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Student Reflections

Annie CHAN
PolyU DBA is a programme of exceptional merit and uniqueness. It allows senior executives in different industries to study together and share experience and knowledge while building up our academic capacity. The OWP programme in IMD of Switzerland helps me develop core competencies that further enhance my professional development.

CHAN Lai Meng, Annie

Bachelor of Social Science
Director, Office of Administration

University of Macau

As an innovative marketing practitioner, I am constantly searching for knowledge and creative ideas. PolyU DBA programme provides me with the perfect platform to learn from the best academics, professors and cohorts who are industry leaders in their own right. This premium world-class programme enables me to pursue lifelong learning.


Geb Impact Technology Company Limited

With the DBA programme, I learn from industry leaders and classmates who came from different countries. We explore and share innovative ways of doing business. Econometric methods, qualitative research and statistical analysis help me understand more about the convoluted business world.

KEI Chi Wing, Brian

B. Engineering
General Manager, GSHK (HK) Ltd
VP, Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore

I decided to pursue the PolyU DBA when my learning curve gradually flattened out. This programme enables me to enrich my knowledge of business administration and acquire in-depth knowledge of econometrics and statistical analysis.

KIM Hyun Wook

MSc in Finance
Haitong International Securities

I began the DBA journey with a dream, ambition, curiosity and anxiety. During this first year, I reached one milestone of managing the triangular balance among my 3 worlds - Business, Academic and Social. I have also deepened my knowledge and enhanced my skills particularly in relation to leadership. Student life here is challenging, demanding and satisfying!

KULKARNI, Manoj Prabhakar

eMBA, BEng
Head Of Corporate Supply Chain
Johnson Electric

LAW P., Patrick
I enjoy the DBA programme a lot. It offers me opportunities to meet with business leaders from all kinds of industries, people I don’t normally interact with. I appreciate the challenge and learning experience and it will benefit me tremendously at both personal and professional levels.

LAW P., Patrick

Managing Director
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

NG Ka Po, Winne
A premier, global network programme that inspires leaders to address and enable effective business decision making in an analytical, qualitative and practical way. It also helps you to stay focus in such a fast-changing environment. Through this vigorous programme, you keep up yourself with critical thinking and exposure to different industries and cultures.

NG Ka Po, Winne

BEng in Computer Science (Hons), LLB (Hons)
VP, Corporate Marketing

TTM Technologies

PolyU's DBA will enable me to contribute more directly to the thought leadership of developing Kazakhstan’s national economy. I have a great passion for enhancing the quality of higher education in terms of teaching and research. As a DBA student, I will take every opportunity to develop significant research and disseminate research results through working with leading government decision makers, investors and entrepreneurs.


Executive Director
Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business, Kazakhstan

It is important to come to this DBA programme with strong motivation and a passion to forge a better self. Interacting with top professors and brilliant classmates coming from various backgrounds, you will learn how to combine the real business challenges with rigorous academic research and how to apply the cutting-edge theories into daily operation.

XU Weihua Michael

B. Engineering, MBA Wharton, CFA, CAIA, FRM
United Great International Investment Ltd