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  1. Hong Kong East Asia GATE 2005 Suhash Bhavsar Fumi Sato

  2. Agenda • Overview of Hong Kong • Itinerary • Sights • Hotel • Transportation • Visit #1: JP Morgan • Visit #2: HKUST

  3. Itinerary - Hong Kong • Saturday, May 14 • Kickoff – Saturday night – out on the town • Sunday, May 15 • Tentative Alumni Reception & Free time • Monday, May 16 • Nat’l holiday ending with 2 hour Junk cruise • Tuesday, May 17 • Tuesday: JPMorgan and HKUST • Wednesday, May 18 • Wed: 9:00 am flight to Tokyo

  4. Airport of the year top 10 • 1Hong Kong Int'l Airport 6 Dubai Int'l Airport • 2 Singapore Changi Airport 7 Copenhagen Airport • 3 Amsterdam Schiphol 8 Sydney Airport • 4 Seoul Incheon Airport 9 Kansai Int'l Airport • 5 Kuala Lumpur KLIA 10 Munich Airport Airport • One of the world’s best and most modern airports • 'Airport of the Year 2004'

  5. Hong Kong Hotel

  6. Accommodation – Hong Kong • Intercontinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong • A five-star hotel in HongKong • Offers breathtaking views of Hong Kong's Victoria Harbour • Conveniently located in the shopping, business and entertainment district of Tsim Sha Tsui East, in Kowloon • http://www.hongkong.intercontinental.com/

  7. Intercontinental Grand Stanford

  8. Area: 1,098 sq km • Population: 6.7 million • Country: China • Language: Chinese/ English • Time Zone: GMT/UTC +8 (Hong Kong Standard Time) • Temperature: Avg. High 83.0F, Avg. Low 75.0F Focal points • Chinese city with multi-Asian and Western elements • Pure Chinese culture • Vibrant financial center • One country, two systems • Little has changed since the handover

  9. Getting Around • Public transportation is very good • Options include railway, taxis, buses, ferries, and trams • Exact change required on mass trans. • Taxis have a flat fee of $15 for 2km, additional costs beyond that.

  10. Getting Around from Hotel • Ferry to Hong Kong Island will offer great views of Victoria Harbor • Rail stations are very close by • Plenty to do within walking distance as well • Great Shopping • Do you laundry

  11. Sights/ Landmarks Popular attractions • Victoria Harbor • Victoria Peak • Ocean Park • Star Ferry • Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens • Stanley • Peak Tram • Big Buddha (The) • Shek O • Lan Kwai Fong

  12. Eating • A variety of cuisines can be found • Do not buy food from “hawkers” on the street • 10% service charge usually added to bill • Dim Sum is a must!!!

  13. Shopping • Shanghai Tang (Chinese Clothes) http://www.shanghaitang.com/shanghaitang/index.jsp • Handy crafts • Chinese tea

  14. Language Tips • beer  • pijiu • red/white wine  • hong/bai putao jiu • whiskey  • weishiji • vodka  • futejia • water  • shui • This tastes horrible. Take it back now!  • Je ge hen nan che. Na jo! • More at: http://wikitravel.org/en/Chinese_phrasebook

  15. Etiquette • Appropriate public conducts • The Chinese will nod or bow slightly as an initial greeting. Handshakes are also popular; wait, however, for your Chinese counterpart to initiate the gesture. • The traditional Chinese greeting is a bow. When bowing to a superior, you should bow more deeply and allow him or her to rise first. • Recognize and greet the most senior or elderly person in a group first, and politely inquire about his or her health. • Do not pat people on the shoulder or initiate any physical contact; it is not appreciated. • The Chinese may communicate in closer proximity than is common in the United States. • Public displays of affection between the sexes are frowned upon.

  16. JP Morgan - Profile • Founded in 1799 • Total assets: $1.1 trillion • Total revenue: $43 million • More than 50 countries • HQ: New York

  17. JP Morgan – Principle businesses

  18. JP Morgan (continued) • JP Morgan in Asia

  19. Hong Kong University of Science & Technology • 30 minutes from central Hong Kong • Hillside and waterfront complex overlooking Port Shelter

  20. Hong Kong University of Science & Technology • School started by two people • Dr the Hon Sze-Yuen Chung, • Sir Edward Youde, Governor of Hong Kong at the time • Concept created in 1986 & school opened in 1991

  21. Business School also started in 1991 along with rest of University • Current Dean: K C CHAN • PhD, 1985, University of Chicago, Finance • Rankings • #25 in research in the world (University of Texas at Dallas, 2005) • #44 MBA program in the world (Financial Times, 2005) • #6 Executive MBA Program in the world (Financial Times, 2004) • #1 Executive Education Programs in Asia Pacific (Financial Times, 2004)

  22. Over 112 professors from 15 countries • Full time program • 12 month intensive study or 16 month • Part time programs • Hong Kong and Shenzhen locations • Executive MBA program with Kellogg

  23. Typical Full-time MBA class profile • Total enrollment 50 • Male54%- Female46% • Average age (range)27 (23 - 36) • Average years of work (range)5 (1- 12) • GMAT range (mid 80%)540 - 700 • Percentage of non-HK participants(nationality)70%

  24. Resources • www.discoverhongkong.com • http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/north_east_asia/hong_kong/ • http://wikitravel.org/en/Chinese_phrasebook • http://www.executiveplanet.com/ • http://yahoo.com