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Global Challenges and Enhancing Opportunities Hong Kong, October 13-15, 2011

Special Session: Global Executive MBA in Shanghai

On Saturday, October 15, more than 30 guests, professors and alumni gathered for the Global Executive MBA (GEMBA) in Shanghai seminar, held at the JW Marriott in Hong Kong, site of the 2011 USC Global Conference. Professor Baizhu Chen, academic director of GEMBA and a leading faculty member of the program, discussed the world debt problem.
The attendees also heard from faculty member Greg Patton and alumnus Dan Rosen about the return-on-investment (ROI) that GEMBA provides for its graduates.  Guests later had the chance to talk and network with USC Marshall vice dean Shantanu Dutta, assistant dean/GEMBA director John D. Van Fleet, GEMBA co-director Prof. Emma Xi, and GEMBA associate director Lisa Li.
The Global Executive MBA (GEMBA) in Shanghai represents a powerful partnership between the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business and Shanghai Jiao Tong University’s Antai College of Economics & Management, capturing the best of a truly global educational experience.
Inset photo: USC Marshall Professor Baizhu Chen discusses the future of China/U.S. economic interaction.

Topics: Alumni, Marshall


Under the banner of “Global Challenges and Enhancing Opportunities,” USC hosts its 2011 Global Conference in Hong Kong Oct. 13 to 15. Remarks by USC president C. L. Max Nikias and a keynote address by Thomas L. Friedman set the stage for a program of leading experts providing global perspectives on technologies and the economy, global health and the environment, and governance and cultural landscapes. Follow us on Twitter #USCHK.