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The stereotype of accountants is that they are usually boring, math nerds, or even “hermits”. Rumour has it that Artificial Intelligence will replace accountants soon and they would no longer be needed. Meet Nelson Lam (BBA Accounting, 1991) and think again.
With more than 30 years of experience in accounting and auditing, Nelson, founder and Chairman of Nelson CPA Limited, Vice- President of Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA), and Director and Executive Committee Chairman of the Accounting Development Foundation Limited (ADF), is no dull introvert, but somewhat an “activist” in the professional services sector and beyond... Read More
“In every choice you make, there’s always a surprise awaiting,” said Vikey Chen (BBA Human Resources Management 2009), who is a testimony to her own saying in the past decade. Going for an exchange in the US and ending up landing an internship there; enrolling in Microsoft’s “Business Manager on Campus” scheme and leading the team to win the “Best Team Award” out of 100 teams... Read More
Up the Game and Up the Ranks
Disrupt, or be disrupted
Google “CY Chan” (BBA Human Resources Management 2001; MSc in Strategic Human Resources Management 2008) and “HKBN” (Hong Kong Broadband Network Limited), you will find pages of results relevant to talent management and corporate social investment, with CY as a column contributor, a conference speaker sharing an insider’s guide, or a media interviewee introducing ground-breaking initiatives for better talent development and engagement... Read More
The HKBU School of Business Alumni Association (HKBUSBAA) organised the 2019 Gateway to Big Four series on 8 September and 13 October 2019 for for students with career aspirations at the Big Four accounting firms. Over 200 highly motivated students were engaged in the two sessions - seminar and mock interviews... Read More
The producer’s takeover
HKBU Distinguished Alumnus Siu Chiu-shun recounts his journey of making a lifelong good show
Under the fifty shades of grey from his hair to his shoes, Patrick Siu Chiu-shun, or Boy Siu as he is widely known in the multimedia industry where he is a veteran producer of mega performances and popular TV shows, has a star-studded world filled with a great variety of classic productions that have warmed the hearts of audiences worldwide. Recently honoured with the HKBU Distinguished Alumni Award and a current DBA student at the School of Business, Siu tells his behind-the-scenes stories from being a producer, to a businessman, to the founder of a social enterprise... Read More
Alumni sharpen students’ skills at Big Four mock interviews
The HKBU School of Business Alumni Association (HKBUSBAA) organised a mock interview session on 14 October for students with career aspirations at the Big Four accounting firms... Read More
Alumni offer insider tips to ace Big Four interviews
Over 150 highly motivated students attended the annual “Gateway to Big Four” seminar organised by the HKBU School of Business Alumni Association (HKBUSBAA) on 9 September... Read More
From a marketing student to a legal practitioner
Eric Hong, Trainee Solicitor
Recently honoured by the HKSAR Government’s Home Affairs Bureau for Provision of Pro Bono Legal Services... Read More
Dr. Frank CAI, Assistant Professor of Management at the Shanghai University, and Dr. James SHI, Head of Department of Management at Macau University of Science and Technology were invited to share with research postgraduate students their valuable experience on how to prepare for their job hunting for an Assistant Professorship.