2019 International Talent Development and Management Forum

On May 10th, 2019, during the celebration of the 123rd anniversary of Shanghai Jiaotong University, the Master of International Business program (MIB) organized the 2019 International Talent Development & Management Forum on Xuhui Campus of Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Dean CHEN, Fangruo, Professor TANG, Ningyu and Professor LU, Lin attended the forum. Guests from 30 different companies, including potential employers and industrial advisers of MIB participated the forum. The theme of this forum was “International Business, International Talents”, aiming at getting together representatives from the industry to discuss with educators how to develop and manage capable international talents and facilitate their career development in China. Howard WU, general affairs supervisor of MIB, hosted the forum.


The forum started with a speech from Dean CHEN, Fangruo. He talked about the latest trend in development for business schools and also the internationalization process of Antai College of Economics & Management. Moreover, he expressed his expectation for close and innovative collaboration between ACEM and the industry to train and develop excellent international talents for Chinese business circles.


The first session of the forum included seven keynote speeches. Firstly, Professor LU, Lin, Director of MIB program gave a presentation on the international education in ACEM, especially the development process of MIB in the past 6 years. She also talked about the development strategy for MIB program in the future. Ms. XU, Jun, Recruitment Director of Minshi Group shared her experience and expectations in hiring and training foreign talents. Mr. CAI, Jun, Purchasing Department Director of Detroit Electric EV limited shared his experience in coaching the international talents and gave the suggestions on how to train foreign talents to meet the market demand. Ms. WANG, Wenjing, on behalf of Prudential Group, UK, talked about her experience about cross-culture communication with foreign employees. Ms. CHEN, Hailei & Ms. ZHANG Wei, on behalf of the International Students Center of SJTU, made a speech about the internationalization development of Shanghai Jiaotong University in the past 10 years. JOSEPH HAN-CHING NING as one of the excellent students of MIB2017, shared his study experience in Antai and his internship experience.


In the second session, Ms. ZHANG Ting, Senior Adviser of Taplow Group, Mr. MA, Kang, General Manager of KEYWIN Technology, and Mr. CHEN, Jianyu, CEO of AnyHelper, were invited to join the free discussion session. They shared the experience in hiring and managing international talents and focused on how to make the international talents more helpful to Chinese enterprise’s internationalization progress. Other guests at the forum also joined the discussion actively.


Finally, Professor TANG, Ningyu, as one of the founders of MIB program, delivered an exciting speech in the end of the forum. She thanked all the participants and organizers of this forum and highly recognized the value of this forum. Meanwhile, she expressed confidence and expectation for the development of international students education at ACEM in the future.