2014 Asian Conference Recap

BipqWYbCYAAwkNEOur inaugural Asian Conference, March 12 – 14, 2014 at Singapore Management University and National University of Singapore was a tremendous success! The 80 conference registrants represented Asian, North American and European schools, Asian-based employers as well as representatives that provide information and services to our community.


The two-day event included presentations, panels and networking opportunities with speakers from the community of members as well as local renowned experts.


BihEhHYCEAAeOuoTopics included:

  • MBA Recruiting Trends in Asia-Pacific
  • Recruiters’ perspectives on the value of the MBA/MS Degree in a Global Environment
  • Professionalizing the Asian Methodology of Providing Career Services to Students
  • Creative Approaches to Corporate Outreach in Asia
  • The role of diversity and culture in developing leadership pipelines for Asian businesses
  • Building Sustainable Corporate/University Partnerships as Part of a Comprehensive Human Capital Strategy

Valuable networking opportunities at the opening reception and at the Singapore Zoo’s Night Safari were made possible by our main sponsors, Liberty Mutual and MBA Focus.


BipDxXlCcAAQ7Y1Conference attendees were very pleased with the event, and we are looking forward to planning our second conference in 2015 in another major Asian city.

Special thanks to our conference co-chairs, Karen Dowd (Simon School, University of Rochester) and Elana Givens (Brandeis International Business School) as well as the rest of our conference committee for their hard work on this event! 


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