. Congratulations to you all my fellow students for your marvelous accomplishment.

I am so grateful to have a chance to teach and make friends with some of you in my #EMBA#MBA and #MiM classes on various #DigitalLeadership #Innovation #Entrepreneurship #FinTech #AI subjects.

You have completed an important milestone of your life journey. Keep up your passion of lifetime learning to cope with the ever changing world. Remember that your #DigitalLiteracy is the new language in the #DigitalEconomy. Keep it up, guys.

We “#LookForward” to hear from you and witness you to create more business and social impact to industries and societies in the road ahead. Congratulations again. Really proud of you all.

Thanks to our Dean’s leadership and all fellow faculties and admin colleagues. Pong Yuen, Howard Lam Grace Liang Andrew Chan.

Special thanks to Angel Ng #CEO #Citi to give a specular speech to our students. Find out more in my comments below.

Really glad to discuss with the key leaders and drivers of our #CUHK #EMBA programme Pong Yuen, Howard Lam and #MBA programme Grace Liang today. We had a fruitful chat on how we can further empower our current executive students and alumni with #DigitalLeadership#Innovation#DigitalTransformation#Entrepreneurship and #Career. Stay tuned for more initiatives from both programmes in the coming year.

I also shared the insights from my book #數碼力大提升 with Howard and Grace, and presented a copy to them. Look forward to seeing you in the upcoming digital-related initiatives and classes from #CUHKEMBA and #CUHKMBA.

#Platform is the KING. The world’s leading companies are running Platform business. SMEs are being replaced by large & small platforms from #startups. How can we compete in #DigitalEconomy?

Why are platforms so powerful? Can we or should we be a platform? How to build, cultivate, operate, govern & sustain a platform profitably? What are capabilities, culture & tech needed? More importantly, what is the best-kept secret of a winning platform?

To master all these, please don’t miss my class “Platform Revolution & Breakthrough” at #CUHK Biz School Asia-Pacific Institute of Biz on Oct 14-15, 2020.

I have talked about Platform in my #EMBA #MBA #Tech #Innovation #Entrepreneurship classes & seminars plus in my new book #數碼力大提升 (Boost up Your Digital Power) https://lnkd.in/g4_RWBE. I will explore deeper in this course with #international & #local cases.

#Corporate #SME #Startup leaders & executives are keen on the course & have already enrolled it. Good news is that the course is eligible for the govt #RTTP scheme & the participants may get #subsidy from the scheme but have to enrol the course quick (2 weeks b4 the class starts) to be qualified.

Overview:
https://lnkd.in/gmzAZBJ

Course brochure:
https://lnkd.in/gjV2pkG

Enroll here:
https://lnkd.in/gFiBt26

Today was the graduation ceremony of the 3rd cohort of our #MiniMBA programme co-orgainized by #CUHK #BusinessSchool #APIB & #Convoy since April 2019. We’re so grateful to have trained over hundreds of high-calibre Convoy executives. https://lnkd.in/gmXVW_3

Every cohort had 9 modules taught by our faculties with deep real-world industry experience. #ActionLearning projects done by our students were full of #entrepreneurship passion. The best projects are further cultivated & funded to progress further. Industry seminars on #FinTech topics were held https://lnkd.in/gzQy_-8. The inspired Convoy team then initiated its own #Hackathon #Finspire with great success https://lnkd.in/gJQupVP. Convoy also supported #Cyberport #CUPP & joined #MIT #InnovationNode workshop.

The last 15 months was a fruitful training journey for all students from Convoy & CUHK faculties. That is an excellent example of how corporates & universities worked together to cultivate the next generation of leaders to seize unprecedented opportunities in digital economy & manage chaotic world.

Thanks to Convoy Wing-Fai Ng Almond Wong Shin Kin Hang Shirley Tsui Miu Ling & CUHK Waiman Cheung Wendy Lai Rebecca Wong. Appreciate great effort from our faculties & students and congrats to all accomplishments.

 

Just completed teaching our #CUHK #MBA AI and Machine Learning Applications in #FinancialServices course tonight. I was impressed by our students’ final project presentations. The theme was how financial services incumbents or FinTech start-ups made use of AI and ML. Our students chose #Citi#HangSengBank#JD#SenseTime and #WeChat for their group projects. Well done, teams.

I would like to thank all guest speakers Vivek Mohindra 默威克 Tim Leung George Lee Medhy Souidi and Jacob Wai 韋達人, LLM, MBA, FRM, FCMA, MHKCS to share their experience on how AI applied to #BankTech #WealthTech #InsurTech #PayTech #RegTech #LendTech. Special thank to Professor Kalok Chan to bring me this great opportunity to teach this program.

We have studied not just AI #technologies but also #BusinessModel and #Innovation of leaders like #Tencent #DBS #HSBC #MasterCard #KristalAI #Lemonade #Wealthfront #LendingClub #WeLab #Cuvva #CCB #PingAn #AntFinancial and more.

We have done this course twice already. Students of last cohort were great as well.
https://lnkd.in/gnKvCXC

More students enrolled this year with a hybrid of classroom and Zoom participation. Keep positive and keep learning about #DigitalTransformation #FinTech#AI#BigData and #MachineLearning even under the #Covid19.

It has been a year since I taught my favorite subject for #CUHK #MBA – Applications of #AI & #MachineLearning in #FinancialServices. I remember how engaged my MBA students like Daniel Lee Carmen Pan Olivia Saha & others were to learn about the subject. They did a few group projects on #PingAn #WeBank #DBS #HKEx impressively. Appreciate all guest speakers Wing Cheung Tim Chan, MBA, FLMIBianca HoJacob Wai 韋達人, LLM, MBA, FRM, CMA, MHKCS & Tim Leung to share their practical experience. My students loved this part very much.

A new cohort will start next week. Thanks for Grace Liang‘s & her team’s support to make it happened under the #Covid19. We received great interest & enrollment for this class. Will share the latest AI #innovations on #WealthTech #LendTech #BankTech #PayTech #InsurTech #RegTech & #MarketIntelligence. Again I have invited seasoned #FinTech, AI & #BigData #entrepreneurs & innovators from incumbents & #startups to share their experience. Thanks in advance for Vivek Mohindra 默威克 #KristalAIMedhy Souidi #DBS #TencentJacob Wai 韋達人, LLM, MBA, FRM, CMA, MHKCS #FitchGeorge Lee #Mastercard & Calvin Cheng, CFA #Wizpresso.

Look forward to another great learning journey with my #CUHKMBA students & guest speakers on AI in financial services.

“Banking is necessary but banks are not” ( quote from Bill Gates ) is not just applied for the incumbents in banking industry but all leaders in traditional industries. Traditional companies are facing unprecedented challenges from 4 major forces in the Digital Economy. Many of them will not survive if they don’t act now & don’t do it right. Last week in Shanghai, I have shared my experience gained from consulting large incumbents & cultivating innovative startups. We talked about these 4 key types of competitors for traditional companies: 1. Tech Giants Amazon Alibaba 2. Unicorns Gogovan Klook 3. Traditional companies from other industries with great digital capabilities to cross over to your industry Volkswagon getting into insurance 4. Companies in your same industry but with better digital capabilities than you Strategy that we learned from Business School, MBA and EMBA still matters but may not be good enough to empower leaders to win & even survive in the Digital Age. We talked about how to formulate Digital Strategy, cultivate a Digital Workforce & work with Digital Colleague around us. More importantly, how to innovate & collaborate with startups. Will deliver this talk in Tsingtao, Taiwan, Malaysia & more Asia’s cities in the next few months. CU.