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The 2016 Advisory Board Meeting of Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management Held

The 2016 Advisory Board Meeting of Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management Held


On the morning of October 21, 2016, the 2016 Advisory Board Meeting of Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management (Tsinghua SEM) was held, with 38 Board members participating in the meeting and related activities. Since the Advisory Board’s inception in 2000, this was the 17th time that the annual meeting has been convened. The meeting was chaired by Jim Breyer, Chairman of Tsinghua SEM Advisory Board, Founder and CEO, Breyer Capital. 

The 2016 Advisory Board Meeting of Tsinghua SEM.

Before the meeting started, QIU Yong, Vice Chairman of Tsinghua SEM Advisory Board, President of Tsinghua University, presented the Certificate of Appreciation to David M. Rubenstein, Co-Founder and Co-CEO, The Carlyle Group, in recognition of his commitment, dedication and contribution to Tsinghua SEM as the Chairman of the Advisory Board from 2013 to 2016.

    

QIU Yong, Vice Chairman of Tsinghua SEM Advisory Board, President, Tsinghua University, presented the Certificate of Appreciation to David M. Rubenstein, Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Chairman of Tsinghua SEM Advisory Board (2013-2016).

The meeting began with the chairman remarks by Breyer. He introduced the new members of the Board and thanked the departing members for their contributions to the School.

The 2016 Advisory Board Meeting was chaired by Jim Breyer, Chairman of Tsinghua SEM Advisory Board, Founder and CEO, Breyer Capital.

Dean QIAN Yingyi provided School Updates to the Board on eight areas: Leadership team update, Three Year Strategic Plan (2016-2018), Academic programs, Special courses and public lectures, Faculty and research, School finance, Board member activities and Global alumni networks. He specially introduced the series of visits of Tsinghua SEM students to Advisory Board Member Enterprises. Members of the advisory board affirmed the School's achievements for the past year and provided thoughts and advice.

 

Dean QIAN Yingyi provided the Tsinghua SEM Update to the Advisory Board.

This year, the main topic of the meeting was “Opportunities and Challenges of Executive Education”. Associated Dean CHEN Yubo introduced the growth of Executive Education of Tsinghua SEM and shared about its current opportunities and challenges.

 
Group Photo of the attendees of the 2016 Tsinghua SEM Advisory Board Meeting.

The Advisory Board held an Exclusive Session after the tea break.

The Tsinghua SEM Advisory Board was established in October 2000, consisting of distinguished Chinese and foreign board members who are leading entrepreneurs, business school deans, thought leaders with significant global influence, renowned scholars and Chinese government officials for economic and financial affairs. ZHU Rongji, the founding dean of Tsinghua SEM, is the Honorary Chairman. The current Chairman of the Advisory Board is Jim Breyer, Chairman of Tsinghua SEM Advisory Board, Founder and CEO, Breyer Capital. Vice Chairman is QIU Yong, President of Tsinghua University.

(edited by Li Huashan)