21 January 2011

CUHK First ‘Executive Leadership Programme in Global Finance’ Successfully Launched



The first ‘Executive Leadership Programme in Global Finance’ launched by the Institute of Global Economics and Finance (IGEF) at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) today ended with success. Over ten international star lecturers shared insights on various important topics such as the latest global economic development, the international monetary system, renminbi as an international currency, asset price bubbles, and financial derivatives and leverage over the six-day programme, offering customized professional training for the financial sector. Apart from senior executives in the industry, there were also senior officials of China Banking Regulatory Commission, China Securities Regulatory Commission and The People’s Bank of China; senior executives of Taiwan Stock Exchange Corporation, Monetary Authority of Singapore, Central Bank of Malaysia, Hong Kong Monetary Authority and The Securities and Futures Commission among the over 30-plus participants of the programme. They all seized the golden opportunity to share experience and had a fruitful interaction with the renowned economists. They further complimented the programme for bringing them great benefits by broadening their vision and perspectives.

The Honourable John C. Tsang, Financial Secretary, The Government of the HKSAR meets with the star lecturers to exchange insights on the local financial development. 
From left: Prof. Liu Pak-wai, Professor of Economics and Director of IGEF of CUHK; Sir C.K. Chow, Chief Executive Officer of MTR Corporation Limited, Hong Kong; Prof. Joseph Yam, former Chief Executive of Hong Kong Monetary Authority; Prof. Myron S. Scholes, Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences; The Honourable John C. Tsang, Financial Secretary, The Government of the HKSAR; Prof. Sir James A. Mirrlees, Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences; Dr. Donald L. Kohn, former Vice Chairman, Board of Governors of the U.S. Federal Reserve System; Prof. Robert A. Mundell, Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences; Prof. Lawrence J. Lau, Ralph and Claire Landau Professor of Economics of CUHK; Prof. Leslie Young, Wei Lun Professor of Finance of CUHK.
The Honourable John C. Tsang, Financial Secretary, The Government of the HKSAR meets with the star lecturers to exchange insights on the local financial development.
From left: Prof. Liu Pak-wai, Professor of Economics and Director of IGEF of CUHK; Sir C.K. Chow, Chief Executive Officer of MTR Corporation Limited, Hong Kong; Prof. Joseph Yam, former Chief Executive of Hong Kong Monetary Authority; Prof. Myron S. Scholes, Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences; The Honourable John C. Tsang, Financial Secretary, The Government of the HKSAR; Prof. Sir James A. Mirrlees, Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences; Dr. Donald L. Kohn, former Vice Chairman, Board of Governors of the U.S. Federal Reserve System; Prof. Robert A. Mundell, Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences; Prof. Lawrence J. Lau, Ralph and Claire Landau Professor of Economics of CUHK; Prof. Leslie Young, Wei Lun Professor of Finance of CUHK.

A group photo showing renowned economists, including three Nobel Laureates in Economic Sciences, at the Welcoming Dinner of the 'Executive Leadership Programme in Global Finance'. From left: Dr. Donald L. Kohn, former Vice Chairman, Board of Governors of the U.S. Federal Reserve System; Prof. Robert A. Mundell, Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences; Prof. Lawrence J. Lau, Ralph and Claire Landau Professor of Economics of CUHK; Prof. Myron S. Scholes and Prof. Sir James A. Mirrlees, Nobel Laureates in Economic Sciences.
A group photo showing renowned economists, including three Nobel Laureates in Economic Sciences, at the Welcoming Dinner of the 'Executive Leadership Programme in Global Finance'. From left: Dr. Donald L. Kohn, former Vice Chairman, Board of Governors of the U.S. Federal Reserve System; Prof. Robert A. Mundell, Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences; Prof. Lawrence J. Lau, Ralph and Claire Landau Professor of Economics of CUHK; Prof. Myron S. Scholes and Prof. Sir James A. Mirrlees, Nobel Laureates in Economic Sciences.

Star lecturers exchange views with participants at class.

Prof. Joseph Yam, former Chief Executive of Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Prof. Joseph Yam, former Chief Executive of Hong Kong Monetary Authority


Prof. Myron S. Scholes, Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences, 1997
Prof. Myron S. Scholes, Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences, 1997

Dr. Donald L. Kohn, former Vice Chairman, Board of Governors of the U.S. Federal Reserve System
Dr. Donald L. Kohn, former Vice Chairman, Board of Governors of the U.S. Federal Reserve System

Prof. Robert A. Mundell, Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences, 1999
Prof. Robert A. Mundell, Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences, 1999