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Get together cocktail in Shangai

Escrito el 16 junio 2011 por Alumni en Clubs & Activities, Geographic

IE alumni in ShanghaiA small crowd got together last June 8th in trendy bar in Shanghai where IE alumni had a very good time and nice chat about different topics such as: MBA rankings and programs, economics, investment opportunities, jobs and China of course between others.


IE China Club Shanghai Chapter is planning on making this event a monthly gathering and would like more and more people attend including alumni leaving out of Shanghai and IE travelers.

Un pequeño grupo de antiguos alumnos del IE se reunió el pasado 8 de Junio en un famoso bar de Shanghai donde compartieron un rato agradable y discutieron diferentes temas tales como: los programas y ranking de los MBA, economía, oportunidades de inversión, trabajo y China por supuesto, entre otras cosas.

El IE China Club Shanghai Chapter está planeando hacer este evento mensualmente  le gustaría recibir cada vez más personas incluyendo aquellos antiguos alumnos que sólo pasan por Shanghai.


From 14 March to 17 March 2011 in Shanghai, IE Alumni Association organized the VI IE International Update: Business in China, as part of the lifelong learning and networking services offered to IE alumni.

Shanghai is one of Asia’s key cities in terms of economy, finance and logistics. With an annual economic growth of more than 8% and a population of more than 20 million, it is regarded as the financial capital of China.

The IE International Update was held at School of Management, Fudan University, one of the most prestigious universities in China with an international reputation for academic excellence. Classes from Fudan and IE professors were mixed with lectures from entrepreneurs and professionals working in China.

The programme was attended by students and alumni from different countries, and different programs including Global MBA and International Executive MBA Bi-weekly. The course included sessions about the situation of the Chinese market and the challenges facing corporate China, as well as company visits to leading firms in the region.

Speakers included alumni, entrepreneurs and executives: Mr. Albert Krisskoy, IE IXMBA 2007, China Chief Representative, Tradeco, Comercio y Cooperación S.L. and IE China Office Representative; Mr. Jose C. Martos, IE EXMBA 2003, General Manager, Saint-Gobain Weber Industrial Mortars in China; Mr. Emmanuel Carcassonne, IXMBA 2009, Founder and CEO of APECYD International Ltd.; Mr. Rafael Martin, Director of Shanghai Operations, Grupo Antolin; Mr. Francisco Soler, Shanghai Office Director, Garrigues; Mr. Jesus Dolz Boscar, MBA 1993, AMP 2005, General Manager, Industrias Dolz S.A; and Mr. Shiqi Wang, Senior Manager, Marketing and Strategies, Region China & North East Asia, Ericsson. The course also included sessions from Fudan University professors: Dr. Xiaoya Liang, Dr. Xiarong Zhang, Dr. Zhao Youzhen and Dr. Jun Wang; and IE Professor, Dr. Custodia Cabanas

In addition to the sessions, the participants visited the China Expo Pavillion. The 2010 World Expo Shanghai was the largest Expo site ever, covering more than 5.2 square kilometers and containing more than 70 exposition pavilions and in its six month run had attracted over 70 million visitors.

The participants also had the opportunity to visit two companies in Shanghai: The first company visit was to Nokia Siemens Networks Shanghai where they were addressed by Mr. Jose Antonio Menendez Herrero (ExMBA 2007), Head of Shanghai Factory. NSN is one of the largest telecommunications solutions suppliers in the world, created as the result of a joint venture between Siemens AG’s COM division (minus its Enterprise business unit) and Nokia’s Network Business Group. It operates in approximately 150 countries worldwide, and has about 60,000 employees.

The second visit was to Chint where they were addressed by Mr. Yin Zhang, General Manager, International Trade Department. The company is a leading player in the Low-voltage electrical, Power Transmission and Distribution industries in China, with a turnover of over $2 Billion in 2006. In the year of 2006, Chint ranked 15th in the list of top 100 Companies released by Forbes, which evaluated all private companies (both those listed as public and not) in China.

All in all, the IE International Update Programme tried to provide the attendants with a picture of the challenges and opportunities of doing business in China, as well as of the strengths and weaknesses of the one of the biggest economies of the world.

During the week, the participants had the opportunity to develop contacts with Chinese clients, suppliers and local partners, as well as to strengthen their network with IE students, graduates and professors.

Many thanks to all who shared this experience!

Entre los días 14 y 17 de marzo de 2011 en Shanghai, la Asociación de Antiguos Alumnos del IE ha organizado el VI IE International Update: Business in China. Este curso forma parte de los programas de formación continua ofrecidos para antiguos alumnos.

Shanghai es actualmente una de las ciudades clave de Asia en términos de economía, finanzas y logística. Con un crecimiento anual superior al 8% y una población de 20 millones se considera como la capital económica de China.

El IE International Update tuvo lugar en el School of Management, Universidad de Fudan, una de las universidades más prestigiosas de China con una reputación internacional de excelencia académica. Las clases mezclaron profesores de Fudan y del IE con ponencias de emprendedores y profesionales que trabajan en China, así como representantes institucionales.

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