Dr. Raymond Ch’ien (centre) receives the Honorary Professorship from President Albert Chan (right) and Professor Allan Chan, Acting Dean of Business


錢果豐博士 (中) 獲陳新滋校長 (右) 和工商管理學院署理院長陳潔光教授頒授榮譽教授銜

Date: 06 Sep 2013 (Friday)

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School of Business appoints Dr. Raymond Ch’ien Honorary Professor

工商管理學院委任錢果豐博士為榮譽教授

The School of Business welcomed more than 400 new students to HKBU at its Postgraduate Programmes Welcome Banquet on Tuesday (3 September). On the same occasion, the School also conferred an Honorary Professorship on Dr. Raymond Ch’ien, Chairman of MTR Corporation Limited and Hang Seng Bank Limited, in recognition of his significant contribution to the business sector and impressive record of public service.

In his welcoming remarks, Professor Albert Chan, President and Vice-Chancellor, noted that the School of Business gained EQUIS accreditation earlier this year, signifying its outstanding achievement in offering high-quality business education. He said: “Together with the AACSB and the AMBA accreditations received in 2010 and 2012 respectively, the School is now among less than 1% of the world’s business schools to be triple-accredited, further reinforcing its international standing.” 

Mrs. Pamela Chan, Deputy Chairman of the Council and the Court, praised Dr. Ch’ien for his brilliant contributions across different industries and areas of public service, including banking and finance, retail, logistics, IT, and education. She said: “Dr. Ch’ien is a genius and an outstanding leader. After all his success, he remains a public-spirited citizen and a humble person.”

Dr. Ch’ien delivered a speech entitled “Does It Pay to Be a Good Person in a Morally Ambiguous World?” at the banquet and shared with the audience his experience and valuable insights on topics such as social responsibility, human resources strategies and career planning. He said: “If you run a company or are in charge of managing one, it is very important that you stay true to its social responsibility and engage as best you can with the communities that you serve.”

工商管理學院日前 (九月三日) 舉行研究生課程迎新晚宴,歡迎逾四百名新學員加入浸大家庭。學院並於晚宴上頒授榮譽教授銜予香港鐵路有限公司董事局主席兼恒生銀行董事長錢果豐博士,以表揚他多年來對商界和公共事務發展的貢獻。

陳新滋校長致歡迎辭時表示,工商管理學院早前獲得歐洲質量發展認證體系的認可資格,肯定了學院在提供高質素商學教育方面的卓越成就。他說:「連同國際商管學院促進會與工商管理碩士課程協會分別於二零一零及二零一二年頒發的認證,學院現時已成為全球少於百分之一同時獲得三重認證的商學院之一,進一步確立其國際地位。」

校董會暨諮議會副主席陳黃穗女士讚揚錢果豐博士成就超卓,多年來積極貢獻銀行及金融、零售、物流、資訊科技,以及教育等多個領域。她說:「錢博士具備天賦才能,他不但是一位出色的領袖,還一直貫徹其謙虛的作風,熱心服務,回饋社會。」

錢博士於晚宴上發表題為「好人在道德標準含糊的世界裡划得來嗎?」的演說,與在場人士分享他個人的經驗之談,包括社會責任、人力資源策略及事業規劃等。他說:「若要營運或管理一間公司,你必須盡力與所服務的社區保持聯繋,並堅守社會責任。」