Events

  • 2014 Mar 16

    Harvard Kennedy School China Trek 2014-Shanghai

    6:00pm to 10:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Center Shanghai

    Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) China Trek 2014 was held from March 15 to 23, 2014. The delegation consisted of 25 delegates, including Professor Steve Kelman from HKS and HKS students. China Trek 2014 took place in Shanghai, Chengdu and Beijing. The delegates visited China’s State Council, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Commerce, China Development Bank, Sina Corporation, Shanghai Administration Institute, Chengdu Municipal Government, etc.

    HKS China Trek has been successfully held for eight years. These communications with various government departments and enterprises have...

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  • 2014 Mar 13

    When Smart Money Gets it Wrong

    6:30pm to 8:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Center Shanghai

    The Harvard Center Shanghai hosted a talk and reception with Professor Joshua D. Coval, Jay O. Light Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School, on Thursday, March 13th, 2014. Professor Coval gave a presentation entitled “When Smart Money Gets it Wrong”. 

    The talk focused on how financial markets adapt, evolve, and learn, and how, at times, markets become severely mispriced by investors relying on quantitative financial models.The talk also focused on the recent...

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  • 2014 Mar 03

    Prof. Robert Kaplan on “21st Century Management Challenges and Solutions”

    6:30pm to 8:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Center Shanghai

    Harvard Business School Executive Education hosted a discussion and reception with Professor Robert Kaplan on Monday, March 3, 2014. Professor Kaplan explained how new management tools, such as activity-based costing and the Balanced Scorecard, which he has helped to develop over the past 25 years, can help Chinese executives address business challenges.

    For more information, please visit Harvard Business School Executive Education 

  • 2014 Jan 21

    IXP Capstone Session

    1:30pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Center Shanghai

    The Immersion Experience Program (IXP) maximizes participant-centered learning by integrating HBS’ distinctive case method of instruction with field-based learning. 

    Professor William C. Kirby and Professor Christopher Marquis led a group of 60 students from Harvard Business School to Shanghai Center for the IXP Course: China; Current Challenges, Future Opportunities Capstone Session.

    The goal of this Immersion Experience Program (IXP) was to provide students with insight into key future business opportunities in China that follow from its current economic, political and...

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  • 2014 Jan 17

    Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences: Perspectives on Leadership and China

    5:30pm to 9:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Center Shanghai

    A  series of conversations with Harvard’s Michael D. Smith, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and John H. Finley, Jr. Professor of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Xiao-Li Meng, Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and Whipple V. N. Jones Professor of Statistics, and...

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  • 2014 Jan 16

    Forum on Humanities for General Education

    Thu - Fri, Jan 16 to Jan 17, 9:45am - 12:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Center Shanghai

    This was a joint project between Harvard faculty and HKUST faculty who share a common concern in further enhancement of humanities general education for non-humanities undergraduates, taking into account the experiences of both institutions and beyond. The project supported two workshops, one held at Harvard in January 2013 and the second at HKUST in January 2014 respectively. A forum open to participants from the world of academia in Hong Kong, mainland China and Taiwan was organized in Shanghai after the second workshop in Hong Kong in January 2014. The outcome of the project included a...

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  • 2014 Jan 10

    2014 Ivy League Schools Chinese Students & Scholars Association (CSSA) New Year Alumni Cocktail Reception

    6:30pm to 9:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Center Shanghai

    The New Year Cocktail Reception was organized by the CSSA's of the following Ivy League schools and organizations: Brown, CUCSSA, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, CSSAP, ACSSPU and ACSSY. The event was a great opportunity to network with alumni, students and colleagues of Ivy League universities, stay connected, be inspired and look ahead together while celebrating the New Year and Spring Festival with a joyful heart.

  • 2013 Dec 17

    Welcome Provost Alan M. Garber to Shanghai

    6:30pm to 8:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Center Shanghai

    The Harvard Club of Shanghai, the Harvard Center Shanghai, and the Harvard Alumni Association organized an University update event with Harvard University Provost Alan M. Garber during his visit to Asia. The provost serves as Harvard’s chief academic officer and has responsibility for a wide variety of University-wide activities. These include University-wide policies, initiatives, and programs. Units within the Provost’s Office are responsible for major international activities,...

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  • 2013 Nov 30

    Harvard Club of Shanghai Annual General Meeting 2013

    2:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Center Shanghai

    The Harvard Club of Shanghai hosted its Annual General Meeting on Saturday, November 30th, 2013, at the Harvard Shanghai Center.

    The event included a reception followed by a report from The Harvard Club of Shanghai board of directors on the club's annual activities. This year, in response to requests for more community service events, the club welcomed representatives of Harvard graduate school clubs...

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