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University of Western Ontario

Training executives how to face today's challenges

Since the financial crisis, executives are facing a more challenging environment for doing business and much higher standards of accountability.

Wednesday, 15 August, 2012, 11:23pm

Summer study for those never too young to learn

Programme in Business Ivey School of Business Asia

Adopting the principle that you're never too young to learn, one of the world's top business schools has been running a special summer programme in Hong Kong tailor-made for pre-university students.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:58pm

Fine CEOs for the day

Six teenagers stepped into the shoes of a CEO and made strategic moves for his company. Boy, did they succeed.

29 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Case studies offer EMBA students crucial insights

EMBA Ivey School of Business

Using case studies is one of the most popular teaching methods used in MBA studies to give executives an idea of how to handle the real-life situations they might face in business operations.

14 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Renowned university attracts HK students

When the University of British Columbia (UBC) was looking for the best location to open an office in Asia-Pacific in 2005, Hong Kong was not exactly a difficult choice.

1 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

When work and learning become one

Currently based in Germany as senior manager for global chemicals giant BASF, Michael Lim has always been an achiever.

27 May 2012 - 12:00am

Masters of business reality

It has been a busy and momentous past year for Dr Janet De Silva, dean of Richard Ivey School of Business' Asian campus in Hong Kong.

27 May 2012 - 12:00am

Reliable tools for complex issues

As a Canadian, Andrew Bishop knew the Richard Ivey School of Business to be the leader in his country, famous for its case study methodology. Still, he wanted to be sure before signing up for its Executive MBA programme.

27 May 2012 - 12:00am

Business brains required for HK summer school programme

Senior secondary and first-year university students have the chance to learn the basics of business in the Ivey Summer Business Programme 2012, offered by the Richard Ivey School of Business. The Hong Kong and Beijing programmes offer participants the chance to learn about decision making by studying real business cases.

16 May 2012 - 12:00am

Ivey EMBA in a league of its own

The EMBA programme offered by the Richard Ivey School of Business in Hong Kong aims to produce executive-level managers who are able to make an immediate impact in the workplace after they graduate - in turn boosting their career prospects in the years that follow.

11 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Bright new leaders in the making

Thirty secondary students from 21 schools, including six of our junior reporters, joined the first summer business programme organised by the Richard Ivey School of Business, Asia, earlier this month.

30 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Top business school offers course

The business programme at the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario in Canada is ranked as one of the best in the world. From July 3 to 18, Ivey is offering 10 business-savvy Young Post junior reporters aged 17 to 19 a place in their two-week business fundamentals course at its Hong Kong campus.

14 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Campus with global renown

Set on nearly 400 acres of land along the Thames River in London, Ontario - a town of about 450,000 people - the University of Western Ontario is one of Canada's oldest, largest and most beautiful campuses. Western, as the university is often known, is also just a two-hour drive from Toronto, Windsor and Detroit.

23 May 2011 - 12:00am

Aiming to be campus of choice

The new associate dean of Ivey Asia, Janet De Silva, is a business heroine. The former Sun Life China CEO, who has spent more than a decade living and working in Hong Kong and the mainland, helped the global insurance giant's joint venture on the mainland to expand its operations from two to 14 cities in just three years in a diverse and treacherous market.

23 May 2011 - 12:00am

notes from the dorm

I finally moved out after spending eight months in the dorm. I know it's a little strange to say this, but I am having a little trouble adjusting to home. And by home, I mean Hong Kong. I've only been back for a few days, but right now I have a bad case of homesickness.

17 May 2011 - 12:00am