Newsletter No. 315

中大通讯 CUHK Newsletter 《抽象山水,2007年》 纸本水墨设色 郭家贤 Abstract Landscape, 2007 Water colour, ink on paper Kwok Ka-yin 求才若渴 Competing for Financial Talent 署理校长杨纲凯教授(右)致送记念品予财经事务及库务局局长陈家强教授 Prof . Kenneth Young (right), Acting Vice-Chancellor, presenting a souvenir to Prof. K.C. Chan, Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury 逾 七百名大学生出席3月15日于中大校园举行的 「香港财经界面对的人力资源挑战」研讨会, 向资深的财经界专才学习建立成功事业的秘诀。 研讨会由中大工商管理学院与财经界人力资源谘询委 员会合办,期望透过业界与学术界的紧密合作交流, 共同培育未来的财经界人才。 财经事务及库务局局长陈家强教授应邀出席研讨会, 并发表主题演讲。他指出政府、大学及财经界多年 来为培育人才均投放了重大资源,面对全球求才若渴 「我们需要社会各界的承担,致力培育人才,以维持 香港的竞争力。」 研讨会包括两项专题研讨环节,首场讨论由高盛(亚 洲)有限责任公司董事总经理黄匡杰先生主持,集中探 讨现今财经机构的人力资源需求,以及大学毕业生为配 合这些需要须具备的技能、知识及素质。第二场讨论由 香港大学专业进修学院董事局主席暨中大工商管理学 院市场学系客座教授张永霖教授主持,邀请多位来自 不同院校、现职财经界的学长,与学生分享他们的实 战经验。 O ver 700 hundreduniversity students got tips for pursuing a successful career in the financial services sector from a group of veteran financial practitioners at the conference on ’ForthcomingHuman Resources Challenges in the Financial Services Sector of Hong Kong’, held on 15 March at CUHK campus. The conference, co-organized by the CUHKFacultyofBusinessAdministration and the Advisory Committee on Human Resources Development in the Financial Services Sector, aims to explore human resources challenges in the financial services sector and to foster collaboration between industry and academia in nurturing financial talent. Prof. K.C. Chan, Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, said ’Since the global competition for talent has become more intense than ever, we need a strong commitment from everyone in society to carry forward the mission of nurturing talent in order to sustain Hong Kong’s competitiveness.’ The keynote speech was followed by two panel discussions. The first panel, chaired by Mr. Kenneth Wong, managing director of the Investment Banking Division of Goldman Sachs (Asia) LLC, addressed prevailing manpower needs faced by financial institutions and how these needs translate into skill mix, knowledge and quality expected of university graduates. In the second panel, moderated by Prof. Linus Cheung, chairman, Board of Directors, HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education and adjunct professor of CUHK Department of Marketing, a group of university alumni working in the local financial services industry shared experiences with the audience. 感受奥运马术热潮 Fun Horse-riding Day 为 配合香港协办「2008北京奥运」之马 术项目,体育部于3月14日举办「马术 乐缤纷」马匹试骑活动,让中大生感受策骑之 乐,并认识马匹的生活模式。 活动于屯门公众骑术学校举行,20名学生参观 马术学校和马厩、试骑、认识骑马装备、马匹 饲养及管理等。首次疾走沙圈,学生都感到非 常兴奋,特别是能策骑英姿勃发,雄风犹在的 前香港马王「靓虾王」,更是难能可得。 T o resonate with the 2008Olympic Equestrian Events and to let CUHK students enjoy the fun of horse-riding and know more about horses, the ‘Fun Horse-riding’ activity was held by the Physical Education Unit on 14 March 2008. On that day, 20 students visited a riding school and stable, rode horses, and learned about riding equipment, feeding and management. 剑桥大学地理系大气科学中心环境系统分析教授 Prof. Hans Graf(左二)3月3日到访中大,讨论协作 事宜,获太空与地球信息科学研究所所长林珲教授 (左一)、赵朗生教授(右二)及陈劲松教授(右一)款 待。Prof. Graf 并于同日主持讲座,吸引了近60名中大 教职员及学生出席。 Prof. Hans Graf (left 2), professor for environmental systems analysis, Centre for Atmospheric Science, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge, visited CUHK on 3 March to explore collaboration with CUHK. He was received by Prof. Lin Hui (left 1), director; Prof. Chiu Long-sang Willie (right 2), and Prof. Chen Jinsong (right 1), Institute of Space and Earth Information Science, CUHK. During his visit, Prof. Graf presented a seminar which was attended by some 60 students and staff.