毅伟商学院任命陈维康教授为副院长, 领导亚洲事务: Professor Chris WH Chan named Associate Dean, Asia at Western University’s Ivey Business School

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近日,加拿大的毅伟商学院(Ivey Business School)教授陈维康(Professor Chris WH Chan) 接替薛珍纳女士,正式担任毅伟商学院副院长,负责毅伟在亚洲区的发展。在此之前,陈教授曾担任毅伟亚洲的区域总监,负责高管教育。陈教授在研究生商科教育与高层管理培训方面拥有17年的丰富经验,并且还曾担任过世界上知名大学的领导职务。
“我很高兴陈维康教授担任毅伟的副院长,领导亚洲事务”,毅伟商学院院长罗伯特.肯尼迪表示。“陈教授有着丰富的经验,期待他帮助毅伟在香港和中国的学位课程及高管教育项目进入全新的阶段。”
在加入毅伟商学院之前,陈教授曾经担任康奈尔大学酒店管理学院的会计学教授,并且是康奈尔-南洋理工在新加坡酒店管理学院的院长。他主要负责康奈尔管理硕士项目的招生及发展,并且负责学校的校友发展及在亚洲的企业关系。
此外,陈教授还负责为多元化的跨国公司及在亚洲运作的公司设计及实施定制的发展项目,包括与领导力相关的战略思维及商业策略,奢侈品营销及渠道战略,在中国的可持续成长,合资企业的治理与管理等。
“在亚洲,研究生商科和高管教育的特点是重视本地化学习和长期的伙伴关系。毅伟有着深厚的国际化传承和在亚洲卓越的口碑,我们的合作伙伴和校友都对我们充满信心。”陈教授说。“我很荣幸也很有信心带领毅伟在亚洲继续成长,成为培养既有国际视野又懂亚洲之商业领袖的表表者 。”
在加入康奈尔之前,陈教授曾担任香港大学的教授和助理院长,以及MBA项目总监。全面负责项目的品牌推广、市场和招生、财务及项目管理,学术事务,以及公司与媒体关系。
亚洲是毅伟的战略重点,陈教授将带领团队进一步发展学院在亚洲的学位和高管培训项目,继续在亚洲提升学院的品牌和影响力。毅伟16年前在香港成立亚洲校区,是第一家在亚洲设立校区的国际商学院。最近毅伟还荣获加中贸易理事会颁发的“黄金卓越教育奖”,以表彰毅伟对中国区教育做出的贡献,这是毅伟第四次获得与中加两国商业相关的卓越奖项。
关于西安大略大学毅伟商学院(www.ivey.ca)
西安大略大学毅伟商学院是加拿大最卓越的商学院之一 。毅伟商学院在全案例教学领域与哈佛齐名,是全球仅有的四所采用全案例教学的商学院之一。在2014年商业周刊/彭博最佳商学院排名中名列第一(国际)。毅伟是仅次于哈佛的全球第二大案例出版商,第一大亚洲案例出版商。毅伟的教授有着丰富的研究和教学经验,给学员带来最好的学习体验,让学生具备能够领导应对当今复杂商业环境挑战的能力。
关于毅伟亚洲(www.ivey.com.hk)
毅伟商学院是第一所在亚洲建立校区的国际商学院(1998年,香港)。凭借独特的全案例教学法,毅伟亚洲每年为超过1000位来自香港、中国大陆和亚洲其他地区的企业高管提供EMBA和高管培训项目。毅伟商学院亚洲校区位于香港会展中心。

London, ON – February, 2015 – Ivey Professor Chris WH Chan has been named Associate Dean, Asia of Western University’s Ivey Business School. He replaces Janet De Silva, who served in the position since March 2011. Previously working as Ivey Asia’s Regional Director, Executive Education, Chan brings 17 years of experience in graduate business education and corporate executive development having held leadership roles at renowned universities worldwide.
“I am delighted to appoint Chris Chan as Ivey’s Associate Dean in Asia,” said Robert Kennedy, Dean, Ivey Business School. “Chris brings a wealth of experience to the role and looks forward to building on Ivey’s track record of driving innovative degree and executive education programming in Hong Kong and China.”
Prior to joining Ivey Business School at Western University, Chan was Professor of Accounting at Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration, and Dean of the Cornell-Nanyang Institute in Singapore. He was responsible for the growth and development of Cornell’s Master of Management program and spearheaded the school’s alumni development activity and corporate relations in Asia.
In addition, Chan has designed and delivered talent and development programs for a diverse group of multinational and regional companies operating in Asia, including such leadership topics as strategic mindset and commercial acumen, lifestyle industry marketing and channel strategy, sustainable growth in China, joint venture governance and management, etc.
“In a region where local learning and long-term friendships matter, Ivey’s strong international heritage and extensive track record in Asia beget confidence from our partners and alumni,” said Chan. “I am excited and privileged to lead Ivey’s continued growth to become Asia’s premier developer of world-class and locally-relevant business leaders.”
Before Cornell, Chan was Assistant Dean and Director of MBA programs at The University of Hong Kong, where he was responsible for brand advancement, marketing and admissions, financial and program management, academic affairs, and corporate and media relations.
With such a versatile business and leadership background, Chan will lead Ivey’s strategic priorities in Asia through further development of the school’s degree and executive education programs, continue to foster and grow the School’s brand and footprint in the region. Ivey was the first international business school to establish a standalone campus in Greater China 16 years ago and recently received the Gold Education Excellence Award from the Canada China Business Council (CCBC) for our education efforts in China. The award was presented to Ivey at the 4th Canada-China Business Excellence Awards.

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About the Ivey Business School, Western University
The Ivey Business School (www.ivey.ca) at Western University is Canada’s leading provider of relevant, innovative and comprehensive business education. Drawing on extensive research and business experience, Ivey faculty provide the best classroom experience, equipping graduates with the skills and capabilities they need to tackle the leadership challenges in today’s complex business world. Ivey offers world-renowned undergraduate and graduate degree programs as well as Executive Development at campuses in London (Ontario), Toronto and Hong Kong.

About Ivey Business School Asia
The Ivey Business School (www.ivey.com.hk) at Western University, the first international business school to establish a standalone campus in Greater China in Hong Kong in 1998, is Canada’s leading provider of relevant, innovative and comprehensive business education. Ivey Asia offers a top-ranked Executive MBA program, as well as a diverse range of Executive Development programs to over 1,000 executives annually in Hong Kong. Renowned for its case method teaching, Ivey Asia is recognized as one of just four exclusive Case Study Method schools globally and is the world’s foremost producer of Asian and Indian case studies and largest overall producer of business cases after Harvard Business School. The Case Study Method draws on extensive research and business experience, where Ivey Asia faculty provide an engaging and intensive educational experience, equipping graduates with the skills and capabilities needed to tackle leadership challenges in today’s complex business world. Ivey offers world-renowned undergraduate, Masters in Science, and doctoral degree programs at its Campus in London, Ontario, Canada. Ivey Asia also offers Chinese language executive education and a new EMBA program in the Mainland.

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