Antwerp - Lingnan Study Tour 2016

From 12th to 16th, Dec., Lingnan received a group of about 70 EMBA students from Antwerp Management School in an one-week study tour program. During the tour, they participated in a series of lectures and company visits.



Antwerp Study Tour Group


At the opening ceremony, Dr. Zhang Yanmei, Associate Dean of Lingnan (University) College extended her warmest welcome to the EMBA students and she sincerely hoped that all participants, through the trip, could deepen their understanding of China and enhance intercultural communication. Finally, she wished that they could have an enjoyable and fruitful time in Guangzhou during the week. .



Associate Dean Zhang Yanmei Delivered a Welcome Speech


Two lectures under the theme of Belt and Road Initiative and Complacencies, Lies, Panics and Crashes were delivered by Prof. Liu Mingkang, Honorary Dean of Lingnan (University) College and former Chairman of the China Banking Regulatory Commission. He gave a brief overview of current situation of China’s Economy and World Economy, and then he pointed out the opportunities in the face of the challenges, and he put forward some valuable suggestion in the end. The lecture earned high compliments from all the participants as it presented a great deal of statistics and gave an in-depth insight of Chinese economy.



Prof. Liu Mingkang, Honorary Dean of Lingnan and former Chairman of the China Banking Regulatory Commission


Another lecture under the theme of Global Strategy --A Chinese Perspective was delivered by Prof. Hu Songhua, Associate Professor of Department of Economic Management, Lingnan (University) College. The lecture won enthusiastic responses and participants actively interacted and discussed with the professor.


Apart from the lectures, company visits to Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City Investment and Development Co., Ltd and Medalounger factory were arranged, where participants could visit different manufacturing industries and discuss with the management team on various topics such as company operations, business models, strategic development, etc.



Company Visit


15 students of Lingnan’s CHEMBA program were invited to attend Negotiation courses with their foreign counterparts. Lingnan’s CHEMBA students were actively involved in the class discussion and earned high praise from the course professor, Mr. Patrick Rottiers.



In-class Discussion


The study tour enhances communication and friendship of students and teachers between Antwerp Management School and Lingnan (University) College. It also demonstrates Lingnan’s excellent teaching faculty and teaching facilities and further promotes international cooperation between Lingnan and other colleges.

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