The mUSThaveMBA Student Blog
On May 10th, 2018 the Sales Club hosted a Sake night at Sake Bar GINN “地酒処 吟”, which is one of first sake bars in Hong Kong specializing in premium sake. Our special guest for the evening was HKUST MBA alumnus Raymond Lin, Head of Relationship Management, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan at LinkedIn.
In April, HKUST MBA students traveled 2,500 kms to Singapore for a cultural and career immersion. The contingent met UOB, DHL Consulting, SEA Group, Airbnb, GSK, Accenture, Electrolux, SAP, Lazada, VP Bank and BlackRock. Not to mention the cultural tour….
On Tuesday, March 15th, 2018, The HKUST MBA Sales Club put on its inaugural Interview Games. We invited 20 students to prepare for and participate in mock leadership program interviews with best in class business leaders in Retail, Technology, Finance, and Management Consulting.
Hosted at HKUST’s scenic seafront sports ground in Clear Water Bay, this family-friendly, day-long event will celebrate the diversity and inclusiveness of the HKUST MBA programme by inviting both current HKUST MBA students and alumni, as well as other MBA programs, to participate in a variety of sporting activities.
On January 31st, 2018, Sales Club hosted a dinner with 16 of our club members at Bombay Dreams restaurant in Hong Kong. Our special guest was Alan Rosling, entrepreneur and strategic advisor in India for over 35 years.
As advocates for responsible business practices, the Environment and Social Impact Club (ESI) held a business simulation competition with a focus on ethical leadership.
The mUSThaveMBA band will take over MoM livehouse in Causeway Bay for an evening of live music on Friday November 17th from 7:30pm to late.
The Sales Club Executive team conducted a poll with all the members of the HKUST MBA Sales Club to get a better understanding of the types of skills they would like to develop. After analyzing all the results, presentation skills were a clear winner so we decided to co-host a dinner with the Hong Kong chapter of the Toastmasters Club. Our guest speaker was Aaron Leung, President of Victoria Toastmasters Club (Hong Kong's oldest Toastmasters Club).
On Monday, The Environmental and Social Impact club (ESI Club) organized a movie outing to watch the newly released and critically acclaimed The Helper” documentary. The viewing was a great success. With the final scenes, not even the hardest of hearts remained unmoved.
The Energy and Sustainability Club launched its first event "Sharing Session: Oil & Gas Industry" that will take place on October 26th, 2017 from 2PM to 3PM at the MBA Lounge, LSK 2/F. Guest speakers: Sudhanshu Mohanty and Andy (Shuai) Wang
Photography training session were arrange by MBAFT photography club to share knowledge about how to setup a camera properly to take a good composition photo. Thank you all participants for attending the event. We are so glad that you enjoyed the session and provided light meal, a slide of 12" pizza!
Fun. Interactive. Personal Growth. These were the fundamentals when the MBAA proposed to have the mUSThaveFriday events.
For our Mandarin Language course we were required to make a presentation about travelling and my group decided to turn our topic into a song. Please enjoy our original composition about "我不知道" (Wǒ bù zhīdào) - a very helpful phrase if you are a foreigner in China.
In the last two months, our class has taken part in multiple events and have done many activities together. There are many funny photos every time we hangout and there is ONE person who always brings these photos to the level of EPIC!
The date was 30 August 2017, and the setting was HKUST’s glorious seafront football pitch. Because it was only three days into our first proper week of classes, the Sports and Leadership Club decided to feed off the energy to host the inaugural jUSTforKicks International 6-a-side MBA Football Tournament.
Our team composed by Alexandre Lataste, Ashley McDonough, Horacio Fernandez De La Garza, Clara Lam, Kelvin Huang, will participate in the Energy in Emerging Markets Case Competition at Duke University (USA) on the topic of "M-KOPA Solar: Off-grid Regulations and Business Models in Kenya".